Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Malaria map

Worldmapper is an interesting tool that visually depicts geographic data by distorting the size of countries to display the data. They have a number of such maps for diseases - above you can see malaria cases.

Once you have got an idea of how the data is being presented try to imagine what the figure will look like before you click on it. Try the following:
And some older posts of relevance:

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