ISPRS - Technical Commission I 1996-2000
 

Sensors, Platforms and Imagery

President
George JOSEPH

Space Applications Centre
Ahmedabad 380 053
India
+91-79-642-3956
+91-79-656-8073

Secretary
A.K.S. GOPALAN

Space Applications Centre
Associate Director
Ahmedabad 380 053
India
+91 79 656 8971
+91 79 674 1626

Secretary
V. JAYARAMAN

SRO Headquarters
Antariksh Bhavan
New Bel Road
Bangalore 560 094
India
91 80 341 6358
+91 80 341 5298
Terms of Reference
  • Planning for aerial and space missions
  • Design, construction, testing, installation and calibration of analogue and digital imaging sensors
  • Design and performance of data reception and pre-processing systems
  • Geometric and radiometric properties of image data and quality standards, and factors (environmental and others) affecting data quality
  • Technical systems for recording sensor data, film scanners and auxiliary data (time, position, attitude, etc.) and media (film, magnetic, optical, etc.)
  • Pre-processing techniques to generate datasets suitable for analysis and measurements (radar image synthesis, multi-sensor integration, radiometric and geometric corrections, etc.)

 

WG I/1 - Sensor Parameter Standardisation and Calibration

Chair
Manfred SCHROEDER

Head, Optical RS Division
Institute of Optoelectronics
German Aerospace Research Establishment
DLR, Postfach 11 16,
D-82230 Wessling
Germany
+49 8153-28-2790
+ 49 8153-28-1444

Co-Chair
Alan BELDWARD

Joint Research Centre
Space Applications Institute
I-21828 Ispra (Va)
Italy
+39-332-789298
+39-332-789536

Secretary
Wolfgang KORNUS

Institute of Optoelectronics
German Aerospace Research Establishment
DLR, Postfach 11 16,
D-82230 Wessling
Germany
+49 8153-28-2790
+ 49 8153-28-1444
WG I/1  Terms of Reference
  • Standardisation of definitions and measurement of various sensor specification related parameters, such as spectral resolution, radiometric sensitivity, etc.
  • Techniques and procedures for laboratory calibration of sensors
  • In-flight calibration of sensors, including atmospheric correction and development of standard calibration sites and procedures
  • Calibration of non-metric airborne sensors
  • Calibration, characterisation and evaluation of image scanners
  • Collaboration with organisations involved in the standardisation of imaging devices and components used in imaging such as CEN, ISO, IEC, SPIE and CIE.
  • Participation with the CEOS Working Group on Calibration and Validation

 

WG I/2 - Pre-processing Archival and Dissemination of Image Data

Chair
Dan ROSENHOLM

GAF, Nordic Office
Ekvagen 4
S-195 44 Marsta
Sweden
+46 8 591 236 75
+ 46 8 591 237 81

Co-Chair
Jolyon THURGOOD

Director, International Business Development
Space Imaging
9351 Grant St, Suite 500
Thornton CO 80229-4360
USA
+1 303 254 2102
+1 303 254 2217
WG I/2  Terms of Reference
  • Pre-processing algorithms, including platform modelling, noise removal, radiometric normalisation, etc.
  • Pre-processing algorithms and architectures for SAR (including Interferometric SAR)
  • Data archival technology, including hardware, data compression technology, etc.
  • Data distribution and dissemination, especially for operational use with fast turn around time

 

WG I/3 - Sensors and Platforms for Topographic Survey

Chair
Karsten JACOBSEN

Universitat Hannover
Niemburger Strasse 1
D-30167 Hannover
Germany
+49 511-762-2485
+49 511-762-2483

Co-Chair
T. NATARAJAN

Director
Institute of Remote Sensing
Anna University
Madras 600 025
India
+91 44 235 1723
+91 44 235 2166
WG I/3  Terms of Reference
  • Specifications of missions (mode of stereo coverage, swath, orbital characteristics, spatial resolution, payload configuration, etc.)
  • Design and realisation of aerial and space-borne sensors for cartographic mapping
  • On-board data processing
  • Systems for position and attitude evaluation and control
  • Processing techniques for multisensor data integration
  • Interferometric SAR applications for DTM generation
  • Design, realisation and calibration of airborne laser scanning systems

 

WG I/4 - Microwave and Optical Sensors for Geosphere-Biosphere Studies

Chair
Jean Louis FELLOUS

Director, MEDIAS-FRANCE Director,
CNES - Bpi2102
18 avenue Edouard-Belin
31401 Toulouse Cedex 4
France
+33 5 61 28 22 09
+33 5 61 28 29 05

Co-Chair
John MILLER

Earth Observations Laboratory
Institute for Space and Terrestrial Science
York University
4850 Keele St
North York, Ontario M3J 3K1
Canada
+1 416 665 5407
+1 416 665 2032
WG I/4  Terms of Reference
  • Survey of developments of global observing optical and microwave systems for land and ocean
  • Development of new technologies and techniques in microwave sensor design, including interferometric, polarimetric and multi-frequency SAR systems
  • Assessment of an end-to-end radiometric calibration procedures of microwave imaging systems including error analysis and error reduction techniques
  • Data normalisation for long term data comparison
  • Optical-microwave data integration techniques

 

WG I/5 - Advanced Platforms and Sensors

Chair
Takashi MORIYAMA

Earth Observation Research Centre (EORC)
National Space Development Agency of Japan (NASDA)
1-9-9 Roppongi, Minato-ku
Roppongi First Building 13F
Tokyo 106
Japan
+81 3 3224 7053
+81 3 3224 7052

Co-Chair
K. TYAGARAJAN

ISRO Satellite Centre
Airport Road
Bangalore 560 017
India
+ 91 80 526 7784
+91 80 526 8544
WG I/5  Terms of Reference
  • Small satellites for earth observation : complexity of satellite realisation, reliability and cost
  • Platform guidance, navigation and positioning: integration of GPS and orientation systems
  • High resolution imaging spectrometer for ocean colour, mineral exploration etc.
  • Review of realisation of new sensors such as smart sensors, polarisation sensors, pollution monitoring, laser altimeter, rain radar

 

 

 
Nice 2020
XXIVth ISPRS Congress:

June 6-11, 2022
Nice, FRANCE
 
 
 
 
 
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