USGS-NASA Landsat Science Team Symposium

Posted by GIS talk On Monday, August 15, 2011
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Landsat Science Team Symposium
August 17-18
EROS Auditorium
47914 252nd Street, Sioux Falls, SD

You are invited to a symposium on Landsat science that will be offered by the USGS-NASA Landsat Science Team. The Team is meeting at EROS from August 17-18. The Team was established in 2006 for a five year term. This is the group’s final meeting. The presentation schedule is:

Wednesday – August 17

10:00 Bob Bindschadler (NASA GSFC, Emeritus) - Keeping a sharp lookout: Landsat monitoring of Earth’s Ice

10:30 John Schott (Rochester Institute of Technology) - Land-Water Sat; New Opportunity

11:00 Prasad Thenkabail (USGS) - Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Vegetation: Knowledge gain and Knowledge gap based on last 40 years of research

11:30 Dennis Helder (South Dakota State University) - Landsat Calibration:  Interpolation, Extrapolation, and Reflection

12:00 Lunch

1:00 Eric Vermote (University of Maryland) - A Surface Reflectance product for Landsat/LDCM: summary of activities, future work and implications for similar class sensors e.g Sentinel 2

1:30 David Roy (South Dakota State University) - Web Enabled Landsat Data (WELD): Project status and some lessons learned from bulk Landsat science data processing

2:00 Feng Gao (USDA ARS) - Developing Consistent Time Series Landsat Data Products

2:30 Sam Goward (University of Maryland) - Western US Daily Cloud Statistics from MODIS

3:00 Break

3:30 Lazaros Oraiopoulos (NASA GSFC) - An overview of cloud masking and other research for Landsat and LDCM

4:00 Jennifer Dungan (NASA Ames) - Developing biophysical products for Landsat

4:30 Adjourn

Thursday, August 18

8:30 Martha Anderson (USDA ARS) - Daily ET at Landsat Scales Using Multi-Sensor Data Fusion

9:00 Rick Allen (University of Idaho) - Operational Evapotranspiration from Landsat-based Energy Balance - Evolution, Successes and Future Challenges

9:30 Eileen Helmer (USFS) - Mapping tropical forest habitat with gap-filled Landsat:  tree species and associations, foliage height profiles, age, disturbance type, and productivity of forest regrowth

10:00 Break

10:30 Jim Vogelmann (USGS) - Monitoring ecological trends using Landsat time series data: Recent results and perspectives

11:00 Randy Wynne (Virginia Tech) - Multitemporal Landsat for applied forest science

11:30 Mike Wulder (Canadian Forest Service) - Large area land cover and dynamics: Landsat opportunities and directions

12:00 Lunch

1:00 Alan Belward (EC Joint Research Centre) – Contributions to the FAO Forest Resource Assessment 2010 remote sensing survey and beyond

1:30 Warren Cohen (USFS) - The US Forest Service Embraces Landsat (2006-present): A Success Story

2:00 Robert Kennedy (Oregon State University) - A sea change on land: New insights into terrestrial processes facilitated by the open Landsat archive

2:30 Curtis Woodcock (Boston University) - Toward Continuous Monitoring of the Land Surface using Landsat
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