Wesleyan students create COVID-19 geoapp for the NYC Commuting Region

A former and a current GIS Assistant (Grant van Inwegen and Jesse Simmons) used ArcGIS Online to help create a regional view of the NYC COVID-19 outbreak. Here is an excerpt from the Traveler’s Lab blog post at https://travelerslab.research.wesleyan.edu/2020/04/27/covid-19-in-nyc/. The Traveler’s Lab at Wesleyan University studies the movement of people and objects during the middle ages. … Read more

Mental maps during the pandemic

Click on the link to see some neat maps that people drew based on their limited worlds during the COVID-19 pandemic. https://www.citylab.com/life/2020/04/neighborhood-maps-coronavirus-lockdown-stay-at-home-art/610018/

Coronovirus maps

For those of you that like to visualize world events through maps, here are two mapping visualizations of the coronavirus: Story map of the coronavirus spread by Esri’s StoryMaps team: https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/4fdc0d03d3a34aa485de1fb0d2650ee0 Dashboard map/data of realtime tracking of the coronavirus by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins: https://gisanddata.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/bda7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6

continental-scale Eastern Wildway map

The Wildlands Network created a map showing potential cores and corridors for a continental-scale habitat network stretching from Florida to Quebec. The map is by design quite ambitious and visionary, and if protected it would achieve E.O. Wilson’s call for protecting Half-Earth, at least for this portion of North America. The GIS map is online … Read more