Geocontext https://geo-context.org/index.php/geocontext <div class="margin-right:4px; margin-bottom: 4px"><img src="/public/site/images/un17/geocontext_2018_title_410_580.jpg" width="251" height="353" align="justify"></div> <p><strong>"Geocontext"</strong> is an annual blind peer-reviewed interdisciplinary almanac dedicated to Digital Earth, neogeography, semiotics and geosemiotics. Almanac <strong>"Geocontext"</strong> has been published since 2013 (one volume per year) in digital format on the site&nbsp;<a href="http://geo-context.org">http://geo-context.org</a>. Themes of Almanac <strong>"Geocontext"&nbsp;</strong>are: scientific visualization, philosophy, common and applied semiotics, sustainable development and decision-making, &nbsp;economics, geography, other fundamental and applied research areas, etc.</p> <p>The almanac <strong>"Geocontext"</strong> accepts articles in two languages - English and Russian (from 2013 to 2017, articles in German were also accepted).</p> <p>ISSN: 2686-8326</p> <p>Licensed as&nbsp;<a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/legalcode" target="_blank" rel="noopener">CC BY-NC-ND</a></p> Eugene Eremchenko (NeoGeography Group) en-US Geocontext 2686-8326 Manual of Digital Earth: new milestone in the development of the Digital Earth concept https://geo-context.org/index.php/geocontext/article/view/42 <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <p>At the end of 2019, Springer published the “Manual of Digital Earth”, the first comprehensive book that summarizes the current status of the Digital Earth concept, its implementation and development. In the proposed article provides short description of the results of long-term work on the preparation of this Manual, analyzes the results achieved, and characterizes development of the Digital Earth, especially in Russia. The perspective tasks facing the scientific community are outlined.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> Евгений Николаевич Ерёмченко Юрий Михайлович Батурин, Проф. Валентина Тимофеевна Дмитриева, Проф. Алёна Александровна Захарова, Проф. Олег Анатольевич Никонов Александр Николаевич Панин Алексей Александрович Романов, Проф. Илья Аркадьевич Рыльский Владимир Сергеевич Тикунов, Проф. Юлия Владимировна Федоркова ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 2019-12-27 2019-12-27 7 1 4 12 Digital Earth in education: current trends https://geo-context.org/index.php/geocontext/article/view/43 <p>The paper provides a brief outline of the history and current status of the use of Digital Earth in education in Russia and abroad, and discusses the prospects for using the new concept in education.</p> Валентина Тимофеевна Дмитриева, Проф. ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 2019-12-27 2019-12-27 7 1 13 18 On the relative location of the Gunung Padang and Machu Picchu megalithic complexes https://geo-context.org/index.php/geocontext/article/view/44 <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <p>The unusual relative locations of the megalithic complexes Gunung Padang on Java in Indonesia and Machu Picchu in Peru, unveiled with the help of Digital Earth, both located on opposite sides of Earth – on the meridians spaced from each other by 180 degrees – is considered in the work. The possibility and methodology of using Digital Earth in the search and interpretation of hypothetical hyper structures of archaeological sites is discussed.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> Eugene Nikolaevich Eremchenko Юрий Михайлович Батурин, Проф. ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 2019-12-27 2019-12-27 7 1 19 26 Visualization of infectious dynamics: methodological issues https://geo-context.org/index.php/geocontext/article/view/45 <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <p>The paper deals with the issues of visualization of infectious dynamics in the urban environment with the resolution "up to the building” using a 3D model of the urban environment.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> Eugene Nikolaevich Eremchenko Александр Александрович Фетищев Сергей Анатольевич Вылегжанин ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 2019-12-27 2019-12-27 7 1 27 37 On the visual definition of Digital Earth in the form of a logo https://geo-context.org/index.php/geocontext/article/view/46 <p align="justify"><span style="color: #000000;"><span lang="en-US">The article discusses the process of creating the logo of The 8th digital Earth Summit and the problem of creating a "visual definition" of the Digital Earth as an image that expresses its essential and specific feature.</span></span></p> Вероника Серебрякова Анастасия Турищева Ирина Данелян Олег Никонов ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 2019-12-27 2019-12-27 7 1 38 43 Prehistory of the Digital Earth concept https://geo-context.org/index.php/geocontext/article/view/47 <p align="left"><span lang="en-US">The paper points to the need to study the prehistory of the Digital Earth, provides examples of anticipating geographical products with properties that clearly distinguish them from maps and clearly indicate the properties of the future Digital Earth.</span></p> Eugene Nikolaevich Eremchenko ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 2019-12-27 2019-12-27 7 1 44 53 Rating and limits of its application https://geo-context.org/index.php/geocontext/article/view/PDF <p align="justify"><span lang="en-US">The widespread use of rating representation in modern management requires a critical assessment of the possibilities and limits of applicability of such an approach. The paper considers the reasons for the popularity of rating approach novadays, due to the semiotic similarity of the rating and the cost – the only parameter used in economic management systems, as well as the limits of applicability of this concept.</span></p> Eugene Nikolaevich Eremchenko Александр Александрович Фетищев Сергей Анатольевич Вылегжанин Наталия Сергеевна Козырева ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 2019-12-27 2019-12-27 7 1 54 64