“Historical maps, atlas maps, and toponymy”, Leipzig, Germany, 21-23 August
pre-conference event of ICC Dresden three ICA commissions/working groups, i.e. the ICA Commission on the
History of Cartography (chair: Elri Liebenberg,
South Africa), the ICA Commission on Atlases (chair: Peter Jordan, Austria) and the ICA/IGU WG/Commission
on Toponymy (chair: Paulo de Menezes,
Brazil) in co-operation with the Leibniz Institute of Regional Research
[Leibniz Institut für Länderkunde, IfL] Leipzig, met in the facilities of this
Institute in Leipzig. The seminar saw 40 registered participants and 17 paper
presentations with a lot of fruitful interdisciplinary discussion. The
proceedings will be published open access by the host institute as a volume of
its book series “forum IfL”.
Jordan, Peter (Austria): Principles of place names rendering in the various kinds of atlases
Spiess, Ernst (Switzerland): Toponymy in school
atlases in a multilingual environment – its evolution in the Swiss school
atlases during more than 100 years
Sieber, René (Switzerland): How to deal with historical maps in an interactive atlas – Experiences
from the Atlas of Switzerland
Wolodtschenko, Alexander (Germany): Towards a cartosemiotic research of names in diverse atlases
Losang, Eric (Germany): nationalatlanten.nationalatlas.de
– An interactive database on national atlases
Ferland, Yaïves (Canada):
The electoral topomynic drifts: Mapping the evolution of political
constituency names and limits in Québec
Fuchs, Stephan (Germany): Place names as ethnocultural indicators – The
example of German toponyms on maps of the American Midwest
(Hungary/Germany): Relation of toponymy and minorities living in the Vojvodina
Region in the beginning of the 20th century
Losang, Eric (Germany): Geoimaginaries – A virtual research environment for
Ormeling, Ferjan (Netherlands):
Names on old maps
(United Kingdom): Reflections on the links between toponymy and lettering on
Jeppe’s and other maps of the Transvaal between 1877 and 1907
Palagiano, Cosimo (Italy): The shape of
Italy on ancient maps
Slukan Altić, Mirela (Croatia):
The German contribution to the 19th century cartography of European
Turkey with special regard to Heinrich Kiepert
Geršič, Matjaž; Kladnik,
Drago (Slovenia): Cigale's World
Atlas and its impact on Slovenian exonyms
Menezes, Paulo de
(Brazil): Linking Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil, through historical cartography
Qi, Qingwen et al. (China): Ancient maps and mapping technologies in
Ming, Qing Dynasty and Mingguo Period
Braun, Lindsay Frederick (USA): Colonial
conquest and toponym shifts in the Kei Valley, South Africa, 1850-1900
ICA Atlas Commission Session with presentations of new
atlases from Central Europe (and beyond) within the International Symposium on Service-Oriented Mapping (SOMAP 2012), Vienna,
Austria, 22 November 2012
Federal Office for Metrology and Surveying [Bundesamt für Eich- und
Vermessungswesen (BEV)], 1020 Wien, Schiffamtsgasse 1-3
ICA Commission on Map Production and Geobusiness, ICA Commission on Atlases, ICA Commission on Map Projections,
ICA Commission on Maps and the Internet,
ICA Commission on Use and User Issues.
Seger Martin (Austria): Atlas of the
Ptaček Pavel (Czech Republic): Atlas of
the Carpathian Macroregion
Feranec Jan (Slovakia): Land
Use/Cover Changes in Selected Regions in the World – 7 volumes of the Atlas issued
Bičík Ivan (Czech Republic): Y. Himiyama, I. Bičík, J. Feranec (eds.) (2012):
Land Use/Cover Changes in Selected Regions in the World, Vol. VII
Voželínek Vít, Brychtová Alžběta, Vondráková
Alena, Michalík Jan (Czech
Republic): Atlas of Special Education Centres in the Czech Republic
Kupková Lucie (Czech Republic): Atlas of Socio-spatial Differentiation in the
Czech Republic, Karolinum, 2011.
