9th International Symposium on High Mountain Remote Sensing Cartography (HMRSC-IX)

Venue: University of Graz

Location: Graz, Styria, Austria

Event Date/Time: Sep 14, 2006 End Date/Time: Sep 22, 2006
Registration Date: Jun 01, 2006
Early Registration Date: May 01, 2006
Abstract Submission Date: Jan 31, 2006
Paper Submission Date: Sep 14, 2006
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You are cordially invited to participate in the
IX International Symposium on High Mountain Remote Sensing Cartography
to be held in Graz, Austria, from September 14-22, 2006.

More information can be obtained from:
http://www.kfunigraz.ac.at/geowww/hmrsc/hmrsc_9/
We would appreciate very much if you could forward this message to other colleagues and friends who might be interested in the symposium. Remember that the symposium not only includes oral and poster sessions but also a multi-day field excursion to the most scenic places of the Austrian Hohe Tauern National Park.

Graz: http://www.graztourism.at/
Hohe Tauern National Park: http://www.hohetauern.at/

The general topics are:
(1) Application of remotely sensed image data (terrestrial, airborne, spaceborne) and other collateral data for information extraction in high mountain areas;
(2) and cartographic representation of this data/information in maps (analogue, digital, line maps, image maps, combined image-line maps, etc.) and GIS-based environments;
(3) and application-oriented analysis.

Emphasis is put on inter-disciplinary:
(a) Persons interested in geosciences (geographers, geologists, geomorphologists, glaciologists, etc.), cartographers, photogrammetrists, remote sensing experts, computer experts, biologists, tourism agents, regional planners, etc.
(b) Give a platform for young scientists (post-graduate students, PhD-students, post-docs, etc.),
(c) Give a formun to decision makers (tourism agents, park managers, regional managers, regional planers, environmental activists) to learn about HMRSC.

Field Excursion:
(i) Come to know an interesting high mountain region.
(ii) Discussion of application oriented projects carried out in this region.
(iii) Field guide, handouts, explanation by experts, usage of image data and maps, in-situ studies.
(iv) Discussion, social contacts, sharing common interests, e.g. high mountain scenery, meeting mountain people, experiencing other cultures, etc.

Venue

Heinrichstrasse 36
Graz
Styria
Austria
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