Rethinking the Power of Maps

  • Stefano Bovio
  • Alessandro MusettaEmail author


Geographic analysis and statistical processing of data, help to make updatable, using cartographic representations, the spatial social and political transformations of our time. The democratization of maps and the ability to compare a wide variety of maps, makes this a distinct era for digital explorers.


Digital Exploration Cartographic Representation Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) Ultimate Internet 
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The authors thank Pierfranco Galliani (Coordinator, Doctoral Program in Urban and Architectural Design), Gabriele Pasqui (Head, Department of Architecture and Urban Studies), Antonella Contin (Project Leader).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Architecture and Urban StudiesPolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly

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