| FIG 22nd
31 May and 4 June 1999
Sun City, South Africa
REPORT OF THE PERMANENT INSTITUTION
MULTI-LINGUAL DICTIONARY BOARD
Report to the FIG 22nd General Assembly
Sun City 30 May - 4 June 1999
Since revision of the dictionary was resumed by the IfAG (now the Bundesamt für Kartographie und Geodäsie - BKG) in 1992 nine volumes have been published and presented to the surveying community:
in 1995 volume 4
Cadastral surveying and cadastre" (894 entries)
Geodetic instruments" (974 entries)
in 1996 volume 13
Property valuation" (337 entries)
Land consolidation" (262 entries)
in 1997 volume 6 Topography" (529 entries) in 1998 volume 10
Engineering surveying" (381 entries)
Mine surveying" (1,309 entries)
Urban planning, regional policy" (496 entries)
in 1999 volume 3 Geodetic surveying" (558 entries)
volume 1 Theory of errors, adjustment methods and mathematical statistics" (863 entries) volume 7 Photogrammetry and remote sensing" (1,123 entries) volume 17 General terms" (667 entries)
Revision work continues on
volume 2 Geodesy" volume 8 Cartography"
volume 17 General terms"
the verification of the English equivalent terms is completed,
the verification of the French equivalent terms continues.
Verification of the English and French equivalent terms continues for
volume 1 Theory of errors, adjustment methods and mathematical statistics" volume 7 Photogrammetry and remote sensing"
Volume 11 Hydrographic surveying" is being prepared for printing to be published before the end of 1999.
The aim of the BKG working group remains to complete revision and publication of the remaining volumes of the dictionary as soon as possible, with the continuing support of all involved in this work.
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