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Visualizing Data: World Obesity Rates, NY Marathon Route Census Analysis

Visualizing Data: World Obesity Rates, NY Marathon Route Census Analysis

The World Health Organization (WHO) has put out a mapping application showing the global prevalence of obesity for males and females over twenty years of age.  WHO defines obesity as those individuals with a Body Mass Index (BMI) that is 30 or higher.  According to WHO’s factsheet on obesity, in […]

Maps and Cartography

Virginia Quake Maps

Virginia Quake Maps

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake hit Virginia on August 23rd and was felt across a large portion of the eastern side of the United States.  The epicenter was located in central Virginia.  The last time an earthquake that strong hit the Virginia areas was one reported in May of 1897, a magnitude 5.9 […]