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Create high-impact 4D geospatial visualisations with Kepler.gl

Create high-impact 4D geospatial visualisations with Kepler.gl
4D visualisation of uber trips in Lisbon, weekday vs weekend, in Kepler.gl

Have you ever wondered how to map time-enabled data? And create 4D geospatial visualisations?

Kepler.gl from Uber is a free, open-source, web-based application for geospatial analysis. It facilitates mapping four dimensions: latitude, longitude, height (or another attribute), and time.

Once you create a visualisation with Kepler, you can choose to export the map as an image, export the data, export the map to HTML or JSON, and share a public URL (youโ€™ll need a Dropbox account for this).

For a sneak peek at some Kepler's capabilities (and performance!), have a look at the animated visualisation of California earthquakes comprising 20 yearsโ€™ worth of data. Did it inspire you? Follow the user guides and create your own data visualisation.

From my experience, Kepler is a joy to use; it is simple enough for beginners, still producing high-impact visualisations.

Tutorial - Create a 4D data visualisation with Kepler.gl
By the end of this tutorial, youโ€™ll be able to create a visualisation of urban mobility that takes advantage of Split Map and 3D capabilities.