ISPRS - Technical Commission I 2004-2008
 

Image Data Acquisition - Sensors and Platforms

President

Alain Baudoin, PresidentAlain Baudoin
 
Ministère des Transports, de l'Equipement, du Tourisme et de la Mer
Conseil Général des Ponts et Chaussées
3ième section
Tour Pascal B
92055 La Defense cedex
FRANCE
+33(0) 1 40 81 2384

 

Secretary

Nicolas Paparoditis, SecretaryNicolas Paparoditis
 
Institut Géographique National (IGN)
4 avenue Pasteur
94165 SAINT-MANDE
FRANCE
+ 33(0) 1 4398 8392
+ 33(0) 1 4398 8581

 

Terms of Reference
  • Design and realization of digital aerial and spaceborne missions for Earth observation
  • Design, construction, characterization, and installation of imaging and non-imaging sensors (including Optical, IR, SAR, IFSAR, LIDAR, etc.)
  • Standardization of definitions and measurements of sensor parameters
  • Integration of imaging and non-imaging sensors with other relevant systems
  • Geometric and radiometric properties, quality standards, and factors affecting data quality
  • Test, calibration and evaluation of sensors (including laboratory, in-flight, inter-calibration and test fields)
  • Integrated platform guidance, navigation, positioning and orientation
  • Data reception and pre-processing
  • On-board preprocessing of data and autonomous systems
  • Systems and media for recording sensor data, auxiliary data (time, position, attitude, etc.) and film scanners
  • Image and non-image data transfer standards

 

INTERCOMMISSION WGs of ISPRS COMMISSION I

 

ICWG I/V - Autonomous Vehicle Navigation

Chair
Rongxing (Ron) Li

Mapping and GIS Laboratory
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Geodetic Science
The Ohio State University
470 Hitchcock Hall, 2070 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1275
USA
+ 1 614 292 6946
+ 1 614 292 2957

Co-Chair
Jurgen Everaerts

Vito Flemish Institute for Technological Research
TAP Centre for Remote Sensing and Earth Observation Processes
Boeretang 200
BE-2400 Mol
Belgium
+ 32 14 33 68 34
+ 32 14 32 27 95

Secretary
Kaichang Di

Mapping and GIS Laboratory
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Geodetic Science
The Ohio State University
470 Hitchcock Hall, 2070 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1275
USA
+ 1 614 292 4303
+ 1 614 292 2957
ICWG I/V  Terms of Reference
  • Design and development of autonomous vehicle navigation technologies including: GPS, INS, dead reckoning, active and passive image/signal based positioning and navigation.
  • Development and integration of vehicle navigation sensors and sensor networks.
  • Research and development of algorithms that support autonomous navigation.
  • Development and applications of robot navigation systems, driver assistance systems for land vehicles, and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV).
  • Demonstration of state of the art autonomous navigation systems in working environments.

 

WG I/1 - Standards, Calibration and Validation

Chair
Roland Gachet

CNES
18 Avenue E.Belin
31401 Toulouse Cedex 9
France
+ 33 (0)5 6127 3586
+33 (0)5 6127 3167

Co-Chair
Veljko M. Jovanovic

Jet Propulsion Laboratory - NASA
Mail Stop 169-315
4800 Oak Grove Drive
Pasadena, CA 91109
USA
+1-818-354-1704
+1-818-393-4802

Secretary
Xavier Briottet

ONERA
BP 4025 -2 avenue Edouard Belin
Toulouse 31055
France
+33 (0)5 6225 2605
+33 (0)5 6225 2588
WG I/1  Terms of Reference
  • Techniques for laboratory calibration of sensors.
  • In-flight radiometric and geometric calibration and validation of sensor systems.
  • Establishment and utilization of existing and planned Cal/Val test sites.
  • Sensor system parameter standards in relation with appropriate ISO Technical Commissions and projects.
  • Managing the Joint ISPRS/CEOS Task Force on Calibration and Validation.
  • Integrated activities between Cal/Val experts and data users.
  • Overview of sensor-specific at-surface optical properties and temperature products.
  • Collaboration with WG VII/1 on Cal/Val issues linked with definitions and measurements of Spectral Signatures

