ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information — Editors


Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kainz
Cartography and Geographic Information Science, Department of Geography and Regional Research, University of Vienna, Universitätsstr. 7, A-1010 Vienna, Austria
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Interests: geographic information science; databases; fuzzy logic in GIS; spatial data infrastructure

Editorial Board

Dr. Ozgun Akcay
Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Geomatics Engineering, 17100 Canakkale, Turkey
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Interests: interoperability and open systems; spatio-temporal databases; spatial analysis, data mining, and decision support systems, photogrammetry
Dr. Jamal Jokar Arsanjani
Geographic Information Science, Department of Planning and Development, Aalborg University Copenhagen, A.C. Meyers Vænge 15, DK-2450 Copenhagen, Denmark
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Interests: volunteered geographic information (VGI); big (geo) data; crowdsourced mapping; citizen science; geocomputation; digital earth; remote sensing and spatio-temporal monitoring of environment; data fusion; (geo)data quality
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Earth Observation and Geoinformation Technologies for Sustainable Development
Special Issue: Big Data for Urban Informatics and Earth Observation
Special Issue: Geospatial Data
Special Issue: Remote Sensing, Crowd Sensing, and Geospatial Technologies for Public Health
Special Issue: Earth/Community Observations for Climate Change Research
Special Issue: Open Data and Robust & Reliable GIScience
Special Issue: Volunteered Geographic Information: AnaLysis, Integration, Vision, Engagement (VGI-ALIVE)
Dr. Christoph Aubrecht
1European Space Agency (ESA-ESRIN), Directorate of Earth Observation Programmes, Frascati, Italy
2World Bank, Earth Observation for Sustainable Development Partnership, Washington, DC, USA
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Interests: spatio-temporal analytics, integration of Earth Observation and GIScience, sustainable development, urban mapping, population distribution modeling, disaster risk management, exposure analysis
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Geoinformation for Disaster Risk Management
Prof. Dr. Arpad Barsi
Department of Photogrammetry and Geoinformatics, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, H-1111 Budapest. Muegyetem rkp. 3, Hungary
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Interests: GIS data capturing methods; navigation; network analysis; intelligent transportation systems (ITS); artificial intelligence; autonomous vehicles; digital image processing; photogrammetry
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Mapping for Autonomous Vehicles
Prof. Dr. Norbert Bartelme
Graz University of Technology, Institute of Geoinformation, Steyrergasse 30, 8010 Graz, Austria
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Interests: interoperability and open systems; geo-telematics; location based services visualization theory and technology in real and virtual environments; decision support systems
Dr. Carlos Granell Canut
Institute of New Imaging Technologies, Universitat Jaume I of Castellón, Spain
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Interests: spatial data infrastructures; geo-processing services; real-time stream processing, environmental information systems; open data and geospatial modeling; user-generated geospatial content
Prof. Dr. Jun Chen
National Geomatics Center of China, 28 Lianhuachi West Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100830, China
Interests: geographic database update; voronoi dynamic spatial data model; spatio-temporal data model; three-dimensional spatial data model, GIS spatial relationship; data and sharing services of multi-dimensional geospatial fundamental; framework; spatial decision support system; surveying development strategy
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Analysis and Applications of Global Land Cover Data
Special Issue: Validation on Global Land Cover Datasets
Prof. Dr. Tao Cheng
National Engineering and Technology Center for Information Agriculture (NETCIA), Nanjing Agricultural University, 1 Weigang, Nanjing 210095, China
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Interests: quantitative remote sensing; UAV; crop mapping; precision farming; crop growth monitoring; spectral analysis; imaging spectroscopy; crop disease detection
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Recent Advances in Remote Sensing for Crop Growth Monitoring
Special Issue: Recent Advances in GIS and Remote Sensing for Sustainable Agriculture
Prof. Dr. Tao Cheng
SpaceTimeLab for Big Data Analytics, Department of Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering (CEGE), University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
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Interests: spatial analysis; data mining; geocomputation
Dr. Mahmoud R. Delavar
GIS WG., Center of Excellence in Geomatic Eng. in Disaster Management, Dept. of Surveying and Geomatic Eng., College of Eng.,University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
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Interests: spatial data quality and GIS uncertainty assessment; spatio-temporal GIS; spatial data infrastructure; spatio-temporal data integration/fusion; disaster management; GIS interoperability concepts; remote sensing and GIS integration and accuracy assessment; urban change detection modeling and evaluation; digital terrain modeling; spatio-temporal data mining; land administration systems; cadaster
Prof. Dr. Manfred Ehlers
University of Osnabrück, Institute for Geoinformatics and Remote Sensing (IGF), Barbarastr. 22b, D-49076 Osnabrück, Germany
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Interests: integration of geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing; data fusion concepts; analytical remote sensing; geoinformatics concepts; automated change detection; environmental monitoring/information systems; 3D aspects in remote sensing and GIS
Mr. Sérgio Freire
1 e-GEO, Research Centre for Geography and Regional Planning, FCSH, Universidade Nova de Lisboa Av. de Berna, 26-C, 1069-061 Lisboa, Portugal
2 European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC), Disaster Risk Management Unit - JRC E.1, Ispra, Italy
