As megafires in the Southwest are becoming the new normal, NPR reports in a five-part series. An interactive map by Matt Stiles, Stephanie D’Otreppe and Brian Boyer provides a daily update on burning conditions across the country.
Very clean and clear heatmap.
I wonder how they are automatically generating the heatmap every time interval.
The only mapbox + heatmap discussion I know of:
Doesn’t lend itself to such an automated process.
KML -> GeoTiff -> Tile layer ?
Or can they go directly from KML -> Tile layer automatically?
I hear there’s a nerd post in the works, but from @stiles: “A script grabs the shp files, processes them with TileMill on a server, and then uploads the tiles to MapBox.”
awesome. Nice find. Should be interesting to hear how they are automating the tilemill processing.
I wouldn’t call it interactive per se. You can zoom in and out, and scroll. Would be nice to be able to click to get more information on a location.
Become a member.
Learn to visualize your data.
From beginner to advanced.
What you get
We’ve seen that we can learn from what people search for, through the eyes of Google suggestions: state stereotypes, national …
Due to budget cuts, there is no plan for an updated atlas. So I recreated the original 1870 Atlas using today’s publicly available data.
Jobs and pay can vary a lot depending on where you live, based on 2013 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Here’s an interactive to look.
People get married at various ages, but there are definite trends that vary across demographic groups. What do these trends look like?