 

WG I/2 - SAR and LiDAR Systems

Chair
Charles Toth

Center for Mapping, The Ohio State University
1216 Kinnear Road
Columbus, OH 43212
USA
+1 614 292 7681
+1 614 292 8062

Co-Chair
Bryan Mercer

Intermap Technologies Corp
#1200, 555 - 4th Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta - T2P 3E7
Canada
+1 403 266 0900
+1 403 265 0499

Secretary
Boris Jutzi

FGAN-FOM
Research Institute for Optronics and Pattern Recognition
Gutleuthausstr. 1
76275 Ettlingen
Germany
+49 7243 992-337
+49 7243 992-299
WG I/2  Terms of Reference
  • Calibration and validation, specifications and formats of SAR and LiDAR data.
  • Evaluation and assessment of systems for processing SAR and LiDAR data.
  • Systems for generation and editing of DEMs from InSAR and LiDAR.
  • Multi-frequency SAR, polarimetric InSAR, multi-pulse and full waveform LiDAR, array sensor systems.
  • Systems for integration of InSAR, LIDAR and optical systems.
  • Data quality and performance validation of SAR and LiDAR systems.
  • Liaison with external groups such as CEOS, IEEE-GRSS, ASPRS LiDAR Committee and EuroSDR

 

WG I/3 - Multi-Platform Sensing and Sensor Networks

Chair
Vincent Tao

Canada Research Chair in Geomatics
Dept of Earth & Space Science and Engineering
York University
4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON
Canada
+1 416 736 5221
+1 416 736 5817

Co-Chair
Ismael Colomina

Institute of Geomatics
Parc Mediterrani de la Tecnologia
E-08860 Castelldefels, Barcelona
Spain
+34 93 567 15 00
+34 93 567 15 69

Co-Chair
Raad Saleh

Geospatial Information Science and Technologies
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI 53706
USA
+1 (608) 262-3835
+1 (608) 262-5199

Secretary
Steve H.L. Liang

Center of Reserach for Earth and Space Science
York University
Toronto
Canada
+ 416-736-2100 ext 77771
+ 416-882 6213
WG I/3  Terms of Reference
  • Study of capabilities of multi-platform sensing and sensor networks.
  • Theory, technology and application in support of integrated multi-platform sensing and sensor networks and sensor web.
  • Integration of imaging and non imaging sensors for sensor networks.
  • Interoperable communication and networking of in-situ and remote sensors.
  • Sensor data and parameters transfer standards, through participation in ISO TC 172 and OGC.

 

WG I/4 - Airborne Digital Photogrammetric Sensor Systems

Chair
Jon Mills

School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences
University of Newcastle
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU
United Kingdom
+ 44 (0)191-222-5393
+ 44 (0)191-222-6502

Co-Chair
Jean-Philippe Souchon

Institut Géographique National (IGN)
4 avenue Pasteur
94165 SAINT-MANDE
France
+ 33 (0)1 4398 8392
+ 33 (0)1 4398 8581

Co-Chair
Michael Cramer

Institut für Photogrammetrie
Universität Stuttgart
Geschwister-Scholl-Str.24
D-70174 Stuttgart
Germany
+ 49 711 121 4118
+ 49 711 121 3297

Secretary
David Barber

School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences
University of Newcastle
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU
United Kingdom
+ 44 (0)191-222-5041
+ 44 (0)191-222-6502
WG I/4  Terms of Reference
  • Collaborate with EuroSDR in the development of commonly accepted procedures for the calibration and testing of airborne digital photogrammetric sensor systems.
  • Radiometric/geometric evaluation and cost/benefit performance of photogrammetric products resulting from airborne digital sensor systems.
  • Develop workflow guidelines for suitable deployment and application of airborne digital photogrammetric sensor systems and their integration with other imaging and non-imaging sensors.
  • Liase with IC WG I/V on the development and evaluation of light payload digital photogrammetric sensor systems specific to unpiloted aerial vehicles (UAVs).
  • Compile a comprehensive on-line searchable database of airborne digital photogrammetric sensor systems.

