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2021

Date Title Speaker(s) Video
January 12, 2021 GRSS Earth Science Informatics: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Data Systems Dr. Manil Maskey, NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, USA

2020

Date Title Speaker(s) Video
December 11, 2020 GRSS Chapter Overview: Spain Maria Piles, University of Valencia, Spain
December 9, 2020 EO addressing SDGS and Global Environmental Challenges Dr. Hesham El-Askary, Chapman Univ., USA
December 8, 2020 Mapping urban deprivation and socio-economic inequalities using earth observation and deep learning Prof. Claudio Persello, University of Twente, Netherlands
December 8, 2020 Mathematical Morphology and its use in processing DEMs B. S. Daya Sagar, Indian Statistical Institute-Bangalore Centre, India
December 3, 2020 Polarimetric & Multitemporal SAR Information Extraction Carlos López-Martínez, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
November 25, 2020 How to Write a Paper for Publication with IEEE Prof. Jun Li, Sun Yat-Sen University, China
November 20, 2020 NASA’s EMIT Imaging Spectroscopy Mission Dr. David Thompson, NASA JPL and CalTech, USA
November 19, 2020 Alfalfa Yield Prediction Using UAV-Based Hyperspectral Imagery and Ensemble Learning Dr. Zhou Zhang, Univ of Wisconsin-Madison, USA link
November 19, 2020 GRSS ENVIRONMENTAL WEBINAR SERIES: Leveraging Remote Sensing for Monitoring and Evaluating Environmental Interventions Dr. Anupam Anand, Evaluation Officer at IEO Global Environment Facility, USA
November 18, 2020 NISAR Science and Applications: Overview Raj Kumar, Space Applications Center, ISRO link
November 11, 2020 OGC API overview and Implementation George Percivall, Nadine Alameh, Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) link
November 11, 2020 Signal Processing of Polarimetric SAR: Detection and Parameter Extraction Carlos López-Martínez, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain link
November 10, 2020 Finding consensus on methods for characterizing spatial/spectral coregistration of hyperspectral cameras John Gilchrist, Ph.D. of Clyde Hyperspectral Imaging, Scotland
November 4, 2020 Distributed Deep Learning with High Performance Computing for Large-Scale Remote Sensing Data Dr. -Ing. Gabriele Cavallaro, Jülich Supercomputing Centre
November 3, 2020 Newsletter for a GRSS Chapter: Case study of Gujarat Shiv Mohan, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) link
October 29, 2020 IDEA/WISE-E Inspire & Empower Panel Keely Roth, Bayer/Climate Corp., USA; Garry Harris, Center for Sustainable Communities, USA link
October 28, 2020 Deep learning for remote sensing image analysis: applications, methods and perspectives Runmin Dong, SenseTime Inc. link
October 21, 2020 IDEA Diversity & Inclusion Fireside Chat Keely Roth, Bayer/Climate Corp., USA; Shawn Kefauver, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain link
October 16, 2020 M2GARSS 2020: the 1st Mediterranean and Middle-East (M2) regional symposium: organization & perspectives Riadh Abdelfattah, SUP’COM, Tunisia; Fairouz Stambouli, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany link
October 15, 2020 Statistical Information Theory and Geometry for SAR Prof. Alejandro C. Frery, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand link
October 14, 2020 SpaceNet: Building an Open Source Analytics Ecosystem for Geospatial Applications Daniel Hogan, Adam Van Etten, Christyn Zehnder: In-Q-Tel, USA link
October 13, 2020 Partnering to fly the Next-generation of Global Navigation Satellite System Receivers for Advancing Earth Observation Delwyn Moller, University of Auckland; Chris Ruf, University of Michigan; Andrew O’Brien, Ohio State University link
October 8, 2020 IEEE Electronic Services for Chapters Khanh Luu, MGA, IEEE, USA link
October 8, 2020 GeoNEX: Earth Observations from Operational Geostationary Satellite Systems Dr. Weile Wang, NASA Ames Research Center, USA link
October 6, 2020 The GRSS Frequency Allocations in Remote Sensing Technical Committee: Protecting the Radio-Frequency Spectrum for Remote Sensing Use Paolo de Matthaeis, GRSS FARS Chair, NASA, USA link
