ISPRS Highlights Vol.9 No.1

March 2004



Table of Contents

  • Members (PDF Document)
  • Officers (PDF Document)
  • Editorial, by By M. Orhan Altan, Congress Director, ISPRS Council 2000-2004 (PDF Document)
  • ISPRS Annual Report 2003 (PDF Document)
    • Introduction
    • Report from Council:
      1. Society Activities (By Ian Dowman)
      2. Congress (By Orhan Altan)
      3. Membership (By Ian Dowman)
      4. Intersociety Activities:
      - International Council for Science (ICSU) (By John Trinder)
      - Committee on Earth Observing Satellites (CEOS) (By Ian Dowman)
      - UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) (By John Trinder)
      5. Treasurer's Report (By Ammatzia Peled)
    • Technical Commission Reports
      1. Technical Commission I - Sensors, Platforms, and Imagery
      2. Technical Commission II - Integrated System for Spatial Data Production, Custodian and Decision Support
      3. Technical Commission III - Theory and Algorithms
      4. Technical Commission IV - Spatial Information Systems and Digital Mapping
      5. Technical Commission V - Close-range Vision Techniques
      6. Technical Commission VI - Education and Communication
      7. Technical Commission VII - Resource and Environmental Monitoring
    • Committee and Standing Activities
      1. International Policy Advisory Committee (IPAC) (By Ray Harris)
      2. International Science Advisory Committee (ISAC) (By Armin Gruen)
      3. International Committee on Remote Sensing of Environment (ICORSE) (By Chuck Hutchinson)
      4. CIPA - The ICOMOS & ISPRS Committee on Documentation of Cultural Heritage (By Klaus Hanke)
      5. SPIE (By Sabry El Hakim)
      6. ISO (By Ian Dowman)
      7. International Steering Committee for Global Mapping (ISCGM) (By Rytutaro Tateishi)
      8. Journal (By Manos Baltsavias)
      9. Highlights (By Lucas Jansen)
      10. Home page (By Fabio Remondino)
      11. Events Calendar (By Tuan-Chih Chen)
      12. ISPRS Book Series (By Maxim Shoshany)
    • Member Activities
      1. Asian Association on Remote Sensing (AARS) (By Shunji Murai)
      2. The African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (By Tsehaie Woldai)
      3. European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories (EARSeL) (By Rainer Reuter)
      4. European Spatial Data Research (EuroSDR) (By Kevin Mooney)

  • ISPRS Society (PDF Document)
    • Report on the ISPRS WG II/5, II/6, IV/1 and IV/2 JointWorkshop on Spatial,Temporal and Multi-Dimensional Data Modelling and Analysis (By Marianne De Vries, Delft University of Technology and Eveline Bernier, Centre for Research in Geomatics)
    • Report on the ISPRS WG IV/4 Tutorial on Spatial Data Infrastructure for Urban Planning and Management (By Dr P.S. Roy, Chair, WG IV/4)
    • Report on the International Workshop on Radiometric and Geometric Calibration (By Stanley Morain, President, ISPRS Commission I)
    • Zarko Jacksic
    • Announcement on the 5th Joint Workshop on Incremental Updating and Versioning of Spatial Databases (By Ammatzia Peled,Treasurer, ISPRS Council 2000-2004)
    • An Overview of the Scientific Programme and Exhibition of the XXth ISPRS Istanbul Congress (By M. Orhan Altan, Congress Director, ISPRS Council 2000-2004)
    • The winners of the XXth Congress: 50 questions and 3 prizes (By M. Orhan Altan, Congress Director, ISPRS Council 2000-2004)
    • Report on Commission IV Joint Workshop Challenges in Geo-spatial Analysis, Integration and Visualization II (By Marguerite Madden, Center for Remote Sensing and Mapping Science)
  • From our Members - Introduction to Technology and Specifications for Spatial Data Interoperability (By Prof. Dr Jianya Gong, Chair of ISPRS WG VI/2)
    - Resourcesat-1 (IRS-P6) - The Latest Indian Earth Observation Satellite (By Ragnath Navalgund, President, ISPRS Technical Commission VII)
  • ISPRS Sustaining Members (PDF Document)
  • ISPRS Book review - Advances in Spatial Analysis and Decision Making (PDF Document)
  • Events Calendar (PDF Document)



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