Data Sensing the Mississippi

Data analysis and visualizations created for the Data Sensing project during the Mississippi. Anthropocene River journey. Analyzing data collected with a home-built data sensing device, two groups have been involved in producing these findings: a collaboration between Ellen Graham and John Kim; and an undergraduate class on remote sensing at Macalester College that is mining the data to uncover correlational findings with public data sets about the Mississippi River valley. The latter analysis is ongoing.

Data Sensing the Mississippi (proposal) The Anthropocene highlights limitations in existing frameworksfor data collection and analysis with the suggestion that researchers have run up against the limits of the knowable. This has been revealed in a number of ways: an inadequacy in existing techniques to analyze a changing and uncertain future, challenges to the way in which researchers frame