September 24, 2020 Geospatial Start-up Workshop: Creating a Business That Thrives Kevin Pomfret, Williams Mullen, USA; Caroline Gash, Globe Consulting Group LLC, USA; Dr. Shawana Johnson,
Global Marketing Insights, USA; Kevin Corbley, Corbley Communications, USA
link
September 22, 2020 GRSS Geoscientific Spaceborne Imaging Spectroscopy (GSIS) TC: Running and planned spaceborne imaging spectroscopy missions and related activities Uta Heiden, DLR, Germany link
September 21, 2020 IEEE GRSS Xi‘an Chapter: Radar Target Sensing and Recognition in Complex Environments Prof. Mengdao Xing, Xidian University, Xi‘an, China link
September 18, 2020 IEEE GRSS Kolkata Chapter: Current Activities & Future Perspective Pradipta Kumar Nanda, Siksha O Anusandhan (Deemed to be University), India link
September 16, 2020 Young Professionals Panel Subit Chakrabarti, Indigo Ag, USA link
September 15, 2020 GRSS Modeling in Remote Sensing: The MODTRAN band model radiative transfer approach Sharmila Padmanabhan, JPL, USA; Alexander Berk, Spectral Sciences, Inc. (SSI) link
September 14, 2020 Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) and Microwave Remote Sensing: What to do when measurements are affected by RFI Roger Oliva, Zenithal Blue Technologies, Spain
September 11, 2020 Satellite Scatterometry: Winds, Vegetation, and Ice David G. Long, Brigham Young Univ link
September 9, 2020 Young Professionals Virtual Mixer link
September 8, 2020 GRSS Earth Science Informatics WG & Sample Activity: Datacube Standards Peter Baumann, Jacobs Univ., Germany link
September 2, 2020 Ground Penetrating Radar: Classical Issues and New Perspectives Raffaele Persico, University of Calabria, Italy
September 2, 2020 Deep Learning in Remote Sensing: Challenges, Solutions, and What Makes Us Different Manuel Gonzalez-Rivero, Maxar Technologies; Sherrie Wang, Stanford University; Ilke Demir, Intel Corporation; Dalton Lunga, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Jake Shermeyer, IQT CosmiQ Works link
September 1, 2020 GRSS Image Analysis and Data Fusion: Benchmarking ML4RS Naoto Yokoya, RIKEN, Japan; Ronny Hänsch, DLR, Germany link
August 27, 2020 A Student’s Journey into Space Nathalie Vilchis Lagunes, JPL, USA
August 10, 2020 An Introduction to Contemporary Remote Sensing Qihao Weng, Indiana State University, USA link
August 7, 2020 How to Publish in GRSS and Be Effective Prof. Paolo Gamba, University of Pavia, Italy, and Prof. Alejandro Frery, Unversidad Federal de Alagoas, Brazil link
July 30, 2020 Publishing in Nature: a Remote Sensing and Climate Perspective Dr. Michael White, Nature Publishing Senior Editor link
July 23, 2020 Technical Committees Activities @ the Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS) Prof. Irena Hajnsek, ETH/DLR
June 30, 2020 Tracking Flying Targets using New Generation of Trajectory Trackers & High-Speed IR Cameras Stéphane Boubanga-Tombet, Tohoku University, Japan, and Jolyon Cleaves, Specialised Imaging, UK link
June 24, 2020 Generating High Temporal Resolution Land Surface Temperature Data for Urban Studies Qihao Weng, Indiana State University
May 13, 2020 mmWave Remote Sensing Kent Anderson, Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems Retiree
April 22, 2020 Analysis of Small-Arms Muzzle Flash Thermal Behavior and Bullet Velocity Calculations Using High-Speed Thermal Infrared Imaging Dr. Benjamin Saute, Telops
April 21, 2020 Visible, Shortwave and Thermal Infrared Hyperspectral Imaging for Mineral Mapping Jean-Philippe Gagnon, Telops
April 2, 2020 Detection, Identification, & Quantification of Stack Gas Emissions Using Thermal IR Hyperspectral Imaging Dr. Benjamin Saute, Telops
March 4, 2020 Recent Advances in Spectral-Spatial Hyperspectral Image Classification Prof. Jun Li Ph.D, Sun Yat-Sen University, China
February 11, 2020 GeoAI: Applying Machine Learning and Deep Learning to Geospatial Data Rohit Singh, Managing Director, Esri AI R&D Center, New Delhi
January 28, 2020 Explainable Deep Learning: Paradigms for Earth Observation Prof. Mihai Datcu, German Aerospace Center (DLR)

