Maps

Intuitive to look at spatial patterns and great for distributing geographic data.

Areas still controlled by Ukraine

For The New York Times, Josh Holder and Marco Hernandez show the areas…

Science behind California rains

It rained a lot more than usual this winter in California. Diana Leonard…

World water gap

We tend to use more water than is available in the world, which…

Mapping where Taylor Swift performs on stage during a show

Taylor Swift is currently on tour. During a show, she sings 44 songs…

Among cities with the same name, which one people are probably talking about given their location

Throughout the United States, there are a surprising number of cities that have…

Deforestation and increased risk of outbreaks

For ProPublica, Al Shaw, Irena Hwang, and Caroline Chen explain the increased risk…

When spring is coming where you live

Going off the calendar, today is the first day of spring, but nature…

Maps of home heating sources in the United States

For The Washington Post, John Muyskens, Shannon Osaka, and Naema Ahmed mapped the…

Finding the physical location in an online video via Google Maps clues

GeoGuessr player rainbolt is next-level good at reading Google Maps. Given a short…

Hypothetical map that shows how access changes if more states ban abortion

Based on analysis by economics professor Caitlin Myers, FiveThirtyEight provides a hypothetical map…

Using satellite imagery to assess the damage in Ukraine

The Economist combined two satellite imagery sources, one that estimates fire events and…

Map of homes bought with all cash

For The Washington Post, Emmanuel Martinez, Kevin Schaul and Hamza Shaban mapped the…

All of LeBron James’ career points, animated by season

All The King’s Buckets. pic.twitter.com/lzIultYSee — Kirk Goldsberry (@kirkgoldsberry) February 8, 2023 LeBron…

Wonders of Google Street View

You know those funny or weird screenshots from Google Street View that enter…

Unreturned Native American remains, mapped

A law was passed in 1990 that allowed Native American tribes to request…

Barely a map of the west coast

Barely Maps is an ongoing project by Peter Gorman that shows geographic data…

Snow cover mapped using snowflakes

To show snow cover across the United States, Althea Archer for the USGS…

Origins of the world map

Mapping the entire planet is not exactly a straightforward thing to do, especially…