23 Jul

Map of The Week: The Human Reach

By Samantha Hinton With the polluted skies, deadly heat waves, destructive flooding, sweeping forest fires, and more, the state of planet Earth is dragging at geographers and mapmakers’ minds lately. The Human Reach, created by Esri’s StoryMaps team, investigates and...
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1 Jul

Map of the Week: Redhead Ancestry

By: Kallie O’Donnell 23andMe is a popular genetic testing website where users can send in some of their saliva and receive a full report of their genetic makeup, including ancestry. The data received ranges in intensity, from “I carry this...
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4 Jun

Map of the Week: PEATMAP

By Samantha Hinton PEATMAP is an improved global peatland map by Xu et al, 2018. With peatlands’ significant role as carbon sinks within the global carbon cycle, continuing to study and map their extent and distribution will be crucial for...
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27 May

Map of the Week: Global Military Spending

by James Mallinson Visual Capitalist has shared this image by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute giving a visual illustration on relative expenditures by the world’s biggest military spenders. As Visual Capitalist notes, the world’s relatively declining global and international...
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