C16.01 Applied Geography Dr John R. Lombard, School of Public Service, 2093 Constant Hall, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529 USA

Phone: +1 757-683-4809
Fax: +1 757-683-4886
E-mail: jlombard@odu.edu
URL: https://agcigu.wordpress.com/

 

C16.02 Biogeography and Biodiversity 
Dr Suraj Mal, Department of Geography, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, University of Delhi, Delhi, India 

Phone: +91 996 816 6893
Fax: +91 112 925 7472
E-mail: surajdse@gmail.com

C16.03 Climatology 
Professor Jun Matsumoto, Department of Geography, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Minamini-Osawa 1-1, Hachioji 192-037 Japan

Phone: +81 42 677 2596
Fax: +81 42 677 2589
E-mail: jun@tmu.ac.jp
URL: http:www.klimat.geo.uj.edu.pl/CoC

C16.04 Coastal Systems 
Professor Colin Woodroffe,
School of Earth & Environmental Sciences University of Wollongong, Northfields Avenue Wollongong NSW 2522
Australia

Phone: +61 2 4221 3359
E-mail: colin@uow.edu.au

C16.05 Cold and High Altitude Regions

Chair: Professor Tatiana Vlasova, Department of Experimental Geosystem Research, Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences, 119017, Staromonetniy pereulok 29, Moscow, Russia

Phone: +49 9 135 22 02
Fax: +49 5 959 00 33
E-mail: tatiana.vlsv@gmail.com

Vice-Chair: Professor Marie-Jeanne Royer, Department of Geography & Earth Sciences, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth SY23 3DB United Kingdom

E-mail: royer_marie_jeanne@yahoo.com

C16.06 Cultural Approach in Geography 
Professor Louis Dupont, Full Professor, Université Paris-Sorbonne, Directeur Laboratoire CNRS, ENeC, Maison de la Recherche, 28 rue Serpente,  75006 Paris France

Phone: +33 6 64 69 87 75
E-mail: duponlouis@aol.com
URL: http://www.cultural-approach.net

C16.07 Dynamics of Economic Spaces 
Professor Christine Tamasy, Institute for Spatial Analysis and Planning in Areas of Intensive Agriculture (ISPA), University of Vechta, PO Box 15 53, 49364 Vechta, Germany

Phone: +49 4441 15 328
Fax: +49 4441 15 445
E-mail: christine.tamasy@uni-vechta.de
URL: https://www.uni-vechta.de/einrichtungen-von-a-z/ispa/igu-commission

C16.08 Environment Evolution 
Dr Elena Novenko, Department of Physical Geography and Landscape Science, Lomonosov Moscow State University, 119991, GSP-1, 1 Leninskiye Gory, Moscow, Russia 

Phone: +7 495 939-22-54
Fax +7(495) 932-88-36
E-mail: lenanov@mail.ru
URL: http://eecomm.org

C16.09 Gender and Geography 
Professor Lynda Johnson, Geography Programme, University of Waikato, Private Bag 3015, Hamilton, New Zealand 3240

Phone: +64 7 838 4666 ext 9172
Fax: +64 7 838 4633
E-mail: lynda.johnston@waikato.ac.nz
URL: http://igugender.socsci.uva.nl/

C16.10 Geographical Education 
Co-chair: Dr Clare Brooks, UCL Institute of Education, University College London,
20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL United Kingdom

Phone: +44 20 7612 6047
E-mail: c.brooks@ucl.ac.uk
URL: http://www.igu-cge.org/

Co-chair: Associate Professor Chew-Hung Chang, National Institute of Education, 1 Nanyang Walk, Singapore 637616

Phone: +65 98735048
E-mail: chewhung.chang@nie.edu.sg

C16.11 Geographical Information Science 
Co-chair: Dr Daniel Sui, Division of Social, Behavioural and Economic Sciences, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia 22230, USA

