This maps shows food swamps, or areas that are densely populated with fast food restaurants and convenience stores while also having a low concentration of grocery stores or supermarkets. All data downloaded from © OpenStreetMap contributors. Hexagons are symbolized using a divergent color scheme to show whether an area has a higher concentration of fresh-food options or a higher concentration of fast-food options.
This map shows power plants in the United States, symbolized by fuel source and fuel capacity in MW. Hover over any power plant to view its capacity as well as the breakdown of fuel sources. Power plant data acquired from the EIA Form 923. Plants are mapped using proportional symbols defined by each plant’s fuel capacity.
This map was created for a scenario in which a fictional aquaponics company who uses beer brewing byproducts for their aquaponics operations is searching for their newest location. In order to find high density areas of breweries that were within the company’s 25-km transport limits, breweries were aggregated into 50-km diagonal length hexagons to produce this hexbin map. Brewery data acquired from POI Factory.
This map shows trails and amenities within a 1-mile walking distance of Louisville parks. First, all data was acquired from © OpenStreetMap contributors. A buffer with a radius of 1 mile was applied to the park layer, then the trail layer and the amenities layers were each clipped by the buffer to find only those features that are within 1 mile of a park.
This map shows educational attainment, or the highest level of education a person has completed, in the continental United States (2016 data).