Thursday, September 17, 2009

4th International Conference "Earth from Space – the Most Effective Solutions"

Join the 4th International Conference "Earth from Space – the Most Effective Solutions" and learn more on the space technology development trends based on space imaging. The conference will be in Moscow, Russia on December 1 - 3, 2009.

Topics: Plenary sessions and poster presentations are to be held highlighting the following topics:

1 - Russian and foreign remote sensing programs

* Satellite system operators:

- Optical scanner (panchromatic, multispectral and hyperspectral);
- Radar data;
* Data access:
- Near-real time access to current data.
- Access to archived data

2 - Satellite-based remote sensing for region development management and decision-making support

* Urban planning
* Land cadastre and land cover changes
* Agriculture and precision farming
(including land degradation and desertification)
* Forestry
* Satellite monitoring for oil, gas and metallurgical industries
* Ice monitoring for navigation
* Remotely sensed data for illegal fishery control

3 - Remote sensing for disaster mitigation and assessment of environmental consequences of natural and technological disasters.

* Flood monitoring
* Wildfires
* Early detection and monitoring of water, land and air pollution

4 - Technologies and software for data processing

* 3-D modelling
* Thematic interpretation of remotely sensed data
* Radar data processing techniques
* Practical applications of SAR interferometry

5 - Nature protection

* Protection and efficient management of Protected Natural Areas
* Improving forestry operations efficiency
* Environmental impact assessment during project engineering
* Environmental monitoring and management

6 - Internet and Earth remote sensing

7 - Education, Science & Business Integration for sustainable development

Important Conference Dates

September 20, 2009 - End of Early-bird registration
September 20, 2009 - Deadline for abstracts submission
October 10, 2009 - Notification of acceptance for publication
December 1-3, 2009 - Conference

Registration is still open.

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