Phone: +1 703 292-8760
E-mail: dansui@nsf.gov
URL: http://www.igugis.org/

Co-chair: Fenzhen Su, Institute of Geography and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 11A, Datun Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100101, China

Phone: +86-10-6488-9276
E-mail: sufz@lreis.ac.cn


C16.12 Geography of Governance
Professor Carlos Nunes Silva , Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Lisbon, Cidade Universitária, Rua Branca Edmée Marques, 1600-276 Lisbon, Portugal

Phone: + 35 121 044 3000
E-mail: cs@campus.ul.pt
URL: https://sites.google.com/site/igugeogov/

C16.13 Geography of Information, Innovation and Technology
Professor Tommi Inkinen, Centre for Maritime Studies, Brahea Centre, University of Turku, Turku, 20014 Finland
Phone: +358 400 882 818
E-mail: tommi.inkinen@utu.fi
URL: http://www.igu-informationsociety.org

C16.14 Geography of Tourism, Leisure, and Global Change
Professor Dieter K. Muller, Umeå University, Department of Geography & Economic History, SE-901 87 Umeå Sweden

Phone: +90 786 63 66
E-mail: dieter.muller@geography.umu.se
URL: http://www.geog.nau.edu/igust/

C16.15 Geoheritage
Professor Dongying Wei, College of Geography, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875 China

Phone: +86 10 5880 7455 x 1656
Fax: Fax: +86 10 55506955
E-Mail: weidy@bnu.edu.cn OR donawei@gmail.com
URL: http://www.igu-cog.org

C16.16 Geomorphology and Society
Professor JC Lin, Department of Geography. National Taiwan University, No. 1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Road, Taipei, 10617 Taiwan, China-Tapei

Phone: +886-2-33665821
Fax: +886-2-23622911
E-Mail: jclin@ntu.edu.tw
URL: http://lab.geog.ntu.edu.tw/IGU/

C16.17 Global Change and Human Mobility
Professor Josefina Domínguez Mujica, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Department of Geography, C/ Pérez del Toro, 1, 35003 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Spain

Phone: +34 928 451736 / 452943
Fax: +34 928 452775
E-Mail: josefina.dominquezmujica@ulpgc.es
URL: http://www.globility.org

C16.18 Global Understanding
Professor Benno Werlen, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena,Department of Geography, Division of Social Geography, Löbdergraben 32, Jena, 07743 Germany

Phone: +49 3641 – 9 488 41
Email: benno.werlen@gmail.com

C16.19 Hazard and Risk
Professor Takashi Oguchi, Department of Natural Environmental Studies, Centre for Spatial and Information Science, University of Tokyo, 5-1-5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa-shi, Chiba 277-8568, Tokyo,  Japan

Phone: +81 4 7136 4291
Fax: +81 4 7136 4292
E-mail: oguchi@csis.u-tokyo.ac.jp

C16.20 Health and Environment

Co-Chair: Professor Thomas Krafft, Department of International Health, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Duboisdomein 30, 6229 GT Maastricht, The Netherlands

Phone: +31 43 3882204
Fax: +31 43 64856504
E-Mail: thomas.krafft@maastrichtuniversity.nl
URL: http://geog.queensu.ca/igu-com-he/

Co-Chair: Professor Paula Satana,Departamento de Geografia, Colégio de São Jerónimo, University of Coimbra 3000-043, Coimbra, Portugal

Phone: +351 239 851 349
E-mail:paulasantana.coimbra@gmail.com

C16.21 History of Geography 
Professor Marcella Schmidt di Friedberg, Department of Human Sciences, University of Milan-Bicocca,Piazza dell’Ateneo Nuovo, 1, Milan 20126, Italy

Phone: +34 91 624 92 09
E-mail: marcella.schmidt@unimib.it

C16.22 Islands
Professor Chang-Yi David Chang, National Taiwan University, Department of Geography, 1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Road, Taipei 106 China-Taipei

