About Us


Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IGSNRR/CAS)

Geographical Society of China (GSC)


CODATA Task Group of Preservation of and Open Access to S&T Data in Developing Countries (CODATA-PASTD)

Jomo Kennyatta University of Agriculture and Technology of Kenya (JKUAT)

Digital LIN Chao Geomuseum


Editorial Board


LIU Chuang, Professor,  Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IGSNRR/CAS),  China, lchuang@igsnrr.ac.cn


Scientific Expert Advisory Committee:


GUO Huadong, Past President of CODATA, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Digital Earth, Academician of CAS, China


Prof. XU Guanhua, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Earth Information Science and Academician of CAS, China

Ronald Abler, Past President of International Geogrpahical Union (IGU), USA

SUN Honglie, Professor and Academician of CAS, China

LIU Yanhua, President of Geographical Society of China, China

GONG Ke, Vice President of WFEO, President of Nankai University, China

ZHENG Du, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Geographical Sciences and Academician of CAS, China

LI Wenhua, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Resources and Ecology, Academician of CAE, China

LIU Changming, Editor-in-Chief,  Acta Geogrpahica Sinica, Academician of CAS, China

GE Quansheng, Director of  IGSNRR/CAS, China

Mable Imbuga, Vice Chancellor of JKUAT, Co-Chair of CODATA-PASTD, Kenya

CHEN Jun, President of ISPRS, Chief Engineering, The National Geomatics Center of China (NGCC), China

ZENG Lan, Professor of Academy of Microeconomic Research, National Development and Reform Commission,China

FU Bojie, Vice President of Geographical Society of China and Academician of CAS, China

ZHANG Tingjun, Director, School of Arid Environment and Climate Change, Lanzhou University, China

LIU Jiyuan, Professor, IGSNRR/CAS, China

Bernad Minster, Chair of ICSU-WDS, USA

Vladimir Tikunov, Professor, Moscow State University, Russia

Nordin Hasan, Director of ICSU Office in Asia, Malaysia

SUN Shu, Professor Institute of Geology and Geophysics and Academician of CAS, China

Shuichi Iwata, Editor-in-Chief, Data Science JournalThe University of Tokyo, Japan

SUN Jiulin, Professor of IGSNRR/CAS and Academician of CAE, China

TONG Qingxi, Professor of Peking University and Academican of CAS, China 

ZHOU Chenghu, Editor-in-Chief, Progress in Geography, Academician of CAS, China

GU Xingfa, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Remote Sensing, CO-Chair of CODATA-PASTD, China

Peter.Wittenburg, Data Technologist / Data Manager, The Max-Planck-Society, Germany

CHEN Xi, Director of Institute of Xinjiang Ecology and Geography, CAS, China

LIU Yi, Editor-in-Chief, Geographical Research, Deputy Director of IGSNRR/CAS, China

YANG Huigen, Director of Polar Study Center of China

HUANG Tieqing, Director of Institute of  Northeast Institute of Geography and Agroecology, CAS, China


Associate Chief Editors:

ZHU Yunqiang, Section Head of Data Sharing Studies of  IGSNRR/CAS, zhuyq@igsnrr.ac.cn, China

Paul Uhlir, J.D.,  Scholar of the U.S. National Academy, PUhlir@nas.edu, USA

JIANG Dong, Section Head of  Natural Resource Studies  of IGSNRR/CAS,  jiangd@igsnrr.ac.cn, China

XU Xingliang, Deputy Section Head of Data Analysis Studies of IGSNRR/CAS, xuxl@lreis.ac.cn, China

ZHOU Xiang, Chair of CODATA-PASTD Sub-group on Best Practices and System, RADI/CAS, zhouxiang@radi.ac.cn, China

Waweru MMwangi, Professor, JKUAT,   waweru_mwangi@icsit.jkuat.ac.ke, Kenya

WANG Qiao, Director of Satellite Environment Center, Ministry of Environmental Protection of China, wangqiao@sepa.gov.cn , China

Dora Ann Lange Canhos, Director of Centro de Referência em Informação Ambiental, Brazil, dora@cria.org.br, Brazil

Tomoko Doko, Research Fellow, Keio University, Japan, dokochan@sfc.keio.ac.jp, Japan

Saisy Selematsela, Director of Knowlege Management, National Research Foundation, daisys@nrf.ac.az, South Africa

ZHANG Lifu, Professor of Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI), CAS,  zhanglf@radi.ac.cn, China

WANG Jinnian, Professor of Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, CAS, jwang@radi.ac.cn, China

LIU Ronggao, Section Head of Data Analysis Studies of IGSNRR/CAS, liurg@igsnrr.ac.cn, China




WANG Zhengxing, Associate Professor, IGSNRR/CAS, wangzx@igsnrr.ac.cn, China

SHI Ruixiang, Assistant Professor,  IGSNRR/CAS, shirx@igsnrr.ac.cn, China

CHEN Lijun, The National Geomatics Center of China (NGCC), chenlj@nsdi.gov.cn, China

DAI Junhu, Professor, IGSNRR/CAS,  daijh@igsnrr.ac.cn, China

LV Tingting, Assistant Professor, RADI/CAS, lvtt@radi.ac.cn, China

Kostiantyn V. Yefremov, Director, World Data Center for Geoinformatics and Sustainable Development, k.yefremov@wdc.org.ua, Ukraine

Wenbo Chen, Research Fellow, Keio University, Japan, chenwb3@gmail.com, Japan

ZHANG Yili,  Professor, IGSNRR/CAS, zhangyl@igsnrr.ac.cn, China

Mika Odito, UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa, m.odido@unesco.org, Kenya

HE Shujin, Director of Editoral Office of Acta Geogrpahica Sinica, hesj@igsnrr.ac.cn, China

LI Guoqing, Head of Data Technology Division, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, CAS, gqli@ceode.ac.cn, China

YANG Banghui, Senior Engineer, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, CAS, yangbh@radi.ac.cn, China

Amani J. Uisso,Tanzania Forestry Research Institute (TAFORI), uissoaj@yahoo.com, Tanzania

ZHANG Jie,Polar Date Center of China, zhangjie@pric.org.cn , China

WU Lizong, Professor, Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, wulizong@lzb.ac.cn , China

XU Zheping,Associate Professor of Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, xuzp@ibcas.ac.cn, China  

WANG Changlin,Professor of Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences,  wangcl@radi.ac.cn , China

Alishir KurbanAssociate Professor, Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography,CAS, alishir@ms.xjb.ac.cn , China

BU Kun,Chief Engineer, Institute of Northeast Institute of Geography and Agroecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences,  bukun@iga.ac.cn , China

Ambinintsoa Noasilalao,Africa-GEOSS, Madagascar, noasilalao@meeft.gov.mg , Madagascar


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Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences

The Geographical Society of China


Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) Task Group on Preservation of and Access to Scientific and Technical Data in/for/with Developing Countries (PASTD)

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Digital Linchao GeoMuseum