Special Issue "Spatiotemporal Computing for Sustainable Ecosystem"
A special issue of ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information (ISSN 2220-9964).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 May 2017).
With the ongoing trend of urbanization, it is estimated that more than half of the world’s population resides in urban areas, and this percentage is predicted to rise to 69.6 percent by 2050. The growth of urban areas and the impact of human activities on ecosystems have been leading issues of ecological interest. The impact of LULC (land use/land cover) change raises growing concerns about the processes and functions of ecosystems, in light of the new data and Big Data. Intensive and rapid urbanization generates human-induced LULC change, which exacerbates impacts on the climate system. Rapid urbanization and pervasive LULC change have significantly stimulated economic prosperity at an unprecedented spatial and temporal granularity level, altering the structure, pattern, and functionality of the ecosystems, which provide vital services supporting human society. This Special Issue will bring together scholars to share their research on challenges and solutions of Big Data and Spatiotemporal Computing for Sustainable Ecosystem.
Manuscript Submission Information
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- Big data
- New data
- Human-environmental interaction
- Land use/land cover change
- Smart city
- Spatial-temporal analysis
- Sustainable ecosystem