Article of the Month in 2003
FIG publishes each month the Article of the Month. This is a high-level paper
focusing on interesting topic to all surveyors. This article can be picked up
from an FIG conference or another event or it can be a paper written directly
for this purpose.
- December 2003 -
Iain Greenway, Chair, FIG Standards Network: Standards – Are They Relevant in
a Surveyor’s World? This article was for the first time presented at the
FIG Working Week and 125th Anniversary in Paris, France 13-17 April, 2003. It
has been updated in November 2003 for the FIG series Article of the Month.
- November 2003 -
Prof. Heinz Rüther, South Africa: The Situation of Geomatics Education in
Africa – An Endangered Profession. Keynote paper at the 2nd FIG Regional
Conference, Marrakech, Morocco, December 2-5, 2003 and background paper for
the Special Round Table on Surveying/GIS Education in Africa, Marrakech,
December 2, 2003.
- October 2003 -
Mr. Bogdan Ney and Mr. Andrzej Sambura, Poland: IT Developments Enabling
Customer-Oriented Cadastre. Originally represented at the 2nd Cadastral
Congress, September 19-21, 2003 in Krakow, Poland
- September 2003 -
Muggenhuber, Chair of FIG Commission 3: Spatial Information for Sustainable
- August 2003 - FIG
President Univ.-Prof. Dr-Ing. Holger Magel: "Survey and GIS – Bridging the
Gap". Originally presented as the Opening Speech at the ESRI “Survey and
GIS Summit – Bridging the Gap 2003” in San Diego, California, USA, 6 July,
- July 2003 - Prof. Stig
Enemark: "Capacity Building for Developing - Sustainable Land Administration
Infrastructures". Originally presented at the UN ECE WPLA / FIG Workshop
in Athens in May 2003.
In his article Prof. Enemark argues that "when a
project is established to create land administration infrastructures, it is
critical that capacity building is a mainstream component of the project. The
capacity building aspect should be addressed up front, not as an add-on.