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Resource Watch provides trusted and timely data for a sustainable future.
@resource_watch resourcewatch@wri.org www.resour...
Exploring the
Resource Watch
Platform
Janet Ranganathan – VP Science & Research at WRI
Too much data, too little time
• I could also put a data
set here for an image
• Shipping lanes and
ports
How Journalists
Can Use Resource
Watch
Curated
Data
Library
•Over 260 data sets
•Over 40 near real-time data sets
•New data being added weekly
Food
Seal level rise in coastal
communities in the US.
Satelite going into the
metadata then pulse
Cali blog
Create
Embeddable &
Interactive Maps
Rapidly Find and
Source Reliable
Data
Quickly Create
Graphics for
Social Media
Creating
Data Driven
Stories with
Resource Watch
Emily Cassidy – Resource Watch Data Journalist
Providing
Context for the
News
What Inspired
this Investigation
We Analyzed
3,900 Marine
Protected Areas
Using Global
Fishing Watch
Data
Analysis in Google Earth Engine
Most Fished
Marine
Protected Areas
Most Fished
Marine
Protected Areas
Most Fished
Marine
Protected Areas
Embargoed until Thursday February 28th at 9am EST
Many Stories
to Tell with this
Data
Events
that
Changed
the Face
of the
Planet
over
12,000
years
Image of
conquistadors dates
How to Credit
and Contact
Resource Watch
Carolyn Savoldelli – Resource Watch Team Lead
How to Credit
Resource Watch
"Accessed through
Resource Watch"
Dashboards
Adding the video in the
morning
Sign up for the
Resource Watch
Newsletter
Points of
Contact for
Resource Watch
Corey Filiault – Resource Watch
Communications Coordinator
Corey.Filiault@wri.org
202...
Future Training
Opportunities
Q&A
@resource_watch resourcewatch@wri.org www.resourcewatch.org
Introducing Resource Watch: Data and Maps for Journalists
Introducing Resource Watch: Data and Maps for Journalists
Introducing Resource Watch: Data and Maps for Journalists
Introducing Resource Watch: Data and Maps for Journalists
Introducing Resource Watch: Data and Maps for Journalists
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Introducing Resource Watch: Data and Maps for Journalists

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Curated by WRI’s experts, Resource Watch features the world’s best data and maps on the state of the planet’s resources, commerce and people all in one place. This presentation highlights how to find hundreds of free and reliable data sets through the Resource Watch platform.

Find out more: https://www.wri.org/events/2019/02/webinar-introducing-resource-watch-data-and-maps
Website: https://resourcewatch.org/

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Introducing Resource Watch: Data and Maps for Journalists

  1. 1. Resource Watch provides trusted and timely data for a sustainable future. @resource_watch resourcewatch@wri.org www.resourcewatch.org
  2. 2. Exploring the Resource Watch Platform Janet Ranganathan – VP Science & Research at WRI
  3. 3. Too much data, too little time • I could also put a data set here for an image • Shipping lanes and ports
  4. 4. How Journalists Can Use Resource Watch
  5. 5. Curated Data Library •Over 260 data sets •Over 40 near real-time data sets •New data being added weekly
  6. 6. Food
  7. 7. Seal level rise in coastal communities in the US. Satelite going into the metadata then pulse
  8. 8. Cali blog
  9. 9. Create Embeddable & Interactive Maps
  10. 10. Rapidly Find and Source Reliable Data
  11. 11. Quickly Create Graphics for Social Media
  12. 12. Creating Data Driven Stories with Resource Watch Emily Cassidy – Resource Watch Data Journalist
  13. 13. Providing Context for the News
  14. 14. What Inspired this Investigation
  15. 15. We Analyzed 3,900 Marine Protected Areas Using Global Fishing Watch Data
  16. 16. Analysis in Google Earth Engine
  17. 17. Most Fished Marine Protected Areas
  18. 18. Most Fished Marine Protected Areas
  19. 19. Most Fished Marine Protected Areas
  20. 20. Embargoed until Thursday February 28th at 9am EST
  21. 21. Many Stories to Tell with this Data
  22. 22. Events that Changed the Face of the Planet over 12,000 years Image of conquistadors dates
  23. 23. How to Credit and Contact Resource Watch Carolyn Savoldelli – Resource Watch Team Lead
  24. 24. How to Credit Resource Watch "Accessed through Resource Watch"
  25. 25. Dashboards Adding the video in the morning
  26. 26. Sign up for the Resource Watch Newsletter
  27. 27. Points of Contact for Resource Watch Corey Filiault – Resource Watch Communications Coordinator Corey.Filiault@wri.org 202-729-7611 Lauren Cole Zelin – WRI Media Relations Manager Lauren.Zelin@wri.org 202-729-7736 Emily Cassidy – Resource Watch Data Journalist Emily.Cassidy@wri.org
  28. 28. Future Training Opportunities
  29. 29. Q&A
  30. 30. @resource_watch resourcewatch@wri.org www.resourcewatch.org

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