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Interests: land use/land cover mapping and analysis; feature extraction from VHR imagery; spatio-temporal population modeling; remote sensing for urban planning, management, and modeling
Prof. Dr. Chris Gold
Apt. 1501, 4998 de Maisonneuve West, Westmount Qc, H3Z 1N2, Canada
Interests: 3D GIS; spatial data structures; marine GIS; spatial models
Dr. Gerardo Grelle
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Rome "Sapienza", Rome 00184, Italy
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Interests: Seismic risk reduction, landslide risk reduction, Site seismic response, GIS-method for seismic effects evaluation; spatial distribution by metamodeling and data mining modeling
Dr. Marco Helbich
Utrecht University, Heidelberglaan 2, 3584 CS Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Interests: geocomputation; spatiotemporal analysis; health geography; mental health; active transportation; built and natural environments; exposure assessments; geotechnologies;
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Geospatial Data
Special Issue: Frontiers in Spatial and Spatiotemporal Crime Analytics
Special Issue: Mental Health and Environmental Exposures
Special Issue: Geoprocessing in Public and Environmental Health
Dr. Tanvir Islam
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA 91109, USA
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Interests: Remote sensing in the thermal infrared and microwave portions of the spectrum, Satellite retrieval algorithms, Radiative transfer theory, Data assimilation, Surface emissivity modeling, Mesoscale modeling, Cloud and precipitation system Artificial intelligence techniques in earth science applications
Prof. Dr. Bin Jiang
Faculty of Engineering and Sustainable Development, Division of GIScience, University of Gävle, Sweden
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Interests: geospatial analysis and modeling; structure and dynamics of urban systems; geoinformatics and computational geography
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Geospatial Big Data and Transport
Prof. Dr. Marinos Kavouras
National Technical University of Athens, 9, H. Polytechniou Str., 157 80 Zografos Campus, Athens, Greece
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Interests: theoretical issues in GIScience; knowledge representation; geospatial ontologies; semantic interoperability; spatio-temporal modelling; concept mapping; theoretical cartography
Prof. Dr. Milan Konecny
Former President of ICA, chairman of the ICA Commission Cartography for Early Warning and Crises Management, Department of Geography, Faculty of Science, Masyryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
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Interests: early warning and disaster/crises management; disaster risk reduction; big data; space and geospatial solutions; GI Science
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Smart Solutions for Disaster Risk Reduction: Big Data Concepts for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)
Prof. Dr. Michael Leitner
Department of Geography and Anthropology, Louisiana State University, E-104 Howe-Russell Complex, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
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Interests: dealing with confidential geospatial information in GISciences; spatio-temporal analysis and visualization; crime modeling and mapping; geography of health
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Frontiers in Spatial and Spatiotemporal Crime Analytics
Prof. Dr. Jason K. Levy
Homeland Security, National Homeland Security Project, L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs, Virginia Commonwealth University, 923 W. Franklin St., Box 842028, Richmond, VA 23284, USA
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Interests: emergency management; risk assessment; natural hazards; geomatics engineering; chemical sensors
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Sensors for Disaster and Emergency Management Decision Making
Special Issue: Environmental Risk and Climate Change
Special Issue: Ecological Economics, Environmental Health Policy and Climate Change
Special Issue: Advances in Geo-Information for Environmental Forensics and Environmental Risk Management in the Anthropocene
Special Issue: Advances in Applied Remote Sensing and Decision Making: Transforming Hazard Assessment and Environmental Management
Special Issue: Emerging Infectious Disease (EID) Research, Management and Response
Special Issue: A Policy Focused Approach to Public Health and Air, Water and/or Soil Pollution
Special Issue: Remote Sensing and GIS for Geo-Hazards and Disasters
Special Issue: Human Health, Risk Analysis and Environmental Hazards
Special Issue: Spatial Environmental Analysis, Informatics, Planning, Restoration, and Management
Special Issue: Climate Change and Health: An Interdisciplinary Perspective
Special Issue: Natural Hazards and Public Health: A Systems Approach
Special Issue: Remediation and Analysis of Soil, Air, and Water Pollution
Special Issue: Spatial Analysis of Pollution and Risk in a Changing Climate
Special Issue: Human Health, Environmental Informatics and Risk: Managing Hazards in the Information Era
Special Issue: Emergency Management and Geospatial information
Special Issue: Spatial Analysis for Terrestrial Ecosystems: Advances in Mapping, Analyses and Management
Dr. Stefan Leyk
Department of Geography, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
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Interests: demographic small area estimation; information extraction and pattern analysis; spatio-temporal modeling; uncertainty modeling and integration; fuzzy set logic in GIScience
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Historic Settlement and Landscape Analysis
Dr. Zhenlong Li
Geoinformation and Big Data Research Lab, Department of Geography, University of South Carolina, Callcott Bldg, 709 Bull Street, Room 320, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
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Interests: geospatial big data processing and analytics; high performance computing, cloud computing/Hadoop; geospatial cyberinfrastructure/CyberGIS; Interoperability, spatial web services, SOA; application areas: climate change, disaster management, etc.