Mladek Jozef (Slovakia): Population Atlas
Kusendova Dagmar, Majo Juraj
(Slovakia): Historical Atlas of the Lutheran Church
Kocsis Károly, Kovács Anikó, Agárdi Norbert (Hungary): Hungary in Maps, Southeastern
Europe in Maps, Ukraine in Maps
Losang Eric (Germany): Digital Atlas of
Political Representations of Space in Central-East Europe in the 20th
Kreft Wolfgang (Germany): City Atlas
ICA Commission Workshop on City Atlases, Guangzhou, China, 15-16 November 2012
held in the framework of the 7th National Conference on Cartography and Geographic
Information Systems of China, jointly
organized by the Geographical Society of China, the Surveying and Mapping
Society of China, and the Geological Society of China.
Venue: Sun Yat-sen University, Xin-gang West Road
No.135, Guangzhou, China, 510275
City atlases under various aspects
Voželinek Vít (Olomouc, Czech Republic): The contents of a thematic atlas: From
map collection towards an atlas information system
Qi Qingwen (Bejing): Summary and
achievements of city atlases in China
Gierczak Dariusz (Marburg, Germany): Historical-Topographical Atlas of Silesian Towns
Du Qingyun (Wuhan): Research and practice
of an on-line urban dynamic electronic atlas
Long Yi, Liu Xiaoyan (Nanjing): Research and application of a phonic
city navigation atlas
Guo Renzhong, Liu
Jiangtao (Shenzhen): Technologies
and characteristics of the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Atlas
Jiang Hailiang, Zhang An (Shaoxing): Edition and features of the Shaoxing
Pang Xiaoping (Guangzhou): Technologies
and display of the Guangzhou Image Atlas
Hudeček Tomaš, Zakova Zuzana
(Prague, Czech Republic): Radial anamorphosis cartographic method – used for
thematic maps in a city Atlas
Ma Chenyan (Wuhan): Visual art design
of a city atlas
Atlases in the Formation of the Global Information Space”, 5th
All-Ukrainian Scientific and Practical Conference “National Mapping”, Kiev,
Ukraine, 13-14 September 2012
Venue: Kiev House of Scientists, Kiev, Volodymyrska str., 45А
National Committee of Geographers of Ukraine, Ukrainian Geographical Society,
International Cartographic Association (Commission on Atlases), Ukrainian
Cartographic Association, Ukrainian Academy of Sciences (Institute of
Geography), State Scientific and Production Enterprise “Kartographia”
Characteristics of national and regional atlases of different countries of the
world, modern conceptual approaches to the creation of national and regional
atlases, problems of information reflection and coordination of thematics of
border regions maps, Software and technology of creation of paper and
electronic versions of national atlases.
(Institute of Geography, Academy of Sciences of Ukraine): National Atlas - from the statement to the elements of the development and acute problems of our time.
(Austria): The role of national atlases in identity building.
Berlyant A. (Moscow State University):
Quincentenary Gerard Mercator and
modern atlas cartography.
Krayukhin A., Pozdnyak
V., Krivov S. (Scientific and Production Association
«Cartography», Moscow, Russia): The National Atlas of Russia - an
information resource of the country.
Kasimov N., Kotova T., Tikunov V. (Moscow State University, Russia): Atlas study of environmental conditions
Bondyrev I. (Vakhushti
Institute of Geography, Dzhavahashvili
Tbilisi State University, Georgia): The specifics of creating the thematic atlas «Geomorphology of the South Caucasus.
Rudenko L., Bochkovskaya A. (Institute of Geography,
Academy of Sciences of Ukraine): Resources of the National Atlases in forming
of global information systems.
Akiyanova F., Askarov
M., Iskakov N., Medeu
A., Malkovsky I., Skorintseva I., Tokmagambetov R. (Institute of
Geography of Republic Kazakhstan): The National Atlas of the
Republic of Kazakhstan – cartographic
basis for sustainable development.
Rudenko V., Rudenko S. (Yuriy Fedkovich Chernovtsy
National University, Ukraine): The structure of thematic atlas
of Ukraine. Natural resource potential.
Antipova E. (Belarusian State
University): Improvement of the thematic content of the section "population" of the National Atlas of the Republic of Belarus.
Nefedova T. (Institute of
Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences): Mapping of the modern features of agriculture in the national and thematic atlases of Russia.
Boriak G. (Institute of History
Sossa R. (SSPE
"Cartography"): Atlas of the Holodomor of Ukraine.
Elchaninov A. (D. Likhachev
Russian Research Institute for Cultural and Natural Heritage): Russian names on the world map.
Loza Y.: Versions historians and cartography: some thoughts after the publication of the 1st volume of Historical Atlas
Serdiuk M. Mahnyuk V., Kireeva I.
(A. Merseyev Institute of Hygiene and Medical Ecology of National Academy of
Medical Sciences of Ukraine): Medical-ecological component of national,
thematic and regional atlases.
Medvedev A. (Institute of Geography, Russian
Academy of Sciences): The organization of spatial data on the basis of electronic
and multimedia atlases.
Batuev A. Beshentsev A., Bychkov I., Dorzhgotov
D., Korytnyi L., Plyusnin
A., Slepchuk M.,
Tikunov V.,Tulokhonov A.: Design and creation Russian-Mongol
atlas of transboundary
Topchyev A., Nefedov N., Yavorskaya V. (I. Mechnikov Odessa National University,
Ukraine): Atlas marine economic complex of Ukraine: Conceptual bases, structure and content.
Kharchenko A., Vishnevsky
D., Khizhnyak V. (Institute of Economic Research, Russian Academy of
Sciences): Using the atlas
mapping in the development and implementation
of regional socio-economic programs and projects.
Syrodoev G. Kiryak
I., Syrodoev I.
(Institute of Ecology and Geography
of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova):
Experience in developing ecological atlas river basin of the Dniester River.
(Vilnius University, Lithuania): Web maps functionality analysis of the
Chabanyuk V., Dyshlyk O., Putrenko V. (Institute of Geography, Academy of
Sciences of Ukraine): The main technological solutions in designing of national
Sieber René (Institute of
Cartography and Geoinformation, ETH Zurich): Assessment of standards-compliant
Web Mapping Tools for Atlas Creation.
Vozenilek Vit, Vondrakova Alena (Palacky University,
Olomouc, Chezh Republic): Thematic diversity of the Czech scientific atlases in
context of national spatial data infrastructure
Karpinski Y., Liashenko A., Chyerin A. (Research Institute of Geodesy and
Cartography, Ukraine): Network of geoportals by the national geospatial data
Rossimel Alex (School
Jacaranda, Australia): Creating a multi-published student atlas« The Jacaranda
Atlas, 7th edition.
Urazbayeva G., Iskalieva
G., Karagulova R.,
Orazbekova K., Tanbaeva A. (Institute of Geography of Kazahstan): The
creation of The National Atlas of the
Republic of Kazakhstan with the use of GIS technology.
Krayukhin A. (Scientific and Production Association
«Cartography», Moscow, Russia): Some conceptual issues of
the state map information.
(Institute of Geography, Academy of Sciences of Ukraine): Reflections of
natural conditions and resources in the National Atlases of different
Osadchy V., Nabyvanets Y., Babichenko V., Balabuh V., Gorbachev L.,
Krakovskaia S., Skrynnik
A.: Regional climate change in Ukraine and their reflection in the national
(Institute of Geography, Academy of Sciences of Ukraine): Economics in the National Atlas of Ukraine compared to other
Bagrov N., Yakovenko I. (V. Vernadsky Taurian National University,
Ukraine): Theoretical and methodological approaches to the development of
Peresadko V. (V.
Karazin Kharkiv National University): Conceptual approaches to creating a
system of regional ecological - environmental mapping works.
