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Jerzy Ostrowski

Jerzy Ostrowski, Polish cartographer editor, scientific consultant. Board dirsl Polish Teachers Trade Union, 1960-1980, Indiana Autonomous Trade Union "Solidarity", since 1980. Member Polish Geography Society (board directors since 1964, Golden award 1978), Cartographic Commission Polish Geography Society (chairman 1975-1978, board directors since 1968), International Cartographic Association.

Background

  • Ostrowski, Jerzy was born on March 10, 1938 in Luków, Voivodship Siedlce, Poland. Son of Piotr and Janina (Kopec) Ostrowski.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, Warsaw (Poland) University, 1960. Postgraduate, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1966.

    Career

    • Assistant editor in cartography State Cartographical Public House, Warsaw, 1960-1961. Research assistant in cartography Institute Geography Warsaw University, 1961-1963. Editor cartographer Polish Science Publications, Warsaw, 1961-1963, Geography Magazine Poznaj Swiat, Warsaw, 1969-1985.

      Editor in chief Eugeniusz Romer State Cartographical Public House, 1985-1988, Science quarterly Polish Cartographical Review, Warsaw, since 1985. Senior editor in cartography Institute Geography and Special Organization Polish Academy of Sciences, since 1968. Collaborator Bibliographia Cartographica International Documentation of Cartographical Literature, West Berlin, 1974-1985.

      Cartographic advisor State Public House Wiedza Powszechna, Warsaw, 1982-1991. Member Commission for Establishing Geographical Names at Ministry of Education, since 1982. Member Commission for Establishing Names of Localities and Physiographical Objects at the Council of Min.' General’ s Office, since 1985.

      Science advisor E. Romer State Cartographical Public House, Warsaw, 1987-1989.

    Works

    • Author: Hipsometric Maps of Poland Historical and Bibliographical Review, 1969, Genesis of Romer's Hypsometric School, 1971, World Literature on General Theoretical Problems in Cartography, 1972. Co-author, co-editor: (atlas) National Atlas of Poland, 1973-1978, The Polish Cartography 1976, 82, 87. Co-author: series of physical wall maps of Polish regions 1:250th, 1962-1966, Multilingual Dictionary of Technical Terms in Cartography (Polish terms), 1973, Lukow Town Map 1:14th, 1992.

      General Map of Poland, 1992.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Board dirsl Polish Teachers Trade Union, 1960-1980, Indiana Autonomous Trade Union "Solidarity", since 1980. Member Polish Geography Society (board directors since 1964, Golden award 1978), Cartographic Commission Polish Geography Society (chairman 1975-1978, board directors since 1968), International Cartographic Association.

    Connections

    • Married Elzbieta Krystyna Nowicka, August 1, 1962. Children: Anna, Andrzej.
    • father: Piotr Ostrowski
    • mother: Janina (Kopec) Ostrowski
    • spouse: Elzbieta Krystyna Nowicka
    • children: Anna Ostrowski
    • Andrzej Ostrowski
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    Born March 10, 1938
    Nationality
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    • 1960
      Warsaw (Poland) University
    • 1966
      Polish Academy Sciences
    • 1960 - 1961
      Assistant, editor in cartography State Cartographical Public House
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
    • 1961 - 1963
      editor cartographer Polish Science Publications
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
    • 1961 - 1963
      research assistant, in cartography Institute Geography Warsaw University
    • 1968
      senior, editor in cartography Institute Geography and Special Organization Polish Academy Sciences
    • 1969 - 1985
      editor cartographer Polish Science Publications
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
    • 1985
      editor in chief Eugeniusz Romer State Cartographical Public House
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
    • 1985 - 1988
      editor in chief Eugeniusz Romer State Cartographical Public House
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