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MAP LAYERS IN TABLEAU

10 Tableau May Layers that caught our eye:


In no order of importance we thought it would be fun to review 10 uses of Tableau Map Layers that caught our eye as well as the communities'. We all draw creative inspiration from the Tableau Community and these individuals created work that helped tell a story. To see the full viz, click the image to access the Tableau Public post.



Sam Parsons' Rivers of Time | Marvel Studios MCU | #IronViz 2021 was a creation that captured everyone's attention. Sam not only demonstrated the incredible art and use of map layers but the majority of the entire time line was on one sheet. When we think of Tableau and map layers the Rivers of Time viz by Sam Parsons immediately comes to mind. To learn more and see the wonderful work he created, click the link and download the Tableau file.


Jessica Moon's War Damn History, A Season by Season Guide to Auburn Football is creative and combines map layers and small multiples to create a analysis over many years. When the Tableau community thinks of map layers, they think of Jessica Moon. This is one of many creations on her Tableau Public profile. What's even more impressive during #TC23 Jessica recreated the main worksheet during our Tableau Tip Battle showcasing how quickly this was pulled together. To learn more and see the wonderful work she created, click the link and download the Tableau file.


Kimly Scott's #MomsWhoViz viz and her use of her one of a kind art to illustrate the individual family makeup of several community members. We love that rather than using random shapes to tell each story Kimly uses shapes to create individual art pieces for each family. When we think of Kimly Scott, we go complete fan girl. To learn more and see the wonderful work she created, click the link and download the Tableau file.


Will Sutton's Why Does My Dog... Will reviews data on 60 popular dog breeds by size, small, medium, and large and their unusual habits. He used map layers, layering polygons and shapes to illustrate what dogs exhibit what behaviors. This viz is not only a fun topic but a fun and colorful visual using map layers in an exciting way. To learn more and see the wonderful work he created, click the link and download the Tableau file.


Marc Reid's Tableau Map Layers is a wonderful example of using map layers to illustrate many details on a map. Each layer illustrates something different from tree canopy coverage, supermarkets, flood plains to road noise. Marc layers 4 maps and using shapes to visualize supermarkets and charging points. To learn more and see the wonderful work he created, click the link and download the Tableau file.


Wendy Shijia's Income growth in rural households in China uses map layers to visualize the per capita net income of rural households from 1990 to 2020. The left side of the triangle is the raw per capita income and the right side is the inflation-adjusted per capita. Each triangle represents the 31 provincial-level regions in China. Wendy used polygons and shapes to create the triangles. To learn more and see the wonderful work she created, click the link and download the Tableau file.


Agata Ketterick's Mountain Hikes illustrates hikes she has taken from 2014-2021 across three states. She uses custom shapes and map layers to create detailed badges for each hike. Some of the details she visualizes are the hikers with her, the elevation, name, trail length, season and trip. I love the custom shapes and color use to show what state and how many times she's hiked. To learn more and see the wonderful work she created, click the link and download the Tableau file.


Ellen Blackburn's Demo - Map layer table is a wonderful example of a business dashboard using map layers. She uses 11 different layers combining shapes, line charts, and area charts to create an interactive business dashboard all in one sheet. Like all of Ellen's work the dashboard is clean, well designed and creates great user experience. To learn more and see the wonderful work she created, click the link and download the Tableau file.


CJ Mayes' Wimbledon Final 2022 Print #SportsVizSunday  shows the sets between Elena Rybakina and Ons Jabeur. He uses two map layers, polygon, line chart and the use of color to show who won each set. CJ created visual excitement with this story using map layers. To learn more and see the wonderful work he created, click the link and download the Tableau file.


Priya Padham's Pixar is fun and completely on brand. She uses custom shapes and 8 map layers to illustrate each Pixar film, who many Oscars, total awards, duration, box office income and whether or not Priya has seen the movie. One of our favorite parts of this viz, the legend at the top to show how to read. To learn more and see the wonderful work she created, click the link and download the Tableau file.

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