Never before people have been so exposed to charts than in 2020. Logarithmic scales entered the main stream and statistical time series will from now on always show the 2020 covid-19 scar. Now that there seems to be a little light at the end of the corona tunnel, focus should probably turn again to that other challenge humanity is facing. Satellite imagery if finding its way more and more to the news to show the impact of climate change almost in real time. Following a yearly habit: this is the list of visualizations, charts, graphics, maps, data and satellite journalism and science photography lists, version 2020.
Lists of favourites
MAPS OF 2020 THREAD 1/7— Steven Bernard (@sdbernard) December 28, 2020
It's that time of year where I share my favourite maps. Kicking off with my top three... two from Antarctica and one showing pollution during the first lockdowns.
Pollutionhttps://t.co/eBrI8MylpI#dataviz #gistribe pic.twitter.com/Alz6ohU5Ii
For the last 12 days of 2020, I'm posting a fav/notable story of mine from each month.— Kasha Patel (@KashaPatel) December 20, 2020
First up from Jan 2020, I wrote abt Quadrantids meteors + aurora seen by @Space_Station. I learned a lot, like the chances of the ISS getting hit by a meteor are low: https://t.co/myKGmwYyM6 pic.twitter.com/pE9UDFR35X