Tag: water

Simplified renewable water resources, visualized

A visualization prepared for FAO AQUASTAT: In an interest to simplify the information about renewable water resources in all countries in the world, we prepared simplified visualizations of water flows through a country. Please navigate to the AQUASTAT Water Resources page and use the “Figures” dropdown to see the flow for each country (as well as the definitions of the abbreviations. Read more →

Transboundary surface water flow

A visualization generated for AQUASTAT of FAO. Two types of charts were prepared: Sankey and Network. The Sankey plots allow for an ‘automatic sorting’ of countries based on who is the water tower and who is the water source. This visualization is useful to demonstrate where a country falls on this continuum. The network plot shows the automatic arrangement of countries with their ‘water-neighbours’ without being… Read more →