23th Science Team meeting - Announcement (Final)

Date:   January 18 - 20, 2016 (Wed. - Fri.)
Venue:    Tokyo Denki Univ. Saitama Hatoyama Campus (Saitama)
                    Participant list

Agenda January 18 (Wed.), 19 (Thu.), 20 (Fri.), 2017
   Meeting Program (pdf, 299KB) download    
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) download
11:00-11:30 PALSAR-2 Cal/Val and operational status (Masanobu Shimada) download
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) download
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 download
14:05-14:40 Carlos Pedraza (TNC/Colombia)
 W6: Forest Monitoring in Colombia download
14:40-15:10 Thiago Silva (UNESP/Brazil)
 W4: Mapping habitat distribution, vegetation structure and flooding dynamics in the Amazon basin wetlands download
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 download
  15:55-16:15    Coffee
16:15-16:40 Pete Bunting (U. Aberystwyth/U.K.)
 W2: The Global Mangrove Watch download
16:40-17:20 Lisa Rebelo (IWMI/Lao PDR.)
 W1: Nile and Zambezi Basins download
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 download
~17:45 Adjourn
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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 download
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 download
11:00-11:25 Nathan Torbick (AGS/USA)
 F19: Operational rice mapping and forest structure assessment to support the 3Cs download
  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 download
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 download
  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 download
14:15-14:45 Masato Hayashi (JAXA EORC)
 JJ-FAST: JAXA-JICA Near-Real Time Deforestation Warning proj. download
14:45-15:00 Manabu Watanabe (Tokyo Denki Univ)
 JJ-FAST: technical details download
  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
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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 download
10:35-11:10 Johan Fransson (SLU/Sweden)
 F6: Retrieval of forest biomass and biomass change with spaceborne SAR download
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 download
  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 download
12:15-12:30 Patricia Sanchez (GIZ/The Philippines)
 F4: Forest Cover Change in Selected Illegal Logging Hotspots download
  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 download
14:15-14:40 Arief Rahmat (LAPAN/Indonesia)
 Inindation Mapping during flood events in Bima City, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia download
Related projects
14:40-15:15 Josef Kellndorfer
 NISAR status update download
15:15-15:30 João Carreiras (for Shaun Quegan, U. Sheffield/U.K.)
 ALOS-2, the Ionosphere & BIOMASS calibration download
  15:30-15:40    Coffee
15:40-16:00 Takeshi Motohka (JAXA EORC) - ALOS Next Generation Mission download
16:00- K&C issues (All)
~17:00 Closing of KC#23 meeting
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