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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 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


  • 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


  • 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


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


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


Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed by the weblink authors are their own and do not represent the official position of the ICA. The links are assembled for information and education purposes only.