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Cartographic design is something I see being overlooked quite often. Maps contain so much information; they can tell us a story, understand the world...

Urban Engines: Public Transit app

In a civilized urban cities, it is always challenging task to optimize our time to travel with in the city. However, visualization of reliable...

Weather duopoly. America divided by temperature anomalies.

  Truly amazing weather anomalies are happening this winter season in the US. While the East part of the country experiences temperatures on average 10-15˚F colder, the...

3D map of Flinders Reefs

In relation to our series upon the coral reef mapping in Australia we can report one further achievement. A new 3D map shows the...

What’s your Geographical Centre of Gravity?

Geographical Centre of Gravity?! Isn't that the same as the centre of gravity? Were the first questions that popped up when I came across...

The Hidden Meanings of Maps – Why Scale Matters

Projection is one first step. Then comes the scale choice of what will be the limits of what matters  in the trend or phenomena you want to show. More...

Why we should learn how to use the magnetic compass?

A circular instrument with a magnetic needle. Simple, and yet, in many ways, quite revolutionary. Ordinary in looks, and yet, something very important for...

The most detailed ecological map of the World

ESRI and the US Geological Survey (USGS) and Esri developed the most detailed global ecological land units map in the world. The map shows...

This video shows what the Earth would look like if all the ice melted

Today is the last day of 2015 UN Climate Change Conference in Paris. Leaders from all around the world where discussing policies that could reduce...
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260 years of global carbon emissions on a single map

Global warming is the most significant environmental problem facing us today, as we experience more and more weather anomalies every year. In long-term perspective...

Map showing 135 years of global warming

Last year we've reported that 2014 was the warmest year ever recorded. Last week NASA revealed that 2015 was even warmer. Data from NASA and NOAA showed...

This is a Map of the Underwater Craters that Have No Connection with the...

The Bermuda Triangle has taken on mythological proportions over the years. The legend of the roughly triangular area of Atlantic Ocean bounded by Miami,...

Australia is shifting its geographic coordinates by 1.5m (4.9ft) as the continent constantly moves

Australia is located on a tectonic plate that moves around 7 cm a year shifting the whole continent a bit north-east. For many years this change...

U.S.A. and it’s territories – Explained

United States of America (U.S.A.), is now one of the most-desirable destinations for the people who look forward to excel in educational, professional and...

Why do we have seasons on Earth?

Yesterday we experienced a shortest day of the year in the northern hemisphere. The December solstice happens every year around December, 21st. This made me...

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