GEOSTATS: Conference: Geospatial Information in Agriculture and Forestry
- Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA
1998 June 1-3.
Information Requirements and New Information Sources
Site-specific through global scales
Data collection technology (satellite, airborne, and field)
Sensors (hyperspectral, fluorescence, lidar, microwave)
Dissemination (subscription, Internet, on-line services, direct
New Developments in Geospatial Data Processing and Analysis
Image processing, visualization, and artificial intelligence
Resource development, yield, and growth modeling
Stress presence and location
Geospatial Decision Support: Strategies, Case Studies, and Applications
Integration of remote sensing, GIS, GPS, and other meta-data
sources (meteorology, soil condition, terrain)
Inventory, forecasting, and conservation systems
Crop, forestry, and rangeland management
Environmental, wildlife habitat, and natural resources management
Soil conservation and water management
Integrated pest and disease management
Precision agriculture and forestry (Cyberfarm) case studies
Natural disaster assessment (drought, flood, wind, fire)
Socioeconomic and Policy Implications of Geospatial Information
Data/information ownership and confidentiality
High-efficiency, low-technology farming for developing countries
Sustainable management of agriculture, range, and forest lands
Impact on commodities and futures markets
Legislative regulations affecting agriculture and forestry
Environmental risk assessment
Future Directions in Geospatial Information
User education, training, and certification
Academic development of geospatial technology professionals in
agriculture and forestry
Areas for future research
Interested contributors should send the enclosed Paper Submission Form
with a one-page summary of 250 words
maximum by 2 February 1998. Include the conference topic addressed.
Notification of your paper's acceptance and an
author's kit will be mailed immediately . Your camera-ready paper will
be due by 2 March 1998. The conference
Proceedings, which include both general and interactive session papers,
will be distributed at the meeting
Accepted summaries received electronically can be accessed on the World
Wide Web before and after the conference.
You can submit electronically either via the submission form available
at the ERIM website or by e-mail using any standard
word processing language or ASCII text. Please submit to one address
Written and faxed summaries and inquiries:
ERIM Agriculture/Forestry Conference
P.O. Box 134001
Ann Arbor, MI 48113-4001
Telephone: 1-313-994-1200, ext. 3234, Fax: 1-313-994-5123
Inquiries only: wallman@...
Gregoire Dubois Tel. 39-332-78.99.44
Joint Research Centre Fax. 39-332-78.54.66
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