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Cartography is the study and practice of making and using maps. Combining science, aesthetics and technique, cartography builds on the premise that reality can be modeled in ways that communicate spatial information effectively.

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Organizations relating to Cartography

Trade Union International of Workers in Geology, Geodesy and Cartography / Moscow, Russia
Centre européen de cartographie ethnolinguistique / Est. 1986
Cambridge Conference for National Mapping Organizations / Southampton, UK / Est. 1928
Atlas Alliance / Oslo, Norway / Est. 1981
Global Mapping International / Colorado Springs CO, USA / Est. 1983
Chart and Nautical Instrument Trade Association / London, UK / Est. 1918
Afriterra Foundation
Mediterranean and Black Seas Hydrographic Commission / Monte Carlo, Monaco / Est. 1978
Baltic Sea Hydrographic Commission / Monte Carlo, Monaco / Est. 1983
The Brussels Map Circle / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1998
United Nations Regional Cartographic Conference for the Americas
United Nations Regional Cartographic Conference for Asia and the Pacific / New York NY, USA / Est. 1953
African Association of Cartography
European Cartographic Institute / Brussels, Belgium
Federación Internacional de Topógrafos
ATLAS logistique / Est. 1993
International Map Association
Automated Mapping/Facilities Management - Europe / Paris, France
Central Bureau for the International Map of the World on the Scale of One in a Million / Est. 1913
United Nations Regional Cartographic Conference for Africa
International Society on Participatory Mapping
International Society for the History of Cartography
International Conference on the History of Cartography / Est. 1964
International Society for Brain Electromagnetic Topography / Giesen, Germany / Est. 1989
International Society for the History of the Map / Est. 2011
Committee for Mapping the Flora of Europe / Helsinki, Finland / Est. 1965
African Regional Institute for Geospatial Information Science and Technology / Ile Ife, Nigeria / Est. 1972
International Map Industry Association / Hanover MD, USA
International Map Industry Association / Hanover MD, USA / Est. 1981
International Working Group on Satellite-Based Emergency Mapping / Est. 2012
Fondation Europ'Atlas / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2007
International Ice Charting Working Group / Est. 1999
Eastern Atlantic Hydrographic Commission / Monte Carlo, Monaco / Est. 1984
Atlas Economic Research Foundation / Arlington VA, USA / Est. 1981
Congress on Regional Geological Cartography and Information Systems
Marine Geological and Biological Habitat Mapping / Eastsound WA, USA
Commission for the Geological Map of the World / Paris, France / Est. 1881
International Cartographic Association / Neuchâtel, Switzerland / Est. 1959
CartONG / Chambéry, France / Est. 2006
Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 1975
International Map Collectors' Society / Est. 1980
OpenStreetMap Foundation / Cambridge, UK / Est. 2006
European Spatial Data Research / Est. 1953
Pan American Institute of Geography and History / Mexico City, Mexico / Est. 1928

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Action Strategies relating to Cartography

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Managing Internet domain names
Improving cartographic information
Coordinating mapping services
Studying invertebrates
Surveying bird populations
Mapping land systems
Researching futures
Improving international map of the world
Tactical systems chart
Developing cartography
Stabilizing orthographic standards
Doing without adequate accurate maps
Disseminating cartographic knowledge
Mapping organizations
Mapping pollutant pathways for transboundary air pollution
Holding mapping conferences
Improving cartographic skills
Coordinating cartographic research
Coordinating cartography databases
Coordinating mapping in earth sciences

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