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Data visualization: Science on the map

Data visualization: Science on the map | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

Easy-to-use mapping tools give researchers the power to create beautiful visualizations of geographic data. (...) - Nature, by Mark Zastrow, 04 March 2015


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Tree of Science's curator insight, April 5, 2015 2:19 PM

Data visualization is a critical issue in science and science communication. Several digital tools help researchers to create #dataviz for greographic datasets #scicom

Enrico De Angelis's curator insight, December 26, 2015 2:47 AM

DONT BE AFRAID OF DATA ANALYSIS TASKS

"Even researchers who would rather not touch a line of code can accomplish a lot with the help of CartoDB and TileMill. “You don't have to be particularly technically competent,” says Gawne, who produced the Tibetan-language maps for her thesis in TileMill and now teaches mapping workshops herself!.

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Extracting data from plots, images, and maps with WebPlotDigitizer

Extracting data from plots, images, and maps with WebPlotDigitizer | Higher Education and academic research | Scoop.it

It is hard to understand why in today’s all-interactive world, scientific data continues to be represented as still, lifeless images. Sadly, the good old pdf or html versions of research papers do not allow us to extract and reuse the data represented as graphics. While we wait for publishers to finally bring interactive figures to publications, and for data to be more open an easily accessible, a simple and reliable method to extract data from graph would be great. Lucky for us,WebPlotDigitizer does exactly that! (...) - Blog "Connected Researchers", June 12, 2014


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