Designed as an art project, this data visualization piece uses surface wind data that comes from the near-term forecasts of the National Digital Forecast Database. These forecasts are revised once per hour. This is a beautiful asset to supplement existing science curriculum.
July 5, 2013
This is such a cool resource! If people find this as fascinating as I do, they might be interested in two other somewhat similar (from a "real-data" perspective) resources: Ben Fry's All Streets and Nelson Minar'sAll Rivers!
An animation of wind flow across the lower 48 states.