heat maps

Top image is a high resolution thermal image showing sources of heat. The bottom satellite image is from Landsat and show a lower resolution heat signature.

Mapping Building Heat Using Remote Sensing

Mark Altaweel

Startup Satellite Vu launched the first of a satellite constellation to measure building heat signatures in high resolution.

Strava heat map showing the opular running and biking routes in San Francisco.

Creating a Global Heat Map from 41.5 Million Runs

Rebecca Maxwell

Strava, a GPS running and biking application, recently released a detailed global heat map of popular routes across the globe. The map contains over 160 million activities with 375,000,000,000 data points.

What is the Difference Between a Heat Map and a Hot Spot Map?

Caitlin Dempsey

Learn about the difference between Heat Maps and Hot Spot Maps in GIS.

Making Maps with Google Fusion Tables

Caitlin Dempsey

Learn about making maps using Google Fusion tables.