Example: Global Terrorism Maps

The Global Terrorism Maps

15,976 people around the world died in terrorist attacks last year. If you watch the news in the ‘developed’ world you might be under the impression that most deaths from terrorism occur in the West. However Esri’s 2016 Terrorist Attacks map clearly shows that the Middle East and Northern & Central Africa are the areas worst affected by terrorism
– via googlemapsmania.blogspot.com

USC Spatial Sciences students harness open data to analyze crime patterns in L.A.

Analyzing location-based data from Los Angeles’ GeoHub allows the researchers to visualize where violent crimes are concentrated in the city and how data can drive solutions.

By Laura Paisley – January 20, 2017
– via
dornsife.usc.edu

http://dornsife.usc.edu/news/stories/2511/usc-spatial-sciences-students-harness-open-data-to-analyze-crime/