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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 November 2022

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.

Step Back In Time

Education & Training

  • Mapping reception of latitude and longitude in early modern China – Mirage News

Opportunities& Activities

  • Cartographic Collections Manager – rgs.org
  • Symposium ICA Spring Olomouc 2023 – upol.cz


  • Meet the man behind a London Underground-style map featuring a staggering 618 Leeds pubs and clubs – Yorkshire Evening Post
  • From bus routes to gutters, tech-savvy youth map Mali’s capital – Africanews
  • Celebrating Marie Tharp – google.com

Uncovering the past

  • Team of divers complete three-year mission to create 3D map of sunken World War II Japanese submarine – ABC News
  • Mapping Rock Glaciers To Understand Their Future on Earth and Mars – irishtechnews.ie

Interactive Maps

  • New Scrollable Map of the Universe Reminds Us How Tiny We Really Are – CNET
  • New interactive map shows 200,000 galaxies, a slice of the known universe – CTV News

Fauna & Mapping

  • Study: Zebrafish are smarter than we thought – MIT News

Changing Marine Environment

  • The ‘mind-blowing’ sea floor changes caused by Tongan volcanic eruption – ABC News
  • Predictive map of Britain shows large part of Midlands vanishing into sea in 80 years – nottinghampost.com
  • More efficient ocean mapping and monitoring – sciencex.com

Making Sense of Our World

  • Results of Philly’s Citizen Science Heat Mapping Study Expected in Spring – wdiy.org
  • Sydney suburbs remapped according to how they feel, sound and smell – ABC News
  • Mapping path from smell to perception – Mirage News

Changing Technologies

  • Google Maps adds electric vehicle fast-charger search support – Drive
  • AR-based search with Live View for Google Maps coming soon – GSMArena.com
  • Cleveland replaces maps with tablets in snowplows, to clear roads more efficiently – cleveland.com
  • Mobile Mapping Hardware and Software for all Professionals – Geo Week News
  • Nexar Releases CityStream™ Live, the Real-Time Mapping Platform for the Modern Mobility Ageprnewswire.com
  • Saildrone to expand its seabed mapping missions in Atlantic, Pacific – defensenews.com
  • Tiger sharks with cameras on their backs map ‘world’s biggest’ seagrass meadow in Bahamas – ABC News
  • The world’s largest indoor mapping deployment goes live at a leading home improvement store chain in the US – prnewswire.com
  • Innoviz and Kudan Announce Partnership for LiDAR-Based Geospatial Mapping Solution Across Various Industries and Use-Cases – prnewswire.com
  • Archaeologists mapping Spring Bay cornfield for future excavation – pjstar.com


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