Following the international GEOBIA Conferences held in Salzburg, Austria in 2006, Calgary, Canada in 2008, Ghent, Belgium in 2010, and Rio De Janeiro, Brasil in 2012, the 5th GEOBIA Conference of 2014 was held in Thessaloniki, Greece between 21 and 24 May.
The 5th GEOBIA Conference was organized by the Laboratory of Forest Management and Remote Sensing, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in collaboration with the Balkan Environment Centre, the Laboratory of Remote Sensing and GIS, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the Laboratory of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the Laboratory of Forest Aerial Photography Remote Sensing, Democritus University of Thrace.
The international audience included scientists, professionals and users, of academic, industry, public sector and governmental background, coming from the fields of environment and mineral resource management, agriculture, forestry and urban development. Attendees enjoyed the opportunity to communicate new research results, share technical information, network with fellow experts, and build communities of common interests.
Extended illustrated abstracts of the presented studies will be included in conference proceedings and published on the 5th GEOBIA website geobia2014.web.auth.gr. Selected articles will be published in a special issue of Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing journal, published by the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.
Conference live streaming is available through the GEOBIA 2014 website, and archived videos of the keynotes speeches, opening and closure sessions. IASON project that launched the 4th project meeting within the context of GEOBIA and Prof. Patias, coordinator of IASON project was a member of the Organizing and the Scientific Committee of the conference. More information for the event at: http://geobia2014.web.auth.gr/geobia14/
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