The basic component of a map is its layers—an individually designed dataset—that are combined together to tell a story. In JEO 1.o and beyond, maps are built utilizing a layers content type which allows editors to more easily reuse the data they mapped. These layers are organized and configured in combination with a base map that usually consists […]
Understanding the unique WordPress Content Types created for JEO is a great way to understand how to organize and create content. These content types are defined by the type of information they contain and how they are used throughout a JEO site. There are two main categories of content types used in JEO; one group […]
Most available databases have some element of location to them. According to officers working at the open data portal of the US government, around 90% of their datasets contain geographical information, ranging from streets names to precise coordinates. In this tutorial, we will show the different kind of maps you can use to convey information […]
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Monitoring the state of the world’s forests is a monumental task with challenges in data collection, interpretation and display. Read our exclusive Interview with Dr Matt Hansen from University of Maryland about the power of remote sensing
A recent study using NASA’s CALIPSOsatellite described how wind and weather carry millions of tons of dust from the Sahara desert to the Amazon basin each year – bringing much-needed fertilizers like phosphorus to the Amazon’s depleted soils. To bring this story to life, NASA Goddard’s Scientific Visualization team produced a video showing the path of […]