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JACIE 2017 Presentations/Schedule


Tuesday, September 19th

Session 1: Government Sponsors Session

Representing the Sponsoring Agencies:

Tim Newman-USGS

Frank Avila – NGA

Glenn Bethel –USDA

Kurt Thome –NASA

Xiangqian Wu – NOAA

Greg Stensaas –USGS

 Session 2: Keynote Address

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Andreas Kääb, University of Oslo,Data Quality from Multiple Satellites to Measure Earth’s Cryosphere

Kevin Ayers, NGA,The Commercial GEOINT Activity

Session 3: Commercial Panel Session

Commercial Panel:  “Government Role Developing a Robust, High-Quality Commercial R.S. Industry”

Digital Globe

Innovate Imaging and Research

Global Marketing Insights Inc.

Session 4  Technical Presentations

Alex KudriashovaAstro Digital– “How Imagery Quality Impacts Analysis

Andreas Brunn, Planet,”How Imagery Quality Impacts Analysis”

Ellis Freedman, Serious Science, LLC, “Using the Constant MTF Interpolator to Reduce Aperture Size in Imaging Systems

Gail Skofronick-Jackson, NASA,” NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Intercalibration for Microwave Brightness Temperatures from NASA, NOAA, DMSP, and International Satellites

Wednesday, September 20th

Session 5 Technical Sessions

Chris Biddy, Astro Digital, “Key Elements of Calibration for High Quality Data in the Landmapper CubeSat Missions

Arin Jumpasut, Planet, Using lunar imagery to track long term trends within a fleet of satellites

Chris Comp, Digital Globe, WorldView-4 Instrument Performance and DigitalGlobe Constellation Accuracy Update

Paul Bresnahan, NGA/IAI, Inc. Planet Dove Constellation Absolute Geolocation Accuracy, Geolocation Consistency, and Bonds Co-Registration Analysis

Session 6 Technical Sessions

Ray Perkins, Teledyne Brown Engineering, “The DLR Earth Sensing Imaging Spectrometer – Pre-Launch Status and Ground Calibration Update

Ignacio Zuleta, Planet,Automated Image Quality assessment in a Large Mixed Constellation of Earth-Imaging Satellites

Dennis Helder, S.D. State Univ, “Landsat 8 OLI and Sentinel 2 Data Interoperability:  Looking from the Calibration Perspective

Steve SchillerSouth Dakota State University, “Reflectance Calibration Using A Mirror-based Empirical Line Method

Session 7  Technical Sessions

Byron Smiley, Planet, “Correcting the Absolute Geolocation Accuracy of SkySat Orthos at Planet

Mary Pagnutti, I2R Corp, “Automated On-orbit Characterization of the DLR DESIS Sensor on the International Space Station

Nick Wilson, Planet, “Absolute Radiometric Calibration of the Planet Dove Satellites

Thursday, September 21st

Session 8 Technical Sessions

Becky Cudzilo, SSTL, US, “A small satellite piggy-back calibrator (PBR) enabling accurate absolute radiometric calibration

Shawana Johnson and Nathan Longbotham, Global Marketing Insights and Descartes Labs,Calibration and Delivery of Global-Scale Commercial Imagery in a Cloud-Based Computational Platform Optimized for Analysis such as Temporal Regressions, Machine Learning, and Change Detection

James Storey, SGT, Inc., “Landsat-8/Sentinel-2 Registration Accuracy and Improvement Status

DongHan Lee, Korean Aerospace Research Institute (KARI), “Spatial Quality from Edge target imaged by KOMPSAT-3

Session 9 Technical Sessions

Qassim Abdullah and Steve Lovin, Woolpert, Inc.The Role of Public and Private Partnership in Fostering New Lidar Sensors & Technologies: The Woolpert Experience

Jorge Gil, Deimos Imaging, “DEIMOS-1 Cross-calibration with Landsat and Sentinel-2

Dmitry Varlyguin, GDA Corp., “Assessment of the Radiometric Calibration of PlanetScope 2 Dove Imagery

Minsu Kim, SGT Inc., “Atmospheric correction of OLI Image Using Aerosol Optical Thickness Based on Scene-Derived Endmembers

Session 10 Technical Sessions

Andrea Minchella, Airbus, “A Copernicus CQC Harmonization Activity to Consider the Correction of BRDF Effects in VHR Optical Imagery

Amit Angal, SSAI Inc., Cross-Calibration of the Reflective Solar Bands of Terra MODIS and Landsat 7 Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus (ETM+)

Kevin Boyle, NGA, “Planet Dove- 15 Day Landmass Coverage Assessment”

Sara Bahloul, Planet, High cadence stability of Planet Dove imagery – An evaluation for agricultural remote sensing applications using the NDVI

Session 11  Technical Sessions

Tina Ochoa, Digital Globe, “Development of an Empirical Model of the Libya-4 Saharan Desert Site that Utilizes DigitalGlobe Imagery that are Calibrated by the Reflectance-Based Method

Mustafa Teke, TUBITAK UZAY, “Experiences in Developing Satellite Image Processing Workflow for RASAT and GÖKTÜRK-2

Paul Bresnahan, NGA/IAI, Inc., Kompsat-3A Imagery Absolute Geolocation Accuracy Evaluation

Ajit Sampath, SGT Inc, Characterization of Planet and USGS-processed ResourceSat Data

Session 12 Technical Sessions

Ajit Sampath, SGT Inc, “Geometric Quality Assessment Methods for LIDAR Data

Jon Christopherson, SGT Inc.,“A Continuing Look at the Rapidly Evolving World of Remote Sensing

Dave Case, NGA, “Comparison of the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) and RadCalNet Top of Atmosphere (TOA) Reflectance Data

Wrap Up

Dr. Raad Saleh, USGS, “JACIE Best Practices




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