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February 15, 2007

Many, many maps:


Empowerment and online participatory mapping

"The convergence of public participatory mapping and cybertography is having far-reaching impacts through a variety of creative applications. This paper presents three different types of Internet mapping applications — Google Earth and Google Map API, Common Census, and a design exercise in Second Life — with a public participatory geographic information system (PPGIS) and cybercartography perspective. Each of these examples empowers users in a different way. The spatial applications and the supporting information that is being made available through Internet map applications represent a unique set of examples of the democratization possible through Internet applications." Continue reading Many, many maps: Empowerment and online participatory mapping by David L. Tulloch, Frist Monday, Issue 12

Posted by jo at February 15, 2007 02:54 PM