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By Elana Leone and Quito Tsui

David B. Danbom, Editor , Foreword by David M. Kennedy
Thiis book explores the Rural West across four dimensions: Community, Land, Economics – and defining the Rural West itself. The book is the result of work presented at the 2012 Conference on the Rural West.

July 25, 2015 | Data Visualization
This interactive map plots the boundaries of U.S. wildfires since 2003. Click on the years at the top to see what parts of the nation were burning and to read an annual summary. Click on an individual fire to see more details and view an animated daily pr

Iris Hui and James G. Gimpel
Authors found the same property will be evaluated more favorably by partisans when they learn that it is situated in a predominantly co-partisan neighborhood.

August 1, 2014 | Data Visualization
Janny Choy, Leon Szeptycki
This series explores groundwater management in California through new research into key groundwater issues, interactive graphics and a synthesis of existing knowledge on groundwater, all designed to advance public understanding of this critical resource.

The Stanford historian Bertrand Patenaude, who served as editor for L.W. "Bill" Lane, Jr.'s memoir, "The Sun Never Sets", speaks about Lane's career as longtime publisher of Sunset magazine, environmentalist, and ambassador.

John McChesney, Geoff McGhee, Ariana Reguzzoni
High energy prices have made advanced drilling technologies profitable. A look at three communities in North Dakota and Wyoming who find themselves at different stages of an energy boom.

Two basins that lie along the Green River in the intermountain West have some of the worst ozone pollution in the nation.

L.W. "Bill" Lane, Jr. with Bertrand M. Patenaude, Introduction by Kevin Starr
The Sun Never Sets tells the extraordinary story of L.W. "Bill" Lane, Jr., longtime publisher of Sunset magazine, pioneering environmentalist, and U.S. ambassador.

July 4, 2011 | Data Visualization
Geoff McGhee
We took the directory of US newspaper titles compiled by the Library of Congress' Chronicling America project – nearly 140,000 publications in all – and plotted them over time and space.


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