20 Dec

BAE Systems Spotlight

FacebookTwitterHow do you compile results from hundreds of different sensors as one image rather than a hundred different ones? How is it possible to map an ever changing, dynamic environment and report in near real time? BAE Systems Inc. holds...
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7 Dec

Map of the Week: Native Lands

FacebookTwitter In this map you will not find countries, states, nor cities. You will not see clean, straight lines nor finite divisions between labels. What you will find however, is unadulterated, diverse representation of cultures far too often forgotten about...
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1 Nov

Map of the Week: Chemical Spill Sites

FacebookTwitter This map shows the over 2,500 sites across the US that handle toxic chemicals and are located in flood-prone areas. A report from the Climate Science Special Report last year warned extensively about the increasing intensity and frequency of...
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1 Oct

Map of the Week: Mapping Florence’s Impact

FacebookTwitterMaps Do it Better: Mapping Florence’s Impact Hurricane Florence was this year’s biggest storm to date in the US, and the impacts of it were enormous. Physical impacts, as well as economic impacts, have been observed throughout the states affected,...
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10 Aug

Map of the Week: The Handmaid’s Tale

FacebookTwitterThe Handmaid’s Tale is a critically acclaimed television series, based on a dystopian novel by author Margaret Atwood, about a near-future when the continental United States has been taken over by an extremist totalitarian regime. The show has won over...
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3 Aug

Map of the Week: The American Rent Crisis

FacebookTwitter America can’t pay the rent. A 2017 report from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) found that 8.3 million very low-income households paid more than half of their monthly income on rent, or lived in substandard...
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