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ISPRS - Technical Commission IV

Geodatabases and Digital Mapping

Homepage: www.commission4.isprs.org


 PRESIDENT  SECRETARY
Marguerite Madden, President of Commission IV (2008-2012) MARGUERITE MADDEN
Center for Remote Sensing and Mapping Science (CRMS)
Department of Geography
University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602-2305
USA
+1-706-542-2379
+1-706-542-2388

www.crms.uga.edu  
Thomas R. Jordan, Secretary of Commission IV (2008-2012) THOMAS R. JORDAN
Center for Remote Sensing and Mapping Science (CRMS)
Department of Geography
University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602-2305
USA
+1-706-542-2372
+1-706-542-2388

www.crms.uga.edu  

Terms of Reference

  • Development, access and management of spatio-temporal databases;
  • Spatial data infrastructures;
  • Image-based geospatial databases;
  • Data libraries, data clearinghouses, data warehouses, distributed archives and access to remote data sources, including metadata and digital data standards;
  • Web based access, retrieval and dissemination of spatial data, including web-based location-based services;
  • Integration of spatial information systems and image analysis for database-driven change detection, data capture and updating;
  • Dynamic spatial information systems, spatial data revision and versioning;
  • Interfacing 3D models with facility management systems;
  • Database generation for digital topographic and thematic mapping (including Ortho-images and digital terrain models);
  • Digital landscape modelling and visualisation, and large scale urban models;
  • Global environmental databases and mapping;
  • Extraterrestrial mapping and spatial information systems;
  • Analysis of systems and their components for automated and semi-automated digital mapping and geoinformation systems;
  • Analysis of industry needs and design of systems for production and update of geoinformation.

Working Groups