Call for Papers: Transactions in GIS Special Issue

GIScience Research Track
Esri International User Conference
14-18 July, 2014
San Diego, California

Call for Papers, Transactions in GIS special issue

GI Science researchers are invited to present original manuscripts for a peer-reviewed journal and presentation in the GIScience Research Track of the 2014 Esri International User Conference.

Papers in this special track must focus on cutting-edge research in GIScience and need not be Esri software related. Full papers will be included in a special issue of the journal Transactions in GIS to be distributed at the 2014 Conference. Abstracts (500 words) must be submitted to Dr. John Wilson, University of Southern California, by 15th December, 2013.

The Transactions in GIS editorial team will review abstracts based on their GIScience content and select a maximum of nine abstracts to become full papers. Notice of acceptance will occur by end of December, 2013. Full papers (maximum 6,000 words plus figures, tables, and references in appropriate format for publication) must be submitted to Dr. Wilson for independent review by 15th February, 2014. Reviewed papers will be returned to authors by 15th March, 2014 and final manuscripts must be returned by 8th April, 2014, to be included in the special issue of Transactions in GIS.

A listing of the 2013 accepted papers can be found at the journal website:

For questions or guidelines on this GIScience Research Track, please contact Michael Gould at

Abstracts should be submitted via email with a subject line “Esri GIScience Abstract, Authors Last Name” no later than 15th December, 2013 to:

Dr. John Wilson,