Framework for the world / edited by David Rhind
- Cambridge [England] : GeoInformation International ; New York : Wiley, 1997.
- Physical Description:
- x, 325 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Rhind, David
- Topographic mapping in the twent-first century / Joel L. Morrison -- BUILDING THE NATIONAL FRAMEWORKS: The national and global activities of the Japanese national mapping organization / Yoshio Warita and Kunio Nonomura -- Mapping for the reconstruction of South Africa / Derek G. Clarke -- An application of new technologies: the National Geographic Information System of Mexico / Carlos M. Jarque -- Mapping in Russia: the present stage of development / Nikolai Zhadnov -- THE GLOBAL FRAMEWORK AND USER NEEDS -- The military as users and producers of global spatial data / Roberta Lenczowski -- The need for basic map information in support of environmental assessment and sustainable development strategies / Nay Htun -- Developing global environmental databases: lessons learned about framework information / Mark Collins and Jonathan Rhind -- BEYOND MAPPING: INTERNATIONAL TRENDS AFFECTING NATIONAL MAPPING ORGANIZATIONS: New technology and its impact on the framework for the world / Carl Calvert et al. -- International standards and the national mapping organizations / Francois Salge -- National spatial data infrastructures and the roles of national mapping organizations / Nancy Tosta -- The Australian National Spatial data infrastructure / Desmond J. Mooney and Donald M. Grant -- Towards a European policy framework for gropgraphic information: working document / The European Commission /-- Geographical data infrastructure in Asia and the Pacific / Dato A. Majid Mohamed -- REINVENTING GOVERNMENT AND NATIONAL MAPPING ORGANIZATIONS: Canadian perspectives on the future of national mapping organizations / J. Hugh O'Donnell and Cyril R. Penton -- The French approach / Jean Philippe Grelot -- Merger, government firms, and privatization? The new Swedish approach / Ulf Sandgren -- The reform of national mapping organizations: the New Zealand experience / William A. Robertson and Carolina Gartner -- Pursuing sustainability through fundamental change: the Danish experience / Peter Jakobsen -- Facing the challenges: redesigning and rebuilding Ordnance Survey / David Rhind -- WHERE NEXT FOR THE FRAMEWORK AND THE NATIONAL MAPPING ORGANIZATIONS?
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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