Our Mission

To benefit society by promoting the development and realization of Digital Earth

ISDE Executive Committee (2011-2014)


John Richards, Australian National University, Australia

Vice President

Michael F. Goodchild, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

Milan Konečný, Masaryk University, Czech Republic

Secretary General

Huadong Guo, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China


Fred Campbell, Canada FC Consultant Ltd., Canada



Alessandro Annoni, Joint Research Centre, European Commission

Armin Gruen, Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland

Changchui He, FAO for Asia and Pacific Regions

Changlin Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

David Rhind, City University, United Kingdom 

Gabor Remetey-Fülöpp, Hungarian Association for Geo-information, Hungary

Guanhua Xu, Ministry of Science and Technology, China

Hiromichi Fukui, Keio University, Japan

Jean Sequeira, University of Marseiles, France

John Townshend, Maryland University, USA

Ling Bian, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA

Luke Driskell, Louisiana State University, USA

Manfred Ehlers, University Osnabrück, Germany

Mario Hernandez, Remote Sensing Unit, UNESCO

Peter Woodgate, Cooperative Research Center for Spatial Information, Australia         

Richard Simpson, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Temenoujka Bandrova, University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy, Bulgaria

Terence van Zyl, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Tim W. Foresman, International Center for Remote Sensing Education, USA

Vladimir Tikunov, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia

Yola Georgiadou, University Twente, The Netherlands

Yuntai Chen, State Seismological Bureau, China