[Tetherless-ugrad] Nice Data.gov-based mashup example: USAID FWD (Famine, War, Drought) visualization
olyerickson at gmail.com
Fri Sep 23 10:24:15 EDT 2011
Check out the USAID "FWD" mashup presented in Alex Howard's blog:
Notice several features:
* The amount of info in the mouseover pop-ups
* The *way* info is presented --- use of icons etc
* Some of the open tools used:
Also, note what's not (completely) show:
* All of the source datasets (only one is linked to, and not from the
* The actual source code
Ugrads esp, we really need to come on board creating these!
BTW, a conversion note: One of the datasets used for this demo was the
Data.gov "Famine Early Warning System" data, apparently added 18 Sep
Let's get Gemini at 100% and get this data into LOGD!
John S. Erickson, Ph.D.
Director, Web Science Operations
Tetherless World Constellation (RPI)
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