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Welcome to the website of the International Cartographic Association
Get to know the new ICA Executive Committee for the term 2023-2027
Get to know the ICA Commissions for the term 2023-2027

eCARTO News June 2024

eCARTO News captures the latest cartographic news and developments from around the world. If you have any general cartography items of interest then please email them to David Fraser, editor of eCARTO News.

Applications of Mapping

Specific Cartographic Endeavours

  • Mapping Ireland – ul.ie
  • How maps connect past, present, and future: A conversation with Metro’s archivist, Claire Kennedy – thesource.metro.net
  • FlightPath3D embraces inclusivity with new Accessibility Map for IFE – runwaygirlnetwork.com
  • Hamilton County among the first in the state to use artificial intelligence for GIS mapping – fox59.com/indiana-news

Persuasive Maps

Beyond

  • NASA Team Picks Survey for Far Side Galactic Mapping – miragenews.com
  • CSIRO 3D mapping tech blasts off for International Space Station – csiro.au
  • Brown University Researchers Develop More Accurate Moon Maps – miragenews.com

Maps as a record of what was

Maps, Atlases and Globes

Collections of Maps

Publications

Industry

  • ESG Acquires Whitestar to Extend Land Offering with High-Fidelity GIS Data and Mapping Technology – prnewswire.com
  • Hivemapper – dlnews.com
  • Big change coming to Google Maps – news.com.au
  • iOS 18’s Apple Maps finally adds a much-needed ‘Search here’ button – macdailynews.com

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eCARTO News May 2024

eCARTO News captures the latest cartographic news and developments from around the world. If you have any general cartography items of interest then please email them to David Fraser, editor of eCARTO News.

Maps, Atlases and Globes

Collections of Maps

Applications of Mapping

Ubiquitous Mapping Systems

  • Google Maps navigation just got a big 3D upgrade – androidpolice.com
  • 3 tips to get the most from Google Maps – msn.com
  • Want to know live view or chat like ChatGPT, these amazing AI features come in Google Maps – newstracklive.com
  • TomTom Collaborates with Unity on New Map Visualization Tech – geoweeknews.com
  • Mapping Asian American history in the nation’s capital – wtop.com
  • Samsung Launches 3D Map View Feature Based on SmartThings and AI – news.samsung.com

History

  • The Mapping of Mount Everest – Geographical
  • Historical aerial photos help trace development, environmental change – ABC listen
  • How maps are used and abused in times of conflict – phys.org

Opinions & Reviews

  • Maps Are for More Than Just Finding Your Way – nytimes.com
  • Putting maps into cartographic context – spatialsource.com.au
  • ‘Straight line’: Mind-boggling map goes viral – news.com.au
  • Critical US wetlands are not fully documented. Why is mapping them so hard? – postandcourier.com
  • Is map-reading a lost art? In an era of GPS, here’s what map fans say we’re losing – cbc.ca
  • Digital Map Market worth $47.8 billion by 2029 – finance.yahoo.com

Theory & Technology

  • Collaborative Cartography: The Art and Science of Beautiful Maps – esri.com
  • Color connotations and associations – www.esri.com

Publications

Conferences & Seminars & Opportunities

Related

  • The First Russian Antarctic Expedition in 1819-21 – nla.gov.au
  • Close Encounters of the Cartographic Kind – youtube.com
  • Pretty Spanish town celebrates being wiped off Google Maps after overtourism chaos – express.co.uk
  • Maltese Lawyer And Cartographer Albert Ganado – lovinmalta.com
  • Volcano Watch – usgs.gov
  • High-flying Ashby company announces plans to map all parts of Great Britain every two years – ashby.nub.news
  • Meet the Bloomberg Newsroom’s Satellite Data Expert – bloomberg.com

 

 

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eCARTO News April 2024

eCARTO News captures the latest cartographic news and developments from around the world. If you have any general cartography items of interest then please email them to David Fraser, editor of eCARTO News.

Applications of Mapping

  • Mapping the Milky Way’s magnetic field in 3D – phys.org
  • Modern mapping at Mawson – antarctica.gov.au
  • NASA Team Picks Survey for Far Side Galactic Mapping – miragenews.com
  • Mapping Global Flash Drought Trends for Disaster Preparedness – prnewswire.com
  • Volcano Watch — Introducing HVO’s new online eruption map – bigislandnow.com
  • CPW releases updated collared gray wolf activity map; launches depredation report webpage – montrosepress.com
  • ForeFlight Introduces Reported Turbulence Map – avweb.com
  • Earth Day 2024: Google Map announces new environmental friendly features – thenews.com.pk

