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Workshop on Space-based Lidar Remote Sensing

June 2, 2014

First International Workshop on Space-based Lidar Remote Sensing Techniques and Emerging Technologies

September 8-12, 2014

Paris-Guyancourt, France

The first workshop on Space‐Based Lidar Remote Sensing Techniques and Emerging Technologies will be held in Paris and vicinity, France, from 8 to 12…

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Free MATLAB Computer Codes

June 2, 2014

MATLAB Computer Codes
Free Downloads

Microwave Radar & Radiometry:
Wave Polarization
Antenna arrays
Dielectric models for natural materials
Radar scattering models
Polarization synthesis
Atmospheric attenuation
Atmospheric emission
Emission models for surfaces and volumes
Ocean scattering Models

The site welcomes announcements about…

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NASA‐ISRO SAR Mission Applications Workshop

May 30, 2014

NASA‐ISRO SAR Mission Applications Workshop:
Linking Mission Goals to Societal Benefit

When: October 28‐29, 2014

Where: US Geological Survey, Reston, VA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Indian Space Research Organisation are planning a synthetic aperture radar (SAR) mission for…

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SAR Lecture Series

May 28, 2014

Radar and SAR Systems for airborne and space-based surveillance and reconnaissance

You are invited to join us at one of the scheduled stops:

10-11 Nov. 2014, Bucharest (ROU)
13-14 Nov. 2014, Châtillon / Paris (FRA)
17-18 Nov. 2014, Washington, DC (USA)

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Request for Proposals

19 May 2014

Project Title: Website for Hosting Standardized Remote Sensing Data with an Automated Algorithm Evaluation Capability
Sponsoring Organization: IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS)
Proposal Due Date: 2359 GMT, 16 June 2014. Late proposals will not be accepted.
Maximum Award Amount: $20,000…

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IGARSS 2014 & 35th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing, Québec City,
Canada, July 13-18, 2014.

The preliminary technical program and online registration are now
available at!

Early Registration Promotion:

Register by April 30, and receive a chance for a drawing for a free

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6th International Summer School on Radar/SAR

March 18, 2014

One of Europe’s most renowned radar institutes Fraunhofer FHR cordially invites you to join us for our 6th International Summer School on Radar / SAR in July 2014. We offer the unique opportunity to gain an in-depth education on radar and synthetic…

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GRSS Bylaws (updated July 19, 2013)

The changes to the GRSS Bylaws shown below were approved by the Administrative Committee (AdCom) at a meeting on July 19, 2013. The changes below will go into effect within 30 days of publication unless  ten percent of Society members object.

The complete Bylaws are…

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Call for Proposals: IGARSS 2018

The IEEE GRSS invites proposals from volunteers who wish to propose an Organizing Committee and venue for IGARSS 2018 in Europe, Africa or the Middle East. Interested groups should submit a letter of intent to Dr. Adriano Camps, Vice President of Meetings and Symposia of…

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2013 ESL Short Courses Coming July 31 – August 2


Wednesday, July 31, 2013 | 1:30 – 5:00 pm

Joel T. Johnson

Predicting scattering from statistically described rough surfaces finds applications in many fields, including microwave remote sensing, the prediction of radar…

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