Marco Painho

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Marco Painho, Full Professor,
Doctor in Geography (University of California Santa Barbara)


Telephone: 213828610
Fax: 213828611
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Research Interests

My research interests include Geographical Information Systems and Science, (Spatial) Decision Support Systems, Data Integration, Spatial Analysis, (Geographiccal) User Generated Content, Information Infrastructures, New Technology Implementation GIS Education and Distance Learning (e-learning). In terms of applications I am currently working on land use, transportation, smart cities, public participation and planning problems.

Five Recent Publications

    • 1) Monteiro, V., Henriques, R., Painho, M., & Vaz, E. (2014). Sensing World Heritage. In B. Murgante, S. Misra, A. C. Rocha, C. Torre, J. Rocha, M. Falcão, D. Taniar, B. Apduhan & O. Gervasi (Eds.), Computational Science and Its Applications – ICCSA 2014 (Vol. 8580, pp. 404-419): Springer International Publishing
    • 2) Estima J, Painho M (2014) Photo Based Volunteered Geographic Information Initiatives: A Comparative Study of their Suitability for Helping Quality Control of Corine Land Cover. International Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Information Systems 5(3): 75-92. doi: 10.4018/ijaeis.2014070105
    • 3) Ramos; Martins; Martinho; Douglas; Painho; Caeiro (2014). An Open Participatory Conceptual Framework to Support State of the Environment and Sustainability. Journal of Cleaner Production . 64 (158-172)
    • 4) Williams, Maia; Werner Kuhn, and Marco Painho (2012). The influence of landscape variation on landform categorization. Journal of Spatial Information Science. Number 5 (2012), pp. 51-73. Doi: 10.5311/JOSIS.2012.5.107
    • 5) Vaz, E.; Brito, A.; Cabral, P.; Caetano, M.; Nijkamp; Painho, M., (2012), Urban heritage endangerment at the interface of future cities and past heritage: A spatial vulnerability assessment, Habitat International (Elsevier).  
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