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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Geographical Mobility: 2014 to 2015

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

A set of tables which covers latest data on internal migration within the U.S. Includes state to state migration flows and characteristics of movers. From the Census Bureau


Climate at a Glance

Categories: Maps/Geography,Statistics,Weather/Disasters

Interactive mapping interface which displays data for each of 344 climate divisions in the U.S. Climate Divisional Database. View maps of monthly or yearly values, ranks, or anomalies for temperature, precipitation, heating and cooling degree days, and drought indices. From the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration



Categories: Maps/Geography,Science/Technology

Daily images of the earth taken by a NASA camera one million miles away on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR). Shows the earth as it rotates, revealing the whole globe over the course of a day. From the National Aeronautics and Space Administration


Multistate Criminal History Patterns of Prisoners Released in 30 States

Categories: Crime/Justice,Maps/Geography,Statistics

Covers the characteristics of released prisoners whose criminal careers extend across multiple states and how such patterns affect recidivism rates. From the Bureau of Justice Statistics


Multiple Job Holding in States in 2014

Categories: Labor/Employment,Maps/Geography,Statistics

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

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

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

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


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