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The dirty little secret that data journalists aren’t telling you

The dirty little secret that data journalists aren’t telling you | landscape ecology | Scoop.it
How to tell two radically different stories with the same dataset.

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thee precaution should be taken with environmental data published as integrated variable maps   
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Seth Dixon's curator insight, April 27, 2016 3:57 PM

Mapping matters, but that doesn't mean that maps convey an objective truth.  They are rhetorical devices used to convince and persuade.  So approach maps critically because while they can convey great spatial patterns, they can conceal patterns just as easily.  

 

Tagsstatisticscartography, visualization, mapping.

Colleen Blankenship's curator insight, August 4, 2016 9:12 AM
Maps, like statistics, can tell very different stories using the same information!  Read this for some examples!
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Weather Graphs and Maps

Weather Graphs and Maps | landscape ecology | Scoop.it
WeatherSpark: beautiful weather graphs and maps making in-depth weather information easily accessible.

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Jose Sepulveda's comment, July 4, 2013 12:07 PM
Nice class material
Louis Culotta's curator insight, July 7, 2013 6:44 AM

Thiis s some great information on weather stats and tracking storms statistics and seasonal trends of general weather events.Thanks

David Madrid's curator insight, July 25, 2013 8:33 PM

Graficos y clima juntos