Thursday, October 15, 2020
Thursday, October 8, 2020
COVID-19 MappingThe College Crisis Initiative (C2i) "to learn how colleges and universities innovate in a crisis mindset." First up is a dashboard covering college education delivery plans during the pandemic. I first heard about the initiative via NPR, which has its own set of visualizations on college COVID-19 testing.
LinkedIn: Tanya Berger-Wolf, the director of the Translational Data Analytics Institute at OSU notes on LinkedIn that the Ohio State University was the only institution to receive an “A+” for its COVID19 dashboard according to We Rate Covid Dashboards, a website that rates college and university COVID dashboards. The team includes a number of students and faculty from Yale and other schools though it's unclear to me if they created the rubric or assigned the scores. I'm curious who is behind the site. If I had to guess I'd say tableau.
Thursday, October 1, 2020
GeoData NewsStrava announces Strava Metro, the largest active travel dataset on the planet, is now free and available to cities everywhere - Strava announced that Strava Metro, the largest active travel dataset ("human-powered transport information") on the planet, is now available and free of charge for urban planners, city governments and safe infrastructure advocates.
NICFI: New satellite images to allow anyone, anywhere, to monitor tropical deforestation - Norway's Ministry of Climate and Environment is funding free access to monthly basemaps for the entire central swath of the world free. The data is from Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) and its partners Airbus and Planet.