Research & Meetings

23th Science Team meeting - Announcement (Final)

January 18 (Wed.), 2017
TDU Hatoyama Campus, Building 3, Room 3330
Introduction pdf file
10:30-10:40 Welcome (Masanobu Shimada, Tokyo Denki Univ./JAXA)
10:40-11:00 K&C update (Ake Rosenqvist, K&C)
11:00-11:30 PALSAR-2 Cal/Val and operational status (Masanobu Shimada)
11:30-11:45 PALSAR-2 processing and data provision to K&C Science Teams (Keiko Ishii and Takuya Itoh, RESTEC)
- Path image data products
- 25m FBD mosaic (2016)
- ScanSAR mosaics
11:45-12:00 ALOS-2 BOS update (Ake Rosenqvist/soloEO, Fumi Ohgushi/RESTEC)
12:00-12:30 Open floor discussions
12:30-13:30 LUNCH
Wetlands - Intermediate results (20+5 minutes)
13:40-14:05 Toshio Okumura (RESTEC)
W7: Asia-RiCE
14:05-14:40 Carlos Pedraza (TNC/Colombia)
W6: Forest Monitoring in Colombia
14:40-15:10 Thiago Silva (UNESP/Brazil)
W4: Mapping habitat distribution, vegetation structure and flooding dynamics in the Amazon basin wetlands
15:10-15:55 Kyle McDonald (CUNY/USA)
W3: Mapping Wetlands, Surface Structural Attributes, and Boreal Freeze/Thaw at Regional Scales with JAXA SAR Datasets
15:55-16:15 Coffee
16:15-16:40 Pete Bunting (U. Aberystwyth/U.K.)
W2: The Global Mangrove Watch
16:40-17:20 Lisa Rebelo (IWMI/Lao PDR.)
W1: Nile and Zambezi Basins
17:20-17:45 Josef Kellndorfer (for Bruce Chapman Caltech-JPL/USA)
Near simultaneous observations of inundation by ALOS-2 and Sentinel and utilization of the SRTM-30 DEM to improve the radiomeric correction of ALOS-2 PALSAR-2 data and derived products
~17:45 Adjourn
January 19 (Thu.), 2017
TDU Hatoyama Campus, Building 12, Room 12-229
Forestry - Intermediate results pdf file
10:10-10:30 Christian Thiel (FSU-Jena/Germany)
F24: PALSAR-1/2 Data for Vegetation Cover and Biomass Mapping in Various Climates
10:30-11:00 Maurizio Santoro (Gamma RS/Switzerland)
F21: Coupling radar-based estimates of forest information with biosphere models for improved carbon flux estimation
11:00-11:25 Nathan Torbick (AGS/USA)
F19: Operational rice mapping and forest structure assessment to support the 3Cs
11:25-11:40 Coffee
11:40-12:05 João Carreiras (U. Sheffield/U.K.)
F17: Measuring above-ground biomass and its changes over Brazilian tropical secondary forests and savanna woodlands (Cerrado) using L-band SAR data
12:05-12:30 Hamdan Omar (FRIM/Malaysia)
F15: Updating forest cover and assessing aboveground biomass in various tropical forest ecosystems from PALSAR-2 polarization data
12:30-13:50 LUNCH
13:50-14:15 Joaquim Macuácua (Nat. Dir. on Forestry/Mozambique)
F11: National Forest Monitoring System For REDD+ in Mozambique
14:15-14:45 Masato Hayashi (JAXA EORC)
JJ-FAST: JAXA-JICA Near-Real Time Deforestation Warning proj.
14:45-15:00 Manabu Watanabe (Tokyo Denki Univ)
JJ-FAST: technical details
15:00-15:15 Coffee
15:00-15:30 Open floor discussions - Forests and Wetlands
15:30- Update of K&C Wiki project info pages (All)
~17:00 Adjourn and joint travel to Kawagoe
18:30-20:30 Reception dinner
January 20 (Fri.), 2017
TDU Hatoyama Campus, Building 3, Room 3130
Forestry - Intermediate results pdf file
10:00-10:35 Thuy Le Toan (CESBIO/France)
F10: Forest Cover Change and Biomass Mapping using ALOS PALSAR and ALOS-2 PALSAR-2 data
10:35-11:10 Johan Fransson (SLU/Sweden)
F6: Retrieval of forest biomass and biomass change with spaceborne SAR
11:10-11:45 Josef Kellndorfer (Earth Big Data/USA)
F9: Land Cover Change and Forest Carbon Tracking with L-Band SAR and Optical Time Series Data
11:45-12:00 Coffee
12:00-12:15 Mari Trix Estomata (GIZ/The Philippines)
F4: Utilising L-Band SAR Data for Natural Resource Management in the Philippines
12:15-12:30 Patricia Sanchez (GIZ/The Philippines)
F4: Forest Cover Change in Selected Illegal Logging Hotspots
12:30-13:40 LUNCH
13:40-14:15 Humberto de Mesquita (IBAMA/Brazil)
F3: Forest Structure to Map of Forest Types with ALOS-PALSAR
14:15-14:40 Arief Rahmat (LAPAN/Indonesia)
Inindation Mapping during flood events in Bima City, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
Related projects
14:40-15:15 Josef Kellndorfer
NISAR status update
15:15-15:30 João Carreiras (for Shaun Quegan, U. Sheffield/U.K.)
ALOS-2, the Ionosphere & BIOMASS calibration
15:30-15:40 Coffee
15:40-16:00 Takeshi Motohka (JAXA EORC) - ALOS Next Generation Mission
16:00- K&C issues (All)
~17:00 Closing of KC#23 meeting
ALOS K&C Science Advisory Panel / Science Team Meeting Participants