Geographical Information Science Seminars

Recent Seminars

May 18th, 2017

Hao GONG(University of Tsukuba)

Geospatial Modeling of Urban Growth in Shanghai

Liu Kai(University of Tsukuba)


Matamyo Simwanda(University of Tsukuba)

Drivers of urban land use changes in a rapidly urbanizing African City: A case study of Lusaka, Zambia

Ranagalage Mahinda Manjula(University of Tsukuba)

Tsunami vulnerability assessment in the Moratuwa Urban Council area in Sri Lanka

May 11th, 2017

Tamba Sahr Dauda(University of Tsukuba)

Spatio-temporal analysis of landuse/landcover changes in Freetown using Remote Sensing and GIS:Exploring data and potential methods.

Sano Hiroaki(University of Tsukuba)

Representation of geospatial information for situation awareness in disaster response - Cases of 2016 Kumamoto earthquake

Hepi Hapsari Handayani(University of Tsukuba)

Urban and Green Volume Estimation Using Remote Sensing-GIS Techniques: A Case Study of Surabaya, Indonesia

XINMIN ZHANG(University of Tsukuba)

Investigating the relationships between land surface temperature and social-ecological variables: A case study of Nanchang City, China

April 28th, 2017


Working as international development consultant and use of GIS

April 27th, 2017

Chiaki Akiyama(Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of tsukuba)

Geography X Engineering ?

April 13rd, 2017

Yusuke Hayashi(Teikoku-Shoin)

ICT Education and Digital Textbook

April 11st, 2017

Konstantin Greger(Associate Sales Consultant(DACH), Tableau Software)

Visual Data Analysis with Tableau

November 24nd, 2016

Lyu Xiaokai(University of Tsukuba)

An Introduction of uDig

Liu Fei(University of Tsukuba)

The Usefulness of MAPGIS

Darshana Sumudu(University of Tsukuba)

Esri city engine

November 17nd, 2016

Ji Xinmiao (University of Tsukuba)

An Introduction to SAGA GIS

Ahmed Derdouri(University of Tsukuba)

Development of GIS desktop applications using ArcGIS Engine: A demonstration of an application for flood forecasting in Bouregreg basin, Morocco

Zheng Zilai(University of Tsukuba)

Urban network analysis toolbox for ArcGIS

October 20th, 2016

Masayo Tsuchida (ESRI Japan)

Introduction of new functions of ArcGIS10.4 and ArcGIS Online

September 29th, 2016

Natsumi AKIMOTO(Rearch fellow, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo)

Discussion about the compact city policy based on accessibility from the case studies in Aomori city and Toyama city.

August 4th, 2016

Dr. Rajesh Bahadur Thapa(JAXA)

Introduction on Land Use/Cover Classification using Let’s SAR tool and PALSAR Mosaics

July 21th, 2016

Siriwardana Halgamage Malinda(University of Tsukuba)

Spatial evaluation of trails in protected areas of Sri Lanka: A case study of Sripada mountain in Peakwilderness

July 14th, 2016

Gong Hao(University of Tsukuba)

Usefulness of Google Earth Engine in Geoscience study

June 16th, 2016

Ronald C. Estoque(University of Tsukuba)

Spatial Analysis on Land Use/Cover Changes using TerrSet, IDRISI

May 19th, 2016

Ms.Tuchida(ESRI JAPAN)

ArcGIS Online の最新情報、現地調査アプリケーション、ArcGIS Pro について

May 12nd, 2016

Ranagalage Manjula (University of Tsukuba)

GIS based decision support system for Sri Lankan agriculture sector

Matamyo Simwanda (University of Tsukuba)

Monitoring the urban growth pattern and intensity of Lusaka City, Zambia

Aprol 28nd, 2016

Niloofar Haji Mirza Aghasi (University of Tsukuba)

Relationship Between Urban Traffic Accidents and UrbanStructures : A Case Study of Tehran City, Iran

Lian Maychee (University of Tsukuba)

Space-Time Analysis of Natural Hazard in Sumida-Ku, Tokyo

April 21nd, 2016

Hou Hao (University of Tsukuba)

Evaluating walkability through neighborhood environment: A casestudy in Tokyo Metropolitan Area

Shyamantha Subasinghe (University of Tsukuba)

Urban process and future development of Colombo metropolitanarea; An application of geospatial techniques.

