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May 28, 2017 

Internationale Gesellschaft für Photogrammetrie und Fernerkundung
Société Internationale de Photogrammétrie et de Télédétection

International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing


Mario Fondelli

ISPRS mourns the loss of two dedicated scientists

Mario Fondelli (1924-2017)

Mario Fondelli (26 October 1924 – 17 February 2017) was an engineer and full professor at the University of Florence. He carried out considerable theoretical and experimental studies in photogrammetry and spatial aerial triangulation and gave courses at the University of Venice, Modena; he was a visiting professor at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg – Virginia (USA); at the Municipalidad de La Plata (Argentina), he was an honorary guest professor. Between 1988 and 1993, Mario was president of CIPA.

Yuri Tjuflin

Yuri Tjuflin (1934-2017)

Yuri Tjuflin passed away on 10 May. He was a famous Russian photogrammetrist who made great contributions to Russian space and planet photogrammetry including his work on Venus surface modelling based on “Venera-15” and “Venera-16” satellite imagery. Yuri received the ISPRS Brock Gold Medal in 1996 and was the president of the RSPRS.


Announcement

The U. V. Helava Award Best Paper of volume 111-122 (2016) was awarded to
Wei Huang and Songnian Li for their paper
"Understanding human activity patterns based on space-time-semantics".


Announcement

ISPRS is proud to announce a new ISPRS award:
 
The Jack Dangermond Award for the most outstanding paper in the ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information


Announcement

ISPRS Scientific Initiatives: Announcement of 2017 Funding
 
In accordance with the statutory mission and activities of ISPRS, the Society shall provide funds to support scientific and other initiatives, which will further improve its international status in the field of the photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial information sciences, and will therefore benefit all ISPRS members. For 2017, the following seven projects were selected and approved by the Council for funding.

Title PI(s) TC/WG

Benchmark database for tropical agricultural remote sensing application

Ieda Del’Arco Sanches

TC I

SVSC – The UAV Semantic Video Segmentation Challenge 2017

Michael Ying Yang and Alper Yilmaz

WGII/5

ISPRS Benchmark Challenge on Large Scale Classification of VHR Geospatial Data

Ribana Roscher

WGII/6

Benchmark for Multi-Platform Hyperspectral Image Processing

Konstantinos Karantzalos

WG III/4

ISPRS Benchmark on Indoor Modeling

Kourosh Khoshelham

WG IV/5

An ISPRS contribution to Transforming our World: Integration of GlobeLand30 with additional geospatial and socio-economic data for monitoring United Nation Sustainable Development Goals

Jon Mills and Hao Wu

ICWG IV/III

Development of Educational Content: "Small UAS in Civil Engineering Applications"

Roman Shults

WG V/7

Brief summary of the above-awarded projects together with the information of their principle investigator(s) and co-investigator(s) you will find »here


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