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JACIE 2017 Presentations

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JACIE 2017 Meeting Summary


Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Session 1: Government Sponsors Session

  • Tim Newman, USGS
  • Frank Avila, NGA
  • Glenn Bethel, USDA
  • Kurt Thome, NASA
  • Xiangqian Wu, NOAA
  • Greg Stensaas, USGS

Session 2: Keynote Address

  • Keynote Speaker: Dr. Andreas Kääb, University of Oslo — Data Quality from Multiple Satellites to Measure Earth’s Cryosphere
  • Kevin Ayers, NGA — The Commercial GEOINT Activity

Session 3: Commercial Panel Session: Government Role Developing a Robust, High-Quality Commercial R.S. Industry

  • Digital Globe
  • Innovate Imaging and Research
  • Global Marketing Insights Inc.

Session 4  Technical Presentations

  • Alex Kudriashova, Astro Digital — How Imagery Quality Impacts Analysis
  • Andreas Brunn, Planet — How Imagery Quality Impacts Analysis
  • Ellis Freedman, Serious Science, LLC — Using the Constant MTF Interpolator to Reduce Aperture Size in Imaging Systems
  • Gail Skofronick-Jackson, NASA — NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Intercalibration for Microwave Brightness Temperatures from NASA, NOAA, DMSP, and International Satellites

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Session 5 Technical Sessions

  • Chris Biddy, Astro Digital — Key Elements of Calibration for High Quality Data in the Landmapper CubeSat Missions
  • Arin Jumpasut, Planet — Using lunar imagery to track long term trends within a fleet of satellites
  • Chris Comp, Digital Globe — WorldView-4 Instrument Performance and DigitalGlobe Constellation Accuracy Update
  • Paul Bresnahan, NGA/IAI, Inc — Planet Dove Constellation Absolute Geolocation Accuracy, Geolocation Consistency, and Bonds Co-Registration Analysis

Session 6 Technical Sessions

  • Ray Perkins, Teledyne Brown Engineering — The DLR Earth Sensing Imaging Spectrometer – Pre-Launch Status and Ground Calibration Update
  • Ignacio Zuleta, Planet — Automated Image Quality assessment in a Large Mixed Constellation of Earth-Imaging Satellites
  • Dennis Helder, SDSU — Landsat 8 OLI and Sentinel 2 Data Interoperability:  Looking from the Calibration Perspective
  • Steve Schiller– SDSU — Reflectance Calibration Using A Mirror-based Empirical Line Method

Session 7  Technical Sessions

  • Byron Smiley, Planet — Correcting the Absolute Geolocation Accuracy of SkySat Orthos at Planet
  • Mary Pagnutti, I2R Corp — Automated On-orbit Characterization of the DLR DESIS Sensor on the International Space Station
  • Nick Wilson, Planet — Absolute Radiometric Calibration of the Planet Dove Satellites    

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Session 8 Technical Sessions

  • Becky Cudzilo, SSTL, US — A small satellite piggy-back calibrator (PBR) enabling accurate absolute radiometric calibration
  • Shawana Johnson and Nathan Longbotham, Global Marketing Insights and Descartes Labs — Calibration and Delivery of Global-Scale Commercial Imagery in a Cloud-Based Computational Platform Optimized for Analysis such as Temporal Regressions, Machine Learning, and Change Detection
  • James Storey, SGT, Inc. — Landsat-8/Sentinel-2 Registration Accuracy and Improvement Status
  • DongHan Lee, Korean Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) — Spatial Quality from Edge target imaged by KOMPSAT-3

Session 9 Technical Sessions

  • Qassim Abdullah and Steve Lovin, Woolpert, Inc. — The Role of Public and Private Partnership in Fostering New Lidar Sensors & Technologies: The Woolpert Experience
  • Jorge Gil, Deimos Imaging — DEIMOS-1 Cross-calibration with Landsat and Sentinel-2
  • Dmitry Varlyguin, GDA Corp. — Assessment of the Radiometric Calibration of PlanetScope 2 Dove Imagery
  • Minsu Kim, SGT Inc. — Atmospheric correction of OLI Image Using Aerosol Optical Thickness Based on Scene-Derived Endmembers

Session 10 Technical Sessions

  • Andrea Minchella, Airbus — A Copernicus CQC Harmonization Activity to Consider the Correction of BRDF Effects in VHR Optical Imagery
  • Amit Angal, SSAI Inc. — Cross-Calibration of the Reflective Solar Bands of Terra MODIS and Landsat 7 Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+)
  • Kevin Boyle, NGA — Planet Dove- 15 Day Landmass Coverage Assessment
  • Sara Bahloul, Planet — High cadence stability of Planet Dove imagery – An evaluation for agricultural remote sensing applications using the NDVI

Session 11  Technical Sessions

  • Tina Ochoa, Digital Globe — Development of an Empirical Model of the Libya-4 Saharan Desert Site that Utilizes DigitalGlobe Imagery that are Calibrated by the Reflectance-Based Method
  • Mustafa Teke, TUBITAK UZAY — Experiences in Developing Satellite Image Processing Workflow for RASAT and GÖKTÜRK-2
  • Paul Bresnahan, NGA/IAI, Inc. — Kompsat-3A Imagery Absolute Geolocation Accuracy Evaluation
  • Ajit Sampath, SGT Inc — Characterization of Planet and USGS-processed ResourceSat Data

Session 12 Technical Sessions

  • Ajit Sampath, SGT Inc — Geometric Quality Assessment Methods for LIDAR Data
  • Jon Christopherson, SGT Inc. — A Continuing Look at the Rapidly Evolving World of Remote Sensing
  • Dave Case, NGA — Comparison of the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) and RadCalNet Top of Atmosphere (TOA) Reflectance Data

Wrap Up

Dr. Raad Saleh, USGS — JACIE Best Practices