BoK 2022-11-21T13:32:30+00:00

A Body of Knowledge (BoK) for EO/GI

An innovative resource describing an ontology for the EO*GI fields.

The existing Geographic Information Science and Technology Body of Knowledge (GI S&T BoK), developed by the GI-N2K project on the basis of the American University Consortium for Geographic Information Science, is the basis for the development and operationalization of the EO4GEO Body of Knowledge (BoK).

Describing the Geographic Information and Earth Observation domain should be done by defining the underpinning inter-related concepts (theories, methods, technologies, etc.) that should be covered in education and training curricula. 

Accessing and editing the BoK

BoK Visualization and Search

Tool to graphically and textually visualise, explore and navigate the BoK. It supports permalinks, versioning and advanced searching.

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Living Textbook

Our BoK is maintained and edited using the Living Textbook environment. This tool offers a view on the knowledge network through a concept map, combined with text.

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Working with the BoK

The EO4GEO BoK software Platform stores, serves and is the main entry point for the official release of the BoK. It offers online storage, permalinks, versioning, re-usable software components and an API.

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Meet our experts

The process of developing the BoK for GI and EO is carried out by the network of experts crucial for achieving a BoK covering all EO/GI aspects. The following is a list of the experts that have participated so far in the description of concepts in different inter-related knowledge areas, by commenting and contributing to the elaboration of the relevant texts.

Name Affiliation Links
Adnane Labbaci Ibn Zohr University, Faculty of Sciences, Agadir, Morocco ResearchGateORCIDSCOPUS
Agata Hościło Institute of Geodesy and Cartography ResearchGateORCID
Alen Berta CGI Deutschland B.V. & Co. KG ResearchGateLINKEDIN
Andreas Kazantzidis Panepistimio Patron
Andreja Radovic Oikon Ltd ResearchGateORCIDLINKEDIN
Andrija Krtalić Faculty of Geodesy, University of Zagreb ResearchGateORCIDPublons
Anke Fluhrer German Aerospace Center ResearchGate
Antonio Pepe Institute for the Electromagnetic Sensing of the Environment (IREA), CNR Italy
Ann Johnson GeoTech Center GeoTech Center
Antonios Mouratidis Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ResearchGateORCID
Boris Jutzi Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Carmine Serio Universita Degli Studi Della Basilicata
Carlos Granell Canut Universitat Jaume I ORCIDLINKEDINGoogle Scholar Publons
Carolina Filizzola National Research Council – Institute of Methodologies for Environmental Analysis ResearchGateORCID
Carsten Pathe Friedrich-Schiller-Universitat Jena ResearchGateLINKEDINGoogle Scholar
Clémence Dubois Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Christiane Schmullius Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Dimitrios Alexakis Geosat research lab, Institute for Mediterranean studies ResearchGateSCOPUS
Emanuele Ciancia University of Basilicata ResearchGate
Estefanía Aguilar Moreno Universitat Jaume I de Castelló ORCIDLINKEDINGoogle Scholar
Fernado Benítez The Alan Turing Institute LINKEDIN
Flavio Lupia Council for Agricultural Research and Economics ResearchGateORCIDLINKEDIN
Fleur Visser University of Worcester ORCID
Florian Albrecht Paris-Lodron-Universitat Salzburg ResearchGateORCID
Frank O. Osterman ITC, University of Twente ORCID
Giovanni Laneve Sapienza Università di Roma
Gema Casal Maynooth University ResearchGateORCID
Glenn Vancauwenberghe KU Leuven, SADL ResearchGateORCIDKU Leuven
Guido Masiello Università degli Studi della Basilicata
Hamid Ghanbari PhD student at Laval university LINKEDINResearchGate
Henrik Persson Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences ResearchGateORCID
Jakub Walawender LCRS, Faculty of Geography, Philipps University of Marburg, Germany ResearchGateORCIDLINKEDINGoogle Scholar
Jordi Corbera Institute Cartographic and Geological of Catalonia LINKEDIN
Joseph Kerski Esri ESRI
Krzysztof Bakuła Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Geodesy and Cartography ResearchGateORCIDGoogle Scholar
Maciej Soja MJ Soja Consulting LINKEDIN
Manuel Ntumba Space Generation Advisory Council, Vienna, Austria LINKEDINResearchGateORCID
Marc Olijslagers KU Leuven, SADL LINKEDINKU Leuven
Maria Da Saudade De Brito Pontes KU Leuven, SADL
Mariana Belgiu Universiteit Twente ORCIDUniversiteit Twente
Martin Weinmann Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing ORCID
Martyna Stelmaszczuk-Górska Department for Earth Observation, Friedrich Schiller University Jena ORCID
Masoud Mahdianpari C-CORE and Memorial University of Newfoundland ResearchGateORCIDGoogle Scholar
Michael Gould Universitat Jaume I / ESRI ORCIDGoogle Scholar
Michał Kałuski Institute of Geodesy and Cartography ORCID
Monica Miguel-Lago European Association of Remote Sensing Companies (EARSC) LINKEDIN
Nicola Pergola Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche – Istituto di Metodologie per l’Analisi Ambientale
Pavlos Krassakis Centre for Research and Technology-Hellas ResearchGateORCIDLINKEDIN
Rob Lemmens Universiteit Twente LINKEDINORCIDUniversiteit Twente
Roberto Colombo University Milano Bicocca
Saeid Homayouni INRS, Center for Water, Earth, and Environment LINKEDINResearchGateORCID
Shridhar Jawak Svalbard Integrated Arctic Earth Observing System (SIOS) Google Scholar
Sergi Trilles Oliver Universitat Jaume I De Castellon LINKEDINResearchGateORCIDGoogle Scholar
Stefan Lang Paris-Lodron-Universitat Salzburg LINKEDINORCID
Stephanie Delalieux VITO ResearchGate
Teodosio Lacava National Research Council – Institute of Methodologies for Environmental Analysis LINKEDINORCID
Tiago H. Moreira de Oliveira NOVA IMS LINKEDINResearchGateORCID
Thomas Jagdhuber German Aerospace Center, Microwaves and Radar Institute ResearchGateORCID
Valeria Satriano Universita Degli Studi Della Basilicata LINKEDINResearchGate
Valerio Tramutoli School of Engineering – University of Basilicata
Veronika Krieger Spatial Services GmbH LINKEDIN

GIN2K contributors

The EO4GEO Consortium appreciates and acknowledge the extraordinary work done by the experts who contributed to the Geographic Information Science and Technology Body of Knowledge (GI S&T BoK), developed by the Geographic Information Need to Know (GIN2K) project and which represents the starting point for the construction of the EO4GEO Body of Knowledge.

We would appreciate your support by joining the Network of EO/GI Experts.

There is a continuous open call for experts in the Earth Observation / Geographic Information sectors to participate in the process of developing a Body of Knowledge (BoK) for EO and GI. 


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