Geographical Information Sciences

GIS Research Cluster

The GIS cluster focuses on the concept and applications of geographic information systems. Specific interests include spatial cognition, interoperability, knowledge-based data mining, public participation geographic information systems (PPGIS), land-use/land-cover change, landslide modeling and prediction, disaster management, sustainable development and GIS and social science integration.


Remote Sensing Research Cluster

The remote sensing cluster emphasizes the theories and applications of remote sensing technology. Specific interests include automatic interpretation, measurement, error analysis, and environmental management and surveillance.


Cartography Research Cluster

The cartography research cluster emphasizes the concepts and applications of cartography. Specific interests range from analytical cartography, digital cartography, automated mapping, to cartographic education.