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2010's Historygo to top
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].