America’s Deadly Tornadoes. New Scientist, May 2013. The twister that devastated Moore, Oklahoma, was a tragedy for this suburban community, but the US is no stranger to such disasters. Made with TileMill and Highcharts.
Charting Syria’s Civil War. New Scientist, May 2013. Can a huge database of news stories — detailing who did what to whom, and where — help peer through the fog of war? Made with QGIS, TileMill and Highcharts.
Swarmageddon: America’s Periodical Cicadas. New Scientist, May 2013. As New York City braces for an invasion, explore when and where all the cicada broods will emerge. With Adam Becker. Made with D3.js and MapBox.js.
Cosmic Ripples Come Into Focus. New Scientist, March 2013. Just how sharp is the Planck satellite’s new view of the cosmic microwave background? With Adam Becker. Made with HEALPix, QGIS and SlidesJS.
Your Warming World. New Scientist, January 2013. The heat is on for the planet as a whole, but what has been happening where you live? With Chris Amico. Made with Highcharts, TileMill, Leaflet, Backbone.js and more.
The Changing Face Of America. New Scientist, September 2012. Animated population pyramids, exploring future demographic shifts in the US by race, ethnicity and age. Made with D3.js.
Arctic Sea Ice: A New Low. August 2012. Track progress towards and beyond an ominous milestone, and view the history of summer ice since 1979. Made with Highcharts, QGIS and jQuery UI.
Seismic Hazards And Nuclear Reactors. March 2012. In the light of the crisis at the Fukushima-Daiichi plant, nuclear regulators are reassessing the resilience of reactors to natural hazards. Made with TileMill and MapBox.js.
Rains Come To Texas But Drought Could Last For Years. New Scientist, October 2011. Interactive map and graphics, made with Google Fusion Tables and the Google Image Charts API.
Mining’s Next Frontier: Deep Sea Vents. New Scientist, June 2011. Interactive map of the world’s hydrothermal vents, published with Deep Sea Gold Rush special report and made with Google Fusion Tables.
Where Are The World’s Nuclear Reactors? New Scientist, March 2011. As a crisis unfolds at the Fukushima-Daiichi plant in Japan, take stock of current reactors with these interactive maps. Made with Tableau Public.
Japan’s Deadly Seismic History. New Scientist, March 2011. Japan is no stranger to devastating earthquakes and tsunamis, as this visualization of events since 1900 shows. Made with Tableau Public.
Innovation In America. November 2010. Where are the hubs of invention? Explore overachieving and underachieving cities, based on patents awarded. Made with Tableau Public.
Consumer Perception vs Environmental Realities. New Scientist, February 2010. Which companies deserve an eco-friendly reputation? Interactive graphic with Hey, Green Spender special report. Made with R and Flash.
Hunting Humboldt Squid. New Scientist, January 2010. Video from a cruise to study these invaders of Monterey Bay. Produced by MacGregor Campbell and posted with Doing Battle With The Red Devils Of The Pacific.
The Scientific Arguments For Healthcare Reform. New Scientist, July 2009. Video and animated graphic exploring costs and outcomes, made with Google Motion Charts and QGIS. With Jim Giles and MacGregor Campbell.