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August 29, 2012

150 Years of Hurricanes

Eye-Catching Map Visualizes 150 Years Of Hurricanes

As Isaac barrels down on the Gulf Coast, take a look at this map of every hurricane on the planet since 1851 to give some sense of how these forces of nature have been battering us for the last century and a half. A pulled back view of all the storms comes close to resembling a giant hurricane; a bit of visual wordplay from nature itself.

August 16, 2012

Map of American state stereotypes

Why are Americans so...

A map of American state stereotypes, generated by Google autocomplete.

August 6, 2012

Mapping Olympic Medals

Mapping Olympic Medals using ArcGIS Online

This blog entry from Esri researchers compares how different types of maps can be used to show the same information...and what that means when choosing a map style...