ISPRS - Technical Commission VII 1996-2000
 

Resource and Environmental Monitoring

President
Gabor REMETEY-FÜLÖPP

Department of Lands and Mapping
Ministry of Agriculture
(Location: Budapest V. Kossuth tér 11)
Kossuth Ter 11
H-1860 Budapest 55
Hungary
+36-1-331-4052
+36-1-331-4691

Secretary
Peter WINKLER

FOMI Remote Sensing Centre
1149 Budapest XIV Bosnyak tér 5
Hungary
+36 1 163 6669
36 1 202 6458

Secretary
Frank HEGYI

Hegyi GeoTechnologies International Inc.
709-170 Laurier Ave.W.
Ottawa Ont. K1P 5V5
Canada
+1 613 237 8055
+36 1 202-6458
Terms of Reference
  • Methodology of visual image interpretation
  • Methodology of computer-aided analysis of sensor data
  • Spectral, spatial and temporal radiation properties of objects
  • Environmental studies, resources inventories, and interpretative aspects of thematic mapping as applied in studies of vegetation, forestry, agriculture, soils, land and water use, geology, geomorphology, hydrology, oceanography, coastal zones, snow and ice, atmospheric sciences, archaeology, human settlements and engineering
  • Integration of remote sensing and GIS techniques for the monitoring of resources and environment

 

WG VII/1 - Fundamental Physics and Modelling

Chair
Karl STAENZ

Canada Centre for Remote Sensing
Geomatics Canada
588 Booth Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0Y7
Canada
+1-613 947 1250
+1-613 947 1383

Co-Chair
Jan CLEVERS

Wageningen Agricultural University
Department of Geographic Information Processing and Remote Sensing (GIRS)
Hesselink van Suchtelenweg 6
P.O.Box 339,
NL-6700 AH Wageningen
The Netherlands
+31 317 482 902
+31 317 484 643

Secretary
Phil TEILLET

Canada Centre for Remote Sensing
Geomatics Canada
588 Booth Street, Ottawa, Ontario,
Canada, K1A 0Y7
+1 613 947-1251
+1 613 947-1383
WG VII/1  Terms of Reference
  • Physical measurements and modelling related to remote sensing
  • Studies of spectral measurements and calibration at different spatial scales
  • Standardisation and harmonisation of experimental methods and procedures in remote sensing
  • Remote sensing of minor constituents of the atmosphere
  • Spectral, spatial and temporal radiation and polarisation properties of objects

 

WG VII/2 - Application of Remote Sensing and GIS for Sustainable Development

Chair
Dasika RAO

National Remote Sensing Agency
Department of Space, Government of Indiada
Balanagar, Hyderabad
500 037
India
+91-40-3078360
+91-40-3077210

Co-Chair
Vernon SINGHROY

Canada Centre for Remote Sensing
Geomatics Canada
588 Booth Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0Y7
Canada
+1-613 947 1215
+1-613 947 1385

Secretary
S.K. SUBRAMANIAN

National Remote Sensing Agency
Balanagar, Hyderabad-500 0037
India
+91 40 3079921
+91 40 3077210
WG VII/2  Terms of Reference
  • Development of concepts for sustainability indicators
  • Promotion of applications in environmental and natural resource management
  • Monitoring and assessment of environmental hazards and disasters
  • Monitoring environmental changes including socio-economic factors

 

WG VII/3 - Thematic Applications of High Spatial Resolution Satellite Imagery

Chair
Bruce FORSTER

School of Geomatic Engineering
The University of New South Wales
SYDNEY NSW 2052
Australia
+ 61 2 9 385 4172
+61 2 9 313 7493

Co-Chair
Tina CARY

540 Saint Andrews Drive
Longmont, CO 80501-9500
USA
303 774-8415
303 774-8416
WG VII/3  Terms of Reference
  • Data integration for urban planning and management
  • Applications for improved rural management, including precision farming
  • Support of local environmental impact studies

 

WG VII/4 - Computer Assisted Image Interpretation and Analysis

Chair
Barbara KOCH

Albert-Ludwigs-Univerität Freiburg
Tennenbacherstr. 4
79106 Freiburg i.Br.
Germany
+49 761 203 3694
+49 761 203 3701

