ALOS Principal Investigators List (4th RA) - Vegetation, Forest & Wetland

Sensor Calibration Land Use & Land Cover Research Geology Geography Disaster and Earthquake Agriculture Snow & Ice Vegetation, Forest & Wetland Hydrology Oceanography and Coastal Zone Polar Research Polarimetry and Interferometry Resources Related Research

As of May 30, 2017

Vegetation, Forest & Wetland
No. Name Organization Reseach Title Country
1012 Gaia Vaglio Laurin Euro Mediterranean Center for Climate Change (CMCC) Assessing above ground biomass in forests with ALOS 2 Italy
1013 Howard A. Zebker Stanford University Imaging forest canopy volumes with time series InSAR U.S.A.
1029 Bambang Hendro Trisasongko Bogor Agricultural University Rubber Plantation Monitoring by Means of L-Band SAR Indonesia
1040 Belen Marti-Cardona Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC) Monitoring Donana wetlands and Isla Mayor rice croplands with fully polarimetric L-band data Spain
1047 Patricia Kandus Universidad Nacional de General San Martin (UNSAM) Polarimetric SAR observations contribution to mapping spatial and temporal variability of macrophyte cover and biomass in the Lower Parana River floodplain Argentina
1050 Edward Mitchard University of Edinburgh Can L-band radar be used operationally for REDD+ in tropical forests? U.K.
1053 David G. Goodenough University of Victoria Development and Demonstration of Polarimetric and Compact-polarimetric SAR for Forest Applications Canada
1069 Masanobu SHIMADA Tokyo Denki University Development of biomass retrieval algorithm by using L-band SAR Japan
1082 Bruce Chapman Jet Propulsion Laboratory Monitoring Environmental Changes in North and South America U.S.A.
1090 Veraldo Liesenberg Santa Catarina State University (UDESC) Characterizing Tropical Successional Forest Stages in Eastern Amazon (Brazil) and Central Kalimantan (Indonesia) with L-band SAR data under REDD mechanism Brazil
1091 Mihai A. Tanase The University of Melbourne Quantifying and monitoring carbon dynamic in forest ecosystems affected by wildfires using multi-temporal SAR data Australia
1152 Casey M Ryan University of Edinburgh Understanding the biomass-backscatter relationship in African woodlands U.K.
1170 Ram Avtar United Nations University Monitoring and comparison of biophysical parameters of plantation species in tropical region using Polarimetric SAR data Japan
1172 Nguyen Thanh Hoan Institute of Geography, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology Monitoring degradation of tropical natural forest using multi-sensor data from ALOS satellites Vietnam
1175 Takeshi MOTOHKA Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Fusion use of ScanSAR and Stripmap data for forest cover change monitoring Japan
1194 Stian Normann Anfinsen University of Tromsø Monitoring Carbon in Tanzanian Woodlands (MCTWO) Norway
1203 Choen Kim Kookmin University Stand-Level Growing Stock Volume Mapping in Korea Using PALSAR-2 Gamma-Nought and NFI Data Korea
1205 Joerg Haarpaintner Norut - Northern Research Institute Tromsoe Tropical Forest Monitoring by SAR for REDD+ in DRC Norway
No. Name Organization Reseach Title Country
1208 Joao Carreiras University of Sheffield Assessing the distribution of above-ground biomass in a range of forest types across the pan-tropical belt using L-band SAR data U.K.
1225 Guoqing Sun University of Maryland Mapping of Forest Physical Parameters from PALSAR data in Mountainous Areas U.S.A.
1237 Sang-Hoon Hong Korea Polar Research Institute Exploring ALOS-2 PALSAR-2 observations for retrieval of vegetation parameters in tropical and sub-tropical area Korea
1264 Dariusz Ziolkowski Institute of Geodesy and Cartography The synergy of interferometric and polarimeric methods for forest biomass assessment using ALOS-2 images Poland
1278 Mahmud Arifin Raimadoya Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) ALOS2-Indonesia REDD+ Experiment (AIREX) Indonesia
1282 Simone Pettinato Institute of Applied Physics "Carrara" - National Research Council (IFAC-CNR) HYDRO-ALOS2: The retrieval and monitoring of Land Hydrological parameters for Risk and Water Resources Management Italy
1284 Florian Siegert Ludwig-Maximilians-University Forest monitoring and aboveground biomass assessment in tropical rain forests Germany
1291 Shimon Wdowinski University of Miami Evaluation of ALOS-2 observations for the Wetland InSAR application U.S.A.
1294 John M. Kovacs Nipissing University Examining the use of PALSAR-2 for mapping and monitoring degraded tropical coastal forested wetlands Canada
1382 Diego de Abelleyra Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Agropecuaria (INTA) The use of Quad Pol L band RADAR for forest monitoring in Argentina Argentina
1397 Christian Berger Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena PALSAR-2 data to support the assessment of aboveground forest biomass (PAL2BIO) Germany
1406 Johan Fransson Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Retrieval of forest biomass and biomass change using PALSAR data Sweden
1424 Akira KATO Chiba University Estimating Woody Biomass using Satellite Radar and Terrestrial Lidar Japan
1428 Maurizio Santoro Gamma Remote Sensing AG Detecting long-term trends in forest dynamics with L-band SAR Switzerland
1454 Aire Olesk University of Tartu Improving the Aboveground Forest Biomass Estimation Methodology for Temperate Deciduous, Coniferous and Mixed Forest of Estonia Using Spaceborne SAR Imagery Estonia
No. Name Organization Reseach Title Country
1466 Nicolas Longepe Collecte Localisation Satellites CLS On the synergic use of L-band SAR and VHR optical data for mangrove monitoring: case study from Papua, Indonesia France
1502 Kenlo NASAHARA University of Tsukuba Multiple monitoring of biomass and plant distribution of terrestrial ecosystem by satellite and ground observations Japan
1510 Renaud Mathieu Council for Scientific and Industrial Research - Natural Resources & Environment Mapping and assessing woody biomass changes in semi-arid South African savannahs from multi-temporal L-band data South Africa
1515 Giovanni Laneve SAPIENZA Università di Roma Assessment of fire damage estimations from ALOS data Italy
1520 Carlos Alberto Pedraza The Nature Conservancy Measuring Effective Conservation in The Northern Andes and South Central America Conservation Program Phase II Colombia
1523 Dirk Hoekman Wageningen University Improved tropical vegetation structure assessment in wetlands and hilly terrain using polarimetry Netherlands
1529 Richard Lucas University of New South Wales Australia Evaluation of ALOS-2 PALSAR data to support JAXA's Global Mangrove Watch Australia
1530 Richard Lucas University of New South Wales Australia An assessment of the use of ALOS-2 PALSAR, ALOS PALSAR and JERS-1 SAR for forest characterization, mapping and monitoring in eastern Australia Australia
1531 Robert Treuhaft Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech Tropical Forest Structure and Biomass from L-band, Repeat-Track Interferometric SAR from PALSAR-2 U.S.A.