Participatory methods: Participatory 3D Modelling (P3DM)

Participatory 3D modeling is a method of creating and using 3D models of relief based on information from a topographic maps in community planning. The models are formed from paperboard or for the wire patterns, which are then decorated. Individual labels are mostly in the form of tack for point features, coloured strings for linear elements and colour painting for surface elements (IFAD, 2009).

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Mapping Emotions in Olomouc

Yesterday my post about Mapping Emotions in Olomouc was posted at Participatory Geographies Research Group blog. I wrote mainly about our experience with testing emotional mapping platform – PocitoveMapy in Olomouc. The whole post can be read below.  Continue reading

Mapping Ephemeralities / Ephemeral Cartographies workshop

Mapping Ephemeralities / Ephemeral Cartographies is a workshop organized by the International Cartographic Association (ICA) Commissions on Maps and Society & Art and Cartography (Rio de Janeiro, August 21-22, 2015). It will take place prior to the 27th International Cartographic Convention (August 23-28th, 2015). Thanks to the ICA Research Scholarship I will be able to participate in both the workshop as well as the conference.  Continue reading

Participatory GIS on Iceland – Teachers mobility – vol. 1

Similar to my stay in Trondheim, now I have the opportunity to realize project titled Participatory GIS on Iceland – Teachers mobility, financed through the EEA and Norway Grants. The main idea is to focus on increasing my capacity and sharing best practices in the areas of Participatory Geoinformatics (PGIS). I am here to explore the possibilities of participatory approaches in GIS and its use for local activities/development.  Continue reading

Junior Programme Associate PGIS (job offer)

CTA opens new position – one year contract titled “Promoting Participatory Spatial Information Management and Communication for Empowering Grassroots in Climate Change Adaptation, Advocacy and Policy Processes“. CTA is the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation, a joint international organization of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the European Union (EU).

In you are interested in Participatory GIS career, you should have a look at this offer.