OGRS2016 reviewer report
Name of the reviewer Charles SCHWEIK, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
Title of the Short Paper Summer Heat Risk Index: how to integrate recent climatic changes and soil consumption component
Does the submission provide adequate motivation and interesting conclusions? Good
Does the submission address a challenging or new theoretical/practical issue? Yes
Does the submission present a new approach to an issue or does it put forward a novel combination of existing ideas or techniques? Yes
Is the submission technically sound? Good
Are the results clearly described and critically evaluated? Fair
Is the submission clearly written and logically structured? Fair
Does the submission correctly situate itself within the context of existing research literature? Good
Is the paper closely related to OGRS scope with a content interesting to the OGRS attendees (geospatial research and/or education) ? Good
Does the submission aptly argue the open source approach ? Good
What is the dominant among the below elements of typology? The contribution is rather thematic, that is to say mainly addresses a case study
I recommend the contribution for an oral presentation but not for the publication in PeerJ Computer Science
Comments for the authors Is there any way to validate your results? Some sentences are not written correctly, such as the first line in the abstract.
Overall index of quality of the manuscript from 0 (poor quality) to 10 (good quality), passing from 5 (fair quality) 7
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