Sean T.

alien nation (data visualization)

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https://www.visualnews.com/2016/04/09/see-18000-ufo-sightings-visualized-world-map/

The following is a data visualization of over 18,000 UFO sightings. To accomplish this visualization, I structured and processed a dataset containing the number of reported sightings, along with their duration and location.  Once the data was properly structured, I ran it through a custom program in Processing, which placed circular markers on a map based upon longitudinal and latitudinal values. 

The green set of dots represent the location each sighting and the vertical white dots represent the frequency and duration of each sighting.