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Commission on Mountain Cartography
Type of Structure: society / association
Regional Scope: global
Parent Organisations: International Cartographic Association
Child Organisations:
Duration : 0 to present
Contact Address: no office contact defined

holding an official function in ICA-CMC

General information and objectives

• Definition of the scope of subjects of high mountain cartography
• Promotion of mountain cartography.
• Providing a platform to promote the exchange of ideas and scientific collaboration between scientists in mountain cartography and related fields.

1. Internal and external communication:
Email, web-site, organisation of joint workshops on specific thematic subjects in
mountain cartography.
Collaboration with other ICA and national commissions.
2. Survey and indexing of topics within mountain cartography and its related fields:
Compilation of web-based compendium.
Collection of mountain cartography specific and related links.
Collection of bibliographic references.
Status of national mountain cartography activities (federal agencies, private companies, etc.).
3. Promotion of joint research projects with other organisations and ICA commissions.
The intended products are the website, the compendium of mountain cartography (definitions, etc.),
the bibliography, the workshops, and journal articles.

For further details, link to the ICA-CMC Home Page

Last update: 2/26/01
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2018)

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