Category: Disasters

  • DataViz History: Comparing the Titanic to a Modern Cruise Ship

    DataViz History: Comparing the Titanic to a Modern Cruise Ship

    Source: Lu, Marcus, Visualized: Comparing the Titanic to a Modern Cruise Ship, Visual Capitalist, April 15, 2021, https://www.visualcapitalist.com/visualized-comparing-the-titanic-to-a-modern-cruise-ship/. Remembering the Tragedy of the Titanic When the Titanic was completed on April 2, 1912, it was the largest and perhaps most luxurious ship in the world. The vessel could hold over 3,300 people including crew members, and boasted […]

  • Infographic: The Fall of the Titanic (Richard Johnson)

    Infographic: The Fall of the Titanic (Richard Johnson)

    Readers: A few weeks again, we marked the 105 anniversary of the tragic sinking of the RMS Titanic. Four days into it s maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City, late in the night of April 14, 1912 to the early morning hours the next day, more than 1,500 of the 2,224 passengers (and […]

  • Infographic: Titanic in Detail (Gerson Mora)

  • Infographic: Titanic

    Source: John Lawson, As the centenary of the Titanic disaster approaches and with a gripping drama on ITV, we present a cut-away guide to the ship, DailyMail.com, March 30, 2012, http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2123082/As-centenary-Titanic-disaster-approaches-gripping-drama-ITV-present-cut-away-guide-ship.html. In just over a fortnight it will be the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, a disaster which has captivated the imaginations […]

  • DataViz as Maps: With Huge Search Area Mapped, MH370 Hunt Resuming

    © AP Photo/The Australian Transport Safety Bureau In this map provided on Sept. 24, 2014, by The Australian Transport Safety Bureau, details are presented in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean. After a four-month hiatus, the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is expected to resume Sunday, […]

  • WSJ DataViz: South Korea Ferry Disaster

    Source: Jeyup S. Kwaak in Jindo, South Korea, Min-Jeong Lee in Mokpo, and Jonathan Cheng in Seoul, South Korea Divers Carry Out Ferry Mission in Near-Total Darkness, The Wall Street Journal, Updated April 21, 2014 9:24 p.m. ET, http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304049904579514681769448124?mod=e2tw.