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Supply Chain Mapping

Category: Google Maps | Sep 6, 2016

As many consumers become more concerned about the environmental impact of the products they buy, and the conditions in which they were made, some companies are becoming more open about how and where their products are manufactured. As part of this trend some businesses have created supply chain maps to
inform consumers about the origins of the raw materials and / or the global factories where

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/TDC9nTZdoyo/supply-chain-mapping.html

The Meteor Showers Map

Category: Google Maps | Sep 6, 2016

Meteor Showers from Space is an amazing 3d visualization of meteor showers which can be seen from Earth. The visualization maps 11 different meteor shows and all the planets in the solar system.

If you select one of the 11 meteor showers from the drop-down menu you can watch an animated visualization of the chosen meteor shower from a number of different viewpoints. When you select a meteor

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/CdDbkIquAUs/the-meteor-showers-map.html

Map Your City from Memory

Category: Google Maps | Sep 6, 2016

Alasdair Rae of Stats, Maps and Pix has decided to run an experiment on people’s perceptions of their town or city boundaries. He has therefore released an interactive map which allows anyone to draw where they think the boundary of their home town is.

Draw Your City allows you to zoom in on any location in the world. You can then draw an outline around your town or city, showing the extent of

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/P-h7rHWzjL8/map-your-city-from-memory.html

Global Warning on the Eastern Seaboard

Category: Google Maps | Sep 5, 2016

The New York Times has published an interesting visualization of the rising sea levels and increased coastal flooding along the whole Eastern Seaboard. A Sharp Increase In ‘Sunny Day’ Flooding
argues that flooding caused by global warning along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts has already begun. The accompanying visualization goes a long way to prove that the argument is correct.

A strip map of

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/O6UkC5A5XEg/global-warning-on-eastern-seaboard.html

Mapping London Traffic Accidents

Category: Google Maps | Sep 5, 2016

Visualizing TFL Accident Data is an interactive map of 2015 traffic accidents in London. The map shows the locations of Transport for London recorded road accidents across the capital.

The circular markers on the map are scaled to visualize the number of accidents at a location and color-coded to show the severity of each accident. If you select a marker on the map you can view details on the

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/8sxS3DlZRec/mapping-london-traffic-accidents.html

Parallax Map Markers

Category: Google Maps | Sep 5, 2016

Leaflet.Parallax.Marker is a plug-in for Leaflet.js that allows you to create map markers with a parallax effect. The plug-in makes the markers move, when you pan the map, at a different speed to the basemap.

Leaflet.Parallax.Marker comes with two demo maps. One shows the parallax effect added to place labels. Four different sizes of place labels are used in the demo. Each of the four

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/axa5Wtrjq0o/parallax-map-markers.html

Maps of the Week

Category: Google Maps | Sep 4, 2016

Climatemaps visualizes the weather over the course of a year around the whole world. The map animates average global monthly climate data from 1961-1990 to show you when every location in the world has its hottest, driest or wettest weather.

You can select from a range of weather layers from the drop-down menu (including precipitation, cloud cover and average temperatures). You can then view

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/nqlZYDU7rK4/maps-of-week.html

Global Forest Watch Water

Category: Google Maps | Sep 2, 2016

This week Global Forest Watch launched a new interactive map to monitor the health of watersheds around the world. Global Forest Watch is a global forest monitoring network, designed to map the world’s forest coverage and loss.

The new Global Forest Watch Water map also allows you to identify threats to watershed health anywhere in the world. If you click on the map you can view a watershed

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/A8vvtOsL4hM/global-forest-watch-water.html

Mapping the Great Fire of London

Category: Google Maps | Sep 2, 2016

350 years ago on September 2nd 1666 the Great Fire of London began in a bakery on Pudding Lane. By September 5th the fire had destroyed 13,200 houses, 87 parish churches and St Paul’s Cathedral. The BBC has created an interactive map and the diary entries of Samuel Pepys to recount the four days when London burned.

Retrace Samuel Pepys’ Steps in the Great Fire of London shows the extent of the

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/NeMz_-5RKhw/mapping-great-fire-of-london.html

Mapping Gentrification in L.A.

Category: Google Maps | Sep 1, 2016

A joint project from the UCLA and UC Berkeley is mapping gentrification and displacement in L.A.’s neighborhoods. The Urban Displacement project monitors where gentrification has happened or is currently happening in Los Angeles County.

You can explore the project’s findings on an interactive map which shows which neighborhoods have gentrified over the last twenty years. The map also allows

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/RvguYWFPTug/mapping-gentrification-in-la.html