September 19th, 2023
The best of last week’s big and small data visualizations
Welcome back to the 104th edition of Data Vis Dispatch! Every week, we’ll be publishing a collection of the best small and large data visualizations we find, especially from news organizations — to celebrate data journalism, data visualization, simple charts, elaborate maps, and their creators.
Recurring topics this week include water, war, and Elon Musk.
It was the hottest July of our lives (so far!):
Maps of Ukraine dealt with land mines, grain exports, and troop movements:
And a strange supporting character in the war — Elon Musk, whose company SpaceX has kept Ukraine connected to the internet through its Starlink satellites:
Other maps of war and conflict — past, present, and hopefully-never:
Housing topics came up several times:
And political charts reported from Argentina, the U.S., and Great Britain:
We saw maps of water:
And maps of land:
As well as other charts on everything from scientific publishing to dinnertime:
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