America’s Mood Map: An Interactive Guide to the United States of Attitude
Imagery comparison story map from ESRI. Search any location: try Middletown.
An interactive map to visualize changes in eight census data sets between the 1990 Census, 2000 Census, and 2012 ACS Survey. The data sets: Total population; Percent 65 and older; Foreign-born population percentage; Percent of the population with a high school degree or higher; Percent with a bachelor’s degree or higher; Labor force participation rate; … Read more
Introduction to GIS student Aletta Brady (’15) crafted a map illustrating the current locations of Government Department Alumni. Check it out at http://www.wesleyan.edu/gov/departmentalumni/index.html.
Elephant Poaching Crisis Story map developed through a partnership between Esri, Wildlife Conservation Society and Save the Elephants. http://elephantstory.wcs.org/ The story map gives a broad overview of historic and current African elephant ranges, the collapse of forest and savannah elephant populations, and the ivory trade within Africa that extends to Asia with the Chinese ivory … Read more
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A map illustrating how choice of map projection, specifically the Mercator projection, has minimized the size of Africa in the world’s sense of space.
An interesting infographic illustrating human death tolls of significant events worldwide through time.
Using the Where’s George site that tracks dollar bills, a theoretical physicist maps more realistic, “effective” state boundaries. Read more at the original post and at the NPR Krulwich Wonders blog.