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:

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.

 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,