Wednesday, May 10, 2006

"The Friendly Skies" indeed.

Here's an amazing animation of a day in the life of Air Traffic density over the United States of America (with a caveat on scale... the skies really aren't this "crowded" but visualization of the density patterns and temporal flow is way cool).

Link to animation file via Edward Tufte's blog (note: it may take a minute or two for the file to load in your browser).