19th Science Team meeting - Announcement (Final)

Date:   April 9 - 12, 2013 (Tue. - Fri.)
Venue:    RESTEC (Remote Sensing Technology Center of JAPAN) HQ (Kamiya-cho, Tokyo)
                    Participant list

Agenda April 9 (Tue.), 10 (Wed.), 11 (Thu.), 12 (Fri.), 2013
   Meeting Program (pdf, 41KB) download    
April 9 (Tue.), 2013
  RESTEC HQ / Kamiya-cho, Tokyo
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10:00-10:05 Welcome (Masanobu Shimada, JAXA)
10:05-10:30 K&C intro for new participants (Ake Rosenqvist, soloEO) download
10:30-11:30 EORC data processing and ground data collection
 ·Status & capacity issues (Masanobu Shimada, JAXA) download
 ·PALSAR mosaics and path image request procedures and EORC product transfer procedures (Keiko Ishii, RESTEC) download
 ·JAXA collection of ground data from K&C Science Teams (Takeshi Motohka, JAXA) download
11:30-11:50 JAXA Global Forest/Non-Forest mapping - status report (JAXA EORC team) download
11:50-12:15 ALOS-2 system characteristics and development status (M. Shimada) download
  12:15-13:30    LUNCH
13:00-15:10 Science Team reports - Forestry (20+5 minutes)
 ·Richard Lucas (U. Aberystwyth/Wales) download
 ·Mari Trix Estomata (GIZ, Philippines) download
 ·Jörg Seifert-Granzin (GIZ, Philippines/Vanuatu) download
 ·Maurizio Santoro (Gamma RS, Switzerland) download
  15:10-15:30    Coffee
15:30-17:30 Science Team reports - Forestry (20+5 minutes)
 ·Shaun Quegan (U. Sheffield/U.K.) download
 ·Katmoko Ari Sambodo (LAPAN, Indonesia) download
 ·Carlos Pedraza (TNC/Colombia) download
 ·Renaud Mathieu (CSIR, South Africa) - by Ake Rosenqvist download
~17:30 Adjourn
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April 10 (Wed.), 2013
  RESTEC HQ / Kamiya-cho, Tokyo
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10:00-12:15 Science Team reports - Forestry (20+5 minutes)
 ·Mulyanto Darmawan (Badan Informasi Geospasial, Indonesia) download
 ·Hamdan Omar (FRIM, Malaysia) download
 ·Paul Siqueira (Univ. Mass/USA) download
 ·Florian Kugler (DLR, Germany) download
  12:15-13:30    LUNCH
(SAP#2, SAP members only)
 18:00 Welcome Recetion (All KC#19 participants)
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April 11 (Thu), 2013
  RESTEC HQ / Kamiya-cho, Tokyo
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10:00-12:30 Science Team reports - Wetlands (20+5 minutes)
 ·Bill Salas (AGS/USA) download
 ·Lisa Rebelo (IWMI, Laos) download
 ·Tony Milne (UNSW, Australia) download
 ·Bruce Chapman (JPL, USA) download
 ·Bruce Forsberg (INPA, Brazil) - by Bruce Chapman download
 ·Lola Fatoyinbo (NASA GSFC, USA) download
  12:30-14:00    LUNCH
14:00-15:00 K&C project issues (Ake Rosenqvist) download
15:00- K&C Global Mangrove Watch - Working Group Session
 Session Lead: Richard Lucas
 ·Recent developments (Richard Lucas, Takuya Itoh/RESTEC) download
 ·The way forward
~17:30 Adjourn
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April 12 (Fri), 2013
  RESTEC HQ / Kamiya-cho, Tokyo

All KC#19 participants are most welcome to join.
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10:00-10:10 Introduction (Masanobu Shimada)
10:10-12:00 Biomass retrieval from EO (20 mins)
 ·From TanDEM-X to TanDEM-L: 3D vegetation structure by spaceborne InSAR Florian Kugler (DLR, Germany) download
 ·National-scale biomass mapping of the USA - Bruce Chapman download
 ·Semi-national scale biomass estimation by PALSAR and Landsat - Richard Lucas download
 ·Multi-sensor generation of a global biomass dataset - Maurizio Santoro download
 ·Biomass estimation by DesDynI - Paul Siqueira download
 ·Prediction of biomass using X and P band in PNG - Tony Milne download
  12:00-13:30    LUNCH
13:30-14:15 Biomass retrieval from EO (cont'd)
 ·Mapping mangrove height and biomass by SRTM - Lola Fatoyinbo download
 ·The ESA BIOMASS mission: the first P-band SAR! - Shaun Quegan download
14:15- Biomass retrieval from EO (cont'd)
 Open floor Discussion on today's state of the art and potential implications for ALOS-4
~16:00 End of KC#19
ALOS K&C 19th Science Advisory Panel / Science Team Meeting Participants