Role of Internet as a communication platform and ISPRS Student Consortium Web Site

Kivilcim C. O., Pakdil M. E., Sengul A.

Symposium on Cross-Border Education for Global Geo-Information of ISPRS-Mid-Term-Commission-VI, Enschede, Netherlands, 2 - 04 June 2010, vol.38, pp.38-41 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 38
  • City: Enschede
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Page Numbers: pp.38-41
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Today many international organizations are becoming aware of the capacity of youth for a dynamic and sustainable organization. Students, young researchers and professionals are encouraged to attend the organizations with youth oriented events and activities under the main organization events. In order to sustain these activities, relevant commissions, chapters and working groups are taking more important roles for society. ISPRS-International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing had established its youth body in the year of 2004 with the successful youth activities during and the after of the XXth. ISPRS Congress in Istanbul. ISPRS Student Consortium was established under Technical Commission VI, Working Group V to organize its activities. In the year of 2008 ISPRS Beijing Congress, Student Consortium had developed its structure and outputs. Since providing a continuous link and networking through different countries, SC volunteers developed a website to provide a global communication platform on the Internet.. This paper contains the necessities, needs and benefits of such an interactive system for SC members. The workflow and design for flexible needs, in house programmed database and website are explained with the fundamental software architecture. The World Wide Web services and future of web applications are evaluated with a perspective of ISPRS SC future.