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In 1984 Congress enacted as part of an amendment to the Communication Act of 1934 a requirement that cable operators with 36 or more activated channels set aside part of their channel capacity for use by programmers that are not affiliated with them.
Cartographic, a video program distributor, filed a complaint with the Commission on August 1, 1994, pursuant to the administrative commercial leased access dispute resolution provisions at 47 C.F.R. Cartographic's complaint alleges that TCI violated section 612(c)(2) of the Communications Act by, among other things, imposing a scrambling requirement on Cartographic's programming because of its content.
TCI asserts that Cartographic fails to allege an adjudicated violation of the leased access rules in its complaint to the Commission and that, therefore, the Commission is without jurisdiction to hear the complaint.
www.fcc.gov /Bureaus/Cable/Orders/1994/da941300.txt   (1325 words)

 History and Background (Geography and Map Reading Room, Library of Congress)
Because surveying and mapping are significant U.S. government functions and responsibilities, approximately 60 percent of the maps and 20 percent of the atlases are received from offical sources.
The Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress provides cartographic and geographic information for all parts of the world to the Congress, Federal agencies, state and local governments, the scholarly community, and to the general public.
It is the largest and most comprehensive cartographic collection in the world, numbering over 4.6 million maps, including 60,000 atlases, 6,000 reference works, numerous globes and three-dimensional plastic relief models, and a large number of cartographic materials in other formats, including electronic.
www.loc.gov /rr/geogmap/gmhist.html   (863 words)

 METAMUTE : M24: Web Exclusives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
After her active involvement in the recent Cartographic Congress at London's Limehouse Town Hall, Marina Vishmidt was prompted to consider the problematics of contemporary cartography.
The Mapping Contemporary Capitalism project at the Cartographic Congress was a six-day planning session held in the first week of June.
This is also the sentiment of Marcus Lutyens, whose presentation at the Cartographic Congress, May 25, drew on 3D modelling technology adapted for simulations and game environments to project the responses of Italian architecture students to their experience of being hypnotised by Marcus Lutyens.
www.metamute.com /look/article.tpl?IdLanguage=1&IdPublication=1&NrIssue=24&NrSection=5&NrArticle=914&ST_max=0   (1554 words)

 Cartographic Acquisitions at the Library of Congress
The present cartographic collections consist of 3 1/2 million maps and charts, 40,000 atlases, 250 globes, 2,000 three-dimensional plastic relief models and other unique cartographic formats such as primitive maps, silk maps, powder horn maps, maps on fans, balloon globes, maps on microforms and examples of digitized map data.
Cartographic materials in many different formats are acquired on a continuing basis for the collections.
The general cartographic acquisitions policy is, "The Library of Congress will endeavor to acquire for its permanent collections at least one copy of each edition, revision or reproduction of every currently available map which makes any significant contribution to knowledge.
home.earthlink.net /~dawise/LCCA.htm   (1291 words)

 [dorkbotlondon-blabber] open money/maps/secret undergroundlondon trips
The meals will be organised ad-hoc to accommodate the cartographers for that week, and there have already been some brilliant suggestions for field trips including some ideas for urban subterranian exploration, visits to decomissioned listening stations and small museum-sheds in Cornwall.
Apart from that, individual projects, collaborations and displays of cartographic activity are being planned by smaller cells of participants to emerge, gloriously in time for the Congress...
The Cartographic Congress would be a great place to bring that project and show it off and develop it, so please get in touch about it.
dorkbot.org /pipermail/dorkbotlondon-blabber/2003-February/000117.html   (638 words)

 University of Openess: No Tuition Fees! No Objectivity! No Success! - Cartographic Congress
The CartographicCongress was a meeting of maps and map makers that took place between May and June 2003.
Over a six week period, cartographers were invited to situate a map in and around LimehouseTownHall in East London.
The 'Map Room' was open (almost) every day as a cartographic resource centre and each week there was one meal and one field trip to areas of cartographic interest within reach of London.
twenteenthcentury.com /uo/index.php/CartographicCongress   (172 words)

