September 19th, 2023
The best of last week’s big and small data visualizations
Welcome back to the 109th 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 pandemic recovery data and the end of summer.
Let’s start this week with a look at four especially beautiful animated stories from the New York Times:
The Wall Street Journal published a series of detailed visualizations on Russian fortifications in southern Ukraine:
While the Financial Times highlighted new and newly revised data on the pandemic-era economic recovery:
We had another week of maps and charts on this summer’s wildfires:
But summer is coming to a close — which means hurricane season in the Atlantic:
As the seasons change, migratory birds fly back to their northern habitats and French schoolchildren return to their desks:
Other standout charts and maps covered everything from open water swimming to environmental rights to America’s “Pizza Belt”:
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