9th AARSE CONFERENCE

Important Dates:


Abstract Submission

18 May 2012

Acceptance Notification

30 June 2012

Final Paper Submission

01 September 2012

 

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The Central Theme of the Conference is:


EARTH OBSERVATION & GEOINFORMATION SCIENCES FOR ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA: GLOBAL VISION AND LOCAL ACTION SYNERGY.


The major scientific sub-Themes covered in the Conference are:

  1. PROCESSING, INTEGRATION AND MODELING
    • Radar remote sensing.
    • Optical remote sensing.
    • Hyperspectral remote sensing.
    • Lidar remote sensing.
    • Image Processing and Information Extraction.
    • Micro-Satellites: Case Studies and Experiences.
    • Data integration and Modeling.
    • Geographic Information Science.


  2. ECOSYSTEMS MANAGEMENT, AND ENVIRONMENTAL APPLICATIONS
    • Coastal, marine ecosystem and Wetlands.
    • Agro ecosystems.
    • Forest and Vegetation.
    • Forests resources -biodiversity.
    • Land management, Topography and space geodesy.
    • Urban and Built-up Environment.


  3. RESSOURCES MAPPING & ASSESSMENT
    • Geological resources: mining, petroleum exploration, geomaterials.
    • Water resources management.
    • Fishery resources.
    • Renewable energy resources.


  4. GEOHAZARDS AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT
    • Geological hazards: Earthquakes, Landslides…
    • Erosion, soil vulnerability and Flood.
    • Biodiversity degradation, Desertification and drought.
    • Forest fires, industrial accidents, Pollution and Contamination.
    • Early warning system and disaster risk reduction.


  5. HUMAN SECURITY AND HEALTH
    • Food security.
    • Uses water and sanitation.
    • Health and communicable diseases.
    • Humanitarian action.



  6. CLIMATE CHANGE VARIABILITY IMPACT
    • Climate and extreme weather events.
    • Water resources issues and climate change.
    • Climate change impacts on coastal region.
    • Strategies - measures of reductions and adaptations to climate change.
    • Current systems of earth observation, space Meteorology.


 
 
 
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