Category: GIS

Shanghai industries in 1947 0

Shanghai industries in 1947

In the course of a two-year project on “Cities in turmoil”, an attempt to examine everyday life in times of acute change through the use of GIS, Christian Henriot (安克強) has examined the transformation...

Land use in Shanghai, 1932-2012 0

Land use in Shanghai, 1932-2012

The Virtual Shanghai team has produced a new set of maps based on data processed and integrated into our GIS. This is the result of a short-term project conducted by Tan Junmin, a GIS...

CITIES IN TURMOIL: H-GIS AND URBAN LIFE IN MODERN CHINA 0

CITIES IN TURMOIL: H-GIS AND URBAN LIFE IN MODERN CHINA

The Institut d’Asie Orientale is hosting the second workshop on historical GIS and Chinese urban studies in Lyon on 7-9 November 2012. The workshop will take place at the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon...

“Cities in turmoil” Workshop 0

“Cities in turmoil” Workshop

The research group on “Cities in turmoil” held its first joint workshop 「『動亂中的城市』:歷史地理資訊系統與近代中國的城市生活」at the Institute of Modern History (Academia Sinica) on 15-16 September 2011. The meeting was a semi-open event as it was designed...

Shanghai industries in wartime 5

Shanghai industries in wartime

A whole new series of maps is now available on the Virtual Shanghai platform (see Maps – eAtlas) on the evolution of Shanghai industries during the early years of the war with Japan (1937-1945). ...

New upgrade on Live Maps: French Concession (1939) 1

New upgrade on Live Maps: French Concession (1939)

A new version of the Shanghai Commercial Guide (上海市行號路圖錄) volume devoted to the French Concession in 1939 is now available on “Live Maps”. Apart from a more accurate georectification, this version offers a fantastic...

A 1939 aerial view of the Shanghai area 0

A 1939 aerial view of the Shanghai area

A new raster layer has been georectified and uploaded on the Virtual Shanghai GIS platform.  This new layer, which can be found on Virtual Shanghai in the Source Maps section under ID199 or on...