Environmental analyses for any newsroom
- Event: 2012 Computer-Assisted Reporting Conference
- Speakers: TBA
- Date/Time: Saturday, Feb. 25 at 4 p.m.
- Location: Frisco/Burlington
- Audio file: No audio file available.
Key federal environmental data sets: how to get them and navigate their endless caveats. Some possibilities for state environmental data — and what to do when regulators aren't tracking the data you need. Using visualization tools like Tableau Public and Google Fusion Tables to find stories in those messy data. One example we'll use is CPI/NPR's "Poisoned Places" 2011 investigation of coal-fired power plants; Lucas led CPI's data analysis for that story, and Golden produced a Wisconsin-specific viz.
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