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Urban and Environmental Policy

Explore Data Visualization

Journalists and social commentators are increasingly using infographs and data visualization to express trends, relationships, and to make sense of the abundance of available data. Infographics are familiar visual representations and illustrations of single variables measured across time or location. Data visualizations often express more complex relationships within larger data sets. Some of the best data visualizations allow users to interact with the visualization in order to ask their own questions of the data.

The list of links below directs you to some of the best infographs and data visualizations on the web. Explore these to generate ideas for your research.

David McCandless: The beauty of data visualization