 ArcNews Summer 2005 Issue -- The Congressional Cartography Program Responds to United States Senate and House of ...
The long-range mission of CCP is to perform the essential data acquisition and integration and cartographic design to develop customized applications for members and committees of congress and the Congressional Research Service—the public policy research arm of congress.
CCP not only provides an ample opportunity for the Library of Congress to offer a dynamic service to congress, but it also gives academia and industry the chance to promote GIS technology and geographic education as a whole.
Currently, the more sophisticated GIS requests from congress are just beginning, mainly because many staff members are only now catching on to the capabilities that GIS has to offer for their projects.
www.esri.com /news/arcnews/summer05articles/the-congressional.html   (1008 words)

 Maps Cataloging
Cartographic material, including maps, atlases and globes, for the Beinecke Library which receive original cataloging are cataloged according to the latest full national standards for descriptive cataloging.
This field contains mathematical data associated with cartographic material, including a statement of scale, statement of projection and/or a statement of bounding coordinates.
Generous name access points are made to bring out contributors such as editors, engravers, printers, cartographers, surveyors, publishers and issuing bodies.
www.library.yale.edu /BeinCatM/map_cataloging.html   (684 words)

 IUSM Newsletter 2.2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Lawrence Fritz, ISPRS Congress Director, 1988-1992, has provided a report on the tremendous success of the Congress, which was held at the Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. in August 1992.
The organizers, the International Cartographic Association (ICA) and the German Society for Cartography (Deutsche Gessellschaft für Kartographie - DGfK), have arranged both conferences in such a way as to be able to present them to the expected 1500 - 2000 participants as a joint International Cartographic Congress.
The joint International Cartographic Congress is integrated into Geotechnica, which will be held as an international exhibition for geo-sciences and geo-techniques from May 5-8, 1993, in the Congress-Centrum West of the Köln Messe.
lareg.ensg.ign.fr /IUSM/News22.html   (2464 words)

 Reproductions of Library of Congress Cartographic Material (Geography and Map Reading Room, Library of Congress)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Library does not grant nor deny permission concerning the use of cartographic images.
Non-copyrighted cartographic materials reproduced from GandM collections may be used without permission of the Division.
When material reproduced from GandM collections is used in a publication, the Division requests a credit line stating that this material was reproduced from an original in the collections of the Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress.
www.loc.gov /rr/geogmap/repro.html   (518 words)

 Executive Board II and General Membership Meeting
In the process of cataloging digital cartographic material, GandM has experimented with the use of uncontrolled index terms for form/genre access in the field 653 and is considering a proposal to the subject authority file.
Although maps have been collected by the Library of Congress since its establishment in 1800, it was not until 1897 that a separate administrative unit was created to organize and preserve the growing map collection of some 28,000 maps and atlases.
While the Library of Congress holds the largest map collection in the world, including an extensive collection of topographic maps issued during wartime, it lacks examples of maps actually used in war planning and combat operations.
www.sunysb.edu /libmap/ex2_898.htm   (6264 words)

 Minnesota Society of Professional Surveyors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Their elected delegates to the ACSM Congress are Eric Anderson for 3 years, Tim Trainor for 2 years, and the alternate will be the Immediate Past President (Bob Cromley) for 1 year.
Budget and Finance: The B and F committee will continue as a Congress committee and each MO does their own budget it is imperative all MO’s participate in B and F on an ongoing basis.
Congress of Cartographic Information Specialists This is an inactive committee and is now demised.
www.mnsurveyor.com /nsps.cfm   (3290 words)

 History 2
Programs have covered a wide range of cartographic and geographic subjects often concerning the region where the conference was held and always including a geographically oriented field trip.
One of the goals of the Congress was to encourage greater communication among cartographic specialists.
A second goal of the Congress was to hold an international conference to address the challenges imposed oil map collections by the introduction of digital spatial cartography.
www.sla.org /division/dgm/newpage6.htm   (960 words)

