Conference Themes

 

 

  Acquisition, storage, modeling and analysis of spatial

  data and information

 

     Geospatial Information Systems

  • Multi-dimensional modelling, analysis and visualization
  • Spatial decision support systems and multi-criteria decision making
  • Geospatial simulation and modeling
  • Spatio-temporal data mining and knowledge discovery
  • Spatial optimization and computational intelligence
  • Spatial data quality and uncertainty assessment
  • Location-based services, geospatial services and real-time applications
  • Indoor and outdoor navigation, routing and way finding
  • Spatial movement data analysis
  • Geospatial information for smart cities and smart environment
  • Geosensors networks and sensor Web
  • Cartography, generalization and multi-scale representation
  • Spatial cognition and spatial linguistics
  • Spatial semantics and spatio-temporal ontologies
  • Ubiquitous geospatial information systems
  • Volunteered geographic information, crowdsourcing and public participatory GIS
  • Spatial data structures and algorithms
  • Spatial Big data management
  • Building information management (BIM)
  • Spatio-temporal data modeling, analysis and acquisition techniques
  • Land administration, spatial data infrastructures and spatially-enabled government
  • Interoperability and standards

 

     Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry

  • Airborne, terrestrial and mobile mapping
  • Unmanned vehicle systems for geomatics
  • Laser scanning for 3D surveying and mapping
  • SAR image analysis, modeling and techniques
  • POL and POLInSAR techniques and applications
  • Digital terrain modeling and analysis
  • Sensors and methods of DEM generation
  • Feature extraction/selection and dimension reduction in hyperspectral images
  • Image segmentation, object detection and recognition
  • Target detection and unmixing in hyperspectral images
  • Feature extraction and information retrieval from SAR and hyperspectral images
  • Image and spatial data fusion
  • Close range photogrammetry
  • 3D reconstruction and point cloud processing
  • Virtual and augmented reality
  • Tomography and 3D mapping
  • Satellite oceanography

 

     Geodesy

  • Geodetic sensors and 3D measurements
  • Relative satellite positioning
  • Recent advances in modeling time-varying gravity field
  • Geodetic reference frames
  • Advances in earthquake source imaging using geodetic and seismic data
  • Geodesy on large construction: monitoring of structures and system analysis
  • Imaging geodesy and GPS for tectonic and non-tectonic deformation analysis
  • Modeling atmospheric effects in geodetic observations
  • Sensor technology and geodetic meteorology

  

 

  

  Spatial information and earth observation for environmental  

  monitoring, natural hazards, and disaster management


  • Earth observation missions for monitoring environmental changes at local, regional and global scales
  • Monitoring and modeling land use and land cover changes
  • Remote sensing and GIS to support the emergency management
  • Geoinformation to support early warning in cases of natural hazards
  • Remote sensing of changes in snow and ice, frozen ground, ice sheets and glaciers and arctic water sea ice
  • Photogrammetry and remote Sensing for dynamic vulnerability and recovery monitoring
  • Desertification, deforestation, flood, earthquake, landslide vulnerability assessment
  • Climate-induced hazards mapping and vulnerability assessment
  • Modeling and analyzing of impacts from sea level rise
  • Integration of remote sensing and GIS for predicting, monitoring and responding to hydro-meteorological and geophysical extremes
  • Spatiotemporal modeling of landscape dynamics
  • Quality assurance for environmental change databases
  • New earth observation systems for natural hazard monitoring
  • Geosensor networks for environmental monitoring
  • UAV systems for hazard mapping and damage assessment
  • Laser scanning for indoors and outdoor mapping and search and rescue simulations
  • Web based multidimensional GIS for disaster risk management
  • Multi-sensor fusion/integration for monitoring marine disasters
  • Integrated coastal zone management (ICZM) modeling and monitoring
  • Mobile mapping for transportation emergency response
  • New geospatial technologies in early warning, forecasting and monitoring of natural hazard chains
  • Public participation GIS for disaster preparedness and planning
  • Foggy weather/heavy rain, impact on quality of life (e.g., car accidents)
  • Red tide, impact on marine life and policy management
  • Sand twisters and rigorous winds
  • Geospatial modeling of environmental and air pollution
  • Geospatial big data for environmental modeling
  • Energy management using geospatial modeling
  • Precise agriculture using remote sensing and GIS
  • Terrestrial and sea surface thermal mapping
  • Natural resource management using remote sensing and GIS integration
  • Oil and gas potential mapping using remote sensing and GIS
  • Rapid mapping for environmental applications and disaster management
  • Mapping of settlement patterns for urbanization monitoring
  • Agricultural mapping and monitoring
  • Vegetation and crops monitoring and growth
  • Forest classification and monitoring