Geographically Specific Mapping Applications

  • ADB asks Pakistan to use spatial mapping to mitigate damages – dawn.com
  • Drones, planes and satellite used to map Great Western Woodlands, protecting old-growth trees from fire – abc.net.au
  • Fort Wayne Selected For Urban Heat Mapping – waynedalenews.com
  • Map shows parts of UK that could be underwater by 2050 – metro.co.uk
  • Future Land Use Map lets Athenians weigh in on city’s development – wuga.org
  • Progress in high-resolution vegetation mapping: China’s leap toward advanced environmental monitoring – phys.org
  • Rat map: Tracking the rodent infestation in Singapore – channelnewsasia.com
  • Interactive map shows America’s growing obesity problem with states where two in five adults are obese – irishstar.com
  • Belarus Unveils First Online Map of All Protected Nature Areas – undp.org
  • Take steps to map wetlands across Tamil Nadu, Madras HC directs State – dtnext.in

Maps, Atlases and Globes

Opinions & Reviews

  • Bouloux on Vagnon and Victor, ‘La Mappa mundi d’Albi: Culture géographique et représentation du monde au haut Moyen Âge’ [Review] – h-net.org
  • Book review: Encounters in the New World: Jesuit Cartography of the Americas – h-net.org
  • Maps Show Passenger Trains in US vs. Europe? – snopes.com
  • Old map supposedly shows how Hollywood studio used California to represent other countries – fox40.com
  • Maps are guided by power, not truth – iai.tv

Technology & Innovations

Publications

Conferences & Seminars

  • RIMMA2025 International Conference on Forecasting, Preparedness, Warning, and Response – rimma.org

Historical

  • When a Medieval Monk Crowdsourced the Most Accurate Map of the World – openculture.com

 

 

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eCARTO News March 2024

eCARTO News captures the latest cartographic news and developments from around the world. If you have any general cartography items of interest then please email them to David Fraser, editor of eCARTO News.

Opportunities & Publications

Conferences & Seminars

Applications of Mapping

  • Astronomers Unveil Largest-Ever Map of Universe’s Active Supermassive Black Holes – nyu.edu
  • Night sky, March 2024: What you can see tonight [maps] – space.com
  • Blind navigators use Braille maps to guide drivers – timesofindia.indiatimes.com
  • Iceland | Volcanic eruption in Reykjanes peninsula – reliefweb.int

Maps – Collective

Map Societies

Opinion

Technical

Animal Tracking

Cartographers

  • John Ogilby’s America (1671) – storymaps.arcgis.com
  • ‘I wanted to do something useful’: the teenager who drew edible maps for Australia’s wartime pilots – theguardian.com
  • UMW Map-Makers Bring Lafayette’s Journey to Life – umw.edu

 

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eCARTO News February 2024

eCARTO News captures the latest cartographic news and developments from around the world. If you have any general cartography items of interest then please email them to David Fraser, editor of eCARTO News.

Navigation and Cartography

“As It Happens” Cartography

  • UK weather – msn.com
  • Map of large grass fire north of North Platte – knopnews2.com
  • Map Shows California Cities to Get Hit Hardest With Rain – newsweek.com
  • Map shows where AT&T outages hit cellphone users across the U.S. – finance.yahoo.com
  • Natchitoches unveils new online crime mapping system – ktbs.com
  • New interactive map shows spread of measles across London – mylondon.news

Risk Mapping

  • Map plots riskiest chemical release hot spots – eenews.net
  • Tent City Nation: Mapping stories of homeless encampments across Canada – ottawacitizen.com
  • Map shows where “explosive hurricanes” could hit the United States after weather warning issued – irishstar.com
  • Where are U.S. earthquakes most likely? A new map shows the hazard risks – sciencenews.org

Applications of Mapping

  • Advanced Aerial Mapping Unveils England’s Hedgerows – miragenews.com
  • Ohio eclipse map – fox8.com
  • Researchers use the latest technology to more accurately map the Oregon Trail over the Blue Mountains – eastoregonian.com
  • North Dakota Tourism releases enhanced website interactive map and website features – valleynewslive.com
  • Interactive map of Frederick Douglass’ influence across America will be available to public – news.iu.edu
  • Bridger-Teton National Forest seeks input on Story Map – localnews8.com
  • Genoa Township Updates Radon Map – whmi.com

Environment

  • Wetlands map identifies areas that could be affected by sea level rise – baytobaynews.com
  • Map reveals US states with 100% fatal ‘zombie deer disease’ – metro.co.uk
  • Google joins mission to map methane from space – bbc.com

Social media and maps

  • Instagram is working on a ‘Friend Map’ feature that would let you track friends’ locations – yahoo.com

