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After a long ‘epistemological sleep’ of almost two centuries, a renewed interest is finally focusing the pivotal role of Italian scientists in the early development of Earth Sciences. Study after study, the key contribution of prominent pre-unitarian Italian scientists from Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519), to Giovanni Battista Brocchi (1772-1826) has...
The library of ISPRA is characterized by a vast collection of books and geological maps whose acquisition can be traced back to 1867. The core of the library's collection consists of more than 15,000 geological maps representing the entire Italian territory. The proposed digitization of cartographic material project is planned to keep intact the or...
Il progetto che presentiamo parte da un accurato lavoro di studio e ricerca sugli originali cartografici, finalizzato all’identificazione dell’autore, spesso sconosciuto, dell’anno di pubblicazione, della scala e, talvolta, perfino delle località cartografate. La successiva fase di digitalizzazione è stata effettuata presso i nostri uffici, con il...
Geological maps between purchases and exchanges: the unique heritage of ISPRA library The ISPRA Library's cartographic collections have originated in the years immediately following the unification of Italy. However, before 1883, when the Geological Survey Office finally got a permanent establishment in Rome, it was not possible to refer to an orga...