Map Collections in the Marriott Library: Current Interest

Maps of current interest

Bears Ears National Monument: the proclamation of December 2016 resulted in the following map produced by the U.S. BLM in 2017:

https://www.blm.gov/sites/blm.gov/files/documents/files/BLMUtahBearsEarsNationalMonument.pdf

... and the diminished version pushed out by the Trump administration, December 2017:

 https://www.nrdc.org/experts/rhea-suh/attack-our-national-monuments-just-got-real

 

... and the shrinking Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument:

https://wilderness.org/sites/default/files/Grand%20Staircase-Escalante%20National%20Monument%20-%20Boundary%20Modification.pdf

 

The current fire season in Utah

http://www.utahfireinfo.gov/

 

Hydraulic fracturing ("fracking"), an online map from EarthJustice:

 

http://earthjustice.org/features/campaigns/fracking-across-the-united-states

 

Sea-level Rise due to Global Warming, as calculated by NOAA:

 

http://www.csc.noaa.gov/slr/viewer/index.html?ll=-11750000.000000;4950000.000000&level=1&basemap=null&CurTab=0&CurSLR=0# 

 

...and another version from geology.com:

http://geology.com/sea-level-rise/ 


The Drought of 2012

 http://www.drought.gov/imageserver/NIDIS/DEWS/UCRB/docs/WWA-NIDIS_July_2012_Drought_update.pdf

From the National Integrated Drought Information System, details on drought conditions in Utah and surrounding states.
And here's a drought monitor for the current situation:

http://www.drought.gov/drought/content/products-current-drought-and-monitoring-drought-indicators/us-drought-monitor

 And the outlook in the winter of 2018:

http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/expert_assessment/sdo_summary.php

 

Global Security’s Afghanistan Maps

http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/afghanistan/maps-people.htm

GlobalSecurity is an organization that provides country-specific data for political/ military regions of the world. This page is devoted to Afghanistan with maps of all types.

The Gulf/2000 project: Maps of the Persian Gulf region

http://gulf2000.columbia.edu/maps.shtml

 Princeton University’s Mapping Globalization Project

https://qed.princeton.edu/index.php/MG

Google map of the Syrian uprising (August 2011)

http://googlemapsmania.blogspot.com/2011/08/video-map-of-syrian-uprising.html

...and an update from January 2014:

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=88a_1390067624 

 ...and as of November 2017, after the ouster of ISIS:

http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/interactive/2015/05/syria-country-divided-150529144229467.html

Maps covering United States elections:

 

 

 

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