Members since 2011

Membership fee for regular members: none
Membership fee for corresponding members: none
  • Regular members are delegated to the commission by ICA national member organizations.
  • Corresponding members can be any individuals, who are interested in planetary cartography.
  • Corresponding members may or may not actively join our projects. Corresponding members may receive various benefits from the organization.
  • Both regular and corresponding members receive a newsletter from the commission with news, upcoming events, new map releases, reviews etc.
  • If you are interested in  discovering  other worlds by maps, join us.
  • If you are interested in mapping other worlds, you can join our research projects, propose new ones, create maps, present your results in papers and posters in conferences and journals and in specialized ICA CPC books and other dedicated publications.

Why become a member? (membership benefits)

  • You will receive our Planetary Cartography Newsletter regularly
  • You can send news items to our Planetary Cartography Newsletter and official website
  • You will be a member of a prestigous international organization (You can also use this fact for fundraising on your planetary cartography projects)
  • You can participate in our projects and propose new ones
  • Members can participate in newly proposed projects thus creating a unique international cooperation
  • You can participate in and organize international / regional / local  conferences
  • You can publish your results in ICA-funded books (Lecture Notes series by Springer) and ICA-affiliated journals (Cartographica, The Cartographic Journal etc.)
  • Limited funds are available for projects
  • Limited funds are available for organizing local conferences
  • If you are a young scientist working in a developing country, you apply for a full travel grant for participation in our biannual ICC conference (2013 Dresden, 2015 Rio de Janeiro)
  • You can find advisors for your planetary cartography diploma work or thesis
  • Yes, You can make a difference…
How to join us? Please write to:


Andrea Nass Andrea Naß (Germany)
Chair 2019-2022
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e. V. (DLR), Rutherfordstraße 2, 12489 Berlin
Phone: +49 30 67055-7977
TrentHare Trent Hare (USA)
Vize-Chair 2019-2022
Astrogeology Science Center
United States Geological Survey USGS
2255 N. Gemini Drive, AZ 86001 Flagstaff, USA


0620 Henrik Hargitai (Hungary)
Chair 2011-2019
Eotvos Lorand University,
1088 Budapest Muzeum krt 6-8, Hungary
Email: hhargitai[at]
Irina Petrovna Karachevtseva Irina Petrovna Karachevtseva (Russia)
Vize-Chair 2011-2019
Moscow University of Geodesy and Cartography (MIIGAiK), MIIGAiK Extraterrestrial Lab (MExLab),
Gorokhovsky pereulok, 4, 105064, Moscow, Russian Federation
E-mail: i_karachevtseva[at],
chelsea-ackroyd Chelsea Ackroyd (USA)
Email: chelsea.seutatia[at]
   Temenoujka Bandrova (Bulgaria)
Head of Laboratory on Cartography,
Department of Photogrammetry and Cartography, UACEG President,
Bulgarian Cartographic Association
E-mail: tbandrova[at]
Manfred F. Buchroithner (Germany)
Technische Universitaet Dresden
Office: HÜL West 137
E-mail: manfred.buchroithner[at]
Eszter Dombóvári (Austria)
Technische Universität Wien, Austria
  Thomas Gangale (Tonga)

OPS-Alaska, Tonga International Academy.
Email: teg[at]
Mátyás Gede (Hungary)
Eötvös Loránd University Budapest, Hungary
Assistant professor at Department of Cartography & Geoinformatics
  Gábor Gercsák (Hungary)

Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem,
Informatikai Kar, Térképtudományi és Geoinformatikai Tanszék
Pázmány Péter sétány 1/A, 1117 Budapest
Email: gercsak[at]
tahouston Tracy Ann Houston (USA)
Tradewind Energy
Kansas City, Missouri.
E-mail: itsmenimi21[at]
images Irina Golodnikova (Russia)
Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography
Gorokhovsky per.4, RU 105064 Moscow, Russian Federation
E-mail: nika_saige[at]
  Ákos Kereszturi (Hungary)

Collegium Budapest
Mars Astrobiology Group
Personal webpage
E-mail: kru[at]
Sarosh Kothandath
Technical Support Unit
Kerala Sustainable Urban Development Project
5th Floor, Trans Towers, Vazhuthacaud, Trivandrum
M: +91 94474 77314
Email: saroshmenon[at]
Jozef Kozár (Czech Republic and Slovakia)
Research Scientist in Applied Planetary Science
images Tomasz Kundera (Poland)
Astronomical Observatory
Jagiellonian University
Cracow, Poland
E-mail: kundera[at]
images Ton Lindemann (The Netherlands)
Amateur astronomer with special interest to ancient/historical celestial charts/catalogues and celestial body mapping.
Email: lindemann.ton[at]
images Lingli Mu (China)
Technology and Engineering Center for Space Utilization, Chinese Academy of Sciences
No.9 Dengzhuang South Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China, 100094
Email: mulingli[at]
Mihail Mateev (Bulgaria)
President of Mars Society Bulgaria (
Email: michael[at]
Zsófia Merk (Hungary)
Eötvös Loránd University
Department of Cartography and Geoinformatics
1117 Budapest Pázmány P st 1/a
Email: zsofimerk[at]
 rod Zhanna F. Rodionova (Russia)
Moscow State University, SAI-Sternberg Astronomical Institute
Universitetskij pr 13
119992 Moscow, Russian Federation
images Mateusz Pitura (Poland)
images James A. Skinner, Jr. (USA)
Research Geologist
Astrogeology Science Center, U. S. Geological Survey, 2255 North Gemini Drive, Flagstaff AZ 86001
Phone: 928.556.7043, Fax: 928.556.7014
Email: jskinner[at]
images Jorge D. Taramona P. (Peru)
Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC – PERU)
Email: taramona[at]
images Indhu Varatharajan (Germany)
German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Institute for Planetary Research
Rutherfordstrasse 2
12489 Berlin, Germany
Email: indhu.varatharajan[at]
images Marita Waehlisch (Germany)
German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Institute for Planetary Research
Rutherfordstrasse 2
12489 Berlin, Germany
Jue Wang (USA)
Washington University in St. Louis, Campux Box 1169
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
St. Louis, MO 63130
Email: wang[at]
Timothy Watts (UK)
Department of Geography, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Email: timothy.watts[at]
James R. Zimbelman (USA)
Center for Earth and Planetary Studies
National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Washington, D.C., USa
E-mail: zimbelmanj[at]

… and You!

Join us …

Please write to:

Kira Shingareva Kira Shingareva (Russia)

Moscow State University for Geodesy and Cartography, Centre for Space Exploration, Planetary Cartography
Co-Founder and past chair of the commission

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