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Created by niman, a Biomedical Researcher based in Pittsburgh, the Swine Flu map plots real-time cases of confirmed and suspected cases of H1N1 Swine Flu as reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) (according to Gizmodo). The map color-codes markers based on the following: Pink markers are suspected cases of […]
Although alcohol probably played a role at many of these events, it’s not the subject of this study. The NY Times takes a look at mapping the geography of cultural ‘buzz’ in both New York and Los Angeles. Elizabeth Currid, an assistant professor at USC collaborated with Sarah Williams from […]
Relief shading involves the use of shadows to emphasize the topography of a terrain. In GIS, most often this involves the use of a digital elevation model (DEM) that has undergone a technique called hillshading. The variation in shadowing gives the elevation a 3D effect and helps put into context […]