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Instituto Geográfico Nacional (Spain)

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Phone  +34 915 34 64 82
Province  Community of Madrid
Instituto Geográfico Nacional (Spain)
Address  Calle del Gral. Ibáñez de Ibero, 3, 28003 Madrid, Spain
Hours  Closed now Monday9AM–2PMTuesday9AM–2PMWednesday9AM–2PMThursday9AM–2PMFriday9AM–2PMSaturdayClosedSunday(Father's Day)Closed
Similar  CNIG ‑ National Center for, Geological and Mining Institute, National Library of Spain, Registro Mercantil Central, Archivo Histórico Nacional
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The Instituto Geográfico Nacional (IGN), or National Geographic Institute is a Spanish government agency, dependent on the Spanish Ministry of Public Works. It is the national mapping agency for Spain, together with the Centro Nacional de Información Geográfica (CNIG).

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Roles

The IGN is responsible for:

  1. Astronomic observations and research
  2. Observation and maintenance of the national geodetic networks
  3. Making and updating the cartography for the country
  4. Making and maintaining the IDEE or Infraestructura de Datos Espaciales de España, the Spanish Spatial Data Infrastructure
  5. R&D and application of teledetection systems
  6. Geophysics and gravimetry
  7. Seismographic and volcanic activity analysis

General directors

  • Rodolfo Núñez de las Cuevas (1974–1980)
  • Julio Morencos Tevar (1980–1983)
  • Emilio Murcia Navarro (1983–1984)
  • Ángel Arévalo Barroso (1985–1994)
  • José Teófilo Serrano Beltrán (1994–1995)
  • Ricardo Díaz Zoido (1995–1996)
  • José Antonio Canas Torres (1996–2002)
  • Alberto Sereno Álvarez (2002-2012)
  • Amador Elena Córdoba (from 2012)
  • References

    Instituto Geográfico Nacional (Spain) Wikipedia


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