Info-Graphics/Maps: provoking resources to explore & learn

Advanced Cyber/IO, info-graphics/data-visualization

The following is a collection of resources found over the past few years which we thought should be shared:

This service is an on-going project to collect and catalogue all graphic products that have been prepared for publications and web-sites from the last 15 years in a wide range of themes related to environment and sustainable development.There are currently 1879 graphics available in the database, with the last update May 21, 2010.
http://maps.grida.no

From oil spills, neglected diseases, world water footprints, US nuclear weapons, food waste, road accidents, opium in Afghanistan and much more –
http://www.flickr.com/photos/gdsdigital/tags/tiffanyfarrant/

Price of water and usage in 30 US cities, shortage, bottled water imports & exports, unsustainable water irrigation, cholera, and more
http://www.circleofblue.org/waternews/tag/visualizations

History of deadly terrorist attacks, arms sales, most prescribed psychiatric drugs, alternative energy investing, richest and poorest neighborhoods, Haiti donations, biggest news stories of the  year, tap water cleanliness, how far food travels, most homicidal countries, and much much more –
http://www.good.is/departments/transparency

News aggregator for armed conflict worldwide – Conflict Map

Below the world map section you will see “thematic maps” of languages, literacy, life expectancy, precipitation and more – http://maps.howstuffworks.com

Natural disasters, illegal drugs in America, Afghanistan conflict, traffic, emissions and more –
http://datavisualization.ch
http://datavisualization.ch/showcases/inspirational-infographic-roundup-3

Unraveling Complexities in Financial Data – http://www.visualeconomics.com

Ideas, issues, knowledge, data – visualized – http://www.informationisbeautiful.net

Telegeography (free and pay): telecom traffic, ocean cables, internet connections and more
http://www.telegeography.com/maps/index.php
Global Telecom Traffic Map 2010

Visualizing.org

Oil from Ocean floor seepage – http://www.sciencedaily.com/images/2009/05/090513130944-large.jpg
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40 random info-grafx from consumer spending, US-China trade relations, street vendors,  “Black Hawk Down,” Iraq fatalities, fast food, insurance, mail content, Disney’s world footprint, evolution of the household, 50 most influential websites, immigration employment, and more –
http://sixrevisions.com/graphics-design/40-useful-and-creative-infographics

Government red tape, global movie business, water wars, global tobacco trade, fast food, and more – http://www.princeton.edu/~ina/infographics

Telegeography on Popular Science showing a flash slideshow of the internet’s connections, how it works, and asking “who protects it?”
http://www.popsci.com/scitech/article/2009-03/who-protects-intrnet?page=1

info-viz toolkit and gallery
http://prefuse.org/gallery

2009 stimulus money per state from Associated Press
LINK

Iraq US soldier casualties in GoogleEarth
http://www.mapthefallen.org

Criminal justice and social policy info
http://www.justicemapping.org

Mapping Geographic Impact of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) – http://subsidyscope.com/bailout/tarp/map/

Old archive which contains mapping and data visualization resources – http://link-bomb.re-configure.org

Taxes and government spending from Wallstats.com featured on Martha Stewart – LINK to video

Interconnections between science disciplines and various other relations such as engineering and health – http://mapofscience.com

QuickTime Movie wikicity Rome
http://senseable.mit.edu/wikicity/rome/movies/wikicityrome.mov

Flash info maps of upstate New York tribal land colonization/devolution – http://www.sullivanclinton.com/mapset/shell.swf

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