Workshop on VGI for Land Cover/Use
24 November 2020 - 25 November 2020
An online workshop entitled ‘The use of volunteer Geographic Information for producing and maintaining authoritative land use and land cover data’ is organized on behalf of EuroSDR (A European Spatial Data Research network organization linking national mapping and cadastral agencies with research institutes & universities), the LandSense project (A Citizen Observatory and Innovation Marketplace for Land Use and Land Cover Monitoring) and IGN (The French National Mapping Agency). LandSense delivers innovate technologies for data collection, change detection, data quality assessment, offering tools and systems to empower different communities (e.g., private companies, NGOs, NMAs, research, public authorities) for land use and land cover (LULC) monitoring and reporting.
The major areas of interest include the following topics:
- Feature-based LULC data production
- Feature-based LULC update
- LULC Change detection
- LULC Monitoring services
- Collection and Use of VGI to produce LULC data
- VGI and authoritative LULC data integration
- LULC data quality assessment
- LULC data infrastructure
- LULC data policies.
Submissions are encouraged (1 page maximum) from participants willing to share their experiences, algorithms, research approaches, use-cases, future planning linked to the listed topics by October 11 2020.
Participation in the workshop is free of charge. However, advance registration will be strictly required. Registration will be opened till November 11 2020.
More infromation about the workshop can be found here.