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Jun 28, 2012

Awesome Aerial Data Maps Reveal Life in the United States

The new PBS series America Revealed explores the day-to-day lives and habits of 300 million U.S. citizens. "Viewers will discover a fascinating new perspective on the hidden patterns and rhythms of American life, by looking through the eyes of individuals who all play a part in keeping America fed, moving, powered and making goods."

Including this amazing takes on data visualization, highlighting trends, distributions, and travel paths of all sorts of fascinating topics:

   The top image visualizes internet distribution, and the second the import and export of beef. Below see the path of a Domino's delivery guy throughout Manhattan on a single night, and the transportation of deceased bodies back to their hometowns.

To see more amazing maps and learn more about the show, check out this profile on My Modern Met

 

 

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