Geomorphometry 2013 - Programme

Published: Jun 24, 2013 by ISG Board

Scientific Program

Start: Oct 16 2013 09:30 / End: Oct 20 2013 17:00 Timezone: Asia/Shanghai

DAY 1: Wednesday 16.10.2013

0930-1000 Opening ceremony
Word from the local organizers and Chair and Vice-chair of the society
1000-1020 Group photo and coffee break
1020-1105 Keynote: Michael Hutchinson
New Methods for Incorporating and Analysing Drainage Structure in Digital Elevation Models (K-1)
1105-1150 Keynote: Chenghu Zhou
Extracting geomorphologic features from high resolution DEM (K-2)
1200-1300 Lunch
1300-1330 Poster session day 1
  Chunmei Wang, Qinke Yang, David Jupp, Lei Wang and Rui Li.
Modeling of Topographic Spatial Structures Using Geo-statistical Method (P-1)
  Yi Yan and Fei Xiao.
Monitoring topographical changes of island in the outlet of the Dongting Lake from 2000 to 2010 using time series of Landsat images (P-2)
  Fei Xiao, Yi Yan, Qi Feng and Xuan Ban.
Characterize the spatial patterns of perennial waterlogged cropland using the micro-geomorphology structure in Jianghan Plain, middle reaches of the Yangtze River (P-3)
  Weiming Cheng.
Extraction of loess tableland from digital elevation model and ASTER image (P-4)
  Zhao Mingwei.
Extend the Analysis window to improve the Geo-Computation (P-5)
  Shangmin Zhao.
Characteristic analysis for typical loess 1 geomorphologic types based on slope spectrum (P-6)
  Ting Zhang, Trevor Page and David Oliver.
Effectiveness of Mitigation Measures on Phosphorus Delivery (P-7)
1330-1520 DEM generation methods
(session chair: Josef Strobl)
  Benjamin Bräutigam, Irena Hajnsek and Gerhard Krieger (invited speaker)
The TanDEM-X Mission: Earth Observation in 3D (I-1)
  Carlos Grohmann
Resampling morphometric data for regional-scale analysis (O-1)
  Niels Anders et al
High-Res Digital Surface Modeling using Fixed-Wing UAV-based Photogrammetry (O-2)
  Wan Qiao et al
Comparison of several methods for multi-scale DEM generalization in different landform areas (O-3)
  Zeng Fei et al
An MPI-CUDA Implementation for The Compression of DEM (O-4)
  Jaroslaw Jasiewicz et al
Content-based landscape retrieval using geomorphons (O-5)
1520-1540 Coffee break
1540-1740 DEM attributes and objects: extraction & mapping I
(session chair: Li Fayuan)
  Lucian Dragut et al
Land-surface segmentation to delineate elementary forms from Digital Elevation Models (O-6)
  Fuyuan Liang et al
An automated method to extract typical karst landform entities from contour lines on topographic maps (O-7)
  Guruh Samodra, et al
Application of supervised landform classification of 9-unit slope model for preliminary rockfall risk analysis in Gunung Kelir Indonesia (O-8)
  Dong Youfu
Research on Terrain Significance Index (O-9)
  Liu Kai et al
Research on the classification of terrain texture from DEMs based on BP neural network (O-10)
1810-2000 Welcome banquet!

