Maps

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

Mapping the sea floor

Jon Keegan on how USGS researchers collected data for 125 square miles of…

Apply your daylight saving preferences to the rest of the country

We like to complain about changing time an hour back or forward, and…

Carbon footprint in the city versus the suburbs

Bringing it down the Census tract level, Nadja Popovich,┬áMira Rojanasakul and Brad…

Asteroid simulator for before the big one hits

Knowing the impact of an asteroid falling in your city might not seem…

Depth of the underwater Tonga volcano

Mark Doman and Alex Palmer, for ABC News, show the depth of the…

$300b World Cup seen through satellite imagery

Qatar spent $300 billion with a ‘b’ over the past twelve years to…

Chance of rain and election turnout

There’s rain in the forecast tomorrow in some areas of the United States,…

Geographic misconceptions about the location of continents

When you’re used to looking at the world through a certain lens, such…

Slow internet for the same price as fast internet

When you pay for internet, it seems like a reasonable expectation that if…

All the elections where you live

We tend to talk about elections as this uniform thing. People vote for…

Future monsoon patterns

The monsoon season in South Asia brings water to the people and land,…

China’s fishing patterns shift globally

China’s fish supply is running low along its own coast, so they’ve shifted…

Mapping climate-related hazards in real-time

Bringing in data from various federal agencies: Climate Mapping for Resilience and Adaptation…

Potential storm surge flooding map

NOAA provides a map of potential flooding due to Hurricane Ian headed towards…

Maps of wildfire smoke pollution

Wildfire obviously damages the areas it comes in direct contact with, but wildfire…

Climate and the San Francisco fog

A reliable dense fog in San Francisco is a defining characteristic of the…

Map of mega warehouses in the United States

With the growth in online shopping over the years, companies required more space…

Emissions from fires in the Arctic

Reuters reported on the fires in the Arctic and the relatively high levels…