Apr. 14th, 2016

LIU Kai(University of Tsukuba)

Spatial structure of Manila metropolitan area based on the analysis of commuting and consuming activities

Dec. 3rd, 2015

FENG JINGGE(University of Tsukuba)

Discover what we can do in ArcGIS Pro

Wang Ruci(University of Tsukuba)

Minitab Statistical Software Introduction

November 26nd, 2015

Takeshita Kazuki(University of Tsukuba)

A gentre introduction to KASHMIR 3D

Gaston Guido San Cristobal(University of Tsukuba)

How to use parson trip data

November 19nd, 2015

Jiao Bolei (University of Tsukuba)

A gentre introduction to QGIS

Shu Mengyu(University of Tsukuba)


October 22nd, 2015

Gerasimos Voulgaris (University of Tsukuba)

Spatio-Temporal Assessment of Tsunami Vertical Evacuation: A Case Study of the Shizuoka Metropolitan Area

Siriwardana Malinda (University of Tsukuba)

Handling Landsat Images with Matlab

October 8th, 2015

Takeshita Kazuki (University of Tsukuba)

House moving of University graduates

September. 3rd, 2015

Konstantin Greger(DLR)

Traffic demand modeling, research on electro mobility in Germany, and intermodal behavior in Berlin

July. 30th, 2015

Hou Hao(University of Tsukuba)

Introduction to the person trip data provided by CSIS, the University of Tokyo

July. 23th, 2015

Kai Liu(University of Tsukuba)

Matrix Operation and Geographical Application by Using Matlab

July. 9th, 2015

Dr.Ronald Estoque(University of Tsukuba)

Introduction of TerrSet (IDRISI) for Geospatial Analysis

Jun. 18th, 2015

Mr.Hiroaki Sano(NIED)

Spatial analysis of Tsunami evacuation facilities in Hamamatsucoastal: Focus on the environmental conditions affected evacuation

Jun. 11st, 2015

Mr.Akira Wada(Hitachi Zosen Co.)

GNSS precise positioning in real-time and its applications

Jun. 1st, 2015

Mr.Lawrie Jordan(ESRI)

ArcGIS as Image Analysis & Platform

May. 21st, 2015

Liu Kai(University of Tsukuba)

Hedonic Price Modeling of New Residential Property Values in Xi'an City,China

Hou Hao(University of Tsukuba)

Evaluating Walkability through Neighborhood Design Qualities using GIS: A Case Study of Suburban Areas in Tokyo

Matamyo Simwanda(University of Tsukuba)

Spatial Analysis of Land Use/Cover Changes and Urban Expansion in Lusaka City, Zambia

Haji Mirza Aghasi Niloofar(University of Tsukuba)

Investigation Between Urban Traffic Accidents and Urban Structures from Spatial Perspective

May. 14th, 2015

Gerasimos Voulgaris(University of Tsukuba)

Tsunami Vertical Evacuation Potential Analysis in the Shizuoka Metropolitan Area

Malinda Siriwardana(University of Tsukuba)

A WebGIS Platform for Repository, Processing and Disseminating Urban Land-Use/Cover Maps

Shyamantha Subasinghe(University of Tsukuba)

Functional and Morphological Dynamics: Colombo city, Sri Lanka

Hao Gong(University of Tsukuba)

Simulating Urban Heat Island Effects by Rapid Urbanization: A Case Study of Shanghai, China

Apr. 16th, 2015

Rajesh Bahadur Thapa, PhD(JAXA)

Tropical forests carbon tracking with ALOS

Mar. 30th, 2015

All students(University of Tsukuba, Division of SIS)

Research Topics in Spatial Information Science

Feb. 26th, 2015

MORIMOTO Takehiro (University of Tsukuba)

Analysis of cultivation abandonment in Central Japan by composing grid square statistics using GIS

Jan. 8th, 2015

IMAI Osamu(University of Tokyo)

Availability of GIS for the route selection and records in foot-path activity

Dec. 12th, 2014

Ratu Veby Renita (Professional Staff/Officer at Diretorate of Urban Development-DGSP)


Kristanto Hadi(Professional Staff/Officer at Diretorate of Urban Development-DGSP)


Nov. 27th, 2014

KoKo Lwin (University of Tsukuba)

Geovisualization to Urbanization with WebGIS

Nov. 20th, 2014

Masayo Tsuchida(ESRI Japan)

