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Landsat Data Products Workshop - October 27-29, 2009

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Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts
October 27-29, 2009


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  • Workshop goals and objectives (Tom Loveland, USGS; Curtis Woodcock, BU)
  • LEDAPS status and plans (Jeff Masek, NASA)
  • Satellite sensor data normalization issues: A user’s perspective (Prasad Thenkabail, USGS)
  • Web-enabled Landsat data (WELD), a consistent seamless near real time MODIS-Landsat data fusion for the terrestrial user community (David Roy, South Dakota State University)
  • Clouds and Shadows (Lazaros Oreopoulos, NASA-GSFC)
  • Cloud Screening Update and QA Band Progress (Pat Scaramuzza, SGT)
  • Methods to develop gap fill SLC-off images of evapotranspiration (Rick Allen, University of Idaho)
  • Synthetic imagery as a data option to mitigate a gap in Landsat continuity (Mike Wulder, Canadian Forest Service)
  • Surface Temperature (John Schott, Rochester Institute of Technology)
  • Surface reflectance and cloud-shadow masks (Eric Vermote, University of Maryland)
  • Atmospherically adjusted land surface temperature (Rick Allen, University of Idaho)
  • Deriving biophysical products from Landsat (Rama Nemani, NASA)
  • Change products: current limitations and needs (Jim Vogelmann, USGS)
  • Change product validation (Warren Cohen, USFS)
  • Temporal filling research (Robert Kennedy, Oregon State University)
  • Reference based approach for temporal and spatial mosaics; Landsat albedo product from Landsat surface reflectance and MODIS BRDF (Feng Gao, Earth Resources Technology)
  • Lessons for MODIS land cover (Mark Friedl, Boston University)
  • What should a global land cover product look like? (Curtis Woodcock, BU)
  • LC Change Validation/Uncertainty in Emissions Estimation (Curtis Woodcock, BU)
  • NAFD forest disturbance analysis using a LTSS-VCT approach (Chengquan Huang, University of Maryland)
  • Global land cover validation and a "Best Currently Available" LC Map (Curtis Woodcock, BU)
  • Synthetic Landsat Data (Pontus Olofsson, Zhe Zhu and Curtis Woodcock, BU)