2019

Date Title Speaker Video
December 3, 2019 Microwave Sensing Through the Subsurface for Addressing the Water Puzzle Prof. Mahta Moghaddam, University of Southern California
October 22, 2019 Why and How: Sample-Based Estimation of Area and Map Accuracy Pontus Olofsson, Boston University
October 10, 2019 Thermal Infrared Hyperspectral Imaging applied to Mineral Mapping and Sorting Jean-Daniel Bussières, Telops
September 24, 2019 The Planet Satellite Constellation David Ormondroyd, Planet Geomatics
July 26, 2019 Absolute Temperature & Emissivity Calculation Using Multispectral Infrared Data & n-Color TES Image Processing Dr. Benjamin Saute, Telops
July 12, 2019 J-STARS – A New Open Access Journal Prof. Jenny Du, J-STARS Editor-in-Chief link
June 26, 2019 Analysis and Synthesis Approaches in Geospatial Machine Learning Dr. Ilke Demir, Deepscale AI link
May 16, 2019 Thermal Infrared Hyperspectral Imaging for Methane Detection, Identification and Quantification Jean-Philippe_Gagnon, Telops
May 7, 2019 Polarimetric Synthetic Aperture Radar Tomography for 3-D Imaging of Natural Volumes Dr. Matteo Pardini, DLR, Germany link
April 25, 2019 Data and Algorithms for Mapping and Monitoring Urban Impervious Surface through Earth Observation Chengbin Deng, State University of New York at Binghamton
April 17, 2019 Why Satellite Imagery Providers Mess with Your Pixels Chris Rampersad, VP of Engineering – UrtheCast link
March 14, 2019 Tracking flying targets using High-speed Infrared Imaging Stéphane Boubanga, Telops link

2018

Date Title Speaker Video
December 19, 2018 High Dimensional Data Analysis for Hyperspectral Imaging with Applications in Precision Agriculture Lori Mann Bruce, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Tennessee Tech University, USA. link
October 18, 2018 Principles Of Synthetic Aperture Radar Marwan Younis, DLR link
September 25, 2018 TanDEM-X: The Earth in 4D – Innovative Applications Irena Hajnsek, ETH/DLR
June 15, 2018 Information Extraction from Very High Resolution Satellite Imagery at Scale Nikki Aldeborgh, Digital Globe
June 12, 2018 Monitoring Land Change in Near Real-time Zhe Zhu, Texas Tech University
May 4, 2018 Practical Usage of Remote Sensing Big Data Beril Sirmacek, The University of Twente link
April 11, 2018 Enhancing Optical Satellite Sensor Performance using Signal Processing Approaches Dr. Shen-En Qian, SM-IEEE, FSPIE, FCAE Canadian Space Agency link
March 29, 2018 Reveal Airborne Detect and Identify (ADI): A powerful real-time gas detection and identification software Stéphane Boubanga-Tombet, Telops link
February 13, 2018 Airborne Thermal Infrared Hyperspectral Imaging for Mineral Mapping Alexandrine Huot, Telops link
January 24, 2018 Statistical Information Theory and Geometry of SAR Image Analysis Dr. Alejandro C. Frery, Unversidad Federal de Alagoas, Brazil link
January 15, 2018 Satellite Image Compression, Dimensionality Reduction, and Quality Metrics Dr. Shen-En Qian, Canadian Space Agency link

2017

Date Title Speaker Video
June 13, 2017 Advanced Neural Adaptive Processing in Interferometric and Polarimetric Radar Imaging Akira Hirose, University of Tokyo link