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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Multiple Job Holding in States in 2014

Categories: Labor/Employment,Maps/Geography,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/opub/mlr/2015/article/multiple-jobholding-in-states-in-2014.htm

Reports on the fluctuations among the states from a national average of 4.9% in the proportion of workers in each state who hold jobs in more than one state.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

U.S. and State Trends on Teen Birth Rates, 1990-2013

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Maps/Geography,Statistics

http://blogs.cdc.gov/nchs-data-visualization/2015/08/06/u-s-and-state-trends-on-teen-births-1990-2013/

Interactive site which offers thematic maps and trend line for teen birth rates since 1990.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

An Earthquake History: Finding Faults in Virginia

Categories: Geology/Mining,Maps/Geography,Science/Technology,Virginia Issues,Weather/Disasters

http://www.coopercenter.org/sites/default/files/publications/Virginia%20News%20Letter%202015%20Vol.%2091%20No%202.pdf

Examines the history of earthquakes in Virginia and describes a project which attempts to map the state’s seismic zones.  From the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia

 

Coastal Flood Exposure Mapper

Categories: Environment,Maps/Geography,Natural Resources,Weather/Disasters

http://coast.noaa.gov/digitalcoast/tools/flood-exposure

Provides mapping tools that show people, places, and natural resources exposed to coastal flooding.  The current geography covers the east coast and Gulf of Mexico coastline.  From the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

 

Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment Data

Categories: Energy,Environment,Maps/Geography

https://dwhdiver.orr.noaa.gov/

Interactive site for exploring the massive amounts of data  collected by different sources during the five years following the BP Deepwater Horizon spill

U.S. Geological Survey Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Roadmap 2014

Categories: Maps/Geography,Natural Resources,Science/Technology

http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2015/1032/pdf/ofr2015-1032.pdf

Provides operational procedures and lessons learned from completed missions testing the efficacy of using drones for acquiring remotely-sensed data in hard-to-access areas.  From the U.S. Geological Survey

 

Food Access Research Atlas

Categories: Food/Nutrition,Income/Poverty,Maps/Geography,Statistics

http://www.ers.usda.gov/data-products/food-access-research-atlas.aspx#

Presents a spatial overview of food access indicators for low-income and other census tracts using different measures of supermarket accessibility and more.  From the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture

 

Geographical Mobility: 2013 to 2014

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Maps/Geography,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2015/cb15-47.html

About 12% of the U.S. population continues to move annually and movement continues to reflect an inner city to suburbs pattern.  Press release with links to detailed statistical tables.  From the Census Bureau

 

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