Data Visualization

Data Visualization

Food Web in Action ROLE: art direction and graphic (spot illustrations by Portia Sloan Rollings); PRODUCT: “Ecosystems on the Brink,” by Carl Zimmer, Scientific American, October 2012; Sources: “Cascading Top-Down Effects of Changing Oceanic Predator Abundances,” by Julia K. Baum and Boris Worm, in Journal of Animal Ecology, VOL. 78, NO. 4; July 2009, and “Cascading Effects of the Loss of Apex Predatory Sharks from a Coastal Ocean,” by Ransom A. Myers, Julia K. Baum, Travis D. Shepherd, Sean P. Powers and Charles H. Peterson, in Science, VOL. 315; March 30, 2007; spot illustrations © Portia Sloan Rollings; page © Scientific American

Data Breaches ROLE: design and graphic; PRODUCT: “Data Theft: Hackers Attack,” by Mark Fischetti; Graphic Science department page, Scientific American, October 2011 © Scientific American

The Efficiency Solution ROLE: art direction and graphic; PRODUCT: VIEW department page, Scientific American Earth3.0, June 2009; source: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the U.S. Department of Energy; spread © Scientific American

Mekong Peril ROLE: box design and graphic PRODUCT “Casualties of Climate Change,” By Alex de Sherbinin, Koko Warner and Charles Ehrhart, Scientific American January 2011(sources: CIESIN; IFPRI; World Bank; CIAT; 2009 GRUMP, Beta Version: Population Density Grids; SEDAC (population density); Navin Ramankutty et al.; 2010, Global Agricultural Croplands, 2000; SEDAC, (area under cropland); AndrewJarvisetal.; 2008, SRTMthe globe Version 4, CGIAR-CSI SRTM90m Database, (projected flooding area) © Scientific American

Water Consumption ROLE: page design and graphic; PRODUCT: “Water In, Water Out,” by Mark Fischetti; Graphic Science department page, Scientific American, June 2012 © Scientific American

Rare Earths and Critical Minerals ROLE: box design and graphics; PRODUCT: “Global Demand Stresses Limited Supply,” by Mark Fischetti, a sidebar in “Afghanistan’s Buried Riches.” by Sarah Simpson, Scientific American, October 2011 © Scientific American

Planned Cuts in Emissions ROLE: design and graphic; PRODUCT: “All Climate Is Local,” by Cynthia Rosenzweig, Scientific American September 2011 SOURCE: CARBON DISCLOSURE PROJECT, KPMG ADVISORY N.V. © Scientific American