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Gallery: Animation

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Create your own: animation

  • Animations can be created in a range of standard data applications such as Excel, with the output saved for each different time-point, and an image editor or language such as Adobe Flash used to splice them into an animation. Online tools include Google Motion Charts.

3D London maps, overlaid with air quality data

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Air quality data mapped across London for key pollutants. StreetView style visualisation of data at building level (3D).
Average rating: 8.2 (6 votes)
Visual types:

map, animation, isoline map

Gapminder compound chart

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Interactive/animated multiple-axis chart used on Gapminder site, here showing % Urban Population plotted against Life Expectancy.
Average rating: 5.6 (5 votes)
Visual types:

animation, bubble chart

Interactive trend chart

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Percentage change in UK house prices over time for data from three sources.
Average rating: 2 (2 votes)
Visual types:

animation, line chart

Is the world getting better or worse? Interactive animation

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A set of visualisations telling the story twenty years on from the 1992 Rio Earth summit. Encourages users to review the evidence on a range of factors including population, life expectancy, child mortality, ecological footprint, poverty, hunger, food production, GDP, social change, life satisfaction, battle deaths and biodiversity, then decide whether the world is getting better or worse.
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Language usage chart

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Charts the usage of certain phrases over time on historical and contemporary sources.
Average rating: 4.5 (2 votes)

SMS activity video

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SMS activity in Amsterdam over New Year's Eve.
Average rating: 7.3 (3 votes)

Target growth across America

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Animation showing growth of target stores across America, from Flowing Data.
Average rating: 8.5 (2 votes)

Video of Twitter activity

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Animated map of Twitter usage during Barak Obama's inauguration.
Average rating: 8 (1 votes)
Visual types:

animation