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- New Arctic Ice Thickness Map
- Life Expectancy in the U.S.
- Mapping the spread of the Cordón Caulle volcano ash cloud
- Visualize world flights on a 3D globe
- Socal Networking Map of the World (June 2011)
- Before and after aerial imagery of the Wallow Fire, Arizona
- The Dangers of New York City Traffic
- Explore the Sun with Helioviewer
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Did you know plants emit a faint reddish glow (fluorescence) as a by-product of photosynthesis ? In a set of maps described in NASA’s news release as ‘groundbreaking’, scientists working at the Goddard flight center have depicted this activity for … Continue reading
Andy Proehl creates maps documenting the absurdity of borders around the world. For instance the Slovenia / Croatia border passing through a restaurant, the island group split by the International date line. and extreme gerrymandering in US congressional districts., Check … Continue reading
Today Google made it’s Map Maker service available for the United States. This is a collaborative, online tool that allows anyone to add or update features in Google Maps and Google Earth. One of the company’s typically quirky videos gives … Continue reading
The European Space Agency has released a new, high definition geoid model of the Earth based on data collected by the GoCE satellite (Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer). This model defines a surface where the force of gravity … Continue reading
As I’m sure you’ve heard, following a UN resolution to enforce a no-fly zone over Northern Libya, the USA, France and UK have launched air strikes on Libyan radar, missile and communication sites. There are several map related resources providing … Continue reading
Complete cloud-free satellite shots of Ireland are extremely rare. According to NASA’s Image of the day site: Ireland receives between 750 and 2000 millimeters (29 and 78 inches) of rain per year, with more rain falling in the west and … Continue reading