Information graphics_new

INFORMATION GRAPHICS & MAPS

Visualizing complex information and making it accessible to a target audience is the key to rapidly and successfully conveying a message. From topics as diverse as natural history and astrophysics, Science Visualization delivers eye-catching, informative graphics of every sort. Many of the examples below appeared in National Geographic projects.
 
 
This information graphic about tornados involved taking raw data from researchers and converting it to stunning graphics in VIS5D software.
 
VIS 5D 3 copy 2
 
 
This timeline shows the evolutionary changes occurring in the crocodile lineage. This group of animals has an exceptionally long history on Earth.
 
crocs-new
 
 
This information graphic compares animal relationships based on what scientists infer from the anatomy of mammals to information gleaned from the study of mammalian genes.
 
genes copy 3
 
 
This information graphic explores what scientists know about the Sun and the solar wind.
 
moonraker copy 2
 
 
These pages in a National Geographic article on dogs explores the close relationship of domestic dogs to each other and to wolves. A 3D model of a scanned wolf skeleton was distorted using a grid to show that stretching and pinching a wolf skeleton creates the basic skeletal form of any domestic dog, large or small.
 
NG5
 
 
This map shows ancient Maya sites discovered by archaeologists in the vicinity of the Yucatan Peninsula.
 
map
 
 
This map, produced for a print and e-pub book on the Maya, shows similar information about where the ancient Maya lived.
 
Guatemala_8_29_2012
 
 
This map, prepared for a website interactive, shows the spread of ash from the devastating eruption of Mt. Tambora.
 
Maps
 
 
For this information graphic on body fat, MRI images of a large human were combined to highlight the problems created by fatty deposits.
 
ng25
 
 
This image showing the properties and the thickness of skin was built from multiple CT scans.
 
ng27
 
 
This visualization of the galaxy is a 3D model created from our best understanding of the Milky Way.
 
ng28

Short URL: http://goo.gl/apH1vh
facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather