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Bulletin of the GSI (Vol.50)

  • Summary of Global Mapping Forum 2003 in Okinawa and its Outcomes


  • Special Issue: The 16th United Nations Regional Cartographic Conference for Asia and the Pacific
    (The 16th UNRCC-AP)


  • Spatial Data Infrastructure Work in Japan 2000 - 2003

    Government of Japan

  • Technical Cooperation in Surveying, Mapping and Chartihg by Japan

    Geographical Survey Institute
    Hydrographic and Oceanographic Department
    Geological Survey of Japan/ National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
    Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
    Japan International Cooperation Agency

  • The New Geodetic Reference System of Japan -Its adoption and application to our products-

    Geographical Survey Institute

  • Recent Volcanic Disaster Countermeasures Taken by GSI

    Geographical Survey Institute

  • Promotion of Global Mapping Project
    -Activities of the ISCGM Secretariat and Japanese Government-

    Yoshihisa HOSHINO, Hiromichi MARUYAMA, Hiroshi MASAHARU, Mitsuo IWASE,
    Toru NAGAYAMA, Otohiko SHIMIZU and Hidenori FUJIMURA

  • General Contents on the Bulletin of Geographical Survey Institute

Global Mapping Forum 2003 in Okinawa was held on July 12-15, 2003 at Ginowan City, in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. This forum was attended by over 200 participants from 41 countries and 7 international organizations. The technical program of the Forum included 30 presentations and 2 panel discussions with vigorous discussion about Global Mapping. A major outcome of this Forum was the unanimous adaptation of the Okinawa Declaration on Global Map. In the words of the Declaration, "By having complete Global Map coverage by 2007 we will provide a spatial framework to facilitate the actions of the countries of the world both individually and collectively to conserve our fragile environment and make the development of our societies more viable and sustainable for future generations."

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