About ENVI and ArcGIS Online

Oct. 30th, 2014

Liang Zhenw (University of Tsukuba)

The main functions and operations of ENVI

Qu Yuhang (Univ. of Tsukuba)

gis - based augmented reality

Oct. 23rd, 2014

Hanlu Zhang (University of Tsukuba)

what's is Landsat-8

Misao Hashimoto (Univ. of Tsukuba)

A Geographical Study of Human Factors Influencing Wild Animal -Related Damages in Nagano Prefecture

Oct. 9th, 2014

Nobuaki Oku (University of Tsukuba)

On the Remote Sensing Database Provided by CEReS

Luan Yarong (Univ. of Tsukuba)

Introduction and Availability of CEReS Gaia

July. 17th, 2014

Maychee LIAN (University of Tsukuba)

Spatial-Temporal Changes of Land Use in Tao-Yuan Coastal Area

Yusuke Kimura (Univ. of Tsukuba)

Analysis of the Distribution of Children’s Members for Sport School and the Effect of School Bus Routes

July. 3th, 2014

Ryogo Sato (University of Tsukuba)

Climatological Study of Wind in Nakadori District, Fukushima Prefecture

Hiroaki Oku (University of Tsukuba)

Transition of diagram in Tobu-Tojo Line

June. 12th, 2014

S.I.S.Subasinghe (University of Tsukuba)

Assessment of Location suitability of Dedicated Economic Center (DEC) using GIS; a case study of Keppetipola DEC in Badulla district, sri lanka

June. 5th, 2014

Matamyo Simwanda (University of Tsukuba)

Evaluating Global Positioning System Accuracy for Forest Biomass Transportation Tracking within Varying Forest Canopy

Hao Gong (University of Tsukuba)

Mobile Surveying for Urban Heat Islands Effect of Surface Thermal Environment in Micro Scale Area:A case study of the university of tsukuba campus area, Japan

May. 8th, 2014

Dr.Toshiya MATSUURA (Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute)

Spatial characteristics of recent deforestation in central Cambodia

Koun SUGIMOTO,Ph.D.(Univ. of Tsukuba, Researcher)

GIS use in tourism and recreation research

Apr. 17th, 2014

Dr.Osamu Imai(CSIS, Tokyo University)

Possibility of GIS for Community Development

Dr.Toshiya MATSUURA (Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute)

Spatiotemporal characteristics and socio-economic valuation of harvesting edible wild plants in snowy villages

Feb. 20th, 2014

Kazuhisa OHBI (University of Tsukuba)

Hazard Mapping on School Route and its Spatial Characteristics

Feb. 13th, 2014

Syeda Khaleda (Univ. of Tsukuba, Researcher)

Geography of Bangladesh: The Land of Green Nature and Rivers

Jan. 16th, 2014

TANA QIAN (Graduate School of Agriculture?CIbaraki University)

An investigation of how dose the accuracy of validation data and the definition of LC/LU classes affect the accuracy of land cover maps at the global scale

Jan. 9th, 2014

Yuji Murayama (University of Tsukuba)

Regional Survey: From Field Work to Field Science

Nov. 21th, 2013

Liu Kai (University of Tsukuba)

How to use Esri Maps for Office and example of use

Xue Qi (University of Tsukuba)

New Functions of ArcGIS Mobile Products-Explorer for ArcGIS APP and Runtime SDK-

Nov. 14th, 2013

Takafumi Kubo (University of Tsukuba)

Intoroduction to the supporting system of railway plan in metropolitan by GIS

Zhou Yifei (University of Tsukuba)

Processing remote sensing data by TNTmips

Oct. 3rd, 2013

Dr. David Sprague (National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences)

Historical GIS techniques: theories of accuracy, precision, and efficiency in handling historical maps for spatial analysis.

July 18th, 2013

Dr. Xuan Zhu (Monash University)

A GIS Approach to the Integration of Indigenous and Scientific Knowledge - a case of the Murray River region, Australia-

June 13th, 2013

Hitoshi Toritani, Ph.D. (National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences)

The variability in the crop calendar of rice by the precipitation in Northeastern Thailand rainfed area

May 30th, 2013

Takafumi Kubo (University of Tsukuba)

Space-time Structure of traffic flows in Fukuoka-shi

Konstantin Greger (University of Tsukuba)

Report of AAG Los Angels conference participation

April 18th, 2013

NAKANO Takayuki Ph.D. (GSI, Japan)

