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Mercator. It’s A Flat, Flat World
The interactive digital special project "Mercator. It’s a Flat, Flat World" tells the story of a famous map, published in 1569 by the Flemish cartographer Gerardus Mercator. We describe the...
Medieval fantasy city generator
This application generates a random medieval city layout of a requested size. The generation method is rather arbitrary, the goal is to produce a nice looking map, not an accurate model of a city....
Beautiful Trash visualizes a week of trash collection routes in Cincinnati, OH using the open data from the City of Cincinnati. In addition to the visualization, there is also a YouTube video...
Pedal is a community of bikers with the unique combination of protecting the environment and pursuing a healthier lifestyle. Pedal achieves this by tracking an individual’s carbon footprint and...
The Future of Transport - Data Visualisation Dashboard (Transport for New South Wales, Australia)
Everywhere around the world, governments face challenges planning infrastructure and transport. These challenges include growing and aging populations, safety and the environment. The Future...
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...
Japan Radiation Map
7 years after the Fukushima disaster, a visualisation of the current radioactivity levels collected from official sources. See also the 3D version (downloadable from the top of the page) which...
Mapped: The climate change conversation on Twitter in 2016
Who are the key climate change influencers on Twitter? To find out, Carbon Brief and Right Relevance embarked on a year-long collaboration to collect and analyse 13 million climate-related tweets...
Indecoded : India through cartograms
Built with open source svg manipulation and d3js, Indecoded was launched on Aug 15 2016, India's independence day. Indecoded is a data visualization project that uses open source data to illustrate...
INRIX Data Visualization for Global Traffic Scorecard
Each year, transportation and location-analytics company, INRIX, releases its Traffic Scorecard — a global ranking of major cities based on the economic costs of traffic congestion based on more...
A Breathing Earth
We all know that our Earth goes through a seasonal cycle, especially for the latitudes farther away from the equator. In the fall the "deciduous" plants lose their leaves only to grow back again in...
Six maps that show the anatomy of America’s vast infrastructure
President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to invest about $550 billion in new infrastructure projects across the country was a central theme in his campaign. “We’re going to rebuild our infrastructure,...
Europe From Left To Right
We've created a detailed interactive map and analyzed recent election results in over 80,000 regions of Europe. We found many patterns – from the radical left to the extremist right.
Atlas Of Palestinian Communities In Israel
This bilingual atlas provides for the first time a comprehensive, easily accessible and detailed overview of all Arab-Palestinian communities in Israel. All maps were specifically designed for this...
Trails Of Wind
Winds circulate around the globe, forming patterns of gigantic proportions. These patterns become part of human culture and are reflected in our architecture. By orienting on the direction of...
City in Flux – Informal and Formal Mobility Networks of Cape Town Revealed
Cape Town's mobility infrastructure is based on two major services: public bus lines and informal shared mini taxis. Together, they form a network of over 800 lines throughout Cape Town. »City in...
Cartography Of The Digital Humanities Conference
Language is an extension of individual identity, as vocabulary is freely chosen on social, cultural, and economic base. This map presents the Digital Humanities Conference 2019 through its...
Casting a Wider Net
Newly released data shows the true extent of industrial fishing. More than 55 percent of the surface of the world’s oceans is fished, with China accounting for vastly more than any other country.
House Prices: 2010 to Present
A mini startup project built entirely in public, Hoodmaps charts different demographics and neighbourhoods in cities around the world.
Globe of International Trade
In 2015, the global import-export market totaled $15.6 trillion. This animated map shows where those goods came from and where they went. Each dot represents $1 billion in value of a particular...
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...
Flying To Hajj
Visualising how two million people reach Mecca for the annual pilgrimage. The annual hajj is one of the largest international annual pilgrimages. The 5-day event brings together Muslims from all...
The Geography of Pub Names
I got curious about understanding whether pub names in the UK can tell us a little bit about the people who drink there. So I produced a bunch of maps that would help investigate this. Some names...
Fly Me To A Campfire
An interactive Tableau visualization of direct flights to campgrounds in the continental United States from various U.S. airports.
TransitFlow is an open-source software tool that enables users to easily generate spatial-temporal visualizations of transit frequency in cities around the world!
Learning From Toronto. An Experiment In Participatory Urban Data Visualization (Part 2)
In order to allow an in-depth, more detailed exploration of the issues addressed in the interactive survey, a further step in the application user-flow allows people to access more complex...
Slavery in the North
Data on early slavery in the American north is easily available at the county level, but the most important patterns only emerge by going back to the original 1790 publications and plotting it town...
TravelTime is a data visualization based on open data from the Dutch National Data Warehouse for Traffic Information. The visualization shows 1 day of traffic in the Netherlands at 1 minute...
CityWays is research at MIT Senseable City Lab to reveal human’s recreational patterns through visualizing datasets from self-tracking applications and environmental factors. In the CityWays web...