Conference and Seminar Proceedings

FIG Commission 3 Workshop
'Spatial Information for Sustainable Management of Urban Areas'

2 - 4 February 2009, Mainz, Germany

Workshop Programme and Proceedings

Monday, 2.2.2009

Tuesday, 3.2.2009

Wednesday, 4.2.2009





Monday, 2.2.2009





TS 1: Opening Session



Chair: Jens Riecken, Rapporteur: Yerach Doytsher



DVW-Vice-president Jens Riecken: "Welcome Address: Organizational Developments in Spatial Information Management and SDI"

  LOC chair Hartmut Mueller: “Welcome Address”


FIG Vice President Dalal Alnaggar: “FIG Activity”


FIG Com3 chair Chryssy Potsiou: “FIG Commission 3 Activity”


UNECE WPLA chair Peter Creuzer: “Sustainable land management and spatial planning - The WPLA Approach”


UNECE WPLA Ariel Ivanier: “The UNECE WPLA activities”


coffee break



TS 2: SDI in support of Real Estate Finance



Chair: Chryssy Potsiou, Rapporteur: Hartmut Mueller



Mathias Hofren: “The Value of Using Information Collected for Real Property Taxation, for Valuation, Granting Loans and Other Purposes in Sweden”


Steven L. Nystrom: “Real Estate and its Relation to the Financial Crisis in the United States”





TS 3: SDI Trends in Managing High Density Urban Areas



Chair: Winrich Voss, Rapporteur: Steven Nystrom



Martin Lenk: “One SDI in Europe: INSPIRE in Germany”


Heinz Koenig, Gerhard Muggenhuber: “Spatial Information for Urban Areas. Case study: Vienna”


Robin McLaren: “The Role of Urban Sensing in Managing Megacities”


Silke Boos, Hartmut Mueller: “Current use of Spatial Information Technology in Megacity Management”


coffee break



TS 4: Infrastructure Improvements to Support Development



Chair: Jens Riecken, Rapporteur: Robin McLaren



Chryssy Potsiou, Marilena Theodorou, Elia Elikkos: “Informal Development due to Market Pressure and Necessary Land Administration Infrastructure Improvements in Cyprus”


Hartmut Mueller, Falk Wuerriehausen: “Geoportals as a general-purpose tool to Support the Development”


Holger Wanzke: “Internet Presentation of Real Estate Market Data in NRW (North Rhine-Westphalia)”


Dieter Kertscher: “Increase of the Transparency Concerning the Real Estate Market of Lower Saxony”


Agnieszka Zwirowicz: “The Role of IE Methodology in SDIs”


FIG Commission 3 Dinner





Tuesday, 3.2.2009



TS 5: “Technical Developments for Sustainable Management of Urban Areas”



Chair: Dalal Alnaggar, Rapporteur: Heinz Koenig



Monika Sester: “The Potential of Geosensor Networks for Sustainable Management of Urban Areas”


Michael Klebanov, Yerach Doytsher: “Cadastral Triangulation: A Block Adjustment Approach for Joining Numerous Cadastral Blocks”


Arif Cagdas Aydinoglou, Oguz Gungor: “Domain Land_Use Cover Data Model Enabling Multiple Use for Turkey”


Mathias Trapp: “Potential and Accuracy of Digital Landscape Analysis Based on High Resolution Remote Sensing Data”


W. Akingbade, Diego Navara, Yola Georgiadou: “A 10 years Review and Classification of the Geographic Information Systems Impact Literature (1998-2008)”


Coffee break



TS 6: “SDI Implementation Experiences”



Chair: Monika Sester, Rapporteur: Mathias Hofren



Stephan von St. Vith: “Local SDI Implementation at County Level in Germany”



Arif Cagdas Aydinoglou, Tashin Yomralioglou: “Some Spatial Data Management Issues towards Building SDI”



Sagi Filin: “Effect of Physical Constrains on Spatial Connectivity in Urban Areas”


Reiner Dolger: “Usage of Spatial Information for Dynamic Traffic Management”



Catherine Kariuki, Nicky Nzioki and Jennifer Murigu: “A Review of the Training Needs for Revenue Enhancement for Local Authorities in Kenya” (not to be presented)






TS 7: “Environmental Sustainability and Cultural Heritage Protection in Urban Areas”



Chair: Susanne Kleemann, Rapporteur: S. Giannoulakis



Xavier Prigent: “The Urban Form and its Quality. A French Experience”



Aneta Strzalka, Ursula Eicker: “Sustainable Management of the Residential Area Scharnhauser Park by 2D GIS”



Angel Siolas, Costas Cassios, Akrivi Leka: “Environmental Sustainability for Urban Areas: The Role of Natural Capital Indicators


Ioannis Tsionas, D. Tsiafakis, K. Stavroglou, V. Tsioukas, N. Tsirliganis: “Thesaurus: web map publishing of cultural heritage”



Ioannis Tsionas, D. Tsiafakis, K. Stavroglou, V. Tsioukas, N. Tsirliganis: “3D GIS for the Archaeological Excavation at Karambournaki, Thessaloniki”



Efi Dimopoulou: “Mega Events as an opportunity for Urban Regeneration. Impact on a Host Greek City”



Mohammad Behtash: “Identifying the Disadvantaged Settlements for Providing A Sustainable Development Model at Local Level. Case Study: Pishva-Varamin, Tehran” (not to be presented)



Coffee Break



FIG Commission 3 Meeting



Departure for Wine Tasting and Dinner at Eberbach Monastery





Wednesday, 4.2.2009



TS 8: “Visualization, Modeling and Monitoring of Urban Environment”



Chair: Hartmut Mueller, Rapporteur: Lothar Koppers



Ayman Habib: “Integration of Photogrammetric and LIDAR Data for Accurate Reconstruction/Visualization of Urban Environments”


Arne Schilling, Steffen Neubauer, Alexander Zipf: “Putting GDI-3D into Practice”


Agnieszka Chojka: “The Design of the GIS Application for the Commune Administration in Poland”


Apostolos Arvanitis, S. Giannoulakis, N. Karanikolas: “A GIS approach to shopping mall’s real estate management”


Emilio Lopez Romero: “Urban Information System”


Amir Zeb: “Extraction of Parcel Boundaries from Ortho-rectified Aerial Photos: A Cost Effective Technique” (not to be presented)
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Coffee Break



TS 9: “Urban Land Management Aspects”



Chair: Dieter Kertscher, Rapporteur: Yerach Doytsher



Otmar Schuster: “Innovations in the Building and Surveying Sene”


Mohamed Ibrahim: “Informal Areas in Greater Cairo


Yvonne Muller: “Implications of new Legislation on Management of Urban Areas in Montenegro”


Divanxan Ahadi: “Land Reform in Azerbaijan


coffee and small snacks



TS 10: Closing Session



Chair: Makis Apostolatos



Yerach Doytsher: “FIG Commission 3 Peer Review Aspects



Chryssy Potsiou, Robin McLaren, Hartmut Mueller: “Resolutions”



LOC chair, Hartmut Mueller: closing speech





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