 

WG I/5 - Geometric Modelling of Optical Spaceborne Sensors and DEM Generation

Chair
Karsten Jacobsen

Universitat Hannover
Niemburger Strasse 1
D-30162 Hannover
Germany
+49 511-762-2485
+49 511-762-2483

Co-Chair
Peter Reinartz

DLR (German Aerospace Centre)
Inst. für Methodik der Fernerkundung Bildwissenschaften
D-82234 Oberpfaffenhofen, Post Wessling
Germany
+ 49 (0) 8153 282757
+ 49 (0) 8153 281444

Co-Chair
Daniela Poli

Institute of Geodesy and Photogrammetry
ETH Zurich
8093 Zurich
Switzerland
+41-44-6333786
+41-44-6331101

Secretary
Gürcan Büyüksalih

Zonguldak Karaelmas University Zonguldak
Dept. of Geodesy and Photogrammetry
67100 Zonguldak
Turkey
+ 90 532 6975749
+ 90 372 2574023
WG I/5  Terms of Reference
  • Comparison of existing and evolving algorithms for geometrical modelling of space images under operational conditions including direct georeferencing capabilities and special conditions for 2- and 3- line sensors.
  • Extrapolation of the previous comparisons (outside the area of the control points), analysis and report for each space imaging system.
  • Intensified and detailed study on the accuracy and cost effectiveness of various DEM data acquisition techniques.
  • Identification and cataloguing of international test sites for inter-comparison and evaluation of different DEM acquisition methods based on space information.
  • Geometric quality requirements for advanced optical systems derived DEM.

 

WG I/6 - Small Satellites

Chair
Ugur Murat Leloglu

Information Technologies and Electronics Research Institute
The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey
TUBITAK-BILTEN - ODTU 06531, Ankara
Turkey
+ 90 312 210 13 10 / 1170
+ 90 312 210 13 15

Co-Chair
Arthur P. Cracknell

Editorial Office, IJRS
Division of Electronic Engineering and Physics
University of Dundee
DUNDEE DD1 4HN
Scotland, UK
+ 44 1382 344549

Secretary
Mazlan Hashim

Faculty of Geoinformation Science & Engineering
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
81310 Skudai, Johor
Malaysia
+ 07-5530873
+ 07-556163
WG I/6  Terms of Reference
  • User requirements for designing and realizing small satellite missions, including constellations, for Earth observation.
  • Inventory of small satellite missions for Earth observation and system performances.
  • Assessment of the benefits of small satellites compared to other sources of information.
  • Implementation of a forum for industrial and developing countries to share their results, experiences and recommendations.
  • Cooperation with WG VI/3 for technology transfer to developing countries.

 

WG I/7 - Intelligent Earth Sensing

Chair
Guoqing Zhou

Old Dominion University
Kaufman Hall, Rm. 214
Norfolk, VA 23529
USA
+1 (757) 683-3619
+1 (757) 683-5655

Co-Chair
Winfried Halle

DLR (German Aerospace Centre)
Inst. Space Sensor Technology & Planetary Exportation
Rutherfordstraβe 2, 12489 Berlin
Germany
+ 49 (0)30 67055559

Secretary
Lin Su

China Academy of Science
PO Box 9718
Beijing, 100101
P.R. China
+ 86-10-64889567 Ext. 801
+ 86-10-64879232
WG I/7  Terms of Reference
  • Intelligent and autonomous sensor and platform control
  • On-board data processing
  • Event-driven sensing and observing
  • Intelligent/smart sensors
  • Intelligent technology application for Earth observing
  • Future trends in the development of sensors and platform

 

 

 
Nice 2020
XXIVth ISPRS Congress:

June 6-11, 2022
Nice, FRANCE
 
 
 
 
 
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