Tagged: maps

Six months of seismic activity in under a minute - Seeing Data

Chris McDowall Sep 08, 2010

I created a video to animate six months of 2010 New Zealand seismic activity data picked up by the GeoNet sensors. The animation begins in April and ends a few days after the 7.1 quake that hit Christchurch on September 4. Keep in mind three things when you view the video. Blue circles represent seismic activity recordings. Each event … Read More

Mapping quakes in Canterbury - Seeing Data

Chris McDowall Sep 05, 2010

I awoke yesterday morning to a stream of tweets and news articles reporting a massive earthquake near Christchurch. I followed the coverage throughout the day, reading the surreal accounts of everyday scenes turned upside down. Every so often an aftershock would ripple across Twitter and I would get a sense of the rhythm, if not the magnitude, of the event. Read More

The Wizard turns on… - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Dec 30, 2009

Catching up with some of the stuff that got lost in the Copenhagen hubbub, this morning I stumbled on a major new effort to provide interactive climate data and visualisations — the Climate Wizard. This amazing tool is the web front end to a collection of temperature and precipitation data and model projections, and allows [...] … Read More

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