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Drowning American Homes

Category: Google Maps | Nov 14, 2018

In the year 2050 the island of New Orleans will introduce a new twice daily ferry service carrying passengers across the Pontchartrain Sea between the island city and the mainland port at Baton Rouge. In the year 2060 the island will rename itself New Venice.

From the year 2100 the city will be colloquially remembered as New Atlantis.

Climate Central and Zillow have released a new study

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/hOicerOfGuw/drowning-american-homes.html

Preventable Health Risks in the USA

Category: Google Maps | Nov 14, 2018

Smoking, Obesity & Drinking is an Esri story map which visualizes the rates of three preventable health risk factors at the county level in the USA. It includes choropleth maps which reveal the rates of smoking, obesity and excessive drinking in every American county. Smoking, Obesity and Drinking is also a consummate lesson in how the story map format can be used to lead the user by the hand

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/M4tDa0ba8UQ/preventable-health-risks-in-usa.html

California Wildfire Damage Map

Category: Google Maps | Nov 13, 2018

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection has released an interactive map showing which buildings have been destroyed or damaged by the Camp Fire. The Camp Fire Structure Status map plots the latest field damage inspection reports for buildings in areas affected by the Camp Fire.

The map uses different colored icons to indicate the scale of fire damage to individual buildings.

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/Lf_lcGoDfo8/california-wildfire-damage-map.html

This Warming Planet

Category: Google Maps | Nov 13, 2018

If you want to know what kind of temperatures you can expect from global warming then you might want to check out this new interactive map. Bread for the World’s August 28, 2100 is a map showing the predicted temperatures around the world up to the year 2100.

If you mouse-over any location on the map you can view the near surface air temperature for that location as predicted by NASA. A dynamic

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/qnee9RdBS10/this-warming-planet.html

Shadow Mapping

Category: Google Maps | Nov 13, 2018

Septima Skyggekort is an interactive map which visualizes the shadows cast by Denmark’s buildings at any hour of the day and for any day of the year.

The map was created using the OpenLayers mapping library using height data from Styrelsen for DataForsyning og Effektivisering, the public data agency of the Danish government. The height data appears to come from a Lidar survey of the whole of

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/isffWKfBuRk/shadow-mapping.html

Mapping California’s Wildfires

Category: Google Maps | Nov 12, 2018

NASA’s Earth Observatory has published two satellite images of the California wildfires captured by its Landsat 8 satellite. Camp Fire Rages in California includes images of the Camp Fire (shown above) captured on November 8th. The article also includes a more zoomed out image which shows the smoke from both the Camp Fire and the Hill & Woolsey fires spreading out into the Pacific.

Yesterday

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/qYadcfN2tto/mapping-californias-wildfires.html

The Map of Meaning

Category: Google Maps | Nov 12, 2018

Jordan Peterson’s Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief explores how humans and culture’s construct meaning. Fernando Bresciano has been so inspired by Paterson’s ideas that he has attempted to illustrate some of these theories in his own illustrated Land of Meaning. The Land of Meaning is an illustrated map of some of the archetypal meanings which can be found in life, in legends and in

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/8gFMJToshD4/the-map-of-meaning.html

Mapping the Norse World

Category: Google Maps | Nov 12, 2018

The Norse World is an interactive map showing the locations mentioned in medieval Norse literature. The map is intended to be a resource for students of medieval Swedish and Danish literature and history. It provides an invaluable insight into what places were written about and how places & countries were perceived and visualized in Old Swedish and Old Danish in the Middle Ages.

If you select a

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/AQHp2em_g3E/mapping-norse-world.html

Mapping the Fallen of World War I

Category: Google Maps | Nov 11, 2018

A Street Near You is an interactive map showing the home addresses of men and women who died while serving in the First World War. There were an estimated 8 million military deaths in the war and the map shows the location records for nearly 410,000 of them.

A Street Near You is a powerful and sober visualization of the numbers of individuals who lost their lives in World War I. If you enter an

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/a6psDvKs_nY/mapping-fallen-of-world-war-i.html

California Wildfire Maps

Category: Google Maps | Nov 10, 2018

Esri’s Smoke from Wildfires map visualizes the National Weather Service smoke forecast. Using the map’s slide control you can view the NWS smoke forecast for the next 48 hours. The map also shows the fire perimeters of active fires. Esri has also released a special California Wildfires Map which is providing near real-time information about the traffic conditions on the state’s major roads. This

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/YmkSwQZeQTM/california-wildfire-maps.html

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