All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘geospatial data’

56 Years Worth Of Tornado Tracks

What you see in the lead image is courtesy of John Nelson, who took 56 years worth of tornado data (in the United States) and created the awesome-yet-frightening map that charts the path of every tornado that was reported in the timespan in question. The result is what you see above, otherwise known as an infographic that’s actually useful and …

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Google Earth Builder Smells As Sweet By Any Other Name

Do you believe a map can make the world a better place? Google does. To demonstrate the Earth-bettering potential of cartography, it launched Google Earth Builder back in August 2011 in order to provide cloud services for those map-makers who need to store, manage, and (probably) publish maps containing insightful data that is of some value to people looking to …

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