Earth  ID: 2566

Continental United States Population Map

This image shows the 2001 population distribution estimate made by the US Census. This visualization was created in support of a story describing how NASA is assisting the CDC and EPA in tracking the spread of West Nile Virus.

Visualization Credits

Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Lead Animator
Horace Mitchell (NASA/GSFC): Animator
David Rogers (Oxford University): Scientist
Bob Venezia (NASA/HQ): Scientist
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Data Used:
Census 2001 population estimates by county 2000 through 2001
Note: While we identify the data sets used in these visualizations, we do not store any further details nor the data sets themselves on our site.

This item is part of this series:
West Nile Virus

Goddard TV Tape:

SVS >> Census
DLESE >> Human geography
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Human Dimensions >> Population
NASA Science >> Earth

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version