EROS CalVal Center of Excellence (ECCOE)

JACIE 2008 Presentations

TUESDAY, MARCH 25, 2008

 Future of Remote Sensing Session

 

Welcome 

Greg Stensaas – USGS

 

Keynote Speaker: The Future of Land Imagery and US Global Earth Observation (no presentation available)

Dr. Gene Whitney – Office of the President, Office of Science and Technology Policy

 

Invited Speaker: An Evolving Business Model for Commercial Imagery: How Will GEOSS Help?

Douglas Muchoney – GEO / GEOSS – GEO Secretariat

 

Invited Speaker: Future of Remote Sensing and Land Imaging Surveys

Kass Green – ASPRS

 

Invited Speaker: Expanding the Use of Land Imaging for Agriculture Decision Making: The Gobal Agricultural Monitoring (GLAM) Partnership

Brad Doorn – USDA

 

Invited Speaker: The German Radar Mission TerraSAR-X

Dr. Stefan Buckreuss – DLR

 

Government Overview Session

 

USGS – Interior’s Role in Terrestrial Earth Observations

Barbara Ryan – Associate Director for Geography

 

NGA – Commercial Remote Sensing

Corena Alexander – Deputy Chief, Sensor Assimilation Division,ASX, Acting Branch Chief, Commercial Data Integration Branch, ASXC

 

USDA – Overview

Glenn Bethel – Remote Sensing Advisor

 

NASA – Overview

Dr. Stephen Ungar – NASA

 

NOAA – NOAA’s Use of High-Resolution Imagery

Eve Douglas – NOAA

 

Land Imaging Panel Discussion (no presentation available)

  

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2008

 

Session 1: AERIAL IMAGERY

 

GNSS-Aided Inertial Navigation for Direct Geopositioning of Digital Airborne Imagery

Thilanka Galappaththi – Applanix

 

High Altitude Tactical Mapping with Applanix DSS (Digital Sensor System)

Bruce Hogan – Applanix

 

DMC System – Features and Benefits

Dr. Mostafa  Madani – Intergraph

 

Feature Mapping and Decision Support with Digital and Analog Air-borne Data Mesh

Dmitry Varlyguin – GDA Corp

 

Commercial Airborne Initiatives, Commercial Data Integration Branch

Len LeFeir – Booz Allen Hamilton

 

UltraCamX  Large Format Digital Aerial Camera

Michael Gruber – VEXCEL, Microsoft Photogrammetry

 

National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP)

John Mootz – USDA  

 

Geospatial Data and the APFO: Past, Present, and Future

Zack Adkins – USDA  

 

Practical Experience With Image Metrics for Aerial Products

Craig Molander and Scott Merritt - Surdex Corporation

 

Validation of Visually Estimated Percent Impervious Surface from NAIP CIR Imagery

Dr. Eric Warner – Penn State University

 

Error Budget of LiDAR Systems and Quality Control of the Derived Point Cloud

Ayman Habib and Ki-In Bang – University of Calgary, AB, Canada

 

 

Session 2:  HIGH RESOLUTION IMAGERY

 

EROS B – Operational Experience, Second year of operation

Rani Hellerman – ImageSat International

 

The Absolute and Relative Geolocation Accuracies of QB02 and WV01

Dr. Byron Smiley – DigitalGlobe

 

Geometric Assessment of TopSat and BEIJING-1 Data

Gyanesh Chander – SAIC, contractor to the USGS EROS Center

 

GeoEye: Remote Sensing & Production Services

Gene Dial – GeoEye

 

Assessment of Automated Ground-based Vicarious Calibration Method using High-Resolution Commercial Sensors

Kurt Thome – University of Arizona

 

Evaluating the Accuracy and Characteristics of Commercial Image Data for Map Modernization and Maintenance Using Map Accuracy Tools

Dr. Charles G. O’Hara – SIS / MAT

 

 

No Host Dinner - Champps Fair Oaks

 

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2008

 

Session 3:  MEDIUM RESOLUTION IMAGERY

 

Invited Speaker: Moderate Resolution: A Focus on Global Transparency

Michael Hales – NGA

 

Invited Speaker: RADARSAT-1 Image Quality and Calibration Performance Maintained Beyond 12 Years of Operation

Satish Srivastava – Canadian Space Agency

 

Constellation Calibration for Commercial Application Support

Stephen Mackin – DMC International Imaging

 

Catalog of World-wide Test Sites for Sensor Characterization

Gyanesh Chander – SAIC, contractor to the USGS EROS Center

 

Invited Speaker: CBERS-2B – Radiometric and Geometric Quality Assessment

Julio Dalge – INPE

 

Invited Speakers: Status of CBERS-2B – Data Reception, Archiving, Processing, and Distribution

Julio Dalge and Antonio Machado – INPE

 

Indian Remote Sensing Satellites Current and Future Missions

Shawana Johnson – Global Marketing Insights Inc.

 

Access and Availability of Resourcesat-1 Advanced Wide Field Sensor (AWiFS) Data for Agriculture

Robert Tetrault USDA FAS

 

Cropland classification accuracy as a function of AWiFS incidence angle

 David Johnson, David – USDA NASS

 

Assessing Post-fire Burn Condition Using Remotely-Sensed Commercial Imagery

Jess Clark – USDA FSA-RSAC

 

Research to Operational:  A Paradigm Shift for the Cropland Data Layer Program

Claire Boryan – USDA NASS

 

Developments in the Disaster Monitoring Constellation

Paul Stephens – DMC International Imaging Ltd

 

Inflight, Intersensor Radiometric Calibration of High- and Moderate-Resolution Sensors Using the Reflectance-Based Method

Kurt Thome – University of Arizona

 

Geometric and Radiometric Property of Large Size Digital Aerial Frame Cameras

Ricardo Passini and Karsten Jacobsen – BAE Systems

 

The contribution of the European Space Agency to the Commissioning Phase of the PRISM & AVNIR-2 Instruments Onboard ALOS (JAXA)

Sebastien Saunier – GAEL

 

 

Poster Presentations include:

 

DEIMOS 1 and DEIMOS Imaging, New Spacecraft, New Company

Alfonso Barreiro

 

AmericaView – A State-Based Remote Sensing Initiative Developing Remote Sensing Applications through Education, Training, Internships, and Pilot Projects

Rebecca Dodge

 

Application of Landsat 7 imagery and IMaG Automated Feature Extraction (AFE) to produce geoshapefiles of standard coverage (water, vegetation, built up areas).

Sigmund Hsu

 

On-Orbit Initialization of the WorldView-1 Optical Focal System using the ITT MTF Measurement Toolkit

Glenn Reese

 

Assessment of WorldView-1 Spatial Image Quality Using Edge Targets

Paul W. Scott

 

Monitoring Changes in Cropping Practices Using Optical and Radar Imagery

Jiali Shang