DAY 2: Thursday 17.10.2013

0830-0915 Keynote: Ian Evans
Land surface derivatives (K-3)
0915-10:00 Keynote: Peter Guth
The Giga Revolution in Geomorphometry: Gigabytes of RAM, Gigabyte-Sized Data Sets, and Gigabit Internet Access (K-4)
1000-1020 Coffee break
1020-1200 DEM attributes and objects: extraction & mapping II
(session chair: Chenghu Zhou)
  Scott Peckham
Mathematical Surfaces for which Specific and Total Contributing Area can be Computed: Testing Contributing Area Algorithms (O-11)
  Liyang Xiong et al
Simulating Loess Underlying Bedrock Paleotopographic strata for Landscape Evolution in the Loess Plateau Based on Digital Elevation Models (O-12)
  Shijiang Yan et al
Terrain similarity characterizing approach based on two-dimensional continuous wavelet (O-13)
  Wenhui He
Research on 3D-Openness in urban area based on Urban Digital Elevation Model (O-14)
  Hongming Zhang et al
DEM based Extraction of LS factor: integrate channel networks and convergence flow (O-15)
1210-1300 Lunch
1300-1330 Poster session day 2
  Tian Jian.
Point pattern for landform based on SOFM (P-8)
  Kamila Justyna Lis and Tang Goan.
Fractal analysis of the Loess Plateau in China (P-9)
  Haijiang Wang and Qinke Yang.
Generalizing Resolution-assignable DEM Based on Rational-dilation Wavelet Transform and Sampling Theory (P-10)
  Lei Wang, Yong Qing Long and Fayuan Li.
The elevation error of DEMs caused by grid size (P-11)
  Zhang Zhenke, Fu Yuexin, Li Shengfen, Zhang Linghua and F Li.
Soil erosion and rill system evolution based on field observation in Kongshan Hill, South-west Jiangsu Province, China (P-12)
  Xu Hong Wang, Zhang Zhe, Fei Li and Xiao Ning Liu.
Construction of Remote Sensing Image Information Capacity Model for Evaluation on Land Surface Complexity (P-13)
  Li Xiaoyin.
Vegetation Pattern Topographic Differentiation of YaoXian county, Shaanxi province, China (P-14)
1430-1500 Coffee break
1330-1540 DEM analysis for land-cover, hydrological, soil-landscape and environmental modeling
(session chair: Michael Hutchinson)
  Qinke Yang et al (invited speaker)
Study on the Distributed Slope Length for Soil Erosion Prediction at Watershed Scale (I-2)
  Lucian Dragut et al
Evaluation of land-surface segmentation as support for soil sampling (O-16)
  Zhen Li et al
Development of gully and its controlling factors in the Loess Plateau of China using high spatial resolution imagery (O-17)
  Sheng Li et al
From rills to gullies: how do we measure them? (O-18)
  Yi Zhou et al
Method for extraction continuous shoulder line in Loess watershed (O-19)
  Dong Chen et al
Vegetation mapping using discrete-return and full-waveform airborne LiDAR data (O-20)
1540-1600 Coffee break
1330-1540 High performance computation and big data in terrain analysis; geo-computing and statistics analysis
(session chair: Peter Guth)
  Alexander Brenning (invited speaker)
Leveraging geomorphometric data and statistical computing to gain complementary insights into complex Earth surface processes (I-3)
  Baiping Zhang
Mass elevation effect: concept and quantification (O-21)
  Qinke Yang et al
Extraction and Analysis of Slope, Slope Length, and LS for National Soil Erosion Inventory in China (O-22)
  Xiaodong Song et al
Landscape planning of route-based visibility analysis (O-23)
  Ling Jiang et al
Extraction of drainage network from grid terrain datasets using parallel computing (O-24)
1800-1830 Geomorphometry society meeting (elections)
1800-2000 Conference dinner (outdoor barbeque or similar)

DAY 3: Friday 18.10.2013

0830-1020 Fundamental problems of geomorphometry I
(session chair: Ian Evans)
  Josef Strobl (invited speaker)
DTM Slope – simple measure, or to each his own? (I-4)
  Niculita Mihai et al
Floodplain delineation using cluster analysis of geomorphometric variables and class spectral statistics (O-25)
  Kosuke Naruse and Takashi Oguchi
Classification and formation environment of glacial valleys based on morphometric analyses (O-26)
  Cheng-Zhi Qin et al
A Browser/Server-based Prototype of Heuristic Modelling Environment for Digital Terrain Analysis (O-27)
  Jie Wang et al
Modeling hourly solar radiation over rugged terrains, based on DEM (O-28)
1020-1040 Coffee break
1040-1200 Fundamental problems of geomorphometry II
(session chair: Tang Guoan)
  Zhang Yanli et al
Estimating shortwave radiation based on DEM and MODIS atmospheric products in rugged terrain (O-29)
  Hu Ding et al
A Near-lossless Digital Watermarking Algorithm of DEM Based on DCT (O-30)
  Biju John et al
Use of SRTM Data for a Quick Recognition of the Active Tectonic Signatures (O-31)
  Zhang Zhenke et al
Soil erosion and rill system evolution based on field observation in Kongshan Hill, South-west Jiangsu Province, China (O-32)
1200-1300 Lunch
1330-1510 Fundamental problems of geomorphometry III
(session chair: Qiming Zhou)
  Jing Tang et al
Implementation of a multiple flow algorithm into the dynamic ecosystem model LPJ-GUESS (O-33)
  Sheng Jiang
Extraction of loess shoulder-line based on object-based image analysis (O-34)
  Shijie Zhu et al
Scale-effect of Hypsometric Integral in Loess Plateau (O-35)
  Weiling Guo et al
The scale effect analysis of slope length based on DEM multi-scale representation (O-36)
  Sheng Li et al
Snow distribution pattern and its influencing factors in a small watershed in Atlantic Canada (O-37)
1510-1530 Coffee break
1600-1700 Life achievement awards
Best paper awards
Towards Geomorphometry 2015
1800-2000 Dinner and visit to Fuzi temple

DAY 4: Saturday 19.10.2013:

Workshops from 9:00 to 17:00

0900-1200 Workshop
1200-1300 Lunch
1300-1500 Workshop
1500-1515 Coffee break
1515-1700 Workshop
1800-2100 Dinner


  • Peter Guth (US Naval Academy): Free and Open Source Geomorphometry Software
  • Jarek Jasiewicz: Watershed modeling with (GRASS GIS toolbox)
  • Scott Peckham: RiverTools 4.0

DAY 5: Sunday 20.10.2013:

Field trip to Zijing mountain and Xuanwu lake (optional) Venue: Xianlin Campus, Nanjing Normal University No.1 Wenyuan Road Nanjing China 32° 6’ 4.9896” N, 118° 55’ 6.312” E

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