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2010's Historygo to top
2013.Reorganization of government (Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs→Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport) (Presidential Decree No.24443)
2012. 8.Created international remark guideline of geographical naming for map and other data editor and submitted to UN
2012. 4. 16Joined International VLBI Service (IVS)
2012. 3. 27Construction of Space Geodetic Observation Center
2011. 10. 24~28UN Forum on GGIM(Global Geospatial Information Management
2011. 1. 1Take charge of PCGIAP Secretariat for 3 years since 2010
2000's Historygo to top
2007. 06. 12-15Held the 13th PCGIAP Conference in Korea by NGII
2005. 04. 01Organizational structure was reorganized
Reorganization [Reunified from 6 sections, 5 teams, 13 charges to 6 sections, 4 teams, 15 charges].
Renamed the National Geographic Information Institute in Ministry of Construction and Transportation. 2003. 07. 26Presidential Decree #18067
Name Change.
1990's Historygo to top
1998. 09. 01Started providing digital maps to non-government enterprises, Organizations, and people.
1998. 02. 01Legislated regulation for surveyer's authorization according to their academic background and work experience.[Ministry of Construction and Transportation, Instruction #193]
1996. 07Started producing digital map on the scale of 1:25,000, 1:1,000, 1:5,000.
1995. 07. 10Concluded a note to develop cartography and geodetic survey technology ; in cooperation with China.
1995. 07Joined PCGIAP member to build the foundation of Asia Pacific GIS development.
1995. 06. 15Legislated regulations for digital maps(National Geography Institute, Bylaw #71).
1995. 05Decided the master plan to build NGIS (National Geographic Information System)
1994. 11. 26Legislated regulations for gravity survey (National Geography Institute, Bylaw #68).
1994. 11. 26Legislated regulations for surveying using magnetic survey(National Geography Institute, Bylaw #67).
1994. 11. 19Legislated regulation for the first GPS surveying technology. (National Geography Institute, Bylaw #66).
1993. 02. 02Legislated labor cost standard of surveying [Ministry of Construction, Notification #93-19].
1991. 01. 29Legislated regulation to inspect the results of public survey. [Ministry of Construction, Notification #42].
1980's Historygo to top
1987 / 02 / 12Legislated regulation for the second control point surveying[National Geography Institute, Bylaw #49].
1969 / 12 / 27Installed the Korean geodetic datum of Republic of Korea[National Geography Institute, Notification #57].
1984 / 08Joined ICA [International Cartographic Association].
1981 / 09 / 24Legislated regulations for the central geographical names committee[Ministry of Construction, Instruction #538].
1980 / 09Joined UNGEGN
1980 / 07 / 14Produced the Dokdo map.
1980 / 07 / 14Joined ISPRS [International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing].
1970's Historygo to top
1979 / 08 / 31Legislated regulation for Aerial Photogrammetry [National Geography Institute, Bylaw #21].
1979 / 02Joined UNCSGN [U.N. Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names].
1977 / 03 / 03Legislated regulation for the astronomical survey [National Geography Instityte, Instruction #10].
1976 / 12 / 29Legislated regulation for the public survey. [Ministry of Construction, Instruction #357].
1974Finished producing topographical maps on the scale of 1:50,000, 1:25,000.
1974 / 05 / 01Established Korea-Japan conference for cooperation in geodesy and cartography.
1972 / 09 / 01Signed an agreement to exchange maps with USA.
1972 / 04 / 20Authorized Korean Association of Surveying and Mapping
1960's Historygo to top
1969Started mapping on the scale of 1:50,000.
1969 / 09 / 04Legislated regulations for the public survey [Ministry of Construction, Decree #94].
1969 / 08 / 04Legislated the manual of map symbols [Ministry of Construction, Decree #93].
1969 / 01 / 12Signed an agreement to exchange maps with U.K.
1966 / 08 / 13Started mapping on the scale of 1:25,000.
1966 / 08 / 13Signed an agreement with the Netherlands to cooperate for aerial photogrammetry.
1963 / 12 / 02Established national benchmarks.
1961 / 12 / 31Legislated Land Survey Act. [Law #938] [Cabinet Order #456].
1960 / 07 / 15Joined International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics [IUGG].