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Cartography Commission 

of the United States National Section of the Pan American Institute of Geography and History


Commission Aims

  • Update and develop modern cartographic infrastructure
  • Transfer and exchange educational technology amongst disciplines related to cartography
  • Effectively use the technology, processes, products, and other available information in the cartographic field
  • Standardize cartographic procedures and techniques
  • Encourage the use of cartography among PAIGH Member Countries and their specific needs
  • Promote the coordination and development of geo-referenced information systems
  • Endorse the education of specialized experts in cartographic fields
  • Encourage collaboration among cartographic educational institutions of the Americas and related international organizations.

Cartography Commission Projects

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Mark L. DeMulder, Representative
US Cartography Commission
U.S. Geological Survey
Geospatial Data Infrastructures Committee

Merrill Lyew, ESRI
Andrea Huber, ESRI

Committee on Institutional Strengthening and Technical Cooperation
Paul R. Cooper, CARIS
Gilberto L. Concepcion, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Steve Kenyon, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Geographic Names
Roger Payne, US Geological Survey
George Troop, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Eric L. Villalobos, US SOUTHCOM
Paul R. Cooper, CARIS

Aeronautic Charts
Robert L. Goodson, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Fundamental Data
Mark Smith, US Geological Survey
Robert Wimer, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Roberto Lugo, Physical Scientist

President, Pan-American Cartography Commission of PAIGH
Carlos López, Universidad de la República, Uruguay

President, United States National Section of PAIGH
Deirdre Dalpiaz Bishop, US Census