GNSS Drawing – illustrations on map

Country: Japan – City: multiple locations – Address:


We will hold a briefing session on individual fieldwork using a location-based application called “GNSS Drawing” or “GPS Drawing”. Using the GPS/GNSS function of a smartphone, participants will move (walk, run, ride) and draw illustrations on a map. The theme is “Spring”. Each participant is free to draw a picture that comes to mind from this theme, and will carry out a GNSS drawing at a location of his/her choice in free time, and share the illustrations created online by an SNS service.

Main objectives:

dissemination of geographical methods and mutual communications in any areas.

Event language: Japanese

The event will be: Online / onsite (individual activity)

Link (for online events):

Reference person: yuichi hayakawa – Role or function: univ prof – Reference organization: IGU Japan Committee / Association of Japanese Geographers

Those who organize are: Academics, Geography enthusiasts, Students

Estimated starting time (local time): 4:00:00 PM

Expected duration: around 1 hour

Event program:

  • introduction by online video streaming
  • individual activities by each participant in the field at anytime, anywhere
  • follow our Instagram: and post the created map with hashtags #geonight #ジオナイト


GeoNight code: 230148