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Snows of the West
Snow is vital to the environmental health of the western United States. Unlike rainfall, it doesn't come as one burst that's here and then quickly gone. Instead, it tends to accrue over the winter...
1812: When Napoleon Ventured East
A special historical project by Russian news agency TASS dedicated to one of the most dramatic pages in Russia’s past – the Patriotic War of 1812. This program is based on a map outlined by French...
Gerrymandering: A Nation Divided, but Who's Drawing the Lines?
As a geography student I love making maps, and after Obama's last state of the union address I became interested in gerrymandering. So of course I made maps! I hope they can help others become...
This solar map visualises the planet's leading solar energy countries/continents. These include : South Korea: 2,398 Megawatts Belgium: 3,156 Megawatts Australia: 4,130 Megawatts Spain: 5,376...
The shark is the most ferocious fish in the ocean. The shark existed on the earth three hundred million years before the advent of the dinosaurs, but we did not know that there were many different...
A Visual History of Formula 1
This project aimed to visualise the key elements of the global sport of Formula 1. It focuses on the drivers and cars in F1's 67 year history with attention also given to the ever-changing engines,...
1850 Agricultural Production in Pennsylvania
The 1850 Agricultural Production in Pennsylvania interactive dashboard displays a high-level overview of agriculture in Pennsylvania during the mid-19th century. Data was compiled from federal...
A comic drawing attention to the fact that having more ways of contacting people doesn't necessarily make it easier to contact people.
Here’s what we know so far about Team Trump’s ties to Russian interests
Congress and U.S. intelligence agencies are scrutinizing connections between Russia and the Trump campaign as they investigate evidence that Russia interfered in the 2016 election. Here are members...
The Numbers of Berghain
One of the things that make Berghain amazing is the great artists curation. I find myself going to Berghain's website and looking at the listings just to discover great techno and house music...
What happened in Manchester?
What happened in Manchester is a video made the day after the terrorist attack in the Manchester Arena. At times like this, when news develops quickly, the NOS newsroom works at full speed to cover...
Finnish Arms Report
SaferGlobe, a group of researchers and peace activists, together with Futurice, a digital consultancy, bring transparency to Finland's arms export by creating a website with interactive arms export...
#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...
Which Fish are Okay to Eat?
The Austen Index
Visualising Jane Austen's people, places and plots: Jane Austen died 200 years ago, but her novels have never been more popular. But what goes into a Jane Austen novel? And what gets left out?
All solar flares laid over one another as you look at The Sun. Each flare is a circle. Since Feb 2002 there have been 115424 flares detected by the RHESSI mission. Most originate from The Sun...
Audipress Visual Report
We developed an application for Audipress to visualize data, collected on a quarterly basis by Doxa, on the readership of newspapers and magazines in Italy. Through 14 different interactive views,...
People, Language & Identity
Who is your president?
The visualization shows the 45 US Presidents cronologically ordered, divided by parties (Democrats or Republicans) and by mandate’s duration. For each President are visualized how many times...
The news is a major part of how many people obtain information every day. While it provides a vital function to keep people informed about the important issues, we don't often consciously consider...
What Trump Cut In His Budget
On May 23, the Trump administration released his full 2018 budget proposal, which details many of the changes the president wants to make to the federal government’s spending.
The Year in Language
From selfie to wavy, everyday people turn to Google Search to learn definitions, ask questions, and find information. When we add up each of these moments and searches, we see interesting changes...
Laura Fish Resume Data Visualization 2017
I started by taking a look at my career history and surfacing trends I could find. Once I had a gone through the mental task of mapping of my past job responsibilities, the respective categories of...
People, Language & Identity
How do the richest countries perform in the Paralympic Games?
To wrap up our coverage of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio we have one final chart to share that compares the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the top 30 countries on the 2016 Paralympic Games...
Two Government Agencies. Two Different Climate Maps.
This story is about how two government agencies differ in their approaches to mapping where differ plant species can survive in which parts of the country. The USDA is constantly improving their...
What is the difference between a credit report and a credit score?
What is the difference between a credit report and a credit score under the US system? Answer: Your credit reports and your credit scores are two different things. A credit report is a statement...
Dancing In The Dark
Dancing in the Dark provides a visual representation of every ‘10’ awarded on the television show Strictly Come Dancing, since the first show in 2004. The top score has been awarded on 589...
How difficult, and how costly, is a hard Brexit?
The bubbles on this page show each of 4,935 trade lines, and the extent of tariffs affecting them; bigger bubbles for a higher value of trade, darker colours for heavier...
How States Have Voted in US Presidential Elections
This is a piece I made before the 2016 election to explore how US states have voted in the past 13 presidential elections. The visualization shows what party won the state's electoral votes and the...
How Russell Westbrook can Average a Triple-Double
As of March 10, Russell Westbrook is averaging a triple-double. He is on track to become the first player to average a triple-double for an entire season since Oscar Robertson did it back in 1962....
Tokaido Shinkansen Trains
The first high speed train connected the cities of Tokyo and Osaka in a train circulating at 200km/h. This visualisation takes a look at how the Tokaido Line has evolved.