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Data Visualization

Data Visualization Overview

Data Visualization is one of the most critical aspect of research. It allows researchers to see patterns and trends in data that are not easily observable when looking at raw information. Over the last two decades, technology has dramatically advanced the scale at which data can be visualized. In addition, more public data is available than ever before, allowing for both researchers and citizen scientists to create excellent visual stories with their data. 

This guide is designed to help users find some data sets and resources, provide general approaches to data visualization, and provide a list of tools useful for creating beautiful visualizations.