This series on the history of cartography is prepared under the direction of the
Research Program Explokart, currently located at the University of Amsterdam.
The research program
Explokart ("Exploration and accessibility of Dutch cartographic documents, 16th-20th century") is dedicated to making an inventory, description, and facsimiles of Dutch wall maps, topographical maps, sea charts, hydrographical maps, and globes. The aim of
Explokart is to offer guidance to the users of old maps.
The research results of the volunteers of
Explokart have resulted in the modern publication series
Explokart Studies in the History of Cartography. It is aimed at both researchers and laymen with an interest in these matters.