Poppy Field – Visualising War Fatalities


What I like about this visualisation is that it represents 3 dimensions into 2: conflict startdate (X-axis), conflict duration (Y-axis), and number of fatalities (size of the flower). Another interesting thing is that the duration of the conflict is actually visualised in two ways: next to the Y-axis the length of the stem represents that very same piece of data. Clever use of a logarithmic scale too.

Poppy Field – Visualising War Fatalities →
(Scroll to the 4th pane, and click “Explore”)

Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.