Rovenchak I., Dikiy I, Hrytselyak V. (Ivan Franko Lviv National University, Maps
and Atlases», Ukraine): Conceptual approaches to
creating historical atlas of Ukrainian statehood.
Vistak O., Shabliy
O. (Ivan Franko
University), Sossa R. (SSPE "Cartography", Ukraine):
Complex atlas of the city: theoretical and methodological foundations of
Rudenko L., Putrenko V. (Institute of Geography, Academy of Sciences of Ukraine): Atlas of
the risks and dangers of emergencies.
Bobrik M. (P.
Masherova Vitebsk State University, Belarus): Atlas «The Belarusians» is the
first experience of creating an atlas of ethnic.
Kauryha P., Loginovа E.
(Belarusian state university): The state and development of climatic
cartography in Belarus.
Zhmoydyak R., Temples V. (Belarusian State University): Development of
the atlas mapping in Belarus.
Ishchuk S., Gladkiy O. (Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University): Problems of improvement
of economic efficiency of enterprises in the thematic atlases of Ukraine.
Cherlinka V., Dmitruk M. (Yuriy Fedkovich Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine):
The use of free software in creating thematic atlases.
Bezruchonak A. (Belarusian
state university): GIS-T in transportation geography: research perspectives for
transportation systems mapping.
Mouradian V., Asmaryan S. (Center for Ecological Noosphere Studies of NAS of republic Armenia): Getting
the thematic and integrated
maps using GIS technology
to create a regional eco-geographical
Atlas Syuniksogo Marz
Kurlovych D., Klebanovych N. (Belarusian
Geological and geomorphological GIS atlas Belarusian Poozerya.
Yatsuhno V. (Belarusian State University):
Mapping provision of management
of transboundary protected areas of Belarus and Lithuania.
(Ivan Franko Lviv National University, Ukraine): Functional and territorial
approach to atlas mapping of the population movement.
(Dnepropetrovsk National University, Ukraine): Features and problems atlas
mapping of customs
(Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University): Ukraine in the Black Sea
Euroregion: Problems of collaboration and cartographic mapping.
Isaev D. (State
Research and Production Enterprise «Cartography»):
Atlas of Ukraine's history.
Kiryukhin O. (V.
Karazin Kharkiv National University): Development of Atlas of the
Kovalchuk I., Evsyukov T., Savchuk O., Skavronskyy V. (National University of Life and
Environmental Sciences of Ukraine): Atlas mapping of land resources (for
example Fastiv Kyiv region).
Lubchenco V. («State mapping factory», Vinnitsa): Europe.
Patrakeyev I. (Kharkov national academy of municipal economy): Creating multimedia atlases
of territories as GIS mapping direction.
Mokienko A., Leonov S., Minkova S., Mozhyna O., Wise E. (Ukrainian Research Institute of
Medical Rehabilitation and Balneology of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine,
Odessa): State inventory of natural medicinal resources as part of the national
and global information space.
Onyschak OV Ostrouh VI, Rudenko, I. (State Research and Production
Enterprise "Cartography"): English version of the complex atlas of the Kiev region – Spatial Data
Infrastructure component of the region.
Pidgrushnyi G., Kachayev Y. (Institute of Geography, Academy of Sciences of Ukraine): Background
and conceptual framework of creating Economic and Investment Atlas of Ukraine.
(Ivan Franko Lviv National University): Science activity of Academic S.
Rudnitsky in atlas mapping.
V.,. Medeu A.,
Ranova S. (Institute of Geography of Kazahstan): Atlas of the natural and
technological hazards and risks
of emergency situation in the Republic of Kazakhstan with the use of GIS
(Institute of Geography, Academy of Sciences of Ukraine): The implementation of
the concept of Open web-atlas of Ukraine in the changing
paradigm of knowledge management.
Veklich L., Pivak L., Rudenko I. (State
Research and Production Enterprise "Cartography"): Atlas touristic mapping.
Barladin O., Busol
I. («Institute of Advanced Technologies »): Peculiarities of creating electronic mapping resources
nationwide on example of products of the Institute of advanced technology.