Opinion

  • Mapping Earth’s atmospheric rivers could help improve predictions for intense rain – news.yahoo.com
  • Maps are guided by power, not truth – iai.tv

Just Atlases & Maps

  • Photoatlas Series – Photoatlas Series
  • Mappa Mundi: The greatest medieval map in the world – bbc.com
  • Great Bend Museum unveils restored historic 1796 map of Jackson County – wvnews.com
  • A recently restored 1830s map of Ripley – wvnews.com

Industry News

  • Hivemapper: Mapping 140 Million KM on Solana – altcoinbuzz.io
  • Mobile Mapping Market Will Hit Big Revenues In Future – einnews.com
  • C-MAP Updates Cartography for North America – wired2fish.com
  • A new way to discover places with generative AI in Maps – blog.google
  • USGS expands National Map digital offerings – usgs.gov

Cartographers

  • Artist cartographer creates ‘wild world’ map with no national borders and 1,642 species – abc.net.au

Technology

  • Everything you need to know about 3D mapping cameras – automate.org

 

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eCARTO News January 2024

eCARTO News captures the latest cartographic news and developments from around the world. If you have any general cartography items of interest then please email them to David Fraser, editor of eCARTO News.

New Technology

  • New technology is helping scientists map the ocean floor in the Galapagos – dal.ca
  • RaCERS project to boost map-making and environmental monitoring – news.satnews.com
  • Tesla Launched a Cool 3D Map Visualization, but You Won’t Be Able To Use It – autoevolution.com
  • New Mapping Finds the Oceans Are Filled With “Dark Vessels” – news.yahoo.com

Publications

Solid, Liquid, Gas

Environment

  • Scientists Map Largest Deep-Sea Coral Reef to Date  – voanews.com
  • Where are the wolves? Colorado Parks and Wildlife debuts map tracking the new residents – cbsnews.com
  • Map: See where cicada broods will emerge for first time in over 200 years – usatoday.com
  • New USGS map shows California is at high risk for damaging earthquakes – sfgate.com
  • Great frigatebirds wearing backpacks map atmosphere – miragenews.com
  • A huge drone used to map the soil – icelandmonitor.mbl.is

Just Maps

Opinion

  • Research finds men are better at reading maps, but there’s a catch – bbc.com
  • Outcry as Ordnance Survey uses English names on official maps of Eryri national park – nation.cymru
  • Mapping science: How GIS transformed our view of the world – news.ucsb.edu
  • The Case for Collaboration Between OpenStreetMap and Overture Maps – geoweeknews.com
  • HD Map for the Autonomous Vehicles Market to grow by USD 5.38 billion from 2022 to 2027 – prnewswire.com
  • Maps are guided by power, not truth – iai.tv
  • 4,000-year-old rock with mysterious markings becomes a “treasure map” for archaeologists – cbsnews.com
  • Australians Claim to Create Most Complete Map of Universe’s History – learningenglish.voanews.com

Applications of Mapping

  • Perfecting Project Coordination – From Overhead Drones to Precision Indoor Mapping – geoweeknews.com
  • National first – NHVR launches National Network Map – miragenews.com

Cartographers

Education & Training

  • Create your own sky map, find the weirdest stars and explore the surface of the Moon with the EXPLORE astronomy toolkit – eurekalert.org

Map Collections

Opportunities

Cartography Lite

 

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eCARTO News December 2023

eCARTO News captures the latest cartographic news and developments from around the world. If you have any general cartography items of interest then please email them to David Fraser, editor of eCARTO News.

Insights

  • Geovisualization: Current Trends, Challenges, and Applications – Geographies
  • Stamou, L. Cartography and Art: A Comparative Study Based on Color. – geographies2010007
  • Iliopoulou, P.; Feloni, E. Spatial Modelling and Geovisualization of House Prices in the Greater Athens Region, Greece. Geographies 2022, 2, 111-131. – geographies2010008.
  • Zhang, S.; Lippitt, C.; Bogus, S.; Taylor, T.; Haley, R. Mapping Construction Costs at the National Level. Geographies 2022, 2, 132-144. – geographies2010009.
  • Li, M.; McGrath, H.; Stefanakis, E. Geovisualization of Hydrological Flow in Hexagonal Grid Systems. Geographies 2022, 2, 227-244. – geographies2020016.
  • Wada, K.; Wallner, G.; Vos, S. Studying the Utilization of a Map-Based Visualization with Vitality Datasets by Domain Experts. Geographies 2022, 2, 379-396. –  geographies2030024.
  • Blana, N.; Kavadas, I.; Tsoulos, L. A Constraint-Based Generalization Model Incorporating a Quality Control Mechanism. Geographies 2023, 3, 321-343. –  geographies3020017.
  • Lampropoulos, G.; Panagiotopoulos, G.; Giannakoula, C.; Kokkalas, A. Geovisualization of Historical Geospatial Data: A Web Mapping Application for the 19th-Century Kaupert’s Maps of Attica. Geographies 2023, 3, 398-415. –  geographies3020021.

