• Boldly Contrasted Maps by Spencer Schien Visualize Population Density Data

    25 days ago - By Colossal

    All images © Spencer Shien, shared with permission
    It's one thing to know that Chicago is the third largest city in the United States or that the fastest growing metropolitan areas are in the West and the South, but how can we see it? Data technologist Spencer Schien answers that question with an ongoing series of population density maps of states, rivers, and coastlines. In his work with nonprofits and NGOs, he uses R programming language to generate data visualizations that help organizations target where their services are most needed.
    To compile the maps, Schien digs into the Kontur...
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