Spatial characteristics of land liquefaction damage triggered by the Great East Japan Earthquake?case example in Urayasu City

February 14th, 2013

Ohbi, Kazuhisa, Ph.D. (University of Tsukuba)

Hazard mapping and its characteristics on school road

Yuki Hanashima (University of Tsukuba)

A Method of Estimating Basal Surface of Holocene Based on Old Topography: a case study of Nakagawa lowland

February 7th, 2013

Reiko, AKIYAMA(Public Works Research Institute)

GIS in Erosion Control Engineering

Chiaki MIZUTANI, Ph.D.(University of Tsukuba)

Spatiotemporal analysis using polygon-based land use data

December 20th, 2012

Niloofar Aghasi(University of Tsukuba)

Introduction to MapWindow

Jiang Xiang Xu (University of Tsukuba)

Essential Skills and Functions of CityEngine

December 14th, 2012

Malinda Siriwardana(University of Tsukuba)

Spatial analysis by GeoDa

Emi, KAINUMA, Ph.D. (Rissho University)

Attempt to construct the fair society in the Philippine

November 20th, 2012

Murakami Shota(University of Tsukuba)

Introduction of Grobal Map data

Zhao Wenqi(University of Tsukuba)

The Application of Indoor Positioning System (IPS)

Liu Ling(University of Tsukuba)

Functions and Avaiablity of MapServer

October 10th, 2012

Estoque Ronald (University of Tsukuba)

Examining the relationship between error due to allocation in land-cover change modeling and non-stationarity of land-cover change

Kondwani Munthali (University of Tsukuba)

Simulating deforestation trends of Dzalanyama forest reserve in Malawiusing a spatial agent model

Konstantin Greger (University of Tsukuba)

Spatial Analysis of Terrorism Vulnerability: A Case Study of Tokyo, Japan

Misao Hashimoto (University of Tsukuba)

The Analysis of Changes in the Habitat Distribution of Japanese Deer and Asiatic Black Bear and the Environmental Condition in Nagano Prefecture, Japan

Dr. Ko Ko Lwin (University of Tsukuba)

Interactive Online GIS System for Massive Surveyed Person Trip Data Visualization and Space-Time Analysis

October 3rd, 2012

Dr. Courage Kamusoko (Asia Air Survey Co.)

Calibration and Accuracy Assessment for a Spatial Simulation Model: A Case Study in Malawi

September 13rd, 2012

Andreas Langner, Ph.D. (Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute)

Remote Sensing of tropical forests in Borneo Island and Cambodia

Ronald C. ESTOQUE(University of Tsukuba)

How to use IDRISI Selva (An introduction)

June 8th, 2012

Syeda KHALEDA(University of Tsukuba)

Poultry value chain in Gazipur, Bangladesh

May 24th, 2012

Kazuhisa OHBI Ph.D.(University of Tsukuba)

GIS in regional society: A case study of green planning in Tokai-mura, Ibaragi prefecture

May 17th, 2012

Konstantin Greger(University of Tsukuba)

A Spatial Framework for the Quantitative Mapping of Terrorism Vulnerability in Japanese Urban Areas

Ronald Estoque(University of Tsukuba)

Land use/cover change and landscape fragmentation analysis in Baguio: A hill station city in the Philippines

Chiaki MIZUTANHI, Ph.D.(University of Tsukuba)

A study of land use category for application of survival time analysis: Differences between forestland and wasteland

May 16th, 2012

Su Lei (University of Tsukuba)

Construction and Practical Use of Campus GIS

Kondwani Munthali(University of Tsukuba)

Multi-agent simulation of farm-based decision making: a deforestation case of Dzalanyama Forest Reserve,Malawi

Syeda KHALEDA(University of Tsukuba)

Geographic Concentration and Development Potential of Poultry Microenterprises

May 10th, 2012

KoKo Lwin, Ph.D. (University of Tsukuba)

Accuracy assessment of Landsat ETM pan-sharpened images for human settlement areas mapping

Daisaku YAMAMOTO, Ph.D. (Colgate University)

Mapping case study literature: potential for Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) using spatially referenced database

April 26th, 2012


Using for data sharing and visualization


Using ArcGIS on Smartphone and Tablets

April 19th, 2012

Toshiya MATSUURA (Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute)

Availability of GIS and RS in regional ecological analysis

March 1st, 2012

Khwanruthai BUNRUAMKAEW (University of Tsukuba)

