Category Archives: CITIES

Theories and models of urbanization

ERC GeoDiverCity International Workshop Thursday 12th and Friday 13th October 2017 | Paris, France   http://geodivercity.parisgeo.cnrs.fr/blog/international-workshop/

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THE MULTIPOLAR REGIONALIZATION OF CITIES IN MULTINATIONAL FIRMS’ NETWORKS

Rozenblat, C., Zaidi, F., & Bellwald, A. (2017). The multipolar regionalization of cities in multinational firms’ networks. Global Networks, 17(2), 171-194. Preprint paper ROZENBLAT_et_al-2017-Global_Networks_Preprint

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CCS’15 & CS-DC’15 – Watching again the E-Session on Territorial Intelligence for Multi-level Equity and Sustainability

For those who missed the session Territorial Intelligence for Multi-level Equity and Sustainability, you can visualize online individually each presentation : Denise Pumain, University Paris 1. ERC GeodiverCity (Keynote Speaker – Conference CS-DC) World Urban Dynamics and climate change toward territorial … Continue reading

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Where people run in major cities

Interestingly…. they prefere parks and river sides :-(((( What a new information!!!! Where People Run

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Données Urbaines 7

Just published: URBAN DATA 7 (Données Urbaines) Decrypting new diverse and massive urban data, this book shows how cities, their governments their inhabitants, their businesses , adapt deeply to all these transformations. The book is divided into six main chapters, … Continue reading

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Wonderful New Year 2014

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ORBIS: the Stanford Geospatial Network Model of the Roman World

The system calculates the distance from a city to another one, according to faster path, or lower cost. http://orbis.stanford.edu/ Go to “Mapping ORBIS”, It draws the path and create many different maps and graphs (in “Map gallery”). It’s a pity … Continue reading

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ART AND GEOGRAPHY

Three years ago, a friend of mine who is a genius artist (Catherine Bolle), asked me to do geography on her biography. She told me many things about her life, during some few sundays afternoon in the Beaurivage Hotel in … Continue reading

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When Networks Network

The magazine Science underline the huge advance made in network analysis. Networks interact, create cascading effects…… read more in Science

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Dissection of cities

  I don’t know what we can learn from the physical dissection of cities: maybe some fractal analysis could work? see the website Berlin:           New York City:           and other cities … Continue reading

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City of London during Olympic Games, maps of twitts

  The density of twitter users shows the location of people in London during the Olympic games…. impressive…… see the website: http://urbantick.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/virtual-landscape-and-peak-for-london.html London during Olympic games: Other cities:  

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Remote sensing tracks relentless urban spread

Looking back through the decades, these snapshots from space — created exclusively for CNN by NASA’s Landsat department in collaboration with the U.S. Geological Survey — reveal the impact of the vast population shift on cities around the world. http://edition.cnn.com/SPECIALS/world/road-to-rio/satellite-photos-urban-sprawl/index.html … Continue reading

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New Blog for the ERC project GeoDiverCity

http://geodivercity.parisgeo.cnrs.fr/blog/

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Sound Maps

To make the maps more “real”, add sounds….. In Montreal, they did it. http://www.montrealsoundmap.com/?lang=en Also England: http://sounds.bl.uk/uksoundmap/fusionmap.aspx

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Twitter City Maps

See different maps of cities drawn by twitter links like this Map of San Francisco

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Africapolis

Atlas of African cities on Google Earth (of course you must have already downloaded Google Earth): Website Click on Display Africapolis data in Google Earth and then you access to many information from the “GEOPOLIS” database of François Moriconi

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The Digital Archaeological Atlas of the Holy Land

Spatial Search – Draw a Search Area on the Map to Retreive Site Points in Google Earth WEBSITE of DAAHL

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Bombing the City

THE bronze statue of Rocky near the Philadelphia Museum of Art irked Jessie Hemmons. She found the statue too big, too macho and too touristy, so last month Ms. Hemmons, a 24-year-old artist, bombed him. With pinkish yarn. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/19/fashion/creating-graffiti-with-yarn.html?_r=1 in … Continue reading

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Ants metropolis

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FUN Theory – supported by Volkswagen

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