CURA's Director appointed to second term as Chair of the National Academies Mapping Science Committee
Harvey Miller appointed to second term as Chair of the National Academies Mapping Science Committee. The Mapping Science Committee organizes and oversees National Research Council studies that provide independent advice to society and to government at all levels on geospatial science, technology, and policy. It also addresses aspects of geographic information science that deal with the acquisition, integration, storage, distribution, and use of spatial data. Through its studies, the committee promotes the informed and responsible development and use of spatial data for the benefit of society.
Professor Miller's term as Chair will run from 2012 through 2023.