GIS-Based Borderlands Modeling and Understanding: A Perspective
AbstractBorderland regions are special areas and deserve more attention in global sustainable development. Reliable geo-information and effective analysis tools are requested to support borderlands studies through the integrated utilization of geospatial analysis, web service, as well as the other domain-specific expertise. This paper has reviewed the state-of-the-art of geospatial information sciences, (GIS)-based borderlands modeling, and understanding. From the perspective of GIS, integrated data modeling, comprehensive analysis, and collaborative information service are identified as the three major challenges in this filed. A research agenda is further proposed with four topics, i.e., classification and representation of borderland information, derivation of neighborhood information, development of synergetic analysis, and design and development of a geo-portal for borderlands studies. This interdisciplinary study requires a closer and in-depth collaboration of geopolitics, international relation, geography and geo-spatial information sciences. View Full-Text
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Chen, J.; Li, R.; Dong, W.; Ge, Y.; Liao, H.; Cheng, Y. GIS-Based Borderlands Modeling and Understanding: A Perspective. ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf. 2015, 4, 661-676.
Chen J, Li R, Dong W, Ge Y, Liao H, Cheng Y. GIS-Based Borderlands Modeling and Understanding: A Perspective. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information. 2015; 4(2):661-676.Chicago/Turabian Style
Chen, Jun; Li, Ran; Dong, Weihua; Ge, Yuejing; Liao, Hua; Cheng, Yang. 2015. "GIS-Based Borderlands Modeling and Understanding: A Perspective." ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf. 4, no. 2: 661-676.