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Re-imagining the world. Pangea_politik.jpg 1 600×1 587 pixels. Surging Seas: Mapping Choices. Lock-In | Timing | Choices | Impacts | Sources | Help | Team | Funding | Legal Introduction These maps are based on peer-reviewed scientific research led by Benjamin Strauss and Scott Kulp of Climate Central in collaboration with Anders Levermann of the Potsdam Institute of Climate Impact Research, and published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

Surging Seas: Mapping Choices

Application of this research to areas outside the U.S. is detailed in the Mapping Choices report. These notes are intended to help explain the research, the maps, and how to use them. Sea level lock-in Carbon pollution casts a long shadow. Rising Seas - Interactive: If All The Ice Melted. Explore the world’s new coastlines if sea level rises 216 feet.

Rising Seas - Interactive: If All The Ice Melted

The maps here show the world as it is now, with only one difference: All the ice on land has melted and drained into the sea, raising it 216 feet and creating new shorelines for our continents and inland seas. There are more than five million cubic miles of ice on Earth, and some scientists say it would take more than 5,000 years to melt it all. If we continue adding carbon to the atmosphere, we’ll very likely create an ice-free planet, with an average temperature of perhaps 80 degrees Fahrenheit instead of the current 58.

A global map of wind, weather, and ocean conditions. World Map. Signatory States (183) Ratifying States (162) Non-Signatory States (13)

World Map

zQg1M2A.png (PNG Image, 7088 × 3008 pixels) - Scaled (14%) 40 Maps They Didn't Teach You In School. 1253-infographie.jpg 2 000×3 243 pixels. The carbon map. Submarine Cable Map 2014. These maps show where the world’s youngest and oldest people live. What can the median age of a country tell you about its future?

These maps show where the world’s youngest and oldest people live

Turns out, quite a bit. Using data from the CIA Factbook, we’ve created the graphics below to show you the median age of every country in the world. There are 1.2 billion people between the ages of 15 and 24 in the world today — and that means that many countries have populations younger than ever before. Some believe that this "youth bulge" helps fuel social unrest — particularly when combined with high levels of youth unemployment. Writing for the Guardian last year, John Podesta, director of the progressive Center for American Progress, warned that youth unemployment is a “global time bomb,” as long as today’s millennials remain “hampered by weak economies, discrimination, and inequality of opportunity.”

Google Maps. Geo.data.gov. Iframe.html?0_0_2880_1350_commons_2_en_-15. Map: Vaccine-Preventable Outbreaks. This interactive map visually plots global outbreaks of measles, mumps, whooping cough, polio, rubella, and other diseases that are easily preventable by inexpensive and effective vaccines.

Map: Vaccine-Preventable Outbreaks

Red triangles indicate attacks on vaccinators and healthcare workers, as well as announcements from both governments and non-state actors that have had an impact—either positive or negative—on the successful implementation of vaccination programs. The Global Health Program at the Council on Foreign Relations has been tracking reports by news media, governments, and the global health community on these outbreaks since the fall of 2008. This project aims to promote awareness of a global health problem that is easily preventable, and examine the factors that threaten the success of eradicating preventable illnesses such as polio. Learn more about Global Health. Medical Geography and Disease Surveillance. A Survey has been developed by myself to document and compare GIS utilization in the workplace.

Medical Geography and Disease Surveillance

This is intended only for sharing at this blogsite (and Medical GIS conferences) –no gimmicks, no advertising. Survey Monkey is used, which is a secured survey site that gathers no private information. Why the survey? There must be others like me trying to deal with the frustrations experienced due the slow progress made when it comes to incorporating high level GIS skills into the workplace. Four Million Commutes Reveal New U.S. 'Megaregions' An ever increasing share of the world’s population is living in what are known as megaregions—clusters of interconnected cities.

Four Million Commutes Reveal New U.S. 'Megaregions'

The concept of the megaregion is decades old and fairly easy to grasp, but geographically defining them has turned out to be rather tricky. Now, researchers have attempted to map the megaregions of the contiguous United States by studying the commutes of American workers. As megaregions grow in size and importance, economists, lawmakers, and urban planners need to work on coordinating policy at this new scale. But when it comes to defining the extent of a megaregion, they find themselves running into the same problems geographers and cartographers have always had when trying to delineate conceptual areas. Because megaregions are defined by connections—things like interlocking economies, transportation links, shared topography, or a common culture—it’s tough to know where their boundaries lie. Colonisation of Africa. Before Africa was colonised, the continent was characterised by a large degree of pluralism and flexibility.

colonisation of Africa

AfricaMap. iGSdw.jpg 2 482×1 755 pixels. London%20Connections%20Map.pdf. Wind Map. An invisible, ancient source of energy surrounds us—energy that powered the first explorations of the world, and that may be a key to the future.

