NZ Coastal Sea Surface Temperature

NZ Coastal Sea Surface Temperature

A map of coastal sea surface temperature trend changes between 2002 and 2018. Areas near Westport experienced the highest change, while the Eastern Coast of the North Island experienced the lowest.   About this map Data: Stats NZ, NIWA (CC-BY-4.0) More Projects NZ...
The New Zealand Dairy Boom

The New Zealand Dairy Boom

This map shows where the greatest amount of growth in the Dairy livestock herd has taken place since 1994. High values are concentrated in Canterbury, Southland, Manawatu, and Waikato. Created as part of the 30 Day Map Challenge (2021).   Software: Adobe Illustrator,...
New Zealand Lakes Colour Palette

New Zealand Lakes Colour Palette

An infographic showing the varied colours of New Zealand, extracted from satellite imagery. I was surprised to see just how much variation there was in lake colour – ranging from the vivid blues of the glacial lakes of Lake Pukaki and Tekapo, through to the near...
30 Day Map Challenge (2020)

30 Day Map Challenge (2020)

Miscellaneous maps created as part of the 30 Day Map Challenge in November 2020. These maps have their own pages: Murky Waters (Seabed 2030) Auckland Sea Level Rise West Coast Wetland Change Pitcairn Island More Projects NZ Coastal Sea Surface Temperature 30 Day Map...
West Coast Wetland Change

West Coast Wetland Change

Part of the 30 Day Map Challenge 2020 – Day 18. Only a small amount of wetland area survives into the present day.   About this map Location: West Coast, New Zealand Data: Ministry for the Environment, Land Information NZ, OpenStreetMap contributors More...