The Grand Banks Iceberg Mapper

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Title
The Grand Banks Iceberg Mapper
Contributors
Beers, Andrew (creator)
Doi
10.7301/Z0HT2M7B
Date Created
2015
Abstract
The Grand Banks Iceberg Mapper is an interactive visualization of over 130 years of iceberg sightings in the North Atlantic ocean. These sightings are derived from governmental organizations, such as the International Ice Patrol and the now-defunct US Hydrographic Office, and informal sources, such as sightings in newspapers like Lloyd's List and the New York Maritime Journal. The resulting dataset merges many different observers, sighting techniques, and sighting areas into a composite whole. Thus, the mapper not only compares the ways in which iceberg movement has changed over time, but also the ways in which wary mariners' relationships to icebergs have changed over the past century.
Keywords
Icebergs
Notes
Winner of the Brown University Library 2015 Innovation Prize
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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License

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Beers, Andrew, "The Grand Banks Iceberg Mapper" (2015). Brown University Library Innovation Prize, Brown University Open Data Collection. Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library. https://doi.org/10.7301/Z0HT2M7B

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