Podcast

Just Maps

Education & Training & Opportunities

Vacation Relaxation

 

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eCARTO News November 2023

eCARTO News captures the latest cartographic news and developments from around the world. If you have any general cartography items of interest then please email them to David Fraser, editor of eCARTO News.

Insights

Digital

Just Maps

  • Fisheye view of Chattanooga and vicinity showing troop positions in 1863 – loc.gov
  • The Pacific Rim – Reddit
  • 1799 Vancouver Map of Vancouver Island, Washington, and Puget Sound – Geographicus Rare Antique Maps
  • 1840 QMG Manuscript Map of Kandahar, Afghanistan and its Immediate Environs – Antique Maps
  • Skiing’s Next Illustrious Map Designer Unveils New Work – powder.com

Industry

  • 1m Square Kilometers of Updated Satellite Imagery in Europe and Brazil – Mapbox
  • NUVIEW’s quest to map Earth’s land surface every year – geoweeknews.com

Education & Training & Opportunities

Cartographers

  • Scientists Clinch Top Prize at 2023 National Mapping Science Award – miragenews.com
  • Darlington man turned his passion for creating Lord of the Rings-style fantasy maps into a full-time career – chroniclelive.co.uk
  • Adventure cartography: High-tech and high-touch – wvnews.com
  • ‘I wanted to do something useful’: the teenager who drew edible maps for Australia’s wartime pilots – theguardian.com

Environment

Related

  • History Tree of Europe – David Rumsey
  • Ancient Makkah-centered map fetches over $2m at auction in London – arabnews.com
  • USDA updates plant hardiness map for the first time in more than a decade – npr.org
  • Cardiff volunteers help to map city’s ancient and veteran trees – nation.cymru
  • Autonomous excavator creates 3D map of rocks to build 19-foot-tall wall – uk.news.yahoo.com
  • Modeling walking accessibility to urban parks using Google Maps crowdsourcing database in the high-density urban environments of Hong Kong – nature.com
  • Vietnam on Dutch maps – miragenews.com

 

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eCARTO News October 2023

eCARTO News captures the latest cartographic news and developments from around the world. If you have any general cartography items of interest then please email them to David Fraser, editor of eCARTO News.

Industry

  • Geospatial pioneer celebrates anniversary with mobile mapping solution launch – gim-international.com
  • Bentley Sees Potential of AI, Gets Deeper in Subsurface Mapping – enr.com
  • Data Doctors: Google Maps vs. Waze – wtop.com
  • Google Maps vs. Apple Maps: Which navigation app is best? – tomsguide.com
  • The cool new Apple Maps features you’re not using, but should be – thepointsguy.com

Education & Training & Opportunities

Cartographers

History

  • A $7.5-million find: Overlooked Getty estate sale map turns out to be 14th century treasure – latimes.com
  • Map of the Ancient Roman World from their perspective – vividmaps.com

Out of this world

  • NASA Is Locating Ice on Mars With This New Map – nasa.gov
  • Atacama Cosmology Telescope Reveals New Dark Matter Map – miragenews.com
  • Precision Space Map Measures 400,000 Nearby Galaxies – miragenews.com

Just Maps

Related

Environment

  • Mapping methane: Satellites seek out gas-spewing waste sites – aljazeera.com
  • MapLab: Uncovering the Native Landscape of Los Angeles – bloomberg.com
  • Mapping hidden meltwater paths in glaciers: importance – miragenews.com
  • Remember the climate map from your school atlas? Here’s what climate change is doing to it – phys.org
  • Wildlife Worldwide Contaminated by Flame Retardants: New Map – ens-newswire.com
  • Research Refines Accuracy of East Asia’s Planted Forest Mapping – miragenews.com
  • Proposed offshore wind map protects a key Maine lobster fishing ground – newhampshirebulletin.com

 

 

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eCARTO News September 2023

eCARTO News captures the latest cartographic news and developments from around the world. If you have any general cartography items of interest then please email them to David Fraser, editor of eCARTO News.

Publications

Education & Training & Opportunities

  • British Cartographic Society 2022-2023 Awards – cartography.org.uk
  • New multimedia cartography laboratory opened at University Park – psu.edu

History

Built Environment

Just Maps

Cartophiles

Industry

  • Map buried inside your phone reveals where you’ve been and photos you snapped there – foxnews.com

Related

 

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