[52N SWE] Call for Extended Abstracts - Symposium GIScience for Environmental Change 2010

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[52N SWE] Call for Extended Abstracts - Symposium GIScience for Environmental Change 2010

Katharina Henneböhl
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**Research Symposium GIScience for Environmental Change (GeoChange)**
*Pre-conference Workshop of GeoInfo2010*
November 27, 2010
Campos do Jordão (São Paulo), Brazil


**Call for Extended Abstracts**

We would like to invite you to participate in the research symposium on
GIScience for Environmental Change ("GeoChange"), scheduled to take place in
Campos do Jordão (São Paulo), Brazil. The GeoChange research symposium is the
second cooperative workshop organized by the National Institute for Space
Research (INPE) and the Institute for Geoinformatics (ifgi), University of
Münster. The goals of the GeoChange symposium are to discuss and initiate
solutions to modeling environmental change.

Potential contributors are invited to submit extended abstracts of 4-6 pages
(including figures, tables, references etc. and written in English) for the
following tracks:

Ø Data sources for GeoChange research
Ø Sensing change
Ø Change and scale -- spatial and temporal
Ø Combining statistical and ontological models

Selected contributions are invited for presentation at the symposium and will
be published in the symposium proceedings. SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS will be
made available after August 4, 2010 at:
http://www.dsr.inpe.br/GeoChange

**Call for applications of Brazilian young researchers for a travel grant**

Brazilian young researchers can apply for a symposium grant which is a 500 EUR
lump sum for travel support. Please visit
http://www.dsr.inpe.br/GeoChange
for detailed information on the conditions.

**Important Deadlines**

Ø Submission of extended abstracts (camera-ready version): September 15, 2010
Ø Application of Brazilian young researchers for a symposium grant: September
15, 2010
Ø Notification of extended abstracts acceptance: September 27, 2010

**Program Chairs**
Gilberto Câmara, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE), Brazil
Edzer Pebesma, Institute for Geoinformatics, University of Münster, Germany

Please visit our website for detailed information:
http://www.dsr.inpe.br/GeoChange
or contact the symposium secretariat:
[hidden email]

The symposium on GIScience for Environmental Change is supported by the
Brazilian-German Scientific Year (http://www.dbwti.de) and the Federal
Ministry of Education and Research, Germany (http://www.bmbf.de).


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Katharina Henneböhl
Institute for Geoinformatics
Weseler Straße 253
D-48151 Münster
+49 (0) 251 83 33058
[hidden email]
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