Data Visualisation

Datascape – New 3D Dataviz tool from Daden

This is intriguing, a new 3D package to map and explore data – Datascape, by Daden Ltd, known perviously for their work in Second Life, provides an immersive environment in which users can explore and interact with data from almost any source. David Burden, Daden’s Managing Director said “Datascape is ground-breaking and we’re…

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3D Visualisation of World Flight Paths

Robin Edwards, a student on our MRes in Advanced Spatial Analysis and Visualisation here at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University College London, has used Processing to create a visualisation using data from The clip below visualises approx 50,000 active flight-paths,interpolating motion along great circle paths for dynamic…

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6 Fellowships £10,000 Each at The Centre for Spatial Analysis and Policy (CSAP) in Leeds or the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA) in London

We are pleased to announce the availability of six fellowships are available to support individuals in non-academic institutions to undertake defined research projects at the Centre for Spatial Analysis and Policy (CSAP) in Leeds or the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA) in London. The Fellowships will provide individuals with an opportunity…

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Public Transport Flows in London: A CASA Movie

Sometimes in a research lab you step back in awe at some of the research going on around you. The work from the team behind the new Simulacra blog from CASA is one of those moments, visualising the dynamic geography of the urban transport system: Public Transport flows, London from…

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WikiLeaks Map: How Leaky is Your Country

WikiLeaks is a multi-jurisdictional public service designed to protect whistleblowers, journalists and activists who have sensitive materials to communicate to the public. Since July 2007, they have worked across the globe to obtain, publish and defend such materials, and, also, to fight in the legal and political spheres for the…

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Airspace Rebooted Movie

We are always suckers for data visualisation clips and this one of the northern European airspace returning to use after being closed due to volcanic ash is great. Due to varying ash density across Europe, the first flights can be seen in some areas on the 18th and by the…

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Data is the New Business Battleground

Well according to Greenplum it is and to be honest, we agree – data is everything. Of course it has to be quality data, backed up by suitable analysis, preferably spatial, the movie below makes a good point: Your Data Rules the World – trailer from Greenplum Software on Vimeo….

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A Photoshop for Graphs – Introducing Gephi

The last 12 months have seen the release of vast amounts of publicly available data, which has led to a bit of conundrum on how to easily visualise complex networks. What is needed is a ‘Photoshop for Graphs’ which is exactly what Gephi is. In short, Gephi is an interactive…

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