The Subterranean Team at BCI needed to present to their own board about how to leverage technology for communication and data management...How about a Story Map?
We aggregated, organized, and digitized over a decade's worth of abandoned mine surveys and transformed a mile high stack of paper into a 21st century database management system: Survey 123 for collection, and Operations Dashboard for visualization and analysis.
Grainy photos and sepia toned faces bring us back to bygone days as we paint the picture of the last 50 years of this place through Story Map technology. 3D aquifer maps, data viz, timeline tools, and audio embedding apps bring the storytelling format into the 21st century.
Climate change may not exist (coughbaloneycough), but here is a dataset of fifty years’ worth of stream temperature readings in Western Montana that can be subjectively analyzed.
A couple of modern day Huck Finns combine social engagement and education with their passion for paddling as they wend their way through the entirety of the Colorado River - from the mountains of Wyoming down to the Sea of Cortez.
What do cattle, sage grouse and cowboys have in common? Check out this story map to find out!
Have you ever wondered about the secret sex life of trout? Apparently you're not the only one! Here's an opportunity to view it real time (Summer - Fall 2018)!
We're still hammering out the last few details for mastering the power of human flight. Until then, making 3D maps comes in as a close second.
Not stoked about a grizzly bear tearing through your tent and devouring your sack of trail mix? Yeah, us neither. We gathered data from 25+ organizations to create a map that shows where in grizzly country food storage regulations must be followed.
Sometimes a picture alone is worth a thousand words. In this case, we were able to have our cake and eat it too.
River conservation on a watershed scale is not for the faint of heart. The folks at Washington Water Trust are heroic in their efforts and their achievements. Here's a little bit of their story.
Going fishing in the Teanaway basin? Here's a cheat sheet for you. More importantly, this map shows how trout and salmon species are faring in different stretches of the watershed.
Canoeing every creek and river in the Teanaway Basin would be the only way to get more information than this map provides. If you end up putting that trip together, call us. We'd like to go with you.
It's a big complicated story, this growing food in Whatcom County. These are our neighbors, they're doing good work and trying to solve some of the biggest issues of our day.
Traditional graphs do one thing well: they serve as a tried and true, time tested sleep aid. Luckily we're in a golden age of data visualization.