Section 1: Environmental Management - Environmental objectives and indicators in spatial planning and SEA; The generation of 3D VRML urban area models from GIS for planning information systems; Environmental management in cellular and PCS phones: A Saudi Telecom-Assir study; A GIS application for environmental management in the semi-arid ecosystem of Serra da Capivara National Park, Piaui, Northeast Brazil; Application of data collecting system and evaluation as a contribution to the solution of environmental management problems in the Czech Republic; GIS based fire protection management for fire risk zones; A biological management system (BioDAT/BioIMS) for the storage, review and analysis of SINC and habitat surveys;The natural offer of the landscape and the demand for tourism: a spatial analysis of visitors' preferences; An advanced set of tools for the information management of natural hazards; A new model for EEZ surveillance and management in Portugal; Management information system for Cairo cleansing and beautifying agency; Environmental pollution management. Section 2: Economic Development Management - GIS modeling for urban growth in a vineyard region; A GIS system for integrated management of Mexican coastal zones; Economy modelling in especially protected areas. Section 3: Applications of GIS - GIS in pavement and transport management; GIS supported management information systems in road administration domain; GIS in quantitative geographical analysis; Partitioning Mahalanobis D2 to sharpen GIS classification; Digital management system of ship power station; Utilisation of data created in control and administration in psychical planning. Section 4: Modelling Issues - A procedure to define the optimal grid size for the exhaustive extraction of hydrologic watershed drainage features from a digitalelevation model using a raster geographic information system; Spatial modelling of water soil erosion using GIS-based data; A comparative study of selection measures on decision tree structures; Endmember extraction from hyperspectral images using self-organizing neural network. Section 5: MIS in Training and Education - GisTool: An integrated environment for GIS data management; The role of World Wide Web in management information systems curriculum: redesigning of MIS. Section 6: The World Wide Web - Information systems security in the age of electronic commerce; An integrated system for retrieving on-line legal information, organizing and managing a personal documentation. Section 7: Applications of MIS - Application of digital gauging system for ROPS test; Strategies in computer intensive analysis of vascular plant floristics with application to three US Atlantic coastal sites; Object oriented database for a GIS. Section 8: Remote Sensing - Automated accuracy estimates for DEM derived from LiDAR-based DSM; Land use mapping and geographic information analysis of the Genil-Cordobilla sub-basin (Mediterranean area) of Spain from thematic mapper satellite imagery; Remote sensing and GIS based geological mapping for assessment of landslide hazard in Southern Kyrgyzstan (Central Asia); Use of remote sensing data for generating a digital terrain model aimed at hydrologic and hydraulic modelling; Classification trees for improving the accuracy of land use urban data from remotely-sensed images; Environmental restoration of a surface mining area. The application of remote sensing and GIS in a management information system Section 9: Integrated Modelling and Management - GIS and policy management for regional planning; a case study in Sardinia, Italy; Development of spatiotemporal waste load allocation (WLA) protocols for regulatory water quality planning and management; An oceanographic and meteorological metadatabase for the Southern Gulf of Mexico; Evolutionary algorithms for finding hierarchical program modules allocations in management information systems; SIGBIRIZ, a tool for regional water management in the Senegal River delta and lower valley; Integrated ship data logger. Section 10: Hydro-Informatics and Geo-Informatics - Dissolved oxygen depletion analysis and visualisation in Ise Bay, Japan, using a GIS approach; Development of an M.I.S. for the prevention of hurricane damage on the Mexican Coast; Quality control for the basic Mexican climatological database; A groundwater information system for Recife metropolitan region.