Special Issue “Internet and Landscapes” general call for papers, April 30th 2011.

Special Issue “Internet and Landscapes” general call for papers, April 30th 2011.

The ISPRS working group on geographical visualisation and virtual reality is putting together a special issue on Internet and Landscapes in 2011. The Internet has become a ubiquitous platform for communicating and disseminating geographic information. There are a plethora of online resources and tools available to share information and develop a better understanding of both our natural and built landscapes.

We have six invited papers being led by a number of international authors including: Prof K Lowell et al. (AUS), Dr A Hudson-Smith (UK), Dr A Coltekin et al. (Switz), Dr P Paar (Singapore), Dr O Schroth (CAN) and M Imhof (Aus). Abstracts for these forth-coming papers are available on the special issue websitehttp://www.mdpi.com/journal/futureinternet/special_issues/landscapes/. As guest editor for this special issue I would like to invite you to submit a paper for consideration on one of the following or related topics. Papers will be accepted up until 30th April 2011 (See instructions for authorshttp://www.mdpi.com/journal/futureinternet/instructions/).

  • Recent advances in online geographical & landscape visualization
  • Novel landscape information repositories, websites, and portals
  • Collaborative web 2.0 approaches for communicating landscapes
  • Research, development and applications of virtual globe technologies
  • Developments in 3D spatial data infrastructure and digital object libraries
  • Innovative applications in immersive and semi-immersive virtual reality
  • Evaluating the usefulness and usability of online geographical visualization tools
  • The geographies of virtual worlds and online communities
  • Advances of mobile computing devices in understanding landscapes
  • Online spatial decision support systems for landscape planning

Dr Christopher Pettit

Guest Editor

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