Geoinformatics for Sustainable Development in Asian Cities

  • Sathaporn Monprapussorn
  • Zhaohui Lin
  • Asamaporn Sitthi
  • Parichat Wetchayont
Conference proceedings ICGGS 2018

Part of the Springer Geography book series (SPRINGERGEOGR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Chairath Sirirattanapol, Nopphawan Tamkuan, Masahiko Nagai, Michio Ito
    Pages 1-11
  3. Chuti Chatewutthiprapa, Srilert Chotpantarat, Sombat Yumuang
    Pages 21-31
  4. Katawut Waiyasusri, Nayot Kulpanich, Morakot Worachairungreung, Pornperm Sae-ngow
    Pages 46-58
  5. Tawatchai Na-U-Dom, Prasarn Intacharoen, Thippawan Thodsan, Siriprapha Jangkorn
    Pages 68-74
  6. Wannaphorn Srichupieam, Narut Soontranon, Sutatip Chavanavesskul
    Pages 85-95
  7. Yutthana Chaona, Teerawate Limkomonvilas, Sathaporn Monprapussorn
    Pages 96-108
  8. Ashok Kumar Lonavath, Karunakar Virugu, V. Sathish Kumar, B. Ravi Naik, Krishna Naik
    Pages 128-137
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 151-151

About these proceedings


This proceedings volume focuses on the importance and power of spatial thinking and planning, especially by applying geospatial technologies in solving the past and current global problems such as environmental degradation, urban pollution, climate change, agricultural management and epidemiology.The proceedings of the International Conference on Geography and Geoinformatics for Sustainable Development 2018 (ICGGS 2018) consist of a wide range of case studies from developing countries. 

The contributions address challenges of developing countries in mainstreaming sustainable development paradigm into their economy with the aim to improve and manage natural resources and environment in a sustainable manner. 

One of the main goals of the conference and the proceedings is to share and exchange different perspectives on global, regional and local spatial issues and how the concept of spatial planning and thinking can be used in building resilience to natural and anthropogenic threats in many sectors (such as water, ecosystem, agriculture and health). This includes a summary of how the key concepts of geospatial technologies could contribute to environmental sustainability and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as an outlook on challenges and opportunities for sustainable development. This book explains how geoinformatics can help analyse, model and explain sustainable development within a geographic context and thus provide the integrative framework necessary for global collaboration consensus and evidence-based decision-making. It highlights the vital and integrative role of geospatial information in driving sustainable development and thus can be used as a tool to put the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development into practice. 

This volume can be a useful resource for readers regarding research on geospatial issues on both the regional and local scale. Both undergraduate and graduate students around the globe can advance their academic and research knowledge of past and present environmental problems and learn how geospatial planning can be applied for sustainable development. It also appeals to researchers, academics, practitioners, community developers and policy makers interested in promoting sustainable development. 


Geoinformatics Natural Resources Socioenomic development Sustainable Development ICGGS Resilience and Disaster Risk Reduction Climate Change and Environmental Degradation Improving quality of life and social well-being Community Planning

Editors and affiliations

  • Sathaporn Monprapussorn
    • 1
  • Zhaohui Lin
    • 2
  • Asamaporn Sitthi
    • 3
  • Parichat Wetchayont
    • 4
  1. 1.Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of GeographySrinakharinwirot UniversityBangkokThailand
  2. 2.Institute of Atmospheric PhysicsChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina
  3. 3.Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of GeographySrinakharinwirot UniversityBangkokThailand
  4. 4.Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of GeographySrinakharinwirot UniversityBangkokThailand

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