Using both satellite images and ground surveys, The New York Times maps the damage due to the fires in Santa Rosa. Crazy. I live a couple of hours away from the area and I still could smell the smoke.
See also Nicolette Hayes’ more personal map.
It’s always tough to pick my favorite visualization projects. Nevertheless, I gave it a go.
For various occupations, the difference between the person who makes the most and the one who makes the least can be significant.
The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.