http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/collection/grump-v1 “The Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project, Veresion 1 (GRUMPv1) data collection is a valuable resource both for researchers studying human-environmental interactions and for applied users working to address criticial environmental and societal issues. GRUMPv1 consists of eight global data sets: population count grids, population density grids, urban settlement points, urban-extents grids, land/geographic unit area grids, [...]
Please click on link to see another map featured in Cartography guest speaker’s talk on “Data Visualization”: http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/HTMLDocs/dvc6/jsamap.html Graphs and maps working together!!
Another great map mentioned by Cartography guest speaker, Irwin Anolik: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/04/28/us/tornado-deaths.html
The map in this link was part of Cartography guest speaker Irwin Anolik’s talk on “Data Visualization”. http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2009/03/10/us/20090310-immigration-explorer.html
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Please check out IRI’s climate data library: http://iridl.ldeo.columbia.edu/ The IRI/LDEO Climate Data Library contains over 300 datasets from a variety of earth science disciplines and climate-related topics. It is a powerful tool that offers the following capabilities at no cost to the user: access any number of datasets; create analyses of data ranging from simple [...]