 Exploration and Discovery Home Page
The mission of the Library of Congress is to make its resources available and useful to Congress and the American people and to sustain and preserve a universal collection of knowledge and creativity for future generations.
The Library of Congress presents these documents as part of the record of the past.
The Library of Congress does not endorse the views expressed in these collections, which may contain materials offensive to some readers.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/gmdhtml/dsxphome.html   (217 words)

 Cartographic Associates - Online Gallery of Antique Maps, Old Maps, Globes and Prints
Cartographic Associates, LLC provides the map and print collector a wide range of rare original maps, charts, globes, rare prints, as well as related reference books and cartographic novelties.
We are members of the Washington Map Society; the British Cartographic Society; the Society for the History of Discoveries; the Charles S. Peirce Society; and the Philip Lee Phillips Society, Library of Congress.
Cartographic Associates, LLC © 2005 All Rights Reserved.
www.maps-charts.com   (567 words)

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He also expressed concern about the issue of interviewing map librarians and publishing results because "Cartographic Perspectives" publishes a profile of the map libraries, and we should be careful not to duplicate their work.
The early cartographic material sub-group is chaired by Velma Parker of the National Archives of Canada.
The Library of Congress has produced an actual-size facsimile of the 1592 map of America by Diego Gutiérrez with an accompanying seven-page detailed description of the map and its significance to European exploration of America.
www.uni.edu /moore/MAGERT2.HTM   (4949 words)

 anti-mega: how maps work
Also impressive, on a quick flick though, is that the diagrams remind me of Designing Visual Interfaces, taking from first principles how people see and what people can understand.
Cartographers seem to have some similar problems to interaction designers, too.
A discussion about how to learn to be a cartographer, turning into an argument regarding who exactly should call themselves a cartographer
undergroundlondon.com /antimega/archives/000084.html   (387 words)

 [Geowanking] London event: Map of Paradise   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Received this morning on the cartosoc mailing list (Society of Cartographers): On 27 January, from 18.30 to 20.30 the Swiss embassy will be hosting an event described as 'Map of Paradise - Modern mapmaking in support of Security, Peace and Development Policy'.
They are looking for attendance 'from the fields of culture, art and topography (by which I think they mean cartography) as well as security, peace and development policy'.
Attended the SVG Open conference in Zurich last year: there were lots of cartographers interested in open source mapping projects.
lists.burri.to:8080 /pipermail/geowanking/2003-December/000515.html   (397 words)

 Historical Mapping, Fact Sheet 154-99 (November 1999)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Among the records in the Cartographic and Architectural Branch of the NARA, are more than 2 million maps produced by the Federal Government since 1774.
The Library of Congress serves as the research arm of Congress and is recognized as the national library of the United States.
In the Geography and Map Division Reading Room of the Library of Congress, researchers can find the largest and most comprehensive cartographic collection in the world, including more than 4.5 million maps and 60,000 atlases, as well as a large number of cartographic materials in other formats.
mac.usgs.gov /isb/pubs/factsheets/fs15499.html   (944 words)

 Activities - ICA Commission on Gender and Cartography
Determine what kinds of barriers have contributed to the disproportionately low participation of women in the ICA and in cartographic activities internationally, including the identification of professional, educational, personal and societal barriers to women’s participation, and factors associated with the ICA itself, which might affect women’s participation in the organization.
The report of the Task Force on Women in Cartography, "The Participation of Women in the International Cartographic Association (ICA): Report and Recommendations", was submitted to the president of the ICA and subsequently to the ICA Executive Committee.
United Nations Policies on Gender within the Framework of the United Nations regional Cartographic Conferences" was presented in the main paper session of the 1997 ICA Conference.
www.geo.ar.wroc.pl /GC/activities.html   (3438 words)

