Special Issue "Earth Observation, Citizen Observation, and Geospatial Technologies for Achieving and Monitoring the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 December 2020.
Interests: citizen observations; earth observation; geocomputation; data fusion; data quality; environmental monitoring and assessment
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Earth observation, citizen observation, and geospatial science/technologies have leveraged our understanding of our planet and the emerging concerns of our societies, including climate change. They have extensively empowered us to monitor our changing planet through comprehensive assessment of our land and marine resources using data-driven science. The United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide us with a modular road map for moving toward sustainable use of our resources. The main objective of this Special Issue is gather research articles that can stimulate our efforts to develop state-of-the-art and cutting-edge approaches for achievement of the SDGs as well as monitoring their implementation. The Special Issue calls for original research contributions on topics including, but not limited, to:
- Contribution of earth observation and citizen observations of SDGs;
- Geospatial technologies, participatory approaches, and cloud-based services in supporting SDGs;
- Open data and citizen science in service of the SDGs;
- Impacts of climate change on SDGs implementation and achievement;
- Artificial intelligence and computational approaches for the SDGs;
- Data quality and uncertainty associated with measuring SDG indicators;
- Visualization of the SDG indicators across space and time.
Please indicate which SDG goal is addressed by your study by including it in the title or abstract of your submission.
Prof. Jamal Jokar Arsanjani
Manuscript Submission Information
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