An Introduction to Contemporary Remote Sensing

August 10, 2020
Speaker: Qihao Weng, Indiana State University, USA

Sponsored by GRSS


An Introduction to Contemporary Remote Sensing

This webinar introduces the latest developments in remote sensing and imaging science. It covers basic principles and discusses essential technologies, such as aerial photography, radar, Lidar (light detection and ranging), photogrammetry, satellites, thermal radiation, and much more. It helps to provide a solid foundation in remote sensing required for developing diverse geospatial applications.



Qihao Weng is the Director of the Center for Urban and Environmental Change and a Professor of Geography at Indiana State University, USA. He serves as an Editor-in-Chief of ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, and Lead of GEO’s Global Urban Observation and Information Initiative. Dr. Weng is an elected Fellow of IEEE, AAAS and ASPRS. He has been honored with distinguished career awards that include NASA senior fellowship, AAG Distinguished Scholarship Honors Award, Taylor & Francis Lifetime Achievements Award, and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (Short-term S[E]) Fellowship. He is the author of over 250 articles, 14 books, and 5 conference proceedings, with over 21,000 citations and H-index of 67.