Release of "Global Map of and around Southern Qinghai, China"
1.Release of the map
The map "Global Map of and around Southern Qinghai, China" is released. This map includes the area hit by the earthquake in 14 April. This map shows the location and geographical status of around Southern Qinghai, China.
2.Use of this map
3.Global Mapping Project
The Global Map data development is underway steered by the International Steering Committee for Global Mapping (ISCGM). The Geospatial Information Authority of Japan (GSI) serves as the ISCGM Secretariat which takes a central role of the project management. The GSI also provides developing countries with necessary technologies.
The details of the project are shown at the following website.
- ISCGM: http://www.iscgm.org/