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scientific consultant , cartographer editor

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

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