Geoinformatics education and outreach: looking forward

Jianya Gong, Peng Yue, Tsehaie Woldai, Fuan Tsai, Anjana Vyas, Huayi Wu, Armin Gruen, Le Wang, Igor Musikhin

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Geoinformatics education is a key factor for sustainable development of geo-spatial sciences and industries. There have been a variety of educational activities focusing on education and training, technology transfer, and capability building in photogrammetry, remote sensing, and spatial information science, together known as Geoinformatics. Geoinformatics education is an essential mission and even determinant in the ISPRS society. The paper discusses key issues in Geoinformatics education. It reviews educational activities from the ISPRS perspective and summarizes lessons learned from these actions. A vision towards future trends of Geoinformatics education in the ISPRS is provided.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)209-217
Number of pages9
JournalGeo-Spatial Information Science
Issue number2
StatePublished - 3 Apr 2017


  • E-learning
  • Geoinformatics
  • education and training
  • summer school


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