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This map shows the thermal divide between east and west
In the first week of 2018, a record-setting deep freeze has forced temperatures in some places on the east coast nearly 20-degrees lower than average. Meanwhile, parts of California and the...
Terrific Scientific Map
Only 15% of young people aspire to become a scientist. This is part of the wider STEM crisis happening in the UK. Terrific Scientific is the BBC's new science campaign for Primary Schools aimed at...
The geography of black America – then and now
Almost 100 years after Carter G Woodson had the idea of Black History Month, Mona Chalabi examines the geography of black America.
What the Street!? – The Mobility Space Report
What the Street!? is a data visualisation project by moovel lab for the interactive exploration of mobility space in cities around the world. It compares how fairly cities allocate urban space...
NSW Migration Mapping
The New South Wales population is forecast to increase by 2.71 million people before 2036, with a net increase from overseas migration of over 1.37 million people. Working with the NSW Department...
Tracking Energy Demands
Working with the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) we designed and produced a highly accessible, interactive data tool that allows users to explore how US energy usage and production has changed...
#tagsandthecity renames subway stations after the Instagram hashtag which is most popular around them. So it draws a picture of how a city is photographed and what is going above each...
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...
The Hidden Sediment Reserve: Quantifying Potential Sediment Trapped Within the San Francisco Bay-Delta Watershed's Reservoirs
The following interactive visualization encourages the user to explore the sediment volumes trapped within California’s constellation of reservoirs. Sediment composes the material infrastructure...
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...
The Cley Square
A visualisation of the birds sighted in north Norfolk nature reserves.
Available for anyone to explore today. Travel through time. See change. Make discoveries.
What Is Coral Bleaching?
While more and more is being seen on the changing state of coral reefs around the world like the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Australia, we reported on a smaller nearby reef in New Caledonia...
New York City Stop & Frisk
“It worked very well in New York… it brought the crime rate WAY DOWN” – Donald Trump “It was ineffective” – Hillary Clinton “The argument is that it is a form of racial profiling” – Lester...
Flights to Rome
“Flights to Rome” is a data visualization art project showing the entire global mobility network of flight and road infrastructure in a single image. It visualises for the very first time literally...
Four Elements of a Human Habitat
What aspects of our modern life can be found at any place and in any scale? A neighborhood, city, and region are analyzed by uniformly displaying selected data in the same four fields: Economy,...
All The Buildings in Manhattan
This interactive visualization uses WebGL in the browser to give a 3D look at all the buildings in Manhattan. Using data provided by the city of New York, the user can filter the buildings by...
Insects: the little things that run our city
Insect biodiversity in the City of Melbourne
Spring is Springing Earlier and Earlier
In large expanses of the continental United States, spring is arriving earlier than in past years. In this graphic story for The Washington Post we analyzed first-leaf and first-bloom indexes, as...
How Silver Changed the World
The final chapter in his series on the birth of globalisation by Deputy Head of Infographics for the South China Morning Post, Adolfo Arranz is the story of ‘how silver changed the world’. Using...
Manhattan Tree Map
This wooden map is a celebration of NYC’s street tree population. It is a hybrid of a choropleth map, a bar chart, and an interactive game. Each neighborhood is represented by a removable wooden...
24 Hours of Traffic
Visualization of traffic flow from around the Greater Montreal Area. Time-stamped commuter GPS trajectories are visualized from 3 transit modalities: cars, public transit, and bikes. 1 month's...
Australia's Drought: The Cancer Eating Away at Farms
The worst drought in living memory is sweeping parts of eastern Australia, leaving farmers struggling to cope and asking questions about the future. This series of maps explain the severity of the...
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...
Volume of Cash Remittances from Overseas Filipino Workers and their Preferred Pera Padala Outlet
Cebuana Lhuillier’s dominance in the field of remittance accounts to 48% of the total market share in the Philippines as compared to its competitors. • Cebuana Lhuillier – 48% • Western Union –...
See how higher speeds led to more crashes on I-295
In the 12 months after the Maine DOT raised speed limits, crashes increased dramatically north of Portland, but the number of crashes in Portland and South Portland – the freeway's most crowded...
The Most Interesting World Frontiers
Overview of the most interesting and disputed borders of the World. Infographic designed for the Sunday supplement of La Repubblica newspaper.
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...
Rivers of Plastic
I am impressed by the “Principle Rivers/Mountains/Lakes” map diagrams that were so popular in the mid 1800s and have been curious about how I might reproduce that aesthetic without etching on...
Folklore and fairytales such as Jack The Giant Killer, Robin Hood and the Loch Ness monster are in danger of dying out – because parents aren’t passing them on to their kids. Researchers who...