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International Journal of Cartography (IJC)

The International Journal of Cartography
Published by Taylor & Francis for ICA
Print ISSN: 2372-9333
Online ISSN: 2372-9341
Current editors: William Cartwright and Anne Ruas

ICA News

ICA News
Published twice a year in print and pdf form.
For information, please visit the ICA News page.


Proceedings of International Cartographic Conferences (ICC) are published by the local organizing committees for ICA and are available online since ICC 1993.

Affiliate Journals

The Cartographic Journal

The Cartographic Journal

Published by Maney for the The British Cartographic Society
First published in 1964
Print ISSN: 0008-7041
Online ISSN: 1743-2774
Current editor: Kenneth Field


Published by University of Toronto Press for the Canadian Cartographic Association
First published in 1965
Print ISSN: 0317-7173
Online ISSN: 1911-9925
Current editor: Nigel Waters

CaGISCartography and Geographic Information Science (CaGIS)

Published by Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS), a member organization of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM)
First published in 1973
Print ISSN: 1523-0406
Online ISSN: 1545-0465
Current editor: Michael Leitner



The Springer ICA series is a subseries of the Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography.

Elsevier Science

Butterworth Heinemann

(a subcompany of Elsevier specialized in educational books)

  • Anson, R. and F. J. Ormeling (1994), Basic Cartography, volume 1, ed. 2
    (copies available at Amazon.com (external link))
  • Anson, R. and F. J. Ormeling (2002), Basic Cartography, volume 2, ed. 2
  • Anson, R. and F. J. Ormeling (1996), Basic Cartography, volume 3

Map Collector Publications

  • Pelletier, M. (1996), How to Identify a Map Maker
  • Wallis, H. and A. H. Robinson (1987), Cartographical Innovations

GIM International: ICA reports

On the occassion of the 10th anniversary of the ICA page in GIM International magazine, we are publishing an archive of these reports. You can access the scanned monthly pages bundled as one PDF per year.
10 years ICA reports in GIM International

Publication Agreement

By submitting a paper or similar type of work to an ICA conference, symposium or commission meeting the author allows ICA to publish it on paper or in digital form and to distribute copies free of charge or for sale. All other rights remain with the author.

Paper submitted should be original contributions and should not be under consideration for any other publication. Authors submitting papers warrant that the work is not an infringement of any existing copyright and will indemnify the ICA against any break of such warranty. If the paper has some kind of text, illustration or image with copyright a declaration of the corresponding copyright shall be included. The author is responsible for obtaining the necessary permission of copyright.

  • Cécile Duchêne says:

    It is very helpful to have the ICC Proceedings online. However it is not easy to know how to reference them in a paper because some information is not shown on the web site: pages numbers in the proceedings (when applicable), editor names, publisher, place of publication.
    Pages numbers are associated to each paper so it would probably be too much work to add them, and usually it is easy to find them on the web.
    But would it be possible to show on the website, for every ICC Proceedings, the names of the editors, the publisher and the place of publication?

    Many thanks
    Cecile Duchene

    16 March 2012 at 12:11 pm
    • Manuela Schmidt

      Manuela Schmidt says:

      Hi Cécile, thanks, this is a very good suggestion. We will try to add this soon. Best regards, Manuela

      16 March 2012 at 12:21 pm
      • Cécile Duchêne says:

        thanks a lot,

        16 March 2012 at 12:41 pm
  • Marco Haro says:

    Good morning.
    What is your official position about America? Is America ONE continent or 2 or 3?
    Thanks a lot for your answer.


    30 September 2012 at 5:37 pm
    • Manuela Schmidt

      Manuela Schmidt says:

      Dear Marco Haro,
      This question should be answered by geographers and not by cartographers. The IGU (International Geographic Union) may have a definition on the continents.
      Best regards

      30 September 2012 at 6:46 pm

    Well, I have a proud of our International Working Group named “Cartographie Thématique Dérivée des Images Satellitaires” have been published the International Guide Book ICA/ACI – Thematic Cartography from Satellite Imagery, by Dr. Eng. Jean Dénègre from IGN- Paris/Saint Mandé – Pergamon/Elsiver, in 1994, in English/French, where two Brazilians “spatiocartes, iconocartes” or satellite- images, that appears – Brasília-DF – SPOT Image (capital of Brazil) by Colonel Cartographer Engineer Luis Antonio de Andrade from the Brazilian Army (5aDL/DSG) in Rio de Janeiro and Formosa – Landsat TM – State of Goiás/GO by Captain Cartographer Engineer Carlos Alberto Gonçalves de Araújo, after Colonel from the Brazilian Air Force (ICA/COMAER) more later DIRENG/ESG, in Rio also. We have supported by: the General Henrique Araújo Commander at DSG – Geographic Service Directory and Colonel Eduardo Silveira de Souza at ICA – Aeronautical Cartography Institute, and I have not forget the Admiral Ship Múcio Piragibe Ribeiro de Bakker – Executive Secretary at the Cartography Commission COCAR, where I have been worked at this time. The Commander at DSG is the General of Division Cartographer Engineer Pedro Ronalt Viera, my very clever student at IME in 1991.
    More years later I had my printed paper named – The Brazilian Cartography History – 500th Years of the Brazil Discovery by Portuguese, at the CD Rom from 21th ICC/ICA/ACI Beijin, August, 2001, in advance at CD Rom VIICT – IGM from Chile, Santiago, August 2000 and ICBPN/UFPE Annals, Recife, November, 2000.

    Best Wishes

    Eliane Alves da Silva
    Cartographer Engineer/Geographer MSc
    Former Adviser at CREA-RJ (2002-2007)
    Former Vice- Coordinator CCNEEAGRIs/CONFEA (2007)
    Former Adviser at Engineering Club (2005-2007)
    Retired Professor at Uff
    Former Professor at IME (1987-1991)
    Adviser ABEA/FEBRAE
    Writer at A MIRA – Agrimensura e Cartografia,Criciúma/SC since 2001
    Writer at MUNDOGEO – Curitiba/PR

    10 April 2013 at 6:32 pm
  • Will C. van den Hoonaard says:

    I hope there is an opportunity to put up a small poster at ICC 2013 about my new book, Map Worlds: A History of Women in Cartography:

    24 August 2013 at 6:34 pm
    • Manuela Schmidt

      Manuela Schmidt says:

      Dear Will C. van den Hoonaard,
      Sounds like a very interesting read! Regarding the poster I would recommend asking the local organizers of ICC2013.
      I’m looking forward to meeting you at the conference!
      Best regards, Manuela

      25 August 2013 at 9:28 pm

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