Geography

El Salvador National Geographic Institute (IGCN)

The National Geographic and Land Registry Institute in El Salvador (ICGN) aims to develop the official maps folowing the territorial delimitation with neighboring countries, departments and municipalities in the country. In addition, the Institute develops cartographic maps that display geographic information including contours, water bodies and rivers, and demarcation of coastal areas.

IGCN is an agency of the National Records Center responsible for research and geographical studies including the development of cartographic and cadastral maps.

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University of Ghana - Department of Geography and Resource Development

The Department of Geography and Resource Development is part of the University of Ghana.

More information and contact details: http://www.ug.edu.gh/index1.php?linkid=612

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Ghana Geological Survey Department

Geological Survey Department (GSD) was founded in 1913 and has since been the main repository of the country’s geosciences database. GSD is responsible for the study of the country in detail to assess its resource potential.

More information and contact details: http://www.ghana-mining.org/ghanaims/Institutions/GeologicalSurveyDepartmentGSD/tabid/156/Default.aspx

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Guatemalan National Geographic Institute (IGN)

The National Geographic Institute "Engineer Alfredo Gomez Obiols" is an agency of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food (MAGA). It is the public agency dedicated to generate reliable geographic and cartographic information for the development of the country both in public and private sectors. It is an internationally recognized scientific institution. It facilitates geospatial technology products and services.

Website: http://www.ign.gob.gt

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Research on the UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal as a human-technology network

Mr. Florian Neisser, Geographer at the University of Bonn, has finalized his research on the UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal as “An Interactive Platform to Foster Space Technology Utilization in

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