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2 Global Map -as a base of utilization of Global Earth Observation Data- Secretary International Steering Committee for Global Mapping May, 2004

3 What is Global Map Digital geographic dataset of Global coverage Consistent specifications Worldwide open distribution Expected application: Analyses for solving global environmental problems Monitoring activities for environmental change at global level

4 Who is making Global Maps NMOs (National Mapping Organizations) are assumed to make Global Maps for their countries Support scheme available for those who are difficult in making Global Maps by themselves Global Maps are open to public through the Web International Steering Committee for Global Mapping (ISCGM) 20 members incl. Heads of 17 Chair Prof. D.R.F Taylor Carlton Univ., Canada Secretariat: Geographical Survey Institute (GSI), Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MLIT), Government of Japan

5 History of Global Mapping 1992 UNCED Adoption of Agenda 21 Global Mapping Concept proposed by Japanese Government 1996 Establishment of International Steering Committee 1997 Rio+5(UN General Assembly Special Session) necessity of Global Mapping included in the adopted Programme for the further implementation of Agenda Release of Global Maps through the Internet 2002 WSSD Adopted Plan of Implementation called for initiatives and partnerships for global mapping 2007 Whole land of the Earth to be covered by Global Maps

6 Implementation Plan of WSSD 132. Promote the development and wider use of earth observation technologies, including satellite remote sensing, global mapping and geographic information systems, to collect quality data on environmental impacts, land use and land-use changes, including through urgent actions at all levels to: (a) Strengthen cooperation and coordination among global observing systems and research programmes for integrated global observations, taking into account the need for building capacity and sharing of data from ground-based observations, satellite remote sensing and other sources among all countries; (b) Develop information systems that make the sharing of valuable data possible, including the active exchange of Earth observation data; (c) Encourage initiatives and partnerships for global mapping.

7 Implementation Plan of WSSD 133. Support countries, particularly developing countries, in their national efforts to: (a) Collect data that are accurate, long-term, consistent and reliable; (b) Use satellite and remote-sensing technologies for data collection and further improvement of ground-based observations; (c) Access, explore and use geographic information by utilizing the technologies of satellite remote sensing, satellite global positioning, mapping and geographic information systems.

8 Current Status of Global Mapping 132 countries and regions participate 83% of the global land area coverage) 18 countries 13% of the global land area coverage already released Global Maps 2000 Japan, Lao P. D. R., Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, 2001 Australia, Bangladesh, Colombia, Mongolia, Philippines Panama, Kenya 2003 Burkina Faso, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz, Mexico, Myanmar. With data for verification phase 37 countries and regions, 51% of the global land are being covered.

9 Progress of Global Mapping Project

10 Global Map Specifications Spatial resolution: ca. 1km equivalent to 1:1,000,000 scale 8 layers Vector data point, line, area Boundaries Administrative/Coast,Drainage Rivers/Lakes,Transportation Roads/Railways/Airport,Population centers Raster data grid Elevation, Land Cover, Land Use, Vegetation

11 Global Map Data Vector Data Administrative, Coast Boundaries Population Centers Transportation Drainage Locality and Name of CitiesRoads, Railways, Airports Rivers, Lakes, Dams

12 Global Map Data Raster Data Information at 1m step Elevation VegetationsLand Use Land Cover 20 categories9 categories 17 categories

13 Nepal 2 Boundaries, Vegitations From ESE Horizontal-Vertical Ratio 1:10 Global Map Screenshot Nepal Kathmandu

14 Kazakhstan Vector data Global Map Screenshot Kazakhstan

15 How to get Global Maps Downloading from ISCGM Website Open Download Service Page Register User Information Download Data and/or Viewer Soft Extract Data, Open with the Viewer

16 Download user information Download registration 146 countries, 6,253 persons as of Jan % is domain 3,661 persons Best 20 of other domains US477 Australia 263 Korea, Rep127 UK88 Germany83 Venezuela80 Brazil78 Mexico74 Canada71 Thailand66 China55 Spain53 France51 Italy47 Columbia43 Korea, D.P.R38 Switzerland37 Netherlands33 Philippines32 India Monthly Registration person

17 Relation between Earth Observation and GM Activities in Earth Observation Community Close relation with CEOS/WGISS from 1998 Global Mapping is registered as WSSD Partnership in which ISCGM and CEOS are involved CEOS WSSD Follow-up Module5 is Global Mapping, Land-use Monitoring and GIS Participation in GEO activities GM and EO are mutually dependent Benefits of Global Maps in Earth Observation

18 Activities of ISCGM at GEO ISCGM is Participant of GEO from GEO4 Contribution in documentation, meeting Side event at GEO4 Seminar on Global Map including presentation by JAXA Collaboration with IGOS-P on water theme Panel display

19 Benefits of Global Maps in Earth Observation Platform for Spatial Data Analysis Common Geographic Datasets to be available in each country, including Developing Countries Avoid duplicated investments in making Geographic Datasets. Integrate Physical and Socio-Economic data Global Maps link physical data with socio- economic data, leading to value-added application of earth observations.

20 Benefits of Global Maps in Earth Observation Global Map (as platform data for GIS Analyses) Satellite data(soil, water quality, etc.) Ground observation (climate etc.) Physical Data Statistics (economy, population) Non statistical Information Socio-Economic data

21 Future of Global Map and EO GM Future : Completion of data development by 2007 (Target set in the document of WSSD Partnership) Update approximately every 5 years Base of integration for EO data CEOS/WIGSS is critical partner of GM to attain goals described above Thank you !

22 JAXA is planning… All ISCGM data to put on JAXA WMS, WFS server or other volunteers as base map for many use cases. It could be CEOS/WGISS and ISCGM collaboration!!

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