It might not always seem like it, but #maps play a big role in the lives we lead today. From tracking Uber orders in Montreal to understanding the effect of coastal farming activity in Sinaloa, Mexico– maps help us navigate and understand the world around us.⠀
Follow along with us every #MapMonday to learn more about the stories and information maps tell us!
This #MapMonday we’re highlighting next week’s #DesertificationAndDroughtDay and this year’s theme “Rising up from drought together.”
Today is #MapMonday and the start of Air Quality Awareness Week #AQAW2022 (2-6 May)
Wildlife and humans are deeply connected with forests and their conservation requires a good understanding of climate and ecosystem differences.
Climate, Land Cover
Today is #MapMonday! This month’s map highlights the #WorldWaterDay 2022 theme: “Groundwater – making the invisible, visible”
#DidYouKnow you can use data from the #NorthAmerican Land Change Monitoring System (NALCMS) for many different applications?
#DidYouKnow that every year, industrial facilities in North America must report the quantity of pollutants they release to the air?
It’s #MapMonday! Did you know there are over 250,000 terrestrial and marine protected areas in North America, covering more than 15 million square kilometers, including 41 @UNESCO Biosphere Reserves and 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites?!
Pollutant Releases and Transfers
Have you ever wondered where #IndustrialWaste goes?
#DidYouKnow that #flooding causes billions of dollars in damage across North America?
This map shows the diverse climate zones in North America, based on the Köppen-Geiger climate classification system.
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Project Lead, Geospatial and Environmental Information