Refereed Journals

  • Nüst D, Granell C, Hofer B, Konkol M, Ostermann FO, Sileryte R, Cerutti V. 2018. 'Reproducible research and GIScience: an evaluation using AGILE conference papers', PeerJ, 6:e5072. view online
  • Hofer, Barbara, Carlos Granell, and Lars Bernard (2018). 'Innovation in geoprocessing for a Digital Earth', International Journal of Digital Earth, 11: 3-6. view online
  • Hofer, B., Papadakis, E., and S. Mäs (2017). “Coupling Knowledge with GIS Operations–Benefits of Extended Operation Descriptions.” ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information: 6(2), 40. view online
  • Hofer, B., S. Mäs, J. Brauner and L. Bernard (2017). "Towards a knowledge base to support geoprocessing workflow development." International Journal of Geographical Information Science: 31, 694-716.  view online
  • Neuwirth, C., Hofer, B. and A. Schaumberger (2016) Object view in spatial system dynamics: a grassland farming example, Journal of Spatial Science, 61:2, 369-388. view online
  • Hofer, B. and T. Blaschke (2016) Trends in Curriculum Development - The Example of the Master of Science "Applied Geoinformatics" at the University of Salzburg. GIS.Science 29(1) 1-6. view online
  • Hofer, B., J. Brauner, M. Jackson, C. Granell, A. Rodrigues, D. Nüst and S. Wiemann (2015) Descriptions of Spatial Operations – Recent Approaches and Community Feedback. International Journal of Spatial Data Infrastructures Research 10: 124-137. view online
  • Wallentin, G., Hofer, B., Traun, C. (2015) Assessment of Workforce Demands to Shape GIS&T Education, Transactions in GIS, 19(3), 439-454. view online
  • Neuwirth, C. Hofer, B. Peck, A. (2015) Spatiotemporal processes and their implementation in Spatial System Dynamics, Journal of Spatial Science, 60(1), 1-12. view online
  • Hofer, B. (2015) Uses of online geoprocessing technology in analyses and case studies: a systematic analysis of literature. International Journal of Digital Earth, 8(11), 901-917.view online
  • Hofer, B. (2015) Common Elements in Semantic Descriptions of Web Processing Services. GI_Forum - Journal for Geographic Information Science 1: 2-5.
  • Belgiu, M., B. Hofer & P. Hofmann (2014) Coupling Formalized Knowledge Bases with Object Based Image Analysis. Remote Sensing Letters, 5, 530-538.
  • Hofer, B. (2013) Geospatial Cyberinfrastructure and Geoprocessing Web-A Review of Commonalities and Differences of E-Science Approaches. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 2, 749-765.
  • Neuwirth, C., Hofer, B. (2013): Spatial sensitivity of grassland yields to weather variations in Austria and its implications for the future. Applied Geography, 45, 332-341.
  • Mubareka, S., C. Estreguil, C. Baranzelli, C. R. Gomes, C. Lavalle & B. Hofer (2013) A land-use-based modelling chain to assess the impacts of Natural Water Retention Measures on Europe's Green Infrastructure. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 27, 1740-1763.
  • Hofer, B., Carrão, H., McInerney, D. (2012) Multi-Disciplinary Forest Fire Danger Assessment in Europe: The Potential to Integrate Long-Term Drought Information, Journal of Spatial Data Infrastructure Research, Vol 7 (2012), pp. 300-322. view online
  • Latre Abadia, M.A., Hofer, B., Lacasta, J., Nogueras-Iso, J. (2012) The Development and Interlinkage of a Drought Vocabulary in the EuroGEOSS Interoperable Catalogue Infrastructure, Journal of Spatial Data Infrastructure Research, Vol 7 (2012), pp.225-248. view online

Refereed Conference Proceedings

  • Hofer, B., G. Wallentin, C. Traun & J. Strobl. (2014) Workforce Demand Assessment to Shape Future GI-Education - First Results of a Survey. In Proceedings of the 17th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science. Castellon, Spain.
  • Hofer, B., T. Lampoltshammer & M. Belgiu. (2014) Demography of Twitter Users in the City of London – An Exploratory Spatial Data Analysis Approach. In Modern Trends in Cartography, J. Brus, A. Vondrakova, and V. Vozenilek (eds.), Springer International Publishing, 2015, pp. 199-211.
  • Belgiu, M., Lampoltshammer, T.J. and Hofer, B. (2013) An Extension of an Ontology-based Land Cover Designation Approach for Fuzzy Rules, In Proceedings of GI_Forum 2013; Jekel, T., Car,A., Strobl, J. & Griesebner, G. (eds.) Berlin/Offenbach, Wichmann, pp.59-70.


AGILE 2015 Workshop, June 9, Lisbon, Portugal: Geoprocessing on the Web - Science-driven and Community-driven; organized by Johannes Brauner (Technische Universität Dresden), Barbara Hofer (University of Salzburg)

AGILE 2018 Workshop, June 12, Lund Sweden: Reproducible Reseearch @ AGILE;

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