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National Committee Guidelines: Such a document was prepared and presented by the IGU Executive to the IGU Durban Congress for discussion and for possible adoption at the general assembly of the Glasgow Congress in 2004.
The International Cartographic Association [ICA] held its congress at the International Convention Centre [ICC] in Durban from 10-16 August, 2003.
The Olympiad is scheduled to coincide with the IGU 2003 Glasgow Congress.
www.nrf.ac.za /services/icsu/docs/igu.doc   (2257 words)

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On the one hand cartographers might seem well positioned to address this issue by dint of their focus on the visual, but on the other hand the history of the discipline offers only scanty knowledge on these emerging issues such as building interactivity variables into a map-enabled cell phone or PDA.
The concepts of geovisualization allow us to go beyond the traditional role of maps which present the conclusions of the cartographer, to show that they can be extraordinarily powerful tools for exploring data for the goal of knowledge construction.
This does not mean that non-traditional maps are not cartographic, on the contrary cartography has easily absorbed those graphic devices that have a clear tie to geographic space, such as virtual images, three- dimensional renderings, and perspective views.
www.csun.edu /~hfgeg003/csg/spring01.html   (3371 words)

 Commission on Education and Training - Newsletter, September 2004
The seminar "Cartographic Education and Training" was held on June 29, 2004 in Vilnius university.
The agenda of the one-day meeting (which was held on the next day after the annual meeting of Lithuanian cartographers) included two sessions with 7 papers and poster session with 5 posters, and round table.
The International Cartographic Congress will be held in A Coruandntilde;a (Spain), 17-22 July 2005.
lazarus.elte.hu /cet/newsletter/2004-2.htm   (514 words)

 American Geographic Society Library
He organized the Congress of Cartographic Information Specialists Associations (CCISA), 1988, and served as co-chair of the program committee for "The Map Library in Transition," a conference sponsored jointly by the CCISA and Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress in 1993.
He was the Executive Director of the North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS) from 1990 to 2001, and is currently a member of the Standing Committee for Geography and Map Libraries of IFLA for the 1999-2003 term.
Ristic received her BS degree in botany, MS in botany/zoology (specializing in limnology), and MLS in library science, all from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
www.uwm.edu /Libraries/AGSL/staf.html   (902 words)

 Mapcuratorship in transition
Report on THE MAP LIBRARY IN TRANSITION : a joint conference sponsored by the Congress of Cartographic Specialists Associations and the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress, October 18 and 19, 1993, 10 p.
Map curators must have knowledge of available cartographic materials, of users' needs and capabilities, and of the necessary processes for ensuring that the users' needs can be met by the available material.
We think that cartographical departments in universities and cartographical societies should play a large role in the transfer of knowledge.
liber-maps.kb.nl /1994.html   (7190 words)

 ACMLA Presidential Report
Alberta has already been very busy with ICA duties, and her presence is sure to have a great impact on the map library and archives community on an international level.
Secondly, the ICA Congress provided the perfect venue for the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Natural Resources Canada, the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL), and ourselves.
I hope that over the next twelve months, ACMLA can help our sister societies through the Congress of Cartographic Information Specialist Associations to develop means for cooperation and sharing of resources so that each of the associations will not find members stretched (ie: avoiding overlap and burnout).
www.ssc.uwo.ca /assoc/acml/pres_report2000.htm   (1622 words)

 User:Tim Starling - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
But Ariel had been gone barely ten minutes when a fairly big problem walked through the door.
/Mapping has been moved back to Talk:Cartographic Congress.
I had intended the subpage to be just an archive of my work, but since it still has active discussion, it should be in the talk namespace.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/User:Tim_Starling   (260 words)

 Bookmarks for Matthew Edney
In addition to searching the Library of Congress catalogues, there are links to some of the principle university catalogues in the US.
Note that the BL has not retroactively catalogued as much as the Library of Congress, so this is not as useful for historical research as it might be!
The Library of Congress maintains this gateway, which provides access to the principle university library catalogues in the United States.
www.usm.maine.edu /~maps/edney/links.html   (1183 words)

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