Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Cartography Playground

The Cartography Playground is a simple and interactive website for explaining cartographic algorithms, problems and other matters.

Monday, August 13, 2018

Friday, August 10, 2018

From Data to Viz

From Data to Viz is really impressive!
  1. A cool decision-tree (with examples!) to best visualize data based on the input data format (numeric, categoric, etc.). Here's the poster of the complete decision-tree.
  2. An interactive overview of chart types.
  3. A collection of data viz caveats (with examples).
https://www.data-to-viz.com/

American Land Use

Here's How America Uses Its Land is a great visualization of land use across the USA in a series of stylized maps to see the relative contributions of pasture/range, cropland, forest, urban, and more.

http://flowingdata.com/

NASA Remote Sensing Toolkit

NASA’s new Remote Sensing Toolkit promises to be the kitchen sink for all things remote sensing: data, tools, and code. More about it here.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Story Maps and the Digital Humanities

Story Maps and the Digital Humanities states the obvious: story maps are perfect tools or vehicles for the digital humanities. That being said: Esri Story Maps is a great environment to create and share story maps, but there are other great alternatives (for example https://knightlab.northwestern.edu/projects/).

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