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The Concept of Art in Thematic-Geological Map: Finding Informative-Like Visualization for Public


geological map, urban geology, disaster, risk management


 two-dimensional geological map is handy to provide information about a state of the Earth's features such as a mountain, lake, river, settlement, and others. Nowadays, thematic-geological maps have become the most option to provide information on the dangers of natural disasters. However, civil society has a low interest in understanding the information in these maps provided by related institutions or agencies. By comparing various types of maps from government agencies and the technicality of the art information in visualizing, this paper explores how the thematic-geological map can be fascinating, engaging, and informative. Communicative natural hazard map upgrades the way of community-based disaster management. World historical trajectories of geological maps' development and best practices of people's risk perception of environmental hazards supported the paradigm and method for a better map presentation. As a result, this paper simulates a 2D thematic-geological map for the case study of the Bodebekkarpur Metropolitan Area, which is informative-like visualization for the public.


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