5th ICC, 3-8 July 2010, Paris, France

Papers presented

Golodnikova I.: Cartographic support of a new landing site for “phobos-grunt” mission. 25th ICC, Paris, 3-8 July, 2011.

Hargitai H.: Planetary nomenclature: a representation of human culture and alien landscapes. 25th ICC, Paris, 3-8 July, 2011. Full text

Golodnikova I.: Io map final version. 25th ICC, Paris, 3-8 July, 2011.

Lazarev E.: Venus mapping at small scale: source data processing and cartographic interpretation. 25th ICC, Paris, 3-8 July, 2011. Full text

Nass A.: Requirements for planetary symbology in geographic information systems. 25th ICC, Paris, 3-8 July, 2011.

Rozhnev I.: Development of the planetary cartography web-site with open source content management system. 25th ICC, Paris, 3-8 July, 2011.

Rozhnev I.: Multilingual planetary cartography glossary. New version. 25th ICC, Paris, 3-8 July, 2011.

Report on the business meeting of the Commission on Planetary Cartography

Held: Paris, 4 July 2011.

Chair: Henrik Hargitai hhargitai[@]gmail.com ELTE, Hungary


Jesús Reyes  ELTE, Hungary

Evgeniy Lazarev   SAI (MSU) Russia

Ivan Rozhnev   MIIGAiK Russia

Irina Golodinkova   MIIGAiK Russia

Linjang Ding

Andrey Joliver

Paulo Raposo   Penn.State.Uni.

Sandro Sarino   University of Padova, Italy


Message from Kira Shingareva

Presentation of the activities of the last term

  • ICA Workshops and meeting of the Commission on Planetary Cartography during the last term
  • Publication about Commission activities
  • Maps published
  • 2007-2011 publications, Commission on Planetary Cartography, ICA

Plans for new activities of the new term

More focus on planetary science events

Focus on outreach

Main task is to invite/find more members (institutions, countries)

Adverstising of commission activities

  1. Possible Name change
  2. Development of online resources about the commission
  3. Strategy: Why join? Benefits for members
  4. Education and outreach
  5. Seminars/Workshops, annual business meetings, exhibitions
  6. Research Publications
  7. Product publications:
  8. Planetary Nomenclature / Gazetteer supplements
  1. Links to sister societies

New suggestions

Thematic maps, extension to thematic mapping


New domain name for the commission

General goals of the commission

the conception, production, dissemination and study of planetary maps;

to understand and solve problems in planetary science using planetary cartography;

to conduct multinational research on the history and current state of planetary cartography;

to disseminate of knowledge on planetary science through planetary cartographic products;

to enhance formal and informal planetary science education using planetary maps;

to introduce planetary cartography in formal education curricula

to organize outreach and professional events on planetary cartography (from seminars to courses)

to promote translation of planetary cartographic products (from maps to curricula)

to promote professional standards and provide guidelines and databases on planetary cartographic products

to work with national and international bodies, sister societies and the publishing industry


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