Maplines is our popular magazine, free to all members. It is published three times a year: spring, summer and winter.

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Senior editor: Caroline Robinson

Caroline works for a Canadian software engineering company in the Hague, as GIS Training Lead. She also runs Clear Mapping Co, a cartographic design company based in Cornwall, UK.

Editor: Alina Vizireanu

Alina specialises in design, analysis, implementation and application of geospatial projects at Affinity Water UK.

Editor: Cristina Andra Vrînceanu

Cristina is a postgraduate research student with the University of Nottingham’s Geospatial Institute. She develops algorithms for the detection and mapping of natural hydrocarbon pollution offshore, using satellite data and a variety of new technologies.


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Deadlines for Summer issue:

Article and photos: 25 June 2021

Proofreading: 9 July 2021

Artwork: 23 July 2021

To publisher: 2 August 2021

In post boxes: 16 August 2021

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Previous issues

Previous issues of Maplines going back to 2003 can be found here.