J-Reading - Journal of Research and Didactics in Geography

Open International Journal of Italian Association of Geography Teachers



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Vol 2 (2018): This number is focussed on some of the contributions presented during the “Esri Italian Conference 2018”

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Table of Contents


J-Reading towards new horizons PDF
Gino De Vecchis
The power of GIS language PDF
Jack Dangermond, Cristiano Pesaresi
Urban Regenerations. Application of Multi Criteria Spatial Analysis for the redevelopment of the military barracks in the historic centre of Pisa PDF
Luisa Santini, Anna Maria Miracco, Alessandro Santucci
The role of geographic data and Open geoData in the framework of Open Government in disaster management operations: 2016 Central Italy earthquake emergency PDF
Pierluigi Cara
GIS procedure to evaluate the relationship between the period of construction and the outcomes of compliance with building safety standards. The case of the earthquake in L’Aquila (2009) PDF
Cristiano Pesaresi, Diego Gallinelli
Using GIS Technologies for designing agro-energy districts PDF
Ilaria Zambon
GIS applied to the urban archaeology of Enna (Sicily). Towards an archaeological potential predictive model PDF
Rossella Nicoletti
The middle valley of the Sinni (Italy, southern Basilicata). Analysis of visibility between medieval fortified sites (11th-14th century A.D.) PDF
Valentino Vitale
New ISTAT “microzones” layer: a new way to read land cover statistics PDF
Stefano Mugnoli, Fabio Lipizzi, Antonella Esposto

The language of images (edited by Elisa Bignante and Marco Maggioli)

Video as a support to education in geography PDF
Giancarlo Macchi Jánica, Melissa Tomassini, Anna Guarducci

Mapping societies (edited by Edoardo Boria and Tania Rossetto)

Extroverting Cartography. “Seensing” maps and data through art PDF
Laura Lo Presti

Geographical notes and (practical) considerations

The European Geonight: how to reconcile academic and popular geography PDF
Antoine le Blanc, Massimiliano Tabusi, Alexis Alamel

Teachings from the past (edited by Dino Gavinelli and Davide Papotti)

Re-reading Geography of World Affairs by John P. Cole PDF
Giovanna Giulia Zavettieri

Founder: Gino De Vecchis (Italy).

Editor in Chief: Cristiano Pesaresi (Italy).

Associate Editors: Clare Brooks (UK)Cristiano Giorda (Italy), Joseph Stoltman (USA), Sirpa Tani (Finland).

Scientific Committee: Eyüp Artvinli (Turkey), Caterina Barilaro (Italy), Giuliano Bellezza (Italy), Tine Béneker (Netherlands), Gabriel Bladh (Sweden), Carlo Blasi (Italy), He Canfei (China), Laura Cassi (Italy), Raffaele Cattedra (Italy), Claudio Cerreti (Italy), Chew-Hung Chang (Singapore), Giorgio Chiosso (Italy), Sergio Conti (Italy), Egidio Dansero (Italy), Martin R. Degg (UK), Giuseppe Dematteis (Italy), Karl Donert (UK), Pierpaolo Faggi (Italy), Franco Farinelli (Italy), Maurizio Fea (Italy), Maria Fiori (Italy), Hartwig Haubrich (Germany), Vladimir Kolosov (Russian Federation), Jongwon Lee (South Korea), John Lidstone (Australia), Marco Maggioli (Italy), Svetlana Malkhazova (Russian Federation), Jerry Mitchell (USA), Riccardo Morri (Italy), Josè Enrique Novoa-Jerez (Chile), Wiktor Osuch (Poland), Daniela Pasquinelli d’Allegra (Italy), Petros Petsimeris (France), Bruno Ratti (Italy), Roberto Scandone (Italy), Giuseppe Scanu (Italy), Lidia Scarpelli (Italy), Daniela Schmeinck (Germany), Rana P.B. Singh (India), Claudio Smiraglia (Italy),  Michael Solem (USA), Hiroshi Tanabe (Japan), Angelo Turco (Italy), Joop van der Schee (Netherlands), Isa Varraso (Italy), Bruno Vecchio (Italy), Han Zeng Lin (China), Tanga Pierre Zoungrana (Burkina Faso). Secretary of coordination: Matteo Puttilli (Italy) and Massimiliano Tabusi (Italy).

Editorial Board: Diego Gallinelli (Co-Chief), Davide Pavia (Co-Chief), Victoria Bailes, Daniela De Vecchis.

Referee: Ronald F. Abler (USA), Marina Arshinova (Russian Federation), Mahmoud Ashour (Egypt), Margherita Azzari (Italy), Valerio Baiocchi (Italy), Susan Ball (France), Tiziana Banini (Italy), Nathalíe Barrette (Canada), Gianfranco Battisti (Italy), Elisa Bignante (Italy), Josep Vincent Boira (Spain), Edoardo Boria (Italy), Giuseppe Borruso (Italy), Antonio Brusa (Italy), Carlo Brusa (Italy), Barbara Bruschi (Italy), Andrea Cantile (Italy), Claudio Caputo (Italy), Ester Capuzzo (Italy), Gianluca Casagrande (Italy), Benedetta Castiglioni (Italy), Filippo Celata (Italy), Antonio Ciaschi (Italy), Pamela Cowan (UK), Flavia Cristaldi (Italy), Paolo Crivelli (Switzerland), Stefano De Rubertis (Italy), Corrado De Vito (Italy), Elena Dai Prà (Italy), Christopher Dibben (UK), Fabio Fatichenti (Italy), Andrea Favretto (Italy), Carina Fearnley (Great Britain), Marina Fuschi (Italy), Graziella Galliano (Italy), Floriana Galluccio (Italy), Emanuela Gamberoni (Italy), Josè Gambino (Italy), María Manuela Redondo García (Spain), Dino Gavinelli (Italy), Francesco Giannattasio (Italy), Alessandra Giannelli (Italy), Giovanni Giuriati (Italy), Alba Belén Hermosilla González (Spain), Andrea Guaran (Italy), Daniele Ietri (Italy), Idrissi Janati M'Hammed (Morocco), Oxana A. Klimanova (Russian Federation), Peter Jordan (Austria), Sandra Leonardi (Italy), Stefano Malatesta (Italy), Miriam Marta (Italy), Cristiana Martinha (Portugal), Éric Mottet (Canada), Monica Meini (Italy), Paolo Molinari (Italy), Monica Morazzoni (Italy), Giuseppe Naglieri (Italy), Ilovan Oana-Ramona (Romania), Paolo Osso (Italy), Vincenzo Pacifici (Italy), Cosimo Palagiano (Italy), Davide Papotti (Italy), Andrea Pavesi (Italy), Antonella Pietta (Italy), Carlo Pongetti (Italy), Matteo Puttilli (Italy), Abdul Rashid Bin Mohamed Shariff (Malaysia), Maria Ronza (Italy), Eliseu Saverio Sposito (Brazil), Andrea Riggio (Italy), Lorena Rocca (Italy), Giuseppe Rocca (Italy), Maria Cristina Salvatore (Italy), Marcos A. Saquet (Brazil), Enrico Squarcina (Italy), Maria Teresa Taviano (Italy), Alberto Vanolo (Italy), Jorge Virchez (Canada), Wei Zhang (China).

Sponsoring Organizations:

Sapienza Università di Roma University of Helsinki Università di Torino Western Michigan University


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