January 31st, 2023
The best of last week’s big and small data visualizations
Welcome back to the 30th 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 the volcanic eruption near Tonga, an increasing rate of job resignations, and the threat of war in Ukraine.
As tensions escalated this week, several maps and charts explored the threat of a Russian invasion of Ukraine:
Meanwhile, we continue to learn more about the volcanic eruption near Tonga of January 14:
News on the climate and environment included this map from Bloomberg on the link between beef and deforestation in the Amazon:
Urban transit was a breakout topic…:
…and so was quitting your job:
A calm week in COVID charts focused on the benefits of vaccination. It turns out they’re not just physical:
Finally, other maps and charts covered hunger in Afghanistan, history in Spain, and the presidential race in France:
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