Phone: +886 2 33 66 58 27
Fax: +886 2 23622911
E-mail: changyi@ntu.edu.tw
URL: http://igu-islands.giee.ntnu.edu.tw/

C16.23 Karst 
Dr Martin Trappe, Department of Physical Geography, Catholic University of Eichstät-Ingolstadt, Ostenstrasse 18, Eichstaett, D-85072 Germany

Phone:+49 8421 93 21463
E-mail: martin.trappe@ku.de
URL: http://sites.google.com/site/igukarstcommission

C16.24 Land Degradation and Desertification 
Professor Andrea Vacca, Department of Chemical and Geological Sciences, via Trentino 51, I-09127 Cagliari, Italy

Phone: +39 070 675 7757
Fax:+ 39 070 282236
E-Mail: avacca@unica.it

Secretary: Owen Graham, Sydney, Australia

E-Mail: owen.comland@gmail.com
URL: www.comland.org

C16.25 Landscape Analysis and Landscape Planning
Professor Nodar Elizbarashvili, Tbilisi State University, Department of Regional Geography and Landscape Planning, 1 Chavchavadze Av., Tbilisi 380028 Georgia

Phone: +995 99 410804
Fax: +995 32 253313
E-Mail: nelizbarashvili@yahoo.com

C16.26 Land Use and Land Cover Change

Dr Matej Gabrovec, Anton Melik Geographical Institute, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Novi trg 2, SI-1000 Ljubljana Slovenia

Phone: +386 1 470 63 64
Fax: +386 1 425 77 93
E-mail: matej@zrc-sazu.si
URL: http://lucc.zrc-sazu.si/Home.aspx

C16.27 Latin American Studies
Prof. Geog. Juan Manuel Delgado, Peruvian University of Applied Sciences, Avenue Prolongación Primavera 2390, Monterrico, Surco, Lima Perú

Phone: +51 313 3333, ext. 1226 and 1221
Phone: +51 332 6160 OR +51 1997953080
Fax: + 51 313 3344
E-Mail: juanmanueldelgado@gmail.com OR pchujdel@upc.edu.pe OR juan.delgado@ugiperu.org

C16.28. Local and Regional Development
Professor Jerzy Bański, Department of Rural Geography and Local Development, Institute of Geography and Spatial Organisation, Polish Academy of Sciences,Twarda 51/55, 00-818 Warsaw , Poland

Phone: +48-22 697-88-41
Fax:  +48-22 620-62-21
E-mail: jbanski@twarda.pan.pl
URL: http://igu-clrd.igipz.pan.pl

C16.29. Marginalization, Globalization, and Regional and Local Responses
Professor Steve Déry, Department of Geography, University of Laval, Pavillon Abitibi-Price
2405, rue de la Terrasse, local 3167, Québec G1V 0A6, Canada

Phone + 1 418 656-2131 poste 5107
Fax: :+1  418 656-3960
E-Mail: Steve.Dery@ggr.ulaval.ca
URL: http://www.igu-marginality.info/

C16.30 Mediterranean Basin
Professor Maria Paradiso, University of Sannio, Departimento DEMM, Piazza Arechi II, 82100 Benevento Italy

Phone: +39 824 305210
Fax: +39 824 305229
E-Mail: paradiso@unisannio.it

C16.31 Modeling Geographical Systems
Professor Stewart Fotheringham, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, Arizona State University, PO Box 875302 Tempe, AZ 85287-5302 USA

Phone +1 480-965-7533
Fax : +01 480-965-8313
Email: stewart.fotheringham@asu.edu
URL: http://www.science.mcmaster.ca/~igu-cmgs/

C16.32 Political Geography 

Co-chair: Dr Virginie Mamadouh, Department of Geography, University of Amsterdam, Nieuwe Achtergracht 166,1018 WV Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Phone: +31 6 55 40 6320
E-Mail: v.d.mamadouh@uva.nl
URL: http://virginiemamadouh.scosci.uva.nl

