Maps

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

Country-wide housing shortage

Emily Badger and Eve Washington for NYT’s The Upshot show how the housing…

Where there is more livestock than people in the United States

The United States Department of Agriculture provides annual inventory data on livestock, crops,…

Increased distance to the nearest clinic

With Roe vs. Wade in place, there were areas in the United States…

Mapping the boundaries of history

While geographic boundaries can often seem like a semi-static thing, they’ve changed a…

Shifting flight paths for wealthy Russians

For The New York Times, Pablo Robles, Anton Troianovski, and Agnes Chang mapped…

Possible lead exposure around small airports

Thousands of smaller airplanes are still allowed to use leaded fuel, which can…

Map of closest airports everywhere

This fun interactive map by William B. Davis shows you the ten closest…

Maps of noise

Karim Dou├»eb, in collaboration with Possible, mapped noise in Paris, New York, and…

Interest levels for political issues mapped

To estimate public interest in the many political issues across the United States,…

Shrinking war mapped

The war in Ukraine continues, but the scale and objects appear to have…

Map of clinics at risk of closure

If Roe v. Wade is overturned, over 200 clinics would potentially have to…

Beef and the rainforest

People like beef. To raise more cattle, companies need more land. Sometimes to…

State policy if Roe v. Wade were overturned

If Roe v. Wade were overturned, abortion policies would change in many states.…

How much rent increased where you live

Rent increased pretty much everywhere in the United States over the past year.…

Wildfires and floods, a geographic before and after

In 2021, a large portion of North America was stuck in a heat…

Tonga shockwave around the world

Earlier this year, an underwater volcano erupted in the island nation of Tonga.…

When people eat dinner in Europe

This map by @loverofgeography shows the usual dinner times for countries in Europe.…

Ukraine’s defense in Kyiv

The New York Times shows how Russia has tried to take over and…