Monthly Archives: May 2022

Atlas of the Week: Urban Heat Islands in the U.S.

https://urichmond.maps.arcgis.com/home/webmap/viewer.html?useExisting=1&layers=4f6d72903c9741a6a6ee6349f5393572 My atlas choice is “Urban Heat Island Severity for U.S. cities.- 2019”. This map shows all of the urban heat islands in U.S. cities from 2019. In our course, we’ve talked a lot about counter-mapping but I think this … Continue reading

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Map of the Week: Automating Banishment

https://automatingbanishment.org/map/ This map is an interactive map titled Automating Banishment and its goal is to uncover “LAPD’s data-driven policing programs that control, displace and criminalize people and places”. The Los Angeles city attorney’s office implemented a program in 1997 titled … Continue reading

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