John P. Wilson joins editorial board of International Journal of Geo-Information

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The International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) International Journal of Geo-Information has announced that Dr. John P. Wilson, professor and founding director of the Spatial Sciences Institute at the University of Southern California, has joined its editorial board.

Founded in 2012, the journal publishes scientific work in the domain of geo-information and has an impact factor of 1.840.

Topics include:

  • Data collection and acquisition;
  • Data structures and algorithms;
  • Spatio-temporal databases;
  • Spatial analysis, data mining, and decision support systems;
  • Visualization theory and technology in real and virtual environments;
  • Cartography;
  • Location-based services;
  • Uncertainty handling in spatial data;
  • Topology;
  • Geo-computation;
  • Geo-telematics;
  • Spatial information infrastructures;
  • Interoperability and open systems; and
  • Applications of geoinformation technology.

MDPI publishes the journal, which has its editorial offices in Basel, Switzerland.

In 1996, John P. Wilson founded the journal Transactions in GIS, published by Wiley-Blackwell. He has served as its editor-in-chief since its inception. Previously Wilson has served on the editorial boards of Applied Geography and the Annals of the Association of American Geographers and also currently serves on the editorial board of the Annals of the Association of American Geographers Review of Books.

A common theme in John P. Wilson’s wide-ranging research interests is the modeling of environmental systems and makes extensive use of GIS software tools, fieldwork, spatial analysis techniques and computer models. His publications include three books: Terrain Analysis: Principles and Applications (John Wiley and Sons, 2000), Handbook of Geographic Information Science (Blackwell Publishers, 2007), and Environmental Applications of Digital Terrain Modeling (John Wiley and Sons, 2018).

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