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General call for paper
VOLUME 70, 2016 ◆ VOLUME 71, 2017
Geomatica the journal welcomes research papers and articles from academia, government and industry, and regularly curates special issues on specialized topics in GIS. Canadian and international perspectives are encouraged.

Scope      In 2016 the journal entered its 94th year of publishing and we are looking ahead to 2017 and its 95th. We encour age geomatics specialists in all sectors to consider submitting their work. Reports and technical arti cles as well as referred papers will be considered. Authors submitting papers for peer review must present original contributions in aspects of geospatial science. Potential subject areas include, but are not limited to, the following:
  •  Surveying
  • Cartography
  • Geodesy
  • Spatial data infrastructure
  •  GIS
  • Photogrammetry
  • Marine geomatics
  • Satellite positioning and navigation
  • Remote sensing
  • Hydrography
  • Digital mapping
  • Engineering and mining surveys
Submissions      Manuscripts may be submitted in English or in French. Papers will be selected and reviewed based upon their suitability for the journal and with reference to the current Reviewer’s Guide for Geomatica. Submission guidelines and editorial calendar may be found at

An early notice of intent to submit is appreciated. Please submit papers to:
Izaak de Rijcke


Special Issue on
“Advances in Geospatial Statistical Modeling, Analysis, and Data Mining ”

Guest Editor: Emmanuel Stefanakis, Songnian Li, and Suzana Dragicevic

Important deadlines (* an early expression of interest through email is required.)

Submission of manuscripts - February 1, 2015
Notification of acceptance/rejection - April 1, 2015
Submission of final version - June 1, 2015
Planned publication of special issue - September 2015


This special issue of Geomatica is devoted to the theme of geospatial statistical modeling, analysis, and data mining. Geomatica, the Journal of Geospatial Information Science, Technology and Practice, is the quarterly peer-reviewed journal of the Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG). It is dedicated to the dissemination of information on scientific and technical advances in the field of geomatics science and engineering. Papers for this special issue must present original research contributions in all aspects of geospatial statistics, including modeling, analysis, and data mining methods and tools.
This is an open call for papers. However, selected papers from the Joint International Conference on Geospatial Theory, Processing, Modelling and Applications will be invited for submission. The conference was held on October 6-8, 2014 in Toronto, Canada. More information about the conference can be found at:


Potential topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Spatial and Spatio-temporal Modeling and Analysis
  • Geospatial Statistics Methods and Tools
  • Modeling Spatial Uncertainty
  • Geographic Data Mining and Knowledge discovery
  • Geospatial Analytics for Big Spatio-Temporal Data
  • Visual Exploration of Geographic Data

Submission guidelines

Papers should be submitted to email: before the deadline in Microsoft Word format (.doc) and follow the instructions to authors outlined in Geomatica. The electronic copy of the instructions to authors can be found at Each paper should not exceed 9,000 words. The special issue will include a maximum of 8-10 papers.

Dr. Emmanuel Stefanakis
Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering
University of New Brunswick
15 Dineen Drive, Head Hall, E-57
Fredericton, NB, E3B 5A3, Canada

Dr. Songnian Li
Department of Civil Engineering
Ryerson University
350 Victoria St., Toronto, ON
M5B 2K3 Canada

Dr. Suzana Dragicevic
Department of Geography
Simon Frasier University
8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC
V5A 1S6 Canada

Special Issue on
“ Cartography in Canada 2011-2015”

Guest Editor: Dr. Roger Wheate
Deadline: November 15, 2014

This special issue of Geomatica will highlight recent developments and achievements in Canadian cartography. Researchers or practitioners in geomatics are invited to contribute by submitting a paper related to any aspect of the mapping sciences. Topics may include, but are not limited to, those listed below. This special cartographic issue of Geomatica will be included as part of the Canadian National Report on Cartography at the 2015 International Cartographic Conference in Rio de Janeiro, August 23-28, 2015, with the theme: Maps Connecting the World (

  • Semiotics, Map Perception and Cognition
  • Open Source Technology and Web Services
  • Map Design, GeoVisualization, and Virtual Reality
  • Maps and the Internet
  • History of Cartography and GI Science
  • Art, Culture and Cartography
  • National and Regional Atlases
  • SDI, Standards, Integration
  • Mountain Cartography and DEMs
  • Data Quality and Uncertainty
  • Planet and Space Cartography
  • Location Based Services / Ubiquitous Cartography
  • Military Mapping and Aeronautical Cartography
  • Volunteered Geographic Info and Crowdsourcing
  • Arctic and Sea Ice Mapping
  • Census and other Thematic Maps
  • Generalization and Multi-Scale Representation
  • Map Projections, GPS and Geodesy
  • Cartographic Education and Training
  • Cartography and Children
  • Mapping for the Mobility Impaired
  • Geospatial Analysis and Modelling
  • Medical and Health Services Mapping
  • GIS and Sustainable Development
  • Advertising and Tourist Mapping
  • Maps, GIS and Society
  • Gender and Cartography
  • Maps, GIS and Hazards/Disasters
  • Hydrographic and Marine Cartography
  • Maps, GIS and Security
  • Participatory and Community Mapping
  • Mapping from Satellite Imagery
  • Indigenous Mapping
  • Cybercartography
  • GIS and Crime Mapping
  • Mobile Mapping and Navigation Systems
  • Mapping Urban Spaces
  • Recreational Mapping and Orienteering

Up to six papers will be selected for this special cartography issue. Manuscripts should be prepared according to the Instructions to Authors of Geomatica ( Papers will be selected and reviewed based upon their suitability for this special issue and with reference to the current Reviewer’s Guide for Geomatica. We encourage geomatics specialists in the private, academic and public sectors to consider submitting their work. Reports, as well as referred papers, will be included. An early notice of intent to submit would be appreciated. Please submit papers to:

Dr. Roger Wheate, Geography/NRES,
University of Northern BC, 3333 University Way,
Prince George, BC, Canada V2N 4Z9
Tel: 250-960-5865 Email:

Geomatica Volume 70 - 4, 2016


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