Do certain areas have higher concentrations of sightings?

What is the most common shape of a sighting?

What is the average duration of a sighting?

Is there a higher concentration of sightings at night?

Data sets are here: (Century of data)Attached (April sightings 2020) 

Sketch ideal visuals 

Bubble Map to view concentration levels of sightings (Leaflet)


Lollipop Chart to view the most common shapes of a sighting 


Violin Chart to view the bins of duration for a sighting


Word Cloud of submitted summaries for each sighting (D3)



Your assignment should: 

Include A dashboard page with multiple charts that updates from the same data

Should include Json amCharts ( 

Must include some level of user-driven interaction(e.g, menus, dropdowns. textboxes)

Main web page with navbar (possible separate pages for charts as well)           

Main page with a filter for selected dates/locations with a collective chart change 

Main Chart on top of screen – Map of locations (Bubble)

Secondary chart below or beside Bubble: Amchart pictorial 

(This chart will show how many sightings per period selected) 

Filtered charts per date or location:  

Violin, Lollipop, Word Cloud                                                 

A combination of web scraping and Leaflet or Plotly