cannot take credit for these GIS generated maps, but the animated
transitions are mine. Much map work for the web requires adaptation
of credible sources, creating added value with the presentation
style. The surprise here is how small the file sizes are when
cleaned up and optimized with ULEAD Gif Animator.
map animation and the next reward the persistent viewer who
follows the transition effect through several cycles to make
mental comparisons of the data. That's the intent of the animation