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2011 Symposium Agenda and Presentations

Symposium Sponsored by NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

May 17 & 18, 2011

Day 1: May 17, 2011
9:00- 9:20am Meeting Welcome (Nick White,Director 600)
Status of HyspIRI Mission (Woody Turner, HQ)
Meeting Overview, Goals & Logistics (Betsy Middleton, GSFC)
Session I:Background & Framework - Building on Past Experience
9:20-9:40am Short Summary of the HyspIRI VSWIR Spectrometer (Rob Green, JPL)
Short Summary of the HyspIRI TIR Instrument (Simon Hook, JPL)
9:40- 9:55am Challenges and Opportunities for the HyspIRI Community (Betsy Middleton, GSFC)
9:55-10:15am MODIS Science Algorithms and Data System-- Lessons Learned (Robert Wolfe, GSFC)
10:15-10:35am Lessons Learned from Three Decades of Landsat Collections (Jeff Masek, GSFC)
Session II: New Possibilities for Science with HyspIRI - General Ideas
11:00-11:20am Global/Seasonal Imaging Spectroscopy Measurements of the Terrestrial Earth System for Climate Feedback Process Understanding (Rob Green, JPL)
11:20-11:40pm Scaling Biosphere-Atmosphere Fluxes from the Site-Level to the Globe Using Machine Learning Algorithms: Lessons for HyspIRI (Hank Margolis, U Laval)
11:40-12:00pm Societal Impacts:Agricultural Perspective (Charlie Walthall, USDA)
12:00-12:20pm CEOS-WGCV Land Product Validation Sub-Group Activities: Current and Potential Roles in Future Decadal Survey Missions (Miguel Roman, Sigma Space)
Session III: New Possibilities for Science with HyspIRI - Examples
1:30-1:50pm Mapping Coupled Carbon Assimilation and Transpiration Fluxes using TIR and Hyperspectral Imaging (Martha Anderson, USDA)
1:50-2:10pm Coral Reefs, Climate Change, and Remote Sensing (Eric Hochberg, Nova SE U. Oceanog. Center)
2:10-2:30pm The Conundrum of Impacts of Climate Change on Urbanization: Prospects for Using HyspIRI Data Products for Regional to Global Societal Impacts Analysis (Dale Quattrochi, MSFC)PDF File
2:30-2:50pm Advancing the Use of Remote Sensing Information for Quantifying Photosynthetic Efficiency in Space and Time (Rasmus Houborg, EU Joint Res. Centre, Italy)
2:50-3:10pm Thermal Remote Sensing and the Thermodynamics of Ecosystem Development Model Issues (Jeffrey Luvall, MSFC)PDF File
3:10-3:30pm Global Volcano Monitoring and Volcanic Hazard Assessment: How HyspIRI Improves Upon and Complements Results Obtained during the EOS Era (Robert Wright, U. Hawaii)
Session IV: Data Volume Challenges & Solutions
3:50-4:10pm Managing NASA Satellite Data for Global Studies (Ed Masuoka, GSFC)
4:10-4:30pm Status of the Prototyping Efforts for the IPM & Low Latency Products (Dan Mandl, GSFC)
4:30-4:40pm Topic Introduction for Panel Discussion (Bob Knox, GSFC)
How do we handle HyspIRI data? What is the preferred Mission Model for the data processing chain?
4:40-5:30pm Panel Members: Bob Knox, Robert Wolf, Ed Masuoka, Dan Mandl, Rob Green, Simon Hook
5:30-5:50pm Summary of Discussions (Fred Huemmrich, Robert Wolfe)
Day 2: May 18, 2011
Session V: Context for Hyperspectral and TIR Data Products
9:00-9:20am Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Vegetation:  Knowledge Gain and Knowledge Gap after 40 years of research (Prasad Thenkabail, USGS)
9:20-9:40am How will remote sensing of volcanic activity evolve with HyspIRI? (Mike Ramsey, U. Pittsburg) PDF File
9:40-10:00am Summary, 2010 HyspIRI Symposium on Higher Level Products (Betsy Middleton, GSFC)
10:00-10:20am Report on Two HyspIRI Workshops to Identify Climate Relevant Products at the Global Scale (Susan Ustin, UC-Davis)
Session VI: Data Issues
10:20-10:40am Sampling and Time Series Issues (Bob Knox, GSFC)
11:00-11:15am Tagging and Retrieving Data for an Archive (Dave Landis, Sigma Space)
11:15-11:30am Data Processing Tools (Vuong Ly, GSFC )
11:30-11:45am Calibration & CEOS (Steve Ungar, UMD)
11:45-12:00pm AERONET (Sasha Smirnov, SSAI)
12:00-12:15pm Calibration and Validation Sensors for Next-Generation NASA Missions (Stan Hooker, GSFC) PDF File
12:15-12:35pm Use of HyspIRI Data with SensorWeb WCPS for Environmental Monitoring -- Pre-Launch Demonstrations Using Hyperion (Robert Sohlberg,UMD)
Session VII: Prototyping with EO-1, AVIRIS, Spectrometer, and MASTER/ASTER Data
1:30-1:50pm A Global Volcano Product for Thermal Emission and Effusion Rate (Steve Chien/Ashley Davies, JPL)
1:50-2:10pm NEON: Extending Site-based Observations to the Continental Scale Using Airborne and Satellite Remote Sensing (Brian Johnson, NEON)
2:10-2:30pm Estimation of Rangeland Changes & Evapotranspiration Using Multispectral Thermal Infrared Data (Andy French, USDA) PDF File
2:30-2:45pm Integration of the PRI and fAPARchl Products for Carbon Monitoring (Yen-Ben Cheng, ERT)PDF File
2:45-3:00pm Remote sensing estimates of ecosystem GEE using fAPARchl and PRI (Qingyuan Zhang, UMD)
3:00-3:15pm Spectral time series to monitor vegetation dynamics using EO-1 Hyperion (Petya Campbell, UMD)
3:15-3:30pm Determining Ecosystem Carbon Flux from Spectral Reflectance for Multiple Sites: Implications for Global Sampling (Fred Huemmrich, UMD)
3:30-3:45pm G-LiHT: Goddard's Lidar-Hyperspectral-Thermal airborne imager (Bruce Cook, GSFC)
3:45-3:50pm Topic Introduction for Break-Out Session Discussions (Betsy Middleton, GSFC)
Session VIII: Higher Level Regional/Global Products
4:05-5:00pm Two Break-Out Session Discussions: What are the Priority Higher Level Regional/Global Products?
Group 1 (Prasad Thenkabail-pending), Group Two (Petya Campbell)
5:00-5:20pm Report from Break-out Session Discussions (Prasad Thenkabail and Petya Campbell)
5:40-5:50pm Symposium Summary (Woody Turner)