26th Science Team meeting - Announcement (Final)

Date:   January 20 - 24, 2020 (Mon. - Fri.)
Venue:    TKP Shinbashi Conference Centre
                    Participant list

Agenda January  20 (Mon.),21 (Tue.), 22 (Wed.), 23 (Thu.) 24 (Fri.),2020
   Meeting Program (pdf,2.61MB) download    
January 20 (Mon.),2020
 Joint PI Meeting for JAXA EO Missions
13:00 – 14:20 ALOS-2 Mission Update
14:40 – 17:40 ALOS-2 PI meeting (Vegetation, Forest & Wetlands Session)
(Open to all. KC member participation voluntary)
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January 21 (Tue.),2020
 K&C Session 1: JAXA updates pdf file
10:00-10:10 Welcome (Takeo Tadono, JAXA EORC)
10:10-10:30 K&C update (Ake Rosenqvist, soloEO) download
10:30-10:50 New methodology for EORC Forest/Non-Forest map generation (Takuya Itoh, RESTEC) download
10:50-11:10 EORC global mosaic processing/re-processing and data distribution (Kazufumi Kobayashi, RESTEC) download
11:10-11:30 EORC research results (Masato Hayashi, JAXA EORC) download
11:30-11:50 Updates to the Sigma-SAR processor (Masanobu Shimada, Tokyo Denki Univ) download
11:50-12:10 Cloud-based solution for ScanSAR mosaic processing (Josef Kellndorfer, Earth Big Data) download
12:10-12:30 Q&A
  12:30-14:00    LUNCH
K&C Session 2: Glaciers & Wetlands
14:00-14:20 Manabu Watanabe, TDU
 JJ-FAST update download
14:25-14:45 Bruce Chapman, JPL
 ALOS-2 ecosystem product validation with UAVSAR and field measurements download
14:50-15:10 Bernd Scheuchl, UC Irvine
 InSAR based Ice Velocity and Grounding Line Measurements in Antarctica download
15:15-15:35 Rahmat Arief, LAPAN
 Development of Digital Services for Peatland Monitoring download
15:40-16:00 Dirk Hoekman, WUR
 Tropical Peat Watch demonstrator Indonesia download
16:05-16:25 Mikhail Urbazaev, FSU Jena
 Characterization of Amazon floodplain forest habitats and inundation dynamics using PALSAR-2 time series download
16:30-16:50 Ake Rosenqvist (Pete Bunting & Richard Lucas)
 The Global Mangrove Watch: Moving to Finer Resolutions download
17:00-17:20 Thiago Silva, Stirling Univ (via Skype)
 Integrating multisensor information as analysis-ready data for semi-automated monitoring of South American wetlands download
17:25-17:45 Open floor discussions
~17:45 Adjourn
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January 22 (Wed.),2020
 K&C Session 3: Forest 1
9:30-9:50 Osamu Ochiai, JAXA SAOC
 CEOS Biomass activity update download
9:50-10:10 John Armston, UMD
 Fusion of ALOS-2 and Spaceborne Lidar Observations for High Resolution Mapping of Degraded and Regenerating Forest Structure and Biomass in Australia download
10:10-10:30 Joaquim Macuacua, Nat. Dir. Forestry
 Deforestation and Forest Degradation Analysis in Mozambique download
10:30-10:50 Alex Bouvet, CESBIO
 Above-ground biomass change in the woodlands and savannas of Southern Africa download
10:50-11:10 Stéphane Mermoz, Globeo
 Forest loss detection in South-East Asia using ALOS-1 and ALOS-2 SAR data download
11:10-11:30 Christian Koyama, TDU
 Assessing the impact of precipitation on ALOS-2 forest observation in the tropics download
11:30-12:00 Open floor discussions
  12:00-13:00    LUNCH
 Joint PI Meeting for JAXA EO Missions
13:30 – 16:30 Plenary Session
14:35-14:50 Maurizio Santoro, Gamma RS
 The relevance of JAXA's SAR observations to quantify the world's forest biomass pools
(spoke at Plenary Session)
16:45 – 18:15 Poster Session
(Open to all. KC member participation voluntary)
18:30-20:30 Welcome Reception
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January 23 (Thu.),2020
 Joint PI Meeting for JAXA EO Missions
10:00 – 13:00 ALOS-2 PI meeting (Cal/val, Pol & InSAR Session)
(Open to all. KC member participation voluntary)
  13:00-14:00    LUNCH
K&C Session 4: Forest 2
14:25-14:45 Humberto de Mesquita, BFS
 Brazilian Forest Map: Qualification of Tropical Forest Remnants to Sustainable Development Goals download
14:55-15:15 Paul Siqueira, UMass
 L-band Sensitivity to Biomass and Landcover Structure in the ABoVE domain download
15:15-15:35 Johan Fransson, SLU
 Retrieval of forest biomass and biomass change using PALSAR, PALSAR-2 and PALSAR-3 data download
15:40-16:00 Maurizio Santoro, Gamma RS
 Decadal forest biomass change with ALOS-1 and ALOS-2 L-band SAR observations download
16:00-16:20 Josef Kellndorfer, Earth Big Data
 Multi-frequency SAR Time Series Analysis for Ecosystem Monitoring: Fusing ALOS-2, ALOS-4, NISAR and Sentinel-1 Data Sets download
K&C Session 5: Related Missions and activities
16:25-16:45 Paul Siqueira, UMass
 NISAR mission update download
16:50-17:10 John Armston, UMD
 GEDI mission update download
17:15-17:35 Matias Palomeque, CONAE
 SAOCOM mission update download
K&C Session 6: Meeting Summary
17:35-17:45 All
 KC Meeting Summary and wrap-up download
~18:00 Adjourn
18:00-20:00 Reception dinner
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January 24 (Fri.),2020
 Joint PI Meeting for JAXA EO Missions
10:00 – 11:40 ALOS-2 Closing Plenary (Open to all)
9:00 – 11:30 ALOS-4 Cal/Val Team meeting (Open to all)
 Joint PI Meeting for JAXA EO Missions
13:00 – 15:30 ALOS-4 Cal/Val Team meeting (Open to all)
MOLI PI meeting (Only MOLI science team members)
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ALOS K&C 26th Science Advisory Panel / Science Team Meeting Participants