Friday, September 19, 2008

Wind map

The Atlantic has a nice map showing wind speeds in the United States:

Notice how, with fine enough data, the wind shows you where topological features are. I was especially fascinated by how well-defined the river valleys on the northern plains are on this map.


James Hanley said...

Topological or topographical?

Scott Hanley said...

Yes, that should have been "topographical."