Dr. Marguerite Madden
Center for Geospatial Research, Department of Geography, University of Georgia, USA
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Interests: GIScience; landscape ecology; human–environment interactions
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Geovisualization and Analysis of Dynamic Phenomena
Special Issue: Geospatial Applications of the Internet of Things (IoT)
Prof. Dr. Ammatzia Peled
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Haifa Haifa 31905, Israel
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Interests: geographical information systems; remote sensing; digital cartography; digital photogrammetry; flying and airphotography
Dr. George P. Petropoulos
Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of Aberystwyth, Old College, King Street Llandinam Building, Room H4 Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3DB, UK
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Interests: Earth Observation; GIS; multi- and hyper- spectral remote sensing; land use/cover mapping; change detection; natural hazards; fires; floods; land surface interactions; evapotranspiration; soil moisture; land surface temperature; land biosphere modelling; Soil Vegetation Atmosphere Transfer (SVAT) models; EO algorithms benchmarking; sensitivity analysis
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Satellite Remote Sensing for Water Resources in a Changing Climate
Special Issue: Remote Sensing of Wildfire
Assist. Prof. Bernd Resch
1. Department of Geoinformatics, Paris-Lodron University of Salzburg, Austria
2. Center for Geographic Analysis, Harvard University, USA
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Interests: fusion of human and technical sensors; people as sensors and collective sensing (VGI); standardized geo-sensor webs; real-time; smart cities
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Geoweb 2.0
Special Issue: Human-Centric Data Science for Urban Studies
Prof. Dr. Monika Sester
Institut für Kartographie und Geoinformatik (ikg), Leibniz Universität Hannover, Appelstrasse 9a, 30167 Hannover, Germany
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Interests: automation in spatial data processing (data integration, generalization, interpretation, adaptive visualization)
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Selected Papers from the ISPRS Tracking and Imaging Challenge 2014
Prof. Dr. Wenzhong Shi
Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
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Interests: uncertainty modelling in spatial data and spatial analysis
Prof. Dr. Andrew Skidmore
ITC, University of Twente, P.O. Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
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Interests: vegetation mapping and monitoring; wildlife habitat assessment; hyperspectral remote sensing; AI techniques for handling geoinformation and accuracy assessment
Prof. Dr. Josef Strobl
Austrian Academy of Sciences and Centre for Geoinformatics, University of Salzburg Hellbrunnerstrasse 34, A-5020 Salzburg, Austria
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Interests: spatial analysis; digital terrain and surface modelling; spatial data infrastructures; space and renewable energy; eLearning and geoinformatics; spatial decision support models
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Remote Sensing for Sustainable Energy Systems
Prof. Dr. Xinming Tang
Satellite Surveying and Mapping Application Center (SASMAC), National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation(NASG), National Geographic Information Technology Industrial Park, Airport East Road, Shunyi, Beijing, China
Interests: new theory, method and application of remote sensing and geographical information science; Fuzzy Spatial Factor Model; Spatio-Temporal Analysis; key technology of satellite surveying and mapping
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Satellite Mapping Technology and Application
Prof. Dr. Vladimir Tikunov
Faculty of Geography, M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Vorobievy Gory, MSU Main Building, 119991 Moscow, Russia
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Wagner
Research Group Remote Sensing, Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation (GEO), Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), Gusshausstrasse 27-29, 1040 Vienna, Austria
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Interests: remote sensing; geophysical parameter retrieval; airborne laser scanning; full-waveform lidar; radar remote sensing; soil moisture
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Microwave Remote Sensing
Special Issue: 100 Years ISPRS - Advancing Remote Sensing Science
Special Issue: Retrieval, Validation and Application of Satellite Soil Moisture Data
Prof. Dr. Huayi Wu
LIESMARS, Wuhan University, 129 Luoyu Road, Wuhan, China, 430079
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Interests: spatial analysis; spatial statistics; web-based GIS; geospatial information sharing; geoprocessing; high-performance computation
Prof. Qiming Zhou
Department of Geography, Centre for Geo-computation Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
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Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Advances and Innovations in Land Use/Cover Mapping
Prof. Dr. Sisi Zlatanova
UNSW Built Environment, The University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052 Australia
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Interests: 3D GIS; 3D indoor modelling and navigation; CityGML; 3D analysis; emergency response
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Space-Based Technologies for Disaster Risk Management
Special Issue: Sensors for Indoor Mapping and Navigation
Special Issue: 3D Indoor Modelling and Navigation
Topical Collection: Positioning and Navigation
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