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eCARTO News April 2018

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.

Investigative Cartography


Cartographic Opportunities and Resources


  • NavVis Marks Breakthrough in Reality Capture Technology with New Indoor Mobile Mapping System – satnews.com
  • Carmera to provide live mapping services for Renovo’s automated mobility ecosystem – traffictechnologytoday.com
  • A Geo-Odyssey of UAS LiDAR Mapping – insideunmannedsystems.com
  • Map Maker Aims to Be Silicon Valley Conduit to China’s Car Market – bloomberg.com
  • Mapbox Hires Former Tesla Autopilot Designer to Rethink Driverless-Car Maps – wsj.com
  • EarthSense adds PM2.5 to MappAir pollution map – airqualitynews.com
  • MRTouch Turns Any Physical Surface Into A Mixed Reality Touch Screen – tomshardware.com
  • Better-performing mapping system searches the streets – newatlas.com

Mapping Beyond Terra-firma

  • Constellations of State Fragility – die-gdi.del
  • How a Star Mapping Satellite Could Find Alien Life – popularmechanics.com
  • Galactic Archaeology and the key to Mapping Star DNA – edgylabs.com
  • It’s Full of Stars: New 3-D Milky Way Map Could Settle Debate over Who Discovered the First Exoplanet – scientificamerican.com
  • Map of Arctic Claims – cor.europa.eu
  • Mystery shipwreck found off West Australian coast a thrill for mapping team – abc.net.au
  • The Quest to Map the Mysteries of the Ocean Floor – bbc.com
  • Behind The Quest To Map The Seabed by 2030 – newsdeeply.com
  • Seafloor map shows why Greenland’s glaciers melt at different rates – sciencenews.org

Cartography Projects

  • Map records UK’s small ups and downs – bbc.com
  • Explore an Interactive Aerial Map of the Past – atlasobscura.com
  • This UH Research Center Is Revolutionizing Archaeology – houstoniamag.com
  • Meet TasteAtlas;, The First Global Local Food Map – total-croatia-news.com
  • Drones are helping to map Greenland’s melting glaciers – wired.co.uk
  • Mapping History with Long Lost Oakland – eastbayexpress.com
  • Google Maps Unveils Tool to Locate Drug Disposal Sites – nextgov.com
  • Scientists aim to get ahead of fast-flowing glaciers – folio.ca
  • This Map Takes All the Guesswork Out of Confusing Street Parking Rules – citylab.com
  • Building better maps for the disability community – cnet.com

Cartography of the Untamed