25th Science Team meeting - Announcement (Final)

Date:   February 5 - 8, 2019 (Tue. - Fri.)
Venue:    RESTEC (Remote Sensing Technology Center of JAPAN) HQ (Kamiya-cho, Tokyo)
                    Participant list

Agenda February 5 (Tue.), 6 (Wed.), 7 (Thu.), 8 (Fri.),2019
   Meeting Program (pdf, 121KB) download    
February 5 (Tue), 2019
 JAXA updates pdf file
10:00-10:15 Welcome (Takeo Tadono, Masato Hayashi, JAXA EORC)
10:15-10:35 K&C update (Ake Rosenqvist, soloEO) download
10:35-10:55 PALSAR-2 operational status (Shin-ichi Sobue, JAXA) download
  10:55-11:15    Coffee
11:15-11:25 PALSAR-2 processing and data provision (Takashi Ogawa, RESTEC) download
11:25-11:35 EORC Forest/Non-Forest maps generation (Masato Hayashi, JAXA EORC) download
11:35-11:55 ALOS-2 BOS update (Ake Rosenqvist, soloEO) download
11:55-12:20 Q&A
  12:20-13:30    LUNCH
Phase 4 Final Results - Glaciers & Wetlands
13:30-13:50 Berndt Scheuchl (UC Irvine)
 Ice Sheet monitoring by ALOS-2 download
13:55-14:15 Lisa Rebelo (IWMI)
 Wetlands mapping of the Nile and Zambezi Basins download
14:20-14:40 Pete Bunting (Aberystwyth Univ)
 The Global Mangrove Watch download
14:45-15:05 Kyle McDonald (CUNY)
 Mapping Wetlands, Surface Structural Attributes, and Boreal Freeze/Thaw at Regional Scales with JAXA SAR data download
  15:10-15:30    Coffee
15:30-15:50 Toshio Okumura (RESTEC)
 Asia-RiCE download
15:50-16:10 Bruce Chapman (JPL)
 Validation of inundation extent and C and L-band sensitivity to inundation download
16:15-16:35 Hironori Arai (University of Tokyo)
 Estimation of Methane Emissions from Rice Paddies in the Mekong Delta Based on Land Surface Dynamics Characterization with Remote Sensing download
16:50- Open floor discussions
~18:00 Adjourn
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February 6 (Wed), 2019
 Phase 4 Final Results - Forest pdf file
10:00-10:20 Michail Urbazaev (FSU Jena)
 PALSAR-1/2 Data for Vegetation Cover and Biomass Mapping in Various Climates download
10:25-10:45 Maurizio Santoro (Gamma RS)
 Coupling radar-based estimates of forest info with biosphere models for improved carbon flux estimation download
10:50-11:10 Rahmat Arief (LAPAN)
 Forest Mapping in North Sumatra download
  11:15-11:35    Coffee
11:40-12:00 João Carreira (U. Sheffield)
 PALSAR-1/2 Data for Vegetation Cover and Biomass Mapping in Various Climates download
12:05-12:25 Masato Hayashi (JAXA EORC)
 EORC research results download
12:30-12:50 Maurizio Santoro (Gamma RS)
 CCI Biomass download
  12:50-14:00    LUNCH
Related Missions
14:00-14:20 Takeshi Motohka (JAXA) ALOS-4 download
14:25-14:45 Takeo Tadono (JAXA EORC) ALOS-3 download
14:50-15:10 João Carreira (U. Sheffield) BIOMASS download
15:15-15:35 J.Kellndorfer (NISAR Science Team) NISAR Overview download
15:40-16:00 Bruce Chapman (NISAR Science Team) NISAR Calval download
  16:05-16:20    Coffee
16:20-16:40 Rei Mitsuhashi (JAXA) MOLI download
16:40-16:50 John Armston (UMD) GEDI
16:50-17:05 Ake Rosenqvist (soloEO) NovaSAR
17:05-17:20 Ake Rosenqvist (soloEO) SAOCOM download
17:20-17:40 Open floor discussions
18:00-20:00 Reception dinner
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February 7 (Thu), 2019
 Phase 4 Final Results -Forest(cont'd) pdf file
10:00-10:25 Manabu Watanabe (TDU)
 Improvement of deforestration detection algorithm using in JJ-FAST download
10:30-10:55 Christian Koyama (TDU)
 Mapping the spatial-temporal heterogeneity of tropical forests by ALOS-2 Big Data analysis download
11:00-11:40 Josef Kellndorfer (Earth Big Data)
 Time series analysis of SAR an optical data for forest monitoring download
  11:40-12:00    Coffee
12:00-12:35 Dirk Hoekman (Wageningen Univ)
 Wide area forest monitoring and biomass stratification in Insular SE Asia and Guiana Shield download
12:35-12:55 Johan Fransson (SLU)
 Retrieval of forest biomass and biomass change with spaceborne SAR download
  13:00-14:15    LUNCH
Phase 4 Final Results -Forest(cont'd)
14:15-14:35 Trix Estomata (GIZ)
 Utilising L-Band SAR Data for Natural Resource Management in the Philippines download
14:40-15:00 Humberto de Mesquita (BFS)
 Forest Structure to Map of Forest Types with ALOS-PALSAR download
15:05-15:25 John Armston,UMD (by Pete Bunting)
 Detection of Biomass and Structural Change using Japanese L-band SAR, Australia download
  15:30-15:45    Coffee
15:45-16:05 Paul Siqueira, UMASS (by Bruce Chapman)
 Use of short-period ALOS-2 observations for vegetation characterization and classification download
16:10-16:30 Pedro Rodriguez (U.Leicester)
 Forest Biomass map in Colombia download
16:35-16:55 Masanobu Shimada (TDU)
 Relationship between SAR backscatter and optical intensity download
17:00-17:20 Joaquim Macuacua (Nat. Dir. Forestry)
 National Forest Monitoring System For REDD+ in Mozambique download
17:25-17:45 Open floor discussions download
~18:00 Adjourn
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February 8 (Fri), 2019
 Post K&C activities pdf file
10:00-10:20 EORC Research Announcement and plans for Post-K&C
(Takeo Tadono, JAXA)
10:25-11:05 Post-KC: Project introductions (5 minutes/1 slide)
 1.Shaun Quegan (by João Carreira)
2.Maurizio Santoro
3.Johan Fransson
4.Josef Kellndorfer
5.Humberto de Mesquita
6.Bruce Chapman
7.Paul Siqueira (by Bruce Chapman)
8.Berndt Scheuchl
  11:10-11:30    Coffee
11:30-12:00 Post-KC: Project introductions (5 minutes/1 slide)
 9.Dirk Hoekman
10.Rahmat Arief
11.Pete Bunting
12.Lisa-Maria Rebel
13.Christiane Schmullius (by Misha Urbazaev)
14.Kyle McDonald
12:05-12:50 Open floor discussions
12:55-13:15 Summary (Ake Rosenqvist, soloEO)
13:15 End of meeting
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