Category Archives: GEOGRAPHY

International Land Use Symposium (ILUS) 2017 – Use of spatial modelling and data visualisation to enlighten future sustainable policy making

Date: November 1-3 2017 Steigenberger Hotel de Saxe, Dresden, Germany Call for Abstracts (Deadline: 31 July 2017) Suggested topics for English-language presentations can be submitted via the symposium website (http://www.ilus2017.ioer.info). Main Topics: – Big Data and the City as a … Continue reading

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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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Map of the world of the most popular requests on internet 2013

By Jaume Serra published in the “Courrier international” of January 2nd 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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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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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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Physical proximity plays a big role in terms of building relationships

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/05/technology/05ping.html?_r=2 Grubwithus Organizes Dinners – Social, Minus Media – NYTimes.com, june 4th 2011

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Your movements tracked by your IPhone

if you want your own movement (available on your MAC), download the application

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GAPMINDER

The Graphic Show of the World development evolution…… Gapminder Website

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