Mapping Arms Data

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Tue, Aug 27th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

With a look and feel that mimics Google Earth, the Mapping Arms Data let's you control the planet and immediately see the imports and exports of arms from any country, with visuals that clearly show where the most traffic takes place.

The Mapping Arms Data (MAD) visualization project is produced by PRIO and the Igarap? Institute. It represents an upgradeof the original global small arms, light weapons and ammunition visualization produced by Google as part of the GoogleIdeas INFO (Illicit Networks Forces in Opposition) Summit with support from the Igarapé Institute. The data features over71,000 records of the exports and imports of small arms, light weapons and ammunition from more than 262 states andterritories between 1992 and 2011. T

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