NASDA, EA and MITI will hold the Third ADEOS Workshop at the Sendai International Center from January 26 (Monday) through January 30 (Friday), 1998. (1) The Plenary Sessions on January 26 and January 27 will be open to the public as the ADEOS Symposium. On January 26, calibration and validation results and data distribution status will be reported by EA, MITI, NASA, CNES and NASDA. Some selected ADEOS Science papers will be presented on January 27. (2) Sensor teams and science teams will meet on January 28 and January 29 and in the morning of January 30. If you wish to make a presentation in your sensor or science team meeting, please contact your team leader as soon as possible. (3) The closing session will be held in the afternoon of January 30, and results of team discussion meetings will be reported in the closing session. Sendai, located approximately 300 km north of Tokyo, is now the largest city north of Tokyo with a population of about 1 million. It takes 1 hour and 40 minutes to travel from Tokyo to Sendai by Tohoku Sinkansen Bullet Train. The Sendai International Center is located in west Sendai, 10 minutes by bus or 25 minutes on foot from the Sendai Station. ADEOS PIs, members of sensor teams, and science teams will receive detailed information such as the provisional agenda, registration instructions, and hotel reservations by the middle of November. If you are not an ADEOS PI but wish to participate in the Workshop, please contact the Secretariat of the Third ADEOS Workshop: Ms. Tomoko Maruyama Secretariat of the Third ADEOS Workshop Analysis and Research Department Remote Sensing Technology Center of Japan (RESTEC) Roppongi First Building, 14F 1-9-9, Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106, Japan FAX: +81-3-5573-4248 E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org Notes (1) Please note that NASDA generally does not provide financial support for Workshop attendees. (2) Citizens of countries that do not have Reciprocal Visa Exemption Arrangements with Japan must obtain a visa from a Japanese Embassy or Consulate before entering Japan. Sometimes it takes over a month to obtain a visa. If you wish to attend this Workshop and you must obtain a visa or you do not know whether a visa is necessary or not, please contact a Japanese Embassy or Consulate in your country as soon as possible. Citizens of China and countries which composed the former Soviet Union, such as the Russia Federation and the Ukraine, are strongly recommended to quickly contact the Secretariat of the Workshop, because it takes an especially long time for them to obtain an entry visa to Japan.