ADRC International Paper
No.1, August-2001
Information Technology For Disaster Management 

Global Mapping@ - Development of a Global Geographic Dataset -

Hiroshi Une

Geographical Survey Institute (GSI), Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport@305-0811, Tsukuba, JAPAN




The Global Mapping project is an international collaborative initiative through voluntary participation by national mapping organizations of the world, aiming to develop a globally homogeneous geographic data set at the ground resolution of 1km. The primary objective of the Global Mapping project is to contribute to sustainable development through a base framework geographic dataset. 

Keywords: Global Map; ISCGM; National Mapping Organization; GLCC;

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