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Data Visualization

Data Visualization

SHADAC researchers are experienced in the creation of maps and infographics that let analysts and policymakers “see” data in order to help them better understand the information and put it in a policy context.  Effective visualization can play a critical role in the successful dissemination of policy-related data and in communicating its implications.

Mapping

SHADAC uses ArGIS to create maps illustrating a variety of data across county, state, and national geographies. Tab and “slider” options allow users to see output for multiple variables and to compare outcomes over time.  A few of SHADAC's most recent interactive maps are listed below.

Infographics

SHADAC infographics make data easily understandable at a glance and highlight the key message(s) of the data, simplifying the information in a way that is visually engaging. A few of SHADAC's most recent infographics are listed below. Click here for a full list.