Andru Okun wrote a very good reflection on our collaboration, along with Breonne DeDecker, in creating the New Orleans Short Term Rental Report. Check out his blog post, which discusses both the creation of the website, and the media attention that followed. Sometime in the future I’ll write a post that goes over the technical aspects of how we collected, analyzed, and mapped the data.
I recently sat down for an interview with the Bridge the Gulf Project to discuss the German Coast web map. You can read the interview here.
I’ve been steadily developing a web application that explores the environmental history of Louisiana’s German Coast region. You can view it here:
Wrote a table builder to generate an HTML table based on an ESRI REST service. Linked the table rows to polys using object IDs.
ArcGIS JS map with an opacity control bar.
Original 19th Century Plantation Map: LA-MS 1858— 1,136k. Baton Rouge to New Orleans showing land owners. Modified from Norman’s chart of the lower Mississippi River, by A. Persac. Engraved, printed & mounted by J. H. Colton & Co., New York. Library of Congress.