Co-chair: Professor Alexander B Murphy, Department of Geography, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403-1251 USA

Phone: +1 541 346 4571
Fax: +1 541 346 2067
E-Mail: abmurphy@uoregon.edu

C16.33 Population Geography
Professor Etienne Piguet, Institut de Geographie, Universite de Neuchatel, 2000 Neuchatel Switzerland

Phone: +41 32 7181919
Fax: +4132 7181701
E-Mail: etienne.piguet@unine.ch
URL: http://igu-popgeo.org/

C16.34 Sustainability of Rural Systems 

Co-chair: Professor Serge Schmitz, University of Liège, Department of Geography Allée du 6 Août, 2 – B 4000 Liège, Belgium

Phone: +32 (0)4 366.5629
Fax: +32 (0)4 366.5770
E-mail: S.Schmitz@ulg.ac.be
URL: http://www.igu-csrs.ccsv.okayama-u.ac.jp/

Co-chair: Professor Holly Barcus, Department of Geography, Macalester College,600 Grand Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105 USA 

Phone: +1 651-696-6139
E-Mail : barcus@macalester.edu

C16.35 Toponymy (Jointly with International Cartographic Association)
Professor Cosimo Palagiano, Dipartimento di Scienze Documentarie Linguistico-Filologiche e Geografiche, Sapienza Università di Roma, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00100 Rome Italy

Phone: +39 06 49913 917
Fax: +39 06 49913874
E-Mail: cosimo.palagiano@uniroma1.it
URL: www.igu-icatoponymy.org

C16.36 Transport and Geography
Professor Richard Knowles, University of Salford, School of Environment & Life Sciences, Peel Building, Salford M5 4WT, United Kingdom

Phone: +44 161 295 4912
E-Mail: r.d.knowles@salford.ac.uk

C16.37 Urban Commission: Urban Challenges in a Complex World
Professor Celine Rozenblat, University of Lausanne, Institute of Geography and Sustainability, Geopolis Building – Office 3614, CH – 1015 Lausanne Switzerland

Phone: +41 21 692 36 13
Fax: +41 21 692 30 75
E-Mail: celine.rozenblat@unil.ch
URL: http://www.unil.ch/igu-urban

C16.38 Water Sustainability
Professor Frank Winde, Subject Group Geography and Environmental Studies, North-West University, Vaal Triangle Campus, Vanderbijlpark, PO Box 1174, Vanderbijlpark 1900 South Africa

Phone: +27 16 910 3477
E-Mail: frank.winde@nwu.ac.za
URL: www.iguwater.wordpress.com

16.39 Commission on Agricultural Geography and Land Engineering
Professor Yansui Liu, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 11A Datun Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100101 China

Phone: +86 10 64889037
E-Mail: liuys@igsnrr.ac.cn

T16.01 Olympiad

Co-chair: Mrs Susan Lomas, Geographical Association, 160 Solly Street,
Sheffield, S1 4BF, United Kingdom

Phone: + 44 7968058945
E-Mail: sueguides@hotmail.co.uk
URL: http://www.geoolympiad.org

Co-chair: Dr Su-min Shen
Department of Geography National Taiwan Normal University No. 162, Sec. 1, Heping East Road Taipei, 10610 China-Taipe

Phone: +886-2-33665821
Fax: +886-2-23622911
E-Mail: smshen@ntnu.edu.tw
URL: http://www.geoolympiad.org

T16.02 Centennial and Sesquicentennial Task Force
Professor Vladimir Kolosov, Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences, Staromonetny per 29, 119017 Moscow Russia

Phone: +7 495 959 0029
Fax: +7 495 959 0033
E-Mail: vladimirkolossov@gmail.com

T16.03 Young and Early-Career Geographers Task Force
Dr Komali Yenneti, Faculty of Built Environment, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052 Australia

Phone: +61 2 93854916
E-mail: k.yenneti@unsw.edu.au