Geoinformation for a better World

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About the author:
Dr. Franz-Josef Behr is Professor of spatial information processing at Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences. He has a strong background in computer science, especially geospatial IT and consultancy work regarding GI system introduction. He is co-founder of the AGSE conferences and author of more than 40 international publications.

Geoinformation for a better World

Proceedings Applied Geoinformatics for Society and Environment 2011

Authored by Applied Geoinformatics for Society and Environment (AGSE)
Preface by Moses M. Ngigi
Edited by Franz-Josef Behr, Moses M. Ngigi, A. P. Pradeepkumar, Mirka Zimmermann
Editor-in-chief Franz-Josef Behr

The field of geoinformatics has shown tremendous growth not only in its technological advancement, but also in its applications arena in the realms of society and environment. This book provides a cross-section of the application of geospatial technologies to a variety of fields as the compilation of submissions to AGSE 2011, the international forum for Applied Geoinformatics for Society and Environment, held in Nairobi. The affiliations of the authors cover many countries like Germany, Kenya, India, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, ... Fields covered are Earth Observation Systems, Information Extraction, and Photogrammetry, Internet-based Applications and Open Source Solutions, Spatial Data Infrastructures and Land Management, Environmental Issues and Sustainable Development, Natural Resources Management and Monitoring, Disaster and Risk Management, GI and Health.

Publication Date:
3943321118 / 9783943321111
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8.27" x 11.69"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Science / Applied Sciences

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