How to do AHP analysis in Excel

February 16th, 2012

Prof. Jiang YONG (Aichi University)

Construction of distributed geo-database and the operation: A case study of San-En-Nanshin Center for Regional Collaboration, Aichi University

February 9th, 2012

Su LEI (University of Tsukuba)

Practical Use of Denshi Kokudo (Digital Japan)

January 26th, 2012


Location-based service and navigation (Special topic on GIS)

December 8th, 2011

Liu KE (University of Tsukuba)

The structure of ArcGIS Server and how to use it

Ai BOHAN (University of Tsukuba)

ArcGIS Online -The Cloud GIS is available to everyone

Mingze SUN (University of Tsukuba)

The methods for land use change research

November 24th, 2011

Gerasimos VOULGARIS (University of Tsukuba)

GIS extensions and an overview of a GIS extension function

Toshiki YAMAMOTO (University of Tsukuba)

How to use ArcScene and example of use

Marie OHTANI (University of Tsukuba)

ArcGIS Animation

October 13th, 2011

Chinatsu YONEZAWA (Tohoku University)

Application of? space-borne SAR data for paddy rice field monitoring

October 6th, 2011

Marie OHTANIE (University of Tsukuba)

Impact of grobal warming on seasonal change of vegetables production places

Chiaki MIZUTANI (University of Tsukuba)

Spatiotemporal analysis of land use lifespan

Misao HASHIMOTO (University of Tsukuba)

Relationship between earthquake and land condition in Hitachi

Ko Ko Lwin (University of Tsukuba)

Smart Eco-path Finder for Mobile GIS users

Hiroaki SUGINO (University of Tsukuba)

Construction of Campus GIS for More Eco-friendly Environment

September 29th, 2011

Natsumi AKIMOTO (University of Tokyo)

City Shrinkage and Living Environment in the Suburbs under the Depopulation and Aging Society

Dr. Rajesh Bahadur Thapa (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA))

PALSAR data characteristics and applications

September 8th, 2011

Khwanruthai Bunruamkaew (University of Tsukuba)

Site suitability evalation for ecotourism using GIS & AHP: A case study of Surat Thani Province, Thailand

Ronald C. Estoque (University of Tsukuba)

Spatio-Temporal Urban Land Use/Cover Change Analysis in a Hill Station: The Case of Baguio City, Philippines

Kondwani Godwn Munthali (University of Tsukuba)

Land use/cover change detection and analysis for Dzalanyama forest reserve, Lilongwe, Malawi

July 14th, 2011

Yamashita Akio (University of Tsukuba)

Bioregional Map with Japanese Census in 1930

June 16th, 2011

Konstantin Greger (University of Tsukuba)

Spatial Modelling and Analysis of Large Man-Made Loss Events Using GIS

Fatemah Admadi Nejad Masouleh (Columbus State Community College)

GIS Online Education

May 19th, 2011

Chiaki Mizutani (University of Tsukuba)

Transition Process Analysis Using Polygon-based Land Use Data

Yuki Hanashima (University of Tsukuba)

Ontology of Land use categories -a case study of "public facility"

Pradeep Surantha Dassanayaka (University of Tsukuba)

Flood Disaster Risk Management in Ratnapura, Sri Lanka based on GIS and Remote Sensing Techniques

Khwanruthai Bunruamkaew (University of Tsukuba)

Site Suitability Evaluation for Ecotourism using GIS & AHP: A Case Study of Surat Thani Province, Thailand

May 12th, 2011

Kikuko Shoyama (NIES)

Analyzing about sixty years of land-cover change and associated landscape fragmentation in Shiretoko Peninsula, Northern Japan

April 21st, 2011

Tsuchida Masayo(ESRI Japan)

Introduction of ArcGIS 10 (in English)

Otsuru Mayo(ESRI Japan)

Introduction of ArcGIS 10 (in Japanese)

February 10th, 2011

Matteo Gismondi(University of Tsukuba)

Opensource softwares and tecnology, what's new?

Khoi Doung Dang(University of Tsukuba)

Effect of ancillary data on the performance of land cover classification using a neural network model

Janurary 27th, 2011

Ryuta Kamiya(University of Tsukuba)

Utilizing the potential map of Cyberjapan

Dr. Rajesh Bahadur Thapa(University of Tsukuba)

Spatial optimization of urban growth allocation in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal

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