Researchers have developed a new statistical model to estimate the risk of arsenic contamination in China’s groundwater, and a heat map has been created based on the research result.
Based on geological, soil, and topological data, a statistical risk model was created by researchers from China and Switzerland to identify high risk areas for groundwater quality monitoring. When these results were combined with the latest available population data, it was found that almost 20 million people across China are living in high-risk areas.
We have introduced a London tube map with attractions before that we can find that tube / transit system maps can be used in various way with different designs. You may now utilizing your city’s transit system maps (e.g. metro maps, bus maps, train maps) to create your personalized maps for particular use.
Here is a custom Google Map that showing violence hot spots of domestic abuse in Orange, Australia. Polygons in various colors represent non-domestic assault and domestic assault that based on the data between April 2012 to March 2013.
Click on the above image ,and mouse click the polygons to get detailed figures.
Do you like dining outside in Chicago with laughter and friends? A Chicago heat map is created how showcasing which wards are popular with outdoor dining. Mouseover the map to explore detailed figures for each ward.
Similar interactive heat map can be created by yourself using map editors. There are various State map templates you can select from the map template library, and then you insert heat map values or import data file into regions. Here is another sample map for hotel distribution in California:
Issues about climate changes, e.g. global warming & rising sea level, are always hot topics among us in these years. A world map about damages caused by flooding and rising sea level by 2050 has been created for warning us.
In the bubble chart map, it highlight several coastal cities about the estimate cost that taxpayers have to pay for cleaning up the casualties caused by flooding. This map is created based on the analysis from Stephane Hallegatte, an economist in World Bank, and his coauthors, and he mentioned that the figure was just the bare minimum. Detailed comment from Stephane can be found by clicking the above map image.
Recently, we have received inquiries about creating world map with pie chart / bubble chart per country. It is possible to create bubble chart in a world map using map maker for data analysis:
Static image can be converted into dynamic image with interactive overlays (e.g. polygons, mouseover information box, editable lines). Even you know nothing about coding or programming, you can still create your own image project by using image software. Here is a video tutorial for all programming beginners about creating image maps (Manhattan City Map) using iiCreator, an image software for creating custom image map.