What is the Climate Change Learning Group? At Azavea, we’ve woven climate initiatives into the identity of our business. As one of the greatest threats to our planet’s future, climate change is something that unites and motivates our team. Recent hires at Azavea overwhelmingly cite climate work as a key motivator for joining the organization. […]
A Tool to Highlight Underfunded and Under-resourced Communities: A Peek Behind the Technical Curtain of Headwaters Economics’ Rural Capacity Index
To address the disparity in access to funding resources, we partnered with Headwaters Economics to develop the Rural Capacity Index.
As one of seven pilot programs to address environmental issues in Africa, Azavea trained student workers to label satellite imagery using GroundWork and created a machine learning model to identify tree canopy.
With Probable Futures, Azavea designed a web-based tool that informs the public on the local impacts of climate change and drives action.
Using open source data and easily customizable software, Azavea worked with PeopleForBikes to improve city transit networks.
Top 5 Data Visualization Practices: A Case for Effectively Communicating Information About US Wildfire Risk
Data visualization is key to making data useful. We look at the example of the USDA Forest Service Wildfire Risk dashboard to highlight best practices for nonprofit and government leaders when designing compelling data visualizations.