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Cartography

Monday, July 13th, 2015

Cartographic Traditions of East Asian Maps

East Asian mapmakers began rendering their corner of the globe centuries before they considered the wider world. “Cartographic Traditions in East Asian Maps” examines these geographical depictions made by the artisans and bureaucrats of China, Korea and...

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Mozambique Plans to Carry Out a Cartographic Survey of Zambezi Valley

The Zambezi valley will be subject to a cartographic survey in order to collect data on mineral resources in that region of Mozambique, officials said at a meeting of the provincial government. The valley, which covers 34 districts...

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

IIC Academy and Andhra University Team on Surveying and GIS Courses

IIC Academy, the learning arm of IIC Technologies with campuses in Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam, will collaborate with Andhra University to offer industry-focused courses in surveying, GIS and cartography.

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Esri Atlas Takes Top Honors at Prestigious Mapping Competition

Redlands, Calif., Dec. 2, 2014—The Living Atlas of the World, Esri’s digital atlas, won three major cartographic awards at the International Map Industry Association’s (IMIA) recent conference in Denver, Colorado.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Avenza Releases Geographic Imager 4.5 for Adobe Photoshop

Avenza Systems Inc., producers of MAPublisher cartographic software for Adobe Illustrator and the popular PDF Maps mobile app, is pleased to announce the release of Geographic Imager 4.5 for Adobe Photoshop. This latest update is compatible with...

Monday, September 8th, 2014

How to Be a Cartographer

Can one make a career in cartography? Yes, says Professor Jagannathan, HOD, Geography, Madras University. “Students have to learn cartographic grammar and do laboratory work to get high-level skills in digital-mapping including web maps.” Basic qualifications needed...

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Japan Set to Launch the Advanced Land Observing Satellite-2 on Saturday

The Earth is changing constantly, every day, due to natural disasters such as earthquakes, floods, volcanic eruptions and landslides, and damage inflicted by humans, such as illegal logging. The Advanced Land Observing Satellite-2 (ALOS-2), also known as...

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Data Hackers Make Melbourne Hipster Map

The Open Knowledge Foundation are working on a map of Melbourne - the city often called Australia's hipster capital. The foundation's Maia Sauren came up with the plan to map out 'everything that is hipster' in Melbourne...

Saturday, November 9th, 2013

Unique Map Tells a Story of Its Time

In 1811 the Fra Mauro Map of the World was shipped from the island of San Michele di Murano across the Venetian lagoon to the Marciana Library. Two hundred years later I found myself on a vaporetto...

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Mapping Siam’s History at theRoyal Thai Survey Department

A museum in the heart of Bangkok is a hidden gem waiting for people to explore and learn about the development of cartography in Thailand. Located at the Royal Thai Survey Department on Kalayana Maitri Road near...

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