University of Oklahoma | Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability



Explore your local history, or global history, with this website dedicated to preserving the images and stories connected to specific places. Using a map, users can browse through content other users have shared about a point on the map and even filter through results by date ranges. Learn something you never knew about your hometown, or share a meaningful story about your favorite location with others. 

Info We Trust

A website dedicated to artfully created maps that provide a unique perspective on a vast array of topics. This particular link takes you to an article that compares profiles of a few National Parks using USGS data, which takes a whimsical approach through color and design. Visit the home page to find even more projects that bring art and data together.


This website is filled with countless articles accompanied by incredible photography to highlight parts of the world, issues facing society, and the beauty of different cultures. Take some time to discover the beauty of other cultures and places through photographs and stories. 

Noise Map

This interactive map from the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics lets you see just how noisy your neighborhood is, and where you can go to escape the buzz, by turning the data collected on noise primarily from airports and interstates into a colorful visual representation. See how your city compares to others around the country!