Co-Chair
Alois SIEBER

EC JRC Institute for Space Research
Unit of Advanced Techniques
21020 Ispra (Varese)
Italy
+39 332 785 339
+39 332 785 468
WG VII/4  Terms of Reference
  • Integration of remote sensing with geospatial data
  • Multi-spectral, multi-resolution, and multi-sensor data for image interpretation
  • Knowledge encapsulation for purposes of automatic image analysis
  • Investigation of performance of advanced classification techniques

 

WG VII/5 - Global Monitoring

Chair
Ake ROSENQVIST

Space Applications Institute
Joint Research Centre of the European Commission
TP 440, I-21020 Ispra (VA)
Italy
+39-332-78 5018
+39-332-78 9073

Co-Chair
Mark IMHOFF

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Biospheric Sciences Branch
Code 923 Greenbelt MD 20771
USA
+1 301 286 5213
+1 301 286 0239

Secretary
Shintaro GOTO

Department of Environmental System,
Faculty of Geo-Environmental Science/ RISSHO University
1700 Magechi, Kumagaya-City, Saitama 360-0194
Japan
+81-485-39-1653(Direct)/1630(Clerk)
+81-485-39-1632
WG VII/5  Terms of Reference
  • Identification of the remote sensing data requirements for models to support global change studies
  • Seek affiliations with organisations and programs involved in global change studies such as the IGBP/HDP (International Geosphere Biosphere Program/Human Dimension Program) programs for: land use cover change (LUCC); biospheric aspects of the hydrological cycle (BAHC); global change and terrestrial ecosystems (GCTE); International global change atmospheric chemistry program (IGAC); global terrestrial observing system (GTOS); and global ocean observing system (GOOS)
  • Modelling of global change processes from long term data and indicators
  • Collaboration with WG IV/6 ('Global Databases and Monitoring')

 

WG VII/6 - Radar Applications

Chair
Tony MILNE

Office of Postgraduate Studies
The University of New South Wales
Sydney NSW 2052
Australia
+61 2 9 385 2731
+61 2 9 385 3733

Co-Chair
Jörg LICHTENEGGER

Exploitation Department
ESRIN, European Space Agency
Via Galileo Galilei Casella Postale 64
00044 Frascati
Italy
+39-6 9418 0626
+39-6 9418 0622
WG VII/6  Terms of Reference
  • Extension of the use of multi-wavelength and multi-polarimetric radar data in investigations on earth surface characteristics and environmental analysis
  • Provision of information on, and assessment of the suitability of, airborne and satellite radar systems for earth surface analysis
  • Development of case studies of applications of radar data in: land cover classification; biomass estimation; forest inventory; wetland mapping; agricultural crop monitoring; urban analysis; and sea state conditions
  • Provision of a network for collaboration between researchers involved in developing radar models from backscatter information, capable of predicting selected geophysical parameters such as soil moisture and biomass
  • Investigation of the potential of applications of combined radar and optical data

 

WG VII/7 - Non-Renewable Resources and Geotechnical Applications

Chair
Tsehaie WOLDAI

International Institute for AeroSpace Survey & Earth Sciences (ITC)
Hengelosestraat 99
7514 AE, Enschede
The Netherlands
+31-53 4874279
+31-53 4874336

Co-Chair
James TARANIK

Department of Geological Sciences, MS 172
Mackay School of Mines
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, NV 89557-0138
USA
1-702-784-4258
1-702-784-4258, after outgoing message
WG VII/7  Terms of Reference
  • Application of remote sensing digital image processing and analysis techniques, to mineral and petroleum exploration, geotechnical and geological applications
  • Use of high spectral resolution sensor data from aerial photography and satellite sensors for earth resource surveys, with special emphasis on mineral classification and geotechnical characterisation of rocks and soils
  • Multi-data integration, including geophysical images.

 

 

 
Nice 2020
XXIVth ISPRS Congress:

June 6-11, 2022
Nice, FRANCE
 
 
 
 
 
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