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Internal Business Project
Peak Spotting combines machine learning and visual analytics to help manage passenger loads within Germany’s vast railway network. The project provides yield and capacity managers with rich...
Tracking smartphone wi-fi signals reveals curious journeys on the London Underground
Our transport system generates huge amounts of data. For instance, on a typical weekday, we collect 19 million smartcard ticketing transactions that offer a valuable insight into the number of...
Visualization of bike sharing trips for a given time window of a business day to create a snapshot of commuting patterns. Selecting different periods of a day these patterns can be compared to...
On Time Every Time
When a train starts running from one station to the next station, conceptually, these two stations will temporarily be closer to each other. And that is exactly what this visualization shows:...
New York City's transportation system moves millions of people every day, from MTA buses to regional Metro-North rail lines to the omnipresent subway . Multimodal Symphony animates 24 hours of NYC...
A New World Re-Order
This quantitative design project shows what the adjusted land mass of countries would be if those countries had the world average population density. Each of the grey dots represents the current...
The Fight For Nigeria's Heartland
Nigeria’s dry season is tinderbox for farming land. If current patterns persist, violence is likely to erupt between farmers and cattle herders. One in search of water, the other in keeping their...
How Faster Trains Draw China’s Cities Ever Closer
“How Faster Trains Draw China’s Cities Ever Closer” is a visual-dominated piece reviewing the changes of time-distances between China’s cities. China’s rapid development of high-speed railways...
Outdated and Unreliable: FEMA’s Faulty Flood Maps Put Homeowners at Risk
What happens when the maps that millions of Americans rely on to make informed decisions about flood risk are rife with inaccuracies? "Outdated and Unreliable: FEMA's Faulty Flood Maps Put...
Travel the path of the solar eclipse
Follow the shadow of the moon as it completely blocks out the sun on Aug. 21, moving along a 3,000-mile path from Oregon’s Pacific coast to the eastern shore of South Carolina.
Which Fish are Okay to Eat?
The world's top cities for people and planet
Today’s cities are finding it hard to be both livable and economically strong. Not one has truly balanced people, profit, and the planet, according to a new report on an index that ranks cities by...
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The Opportunity Atlas
Which neighborhoods in America offer children the best chance to rise out of poverty? The Opportunity Atlas answers this question using anonymous data following 20 million Americans from...
Every year, thousands of people from all over the world, each one driven by her or his own motivation, with their own means, take the routes leading to the Spanish town of Santiago de...
An animated flow map showing numbers of commutes in the Netherlands in 2016. Commutes are shown as trains, and locations which attract them are shown as glowing stars. Inspired by the cf. city...
Most Dangerous Places
Using conflict data provided by ACLED and a gridded world population estimate compiled by CIESIN, "Most Dangerous Places" shows the number of fatalities per person in Africa and Asia, compared to...
Sharknado Recreation #IronViz
An attempt to recreate a visual masterpiece by John Nelson in Tableau Desktop. This recreation published Tableau to its limits using the new spatial data connector and several QGIS manipulations...
A Map Of Delays
This project visualizes data for each delay-causing incident happened on Toronto’s TTC streetcars network during the year 2016. The map-based, interactive application aims to provide an overview...
Have you heard, there's a flood
Himalayan rivers are transboundary in nature, and therefore they do not conform to the laws of one particular country. In the context of disaster management, floods are a transboundary challenge...
Bears of Finland
An infographic map of the bears in Finland.
Houston Hazard Map
Sierra Nevada Global-Change Observatory Monitoring Programme
The visualization work presented here arises from the desire to synthesize and visualize in a single graphic document the multifaceted methodological structure of the Monitoring Program that the...
This project is an interactive website illustrating the dynamics of Shenzhen through data analysis on 165 metro station areas. With this metro searching tool, the readers can have a better idea of...
Fast food England: how many takeaways are near you?
There are now 56,638 fast food shops in England, occupying more than a quarter of all food outlets. Use our interactive map to get the full picture for your area.
Istanbul Urban Database
Istanbul Urban Database is an ongoing digital humanities project, digitizing and visualising the historic urban archives of Istanbul.
Mighty Morphing Metro Maps – Watch Transit Maps Transform to Real-Life Geography
Public transit maps occupy a unique place in the mapping world. Unlike most maps, which are designed to satisfy a single purpose, transit maps must strike a careful balance between readability,...
The Scale Of The Damage
Every year Russia produces 70 million tons of waste, a tenth of which comes from Moscow. Garbage settles in landfills. RBC observed as landfills grew around the capital. 23 landfills around...
German Media Universe
How independent is the German media industry? Who owns the most outlets and publications? This visualisation offers an overview of the entire industrial landscape, with its main actors, its...
Billions of people and animals rely on the benefits of the Amazon rainforest, including food, fresh water, shelter and climate control. Forests such as the Amazon play a critical role in mitigating...