Introducing New Secretary for ISPRS Working Group II/6

I  would like to warmly welcome Victoria Rautenback from the University of Pretoria, South Africa who has joined our working group executive in the position of secretary. Victoria has been an active member of the working group  attending meetings, workshops and publishing peer reviewed papers for which she has presented findings at ISPRS conferences.

Her research focuses on the use of 3D geovisulaization and visual analytics for spatial planning in South Africa. With her current PhD studies she aims to develop guidelines for the use of 3D geovisulaization and visual analytics to assist local government with the planning and decision making process. She represents South Africa at ISO/TC 211, Geographic information/Geomatics meetings. Victoria was the lead of a Global Spatial Data Infrastructure (GSDI) small grants project in 2012 that investigated the education and training requirements for successfully implementing the South African Spatial Data Infrastructure (SASDI). Victoria’s other research interest include web services, interoperability, geographic information standards, spatial databases, spatial data infrastructures, and human computer interaction.

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