Drought (1896-2012)

In: Food History Maps US Economy

24 Jul 2012

A look at drought through the years. There’s also a nice article about the design decisions and process that went into it.

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Alex

July 25th, 2012 at 10:54 am

It might be more interesting to look at the number of states, counties or proportion of total land that experiences drought in any one year and replace the map with a proportionally coloured treemap etc or just a bar chart for all years. This would provide an understanding of any patterns or periods of extensive drought.

Nice visualisation all the same.

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