Chernova A., Alyabyna I., Urusevskaya I. (Lomonosov
Moscow State University): Reference
and information system of the Atlas of
soil of the Russian Federation.
Malysheva N., Zolyna T., Vladimirova N., Raychenko N., Popyk S. (All-Russian Research Institute for
forestry and Mechanization of Forestry): Methodology and experience in creating electronic atlas of maps of a directory type according
to the state forest registry.
(Institute of Geography, Academy of Sciences of Ukraine): The structure of the
atlas of cultural and natural heritage of Ukraine.
Yogyakarta, Indonesia, October
Workshop of the ICA Commission on National and Regional
Recent Directions in National Atlas Cartography
Regional, City and School Atlases as
Expressions and Carriers of
- ICA Commission on National and Regional Atlases
- National Coordinating Agency for Survey and Mapping, Indonesia
- Faculty of Geography, University of Gadjah Mada,
- Indonesian Cartography Association
- Indonesian Geography Association (IGI)
- Association of Geographers of the Gadjah Mada
First Circular Information
Pre-conference workshop on
recent national, regional, city, thematic and school atlases, Paris, France, 1-2
As a pre-conference event of the 25th
International Cartographic Conference in Paris, July 3-8, 2011, the ICA
Commission on National and Regional Atlases organised July 1-2, 2011, in the
facilities of the Institut géographique national (IGN), in Paris-Vincennes a workshop on national, regional, city, thematic and school atlases.
This workshop was a sequence of short presentations of new atlases, new atlas
editions and installments or functional improvements/extensions of electronic
atlases. It was open for all types of atlases published 2009 and later.
Sieber Réne (Switzerland): Atlas of
Sanchez-Ortiz Rodriguez Pilar (Spain): The National Atlas of Spain
(1955-1985): Facsimile digital version
Losang Eric (Germany): From offline product to online
atlas – the National Atlas of Germany so far and in the future
Hanewinkel Christian (Gemany): “Germany in Maps” – An
online regional geo-graphy
Qi Qingwen (China): Edition
and technical achievements of national & provincial atlases in China – taking two atlases as
Regional, urban and thematic atlases
Yu Dongmei (China): Atlas of Gender
Equality and Women's Development in China
Kubiček Petr (Czech Republic): Landscape Atlas of the
(Switzerland): Statistical Atlas of Switzerland
(Switzerland): Political Atlas of Switzerland (Election Atlas 2011)
(Germany): A national, a regional and a city atlas (Luxemburg, Ruhr, Nürnberg)
Wolodtschenko Alexander (Germany): Minidisplay-atlases and information
Jordan Peter (Austria): Two new
instalments of the Atlas of Eastern and South-eastern Europe
CNRA Business Meeting
Santiago de Chile (Chile), 19 November 2009
- Report on Commission activities since ICC Moscow
- Election of a vice-chair
- Commission website
- Edition of the "cook book" for atlas editors
- Future activities
- Other agenda
Week of Geographical Names in Timişoara
Timişoara (Romania), 9-13 September 2008
- the UNGEGN Working Group on
- and the Commission on National
and Regional Atlases (CNRA) of the International Cartographic Association
will bring together experts on geographical names and cartographers to discuss the
topic of geographical names and their different modes of use in a comprehensive
way. The week will be organized in the form of two subsequent meetings
accessible not only for the members of the respective subgroup, but for all
other participants interested. A common excursion to the city of Timişoara and to villages
in its surroundings with various cultural backgrounds will round up the event.
Timişoara is the centre of the Romanian Banat
and a multicultural city. It is easily accessible by air from several major
European airports (transportation essentials ). The joint meeting will take place in the Adam-Mueller-Guttenbrunn-House, the
German cultural centre located at the fringe of the downtown (venue map). Accommodation can be
provided by hotels nearby.
The week is open for all persons interested (irrespective of UNGEGN divisions
and working groups as well as ICA
English will be the usual working language,
but French is also very welcome
and special translation arrangements will be provided.
Timisoara transportation essentials
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