General Plan of Activities

  • Organize workshops in 2017 (USA) and 2019 (India, France)
  • Organize joint events with WGs of overlapping interests from the Commission III and Commission V..
  • Promote the idea of application of Remote Sensing in public health and clinical health through participating Commission V’s activities
  • Joint activities with other Working Groups having overlapping interests, such as, WG III/7, WG III/8, WG III/10, and ICWG III/IV for contributing to events and publications
  • Cooperation with organizations such as American Public Health Association (APHA), Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE), Community of Practice in Ecosystem Approaches to Health (CoPEH)-Canada,  COPEH-CAN, EcoHealth Ontario (EHO) , Health-Earth (H-Earth) , International Medical Geology Association (IMGA) , International Society of Geospatial Health – GnosisGIS

Call for Papers

Based on its research theme, the ISPRS WG on Environment and Health (ICWG III/IVc) has arranged publishing a special issue. 

Special Issue: Geospatial Technology in Environmental Health Applications

Journal: Environmental Monitoring And Assessment

Publisher: Springer

Cost: No cost to make it available to the subscribing institutes

Deadline: February 28, 2017

Suggested Topics:

  • Air pollution
  • Climate change and variability
  • Ecological approach to public health
  • Emerging and reemerging infectious diseases
  • Environmental exposure assessment as a disease risk factor for clinical practices
  • Infectious disease ecology
  • Landscape ecology
  • New analytical tools for environmental health studies
  • New Earth observation resources for environmental monitoring for health impacts
  • Technological advancements in environmental health research
  • Vector borne diseases
  • Water and land pollution

 

Submission Instruction:

Journal Website: http://www.springer.com/environment/monitoring+-+environmental+analysis/journal/10661

When you click on “Submit Online” on the journal’s website as an author, you will be taken to the Editorial Manager page for Login information. https://www.editorialmanager.com/emas/default.aspx.

 After creating your account and beginning the submission process, you will be asked to choose an article type. You need to select “SI: Geospatial Technologies in Environmental Health Applications” from the drop down menu.

For further assistance, contact Publishing Editor, Sherestha.Saini@springer.com.