Data on it’s own is boring. But take that data and visualize it on a map, and that data springs to life. Not only can mapped data be fascinating to explore, but also can reveal powerful insights in a way that’s easy to understand. We could easily boast about what were doing with our own data mapping visualizer – Kiwi, but we won’t. Here are 5 more data-driven maps worth checking out:
1 – AQICN.info This map shows most of the AQI(Air Quality Index) monitor in the world. Displays AQI readings temperature wind speed and other useful data for air pollution monitoring.
2 – Global Forest Watch Google partnered with 40 other organizations create a near-real time online forest monitoring system that empowers people everywhere to better manage forests.
3 – Submarine Cable Map This map catalogued 263 undersea cables. Each country is colored according to how many international submarine cable system links are connected there.
5 – Sights map This sightseeing popularity heat-map is base on the number of Google Panoramio photos taken at each place in the world. shows the most popular and interesting places for tourism and sightseeing.