The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences
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Articles | Volume XL-6
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XL-6, 49–54, 2014
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XL-6, 49–54, 2014

  23 Apr 2014

23 Apr 2014

Geoinformatics Education in China

D. Li, J. Gong, and P. Yue D. Li et al.
  • State Key Laboratory of Information Engineering in Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing (LIESMARS), Wuhan University, 129 Luoyu Road, Wuhan, 430079, China

Keywords: Geoinformatics, Surveying and Mapping, Remote Sensing Science and Technology, Geographical Information Science (GIS), Education and Training, China

Abstract. The paper will give an overview of the current status of education in Geoinformatics in China. First, the paper will provide a general review of the scientific and technological development of Geoinformatics in China. It then presents how the development affects the education and training in China. In the paper, universities and institutes in China that can award academic degrees related to Geoinformatics will be summarized. Next, the paper will report the work having been done by the expert group on Surveying and Mapping, including the revision of discipline catalogue and guide for graduate education and requirements. A list of typical curriculain Geoinformatics education is suggested. Finally, activities on promoting the graduate student exchange platform will be presented.