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+ - Wind Map project brings Americas hidden winds into view ->

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techfun89 writes "They say seeing is believing and that is just what the Wind Map does. The Wind Map is an art project found on hint.fm that was founded by Fernanda Viegas and Martin Wattenberg who also lead Google's "Big Picture" visualization research group in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

The Wind Map shows the winds as they flow across the United States. Surface wind data is taken from the National Digital Forecast Database. The data is revised once per hour. This effectively makes what you see a live portrait."

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