All posts tagged Visualization

Jill Pelto illustration with the ocean in the foreground and two layers of glacier in the left rear, with the horizon shaped by a line graph moving down from left to right. Four suns are arranged in an arc in the background.

Apocalypse in Watercolor

To reach a broader audience, one artist and physical scientist takes data on environmental catastrophe and renders it beautiful.

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What Would States Look Like If They Made Sense?

A new interactive web map allows you to explore a reimagined geography of the United States based on socially connected commuter megaregions generated using big data.

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New Maps Shed Light on German Soldiers’ Lives

A historian finds that making maps can be invaluable when tracing the paths of research subjects, and that ArcGIS can be a useful tool even for scholars with little formal training or experience in cartography.

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Edgy Stuff: National Parks Centennial Edition

The Edge Effects Editorial Board’s September recommendations feature content on the National Parks from around the web and beyond for the parks’ Centennial.

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May 2016 Recommendations

Edgy Stuff: May 2016 Recommendations

May 2016 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board.

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Josie Sajbel, Sun and Sets

Learning Cartography; or, a Gallery of Awesome Maps

Exploring family farms, racial inequality, sea monsters, and much more, student mapmakers gain new understandings of place.

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April 2016 Recommendations

Edgy Stuff: April 2016 Recommendations

April 2016 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board.

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From Lines to Stories: New Visualizations of Syria’s Borders

The Mapping Borders project rethinks Syria’s borders, adding individual experiences and stories to the “line.”

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March 2016

Edgy Stuff: March 2016 Recommendations

March 2016 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board.

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Brooklyn’s Empire Stores and the Future of the Waterfront

Trash uncovered beneath an 1860s Brooklyn warehouse encourages us to reconsider our contemporary relationship to urban waterfronts.

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