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Celebration of the 500th anniversary of the birth of Gerard Mercator and the First Day of European Surveyors and GeoInformation

05.03.2012. (12:00 - 15:00)

Photographs from the Celebration of the 500th anniversary of the birth of Gerard Mercator and the First Day of European Surveyors and GeoInformation


Croatian Cartographic Society invites you to the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the birth of Gerard Mercator and the First Day of European Surveyors and GeoInformation.

The celebration starts at 12:00 noon on Monday, March 5, 2012 in the council chamber of the faculties of architecture, civil engineering and geodesy, Kačićeva 26, Zagreb.

Coorganizers:

State Geodetic Administration
Faculty of Geodesy, University of Zagreb
Croatian Chamber of Chartered Geodetic Engineers
Croatian Geological Survey
Hydrographic Institute of the Republic of Croatia
Croatian Geodetic Society
National and University Library

Program

of the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the birth of Gerard Mercator and the First Day of European Surveyors and GeoInformation.

Opening 12:00 noon

Welcome notes of host and coorganizers

Lectures
Josip Faričić: Mercator and his atlases
Marina Rajaković: Loxodrome
Miljenko Lapaine: Mercator map projection
Dejan Lovrinčević: Mercator map projection and charts
Dražen Tutić: Mercator map projection today

Opening of the exhibition in the gallery of the Faculty of Geodesy, hall of the 1st floor.

Refreshement

Closing around 3:00 p.m.

Coordinator: Prof. Miljenko Lapaine, mlapaine@geof.hr

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