Activities of International Cartographic Association (ICA) commission on sensor-driven mapping (2019-2023)

  • A book project led by Professor. Jan Feranec, Commission Vice Chair: The book entitled “European Landscape Dynamics - CORINE Land Cover Data” is at proofing stage and will be published by the CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group in 2016. This book brings together three unique pan-European datasets to demonstrate the methods of identification, analysis and assessment of the European LC and its changes that took place in intervals 1990-2000-2006 and 2012.

  • MMT 2015 co-sponsored by the Commission: The Commission is also involved in the ninth International Symposium on Mobile Mapping Technology (MMT2015), 9-11 December 2015, Sydney, Australia. Prof. Li serves on the Scientific Committee. The Commission will continue the partnerships with ISPRS, FIG and IAG for supporting this biannual event in the upcoming 2017 and 2019.

  • Commission chairs engaged in editorships: The Commission Chairs, Professor. Jonathan Li, Professor. Yifang Ban, and Dr. Jan Feranec are serving on several refereed journals and book projects, including IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, associate editors (Jonathan and  Yifang),  IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, associate editor (Jonathan), International Journal of Cartography, editorial board (Jonathan), ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Theme Issue on Global Land Cover Mapping, co-guest editor (Yifang), IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing Special Issue on Multitemporal Remote Sensing, guest editor (Yifang), Taylor & Francis book “European Landscape Dynamics - CORINE Land Cover Data”, editor (Jan), and Springer book “Monitoring and Modeling of Global Change: A Geomatics Perspective”, co-editor (Jonathan and Xiaojun Yang, former Commission Chair).

  • EOGC 2015 co-organized by the Commission: The Commission on Sensor-driven Mapping is engaged in joint organization of the fifth International Conference on Earth Observation for Global Changes (EOGC 2015) and the seventh International Conference on Geo-information Technologies for Natural Disaster Management (GiT4NDM 2015) at the United Arab Emirates University, Al-Ain, UAE, December 8-10, 2015. This joint event, EOGC 2015, has attracted more than 200 submissions from over 20 countries. Professor. Jonathan Li, Commission Chair serves as the Conference Co-Chair and Chair of the Scientific Committee. The Commission will be engaged in this biannual event in 2017 and 2019.