Wednesday, February 28, 2018

With the recent passing of Waldo R. Tobler, the twin disciplines of geography and cartography have lost one of its giants. Waldo Tobler was born in Switzerland in 1930, and passed away on 20 February 2018, with 87. Tobler was a professor in the Geography Department at...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The famous Cantino World Chart is one of the most influential maps ever made and it has a very interesting history. It is an anonymous Portuguese manuscript world map. It is the earliest surviving map showing the new discoveries by the Portuguese in Brazil, Newfoundlan...

Friday, February 2, 2018

Santo Agostinho dizia que se lhe não perguntassem o que era o tempo ele saberia o que era, mas se lhe pedissem uma explicação, aí ficaria falto de palavras. Ora, o mesmo sucede com uma aparente trivialidade: uma carta náutica medieval do Mediterrâneo.
 

Uma carta portul...

Friday, February 2, 2018

The aim of this short course is to introduce the cartometric methods of geometrical analysis and numerical modelling applicable to the study of old charts and maps. Although it is primarily meant for the MEDEA-CHART research team, all professors, researchers and studen...

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