Map of the global terrorism shows that we live in dangerous times

It is a black day for Belgium, Europe and the whole world. A suicide attacks at Brussels airport and metro station killed at least 34...

Nepal earthquake deformations

Radar images can be used to examine deformations of the land surface. Therefore an area of interest has to be recorded before and after...

Awesome map of Ukrainian railway journeys

Well designed transit maps are a rare thing these days. I was really surprised to discover that one of the best I've seen for...

Eliminating clouds in satellite imagery

Clouds are a wonderful thing as they bring precipitation and make our planet lush and liveable. On the other hand, if we are interested...

Sound and the city. How can you map sounds?

Visualizing geotagged data can reveal a unique spatial pattern that might allow you and/or decision makers to make choices based on knowledge. We've seen maps of different...

Forests on diet – the map of global forest extension

A new high resolution map of global forest extension covering the time span 2000 - 2012 was recently presented by Department of Geographical Sciences,...

Windyty – weather forecast map reinvented

Weather forecasts are boring. Ivo - developer, pilot and a kite surfer from Czech Republic decided to do something about it. He used an...

Turn OpenStreetMap into futuristic, Sci-Fi visualisation

Neon, 3D buildings and a glowing street grid... In the 80s/90s when I spent long hours in front of Amiga I would consider it the...

Real-time Flood Mapping by Shoothill in UK.

Great service has been launched in England and Wales by Shoothill - a software developers specialized in Microsoft services (e.g Bing Map+Silverlight for that new...

Amazing Map Of ‘Salt Worldwide’ At Salt Museum In Lüneburg, Germany

Can you imagine any better way of story telling than using a map? Hard to image. This was the thought of designers at German...

Mapiful: Map Posters were never this #Geoawesome!

Who doesn't love awesome maps!? Everyone does (or so I would like to believe :) ),  Needless to say, maps are one of our...

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...

USE-IT EUROPE, Crowdsourced Tourist Maps

One of the reasons why I love to travel is so that I can learn about a city and what makes it special. I...

Urban Observatory – Map, Compare And Understand Cities Around The World

When you think about the word "analysis" you understand it as taking some complex issue and breaking it to smaller parts to gain a better...

Mapping Mark Twain and his “Story World”

When you think about maps and stories, I'm sure your mind wanders off to the "Map of Middle Earth" by JRR Tolkien. Maps that...

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