Wind Map

This map shows you the delicate tracery of wind flowing over the US. The wind map is a personal art project, not associated with any company. We've done our best to make this as accurate as possible, but can't make any guarantees about the correctness of the data or our software. Please do not use the map or its data to fly a plane, sail a boat, or fight wildfires :-) If the map is missing or seems slow, we recommend the latest Chrome browser. Surface wind data comes from the National Digital Forecast Database.

MapQuest Maps - Driving Directions - Map. Cartes polynésiennes de la houle en bouts de bois. La Polynésie compte plus de 1000 îles éparpillées dans l’océan Pacifique, pendant longtemps leurs habitants ont du naviguer d’île en île sans disposer de moyens de navigation modernes comme la boussole ou le sextant.

Cartes polynésiennes de la houle en bouts de bois

Ils ont donc créé dès 1000 av. J. Atlas of prejudice v2.jpg 720×3 476 pixels. Map of Europe: 1000 AD to present day. ChartsBin.com - Visualize your data. SHOW®/WORLD - A New Way To Look At The World. 40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World. 40 more maps that explain the world. Maps seemed to be everywhere in 2013, a trend I like to think we encouraged along with August's 40 maps that explain the world. Maps can be a remarkably powerful tool for understanding the world and how it works, but they show only what you ask them to. 40 maps that explain the world.

Maps can be a remarkably powerful tool for understanding the world and how it works, but they show only what you ask them to. So when we saw a post sweeping the Web titled "40 maps they didn't teach you in school," one of which happens to be a WorldViews original, I thought we might be able to contribute our own collection. Some of these are pretty nerdy, but I think they're no less fascinating and easily understandable.

A majority are original to this blog, with others from a variety of sources. 40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World. WashingtonPost - WorldViews - tag Maps. World History Maps & Timelines. Map Porn, for interesting maps. A Time-Lapse Map of Every Nuclear Explosion Since 1945 - by Isao Hashimoto. TargetMap - Create & share customized data maps on OpenStreetMap. Free Online Mapping tool. All Over the Map. Cartes - Globaïa. Ited Nations Cartographic Section Web Site. LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES: This is the United Nations Geospatial Information Section web site.

Links to other sites are provided for information only. Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection - UT Library Online. NG Maps Print Collection - North American Indian Cultures Map. Mapping Stereotypes. Atlas of Prejudice: The Complete Stereotype Map Collection. Scribble Maps : Draw On Maps and Make Them Easily. La chorématique. La chorématique Une grammaire spatiale La chorématique dérive du terme chorème proposé en 1980 par Roger Brunet, est la science d'analyse, d'utilisation des chorèmes . Le chorème provient du mot grec choré qui veut dire espace, région, contrée et du suffixe "ème" qui désigne élément et structure d'un système.

Toolserver. Technologies. MapMaker Page Maps. Maps that Matter. Strange Maps. Représenter les mondes. La cartographie accompagne les mathématiques depuis toujours et renouvelle sans cesse sa problématique. A l’origine, il s’agissait de tracer des cartes aussi précises que possibles de continents plus ou moins bien connus. Voici une carte datant de 1570 dans laquelle on voit au sud une « Terra Australis Incognita »... qui n’existe pas. (Pour plus de détails, cliquer sur l’image). Aujourd’hui, cette mission du cartographe reste d’actualité mais il y a d’autres nouveaux mondes qu’on aimerait représenter dans des atlas. Le cyberespace ou le cerveau ne sont que deux exemples de ces « terra incognita » des temps modernes. Dans cette série d’articles, je voudrais présenter quelques morceaux choisis de cette interaction cartographie/mathématique. Qu’est-ce qu’une carte ?

Voici deux cartes. La première est une reconstitution de la carte d’Anaximandre (environ 550 avant notre ère). Une carte est une image. Pour , on dit souvent qu’il est la source de l’application .