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Subversive Cartography

The ICA General Assembly has approved the establishment of a new Commission on Maps and Society. The aim is to facilitate and encourage the use of social-scientific and critical approaches...

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Disseminating Cartography

ICA takes its worldwide remit seriously: the executive committee has representatives from every continent; the newsletter is an excellent publication, sent by post across the globe and accessible on the...

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Cartography and GIS Conference

The first international conference on Cartography and GIS took place at the ski-resort of Borovets in Bulgaria from 25th to 28th January 2006. The main goal was to introduce modern...

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The Language of Cartography

Despite the homogenising effect of the adoption of English as a common language by international scientific and technical communities, there are probably more scientific practitioners now working solely within their...

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Art and Cartography

  Contemporary methods of depicting the earth and its attributes use graphic and non-graphic formats, maps and map-related artefacts to visualise geography and for building virtual landscapes and environments. In...

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ICA Page: Visualising Cartography

Reading these columns you must have noticed by now that the International Cartographic Association (ICA) has many different faces when it comes to maps - not so strange if you...

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Is Cartography Dead?

Kristin Warry speculates on the relative importance of cartography as everyone has access to visualisation tools – including mapping tools – and as the amount of geographically related data proliferates...

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Cartography and GI

Cartography, in connection with geoinformatics, is responding to one of today’s most important questions: how can we help solve disaster-reduction requests in general, and early-warning (EW) and crises management (CM)...

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