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A New Atlas of American History (USF 2016)

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February 24, 2016

A New Atlas of American History (USF 2016)

Presentation about American Panorama to the USF Data Visualization Speaker Series

Presentation notes: http://sta.mn/gh3 (click here for links and animated gifs)

Video of the presentation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=14Ij7kXKtkI

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Alan McConchie

February 24, 2016
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  1. photo © Nathaniel Ayers American Panorama: A New Atlas of

    American History University of San Francisco Data Visualization Speaker Series February 24, 2016 Alan McConchie // @mappingmashups Stamen Design // @stamen http://sta.mn/gh3 // @americanpano
  2. Charles O. Paullin John K. Wright Published 1932

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  5. “The ideal historical atlas might well be a collection of

    motion-picture maps, if these could be displayed on the pages of a book without the paraphernalia of projector, reel and screen.” – John K. Wright
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  10. photo © Nathaniel Ayers An Atlas of United States History

    dsl.richmond.edu/panorama
  11. Launched in December: four interactive maps photo © Nathaniel Ayers

  12. photo © Nathaniel Ayers Launched in December: four interactive maps

    Plus a toolkit for hundreds more...
  13. photo © Nathaniel Ayers Forced Migration of Enslaved People in

    the United States 1810-1860 dsl.richmond.edu / panorama / forcedmigration
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  21. synced tables from Google Sheets CartoDB GeoJSON D3 charts map

    tiles Leaflet markers, D3 overlays (svg + canvas) user interaction: react.js
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  23. EPSG: 2163 US National Atlas Equal-Area (Lambert Azimuthal)

  24. SELECT cartodb_id, ST_Transform(the_geom_webmercator, 2163) AS the_geom_webmercator, ...

  25. But what about that terrain?

  26. + Tile from CartoDB OpenTerrain tile (mostly transparent) = Stacked

    tiles in Leaflet
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  35. Hans Rosling: gapminder.org

  36. photo © Nathaniel Ayers Overland Trails 1840-1860 dsl.richmond.edu / panorama

    / overlandtrails
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  41. E. J. Marey Paris to Lyon train schedule (1885)

  42. photo © Nathaniel Ayers Foreign-born Population 1850-2010 dsl.richmond.edu / panorama

    / foreignborn
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  44. New York Times Map of Olympic Medals

  45. Moritz Stefaner Map Your Moves

  46. Andy Woodruff et al. Value-by-alpha map

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  50. photo © Nathaniel Ayers Canals 1820-1860 dsl.richmond.edu / panorama /

    canals
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  53. github.com/americanpanorama

  54. dsl.richmond.edu/panorama Alan McConchie // @mappingmashups Stamen Design // @stamen Digital

    Scholarship Lab // @americanpano Slides, notes, & links // sta.mn/gh3
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