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Animated maps of seasonal Earth

As you might expect, NASA collects a lot of data, and much of it is seasonal. Eleanor Lutz animated a few maps to show the detail: To show a few examples, the NASA Earth Observations website includes data on seasonal fire incidence (1), vegetation (2), solar insolation, or the amount of sunlight (3), cloud fraction (4), ice sheet coverage (5), and processed satellite images (6). My own map (7) combines...

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How to Visualize Recurring Patterns

Things have a way of repeating themselves, and it can be useful to highlight these patterns in data. Read More

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