united states

A flooded street with clouds in the sky.

Higher Resolution U.S. Flood Maps

Mark Altaweel

Researchers have developed a high resolution flood map for the United States.

Map of the United States by David McCarter.

Fusing Fine Art with Cartography

GIS Contributor

David McCarter's cartography infuses fine art with map making to create colorful maps.

A cropped map showing the centers of population for the United States from 1790 - 2010.

2010 Mean Center of Population for the United States

Caitlin Dempsey

The official mean population center for the United States as of April 1, 2010 is a location near the town of Plato in Missouri.