The Journal for Geographic Information Science issue 1-2015 presents peer-reviewed papers presented at the Geoinformatics Forum (www.gi-forum.org), held in Salzburg from July 7-10, 2015. The annual GI_Forum symposium provides a platform for dialogue among geospatial minds in an ongoing effort to support the creation of an informed GISociety.
In this issue, the following topics are addressed:
- GIScience Contributions for Society
- Learning with Geoinformation
- Earth Observation for Humanitarian Operations
- GI for Public Health
- Technical and Human Sensors
- Transportation Modelling
- Environmental GIS and Applications
Dr. Adrijana Car is Associate Professor in GIS at the Department of Sustainable Tourism and Regional Development at the German University of Technology in Muscat, Oman.
Dr. Thomas Jekel is senior scientist at the Interfaculty Department of Geoinformatics – Z_GIS contributing to activities for secondary education.
Prof. Dr. Josef Strobl is head of Interfaculty Department of Geoinformatics – Z_GIS, University of Salzburg.
Gerald Griesebner, M. A., is in charge of the geoinformatics infrastructure at University of Salzburg.