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VGI - a visual representation of a month in the life of twitter

VGI - a visual representation of a month in the life of twitter

A collection of national and regional-scale layers related to weather, hazards, and emergency preparedness and response, mostly for the US.

Crowdsourced map of evacuation centers, crisis areas, and relief drop zone areas in relation to Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda.

The Hispanic Population of NYC

The Hispanic Population of NYC

How Twitter Is Changing the Geography of Communication - Emily Badger - The Atlantic Cities

How Is Changing the Geography of

Mapmakers are often the first out of bed at a fire camp, gathering the information that will help set a day’s firefighting priorities.

A firefighter works in Conconully on the Okanogan fire complex, the largest blaze in state history, measured at more than acres Friday. (Bettina Hansen/The Seattle Times)

Food Access Research Atlas from the USDA; an interactive map of the US's food deserts

The USDA Food Access Research Atlas (website) Lots of people are experiencing food insecurity. The atlas is a great tool for helping students explore food security and equality issues or for exploring the “food environment” in your own community

As data sources keep improving, mapmakers keep finding more uses for the 19th-century invention.

Why Isochrone Maps Are Enjoying a Renaissance

As data sources keep improving, mapmakers keep finding more uses for the 19th-century invention.

Industry Unit Foursquare Data Viz Shows The Pulse Of New York, London, Tokyo Who will find this information useful?  Who will not be reported on this recording?  Can any generalizations be drawn?  Do you think those generalizations will apply to non-foursquare users?  What other apps can  record location data like this?

Foursquare Data Viz Shows The Pulse Of New York, London, Tokyo

Foursquare Data Viz Shows The Pulse Of New York, London, Tokyo, Chicago, etc.

Fascinating map on drinking and driving deaths over 10 years.  http://www.examiner.com/article/america-s-drinking-and-driving-death-map

"A National Portrait of Drunk Driving," John Nelson, IDV Solutions.

Earth Quiz:  Name That Place - YouTube

An earth quiz illustrating cultural and physical landscapes of Planet Earth, using ArcGIS Online.

The Geographer's Craft (Univ. of Colorado-Boulder).

The Geographer's Craft (Univ. of Colorado-Boulder)

Michigan State University: Department of Geography on Vimeo. Find out what the Department of Geography at MSU is all about!

This is "Michigan State University: Department of Geography" by MessageMakers on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

Video - Four Years of Edits 2008-2011 to OpenStreetMap

Video - Four Years of Edits to OpenStreetMap

Map Story!

Map Story!

The Obama administration’s decision to rename Mount McKinley was just one of hundreds of controversial name changes under consideration by an obscure government agency known as the Board on Geographic Names.

After Denali name change, attention turns to South Dakota's Harney Peak

The Obama administration’s decision to rename Mount McKinley was just one of hundreds of controversial name changes under consideration by an obscure government agency known as the Board on Geographic Names.

The Atlantic Cities map collection

Through original reporting, sharp analysis, and visual storytelling, CityLab informs and inspires the people who are creating the cities of the future—and those who want to live there.

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