Remote Sensing — Editors

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Remote Sensing Editorial Office
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, 4057 Basel, Switzerland
E-Mail: remotesensing@mdpi.com
Tel. +41 61 683 77 34; Fax: +41 61 302 89 18

Editorial Office

Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Prasad S. Thenkabail
Research Geographer 15, United States Geological Survey (USGS), 2255, N. Gemini Dr., Flagstaff, AZ 86001, USA
Tel. +1 928 556 7221; Fax: +1 928 556 7169
E-Mail: pthenkabail@usgs.gov
Interests: remote sensing applications to: (a) agriculture, (b) water resources, (c) wetlands, (d) droughts, (e) land use\\land cover, (f) forestry, (g) natural resources management, and (h) environments; global mapping of croplands (irrigated and rainfed); hyperspectral remote sensing of vegetation; characterization of large river basins and deltas; wetland characterization and mapping; terrestrial Carbon storage and flux

Associate Editor
Prof. Dr. Clement Atzberger
Head Surveying, Remote Sensing & Land Information (IVFL), University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU), Peter Jordan Strasse 82, 1190 Vienna, Austria
Tel. +43 1 47654 5101; Fax: +43 1 47654 5142
Website: http://www.rali.boku.ac.at/ivfl.html
E-Mail: clement.atzberger@boku.ac.at
Interests: imaging spectroscopy; time series analysis; radiative transfer modeling (forward and inverse); retrieval of vegtetation biophysical variables; vegetation monitoring

Associate Editor
Dr. Nicolas Baghdadi
Maison de la Télédétection, Irstea - UMR TETIS, 500 rue JF Breton, 34093 Montpellier Cedex 05, France
Tel. +33 4 67 54 87 24
Website: http://www.tetis.teledetection.fr/
E-Mail: nicolas.baghdadi@teledetection.fr
Interests: SAR images applied to soil (surface roughness, soil moisture, texture); Lidar and Forest (canopy height and biomass); SAR images and biomass

Associate Editor
Dr. Ioannis Gitas
Laboratory of Forest Management and Remote Sensing, School of Forestry and Natural Environment, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Tel. +30 2310 992699; Fax: +30 2310 992677
Website: http://fmrs.web.auth.gr/
E-Mail: igitas@for.auth.gr
Interests: forest fires; pre-fire planning and post-fire assessment; land use/land cover mapping; soil erosion risk assessment/desertification; other environmental applications of remote sensing and GIS

Associate Editor
Dr. Richard Gloaguen
Remote Sensing Group, Helmholtz Institute Freiberg, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Bernhard von-Cotta Str., 2, D-09599 Freiberg, Germany
Tel. +49 351 260 4424
Website: http://tu-freiberg.de/remote-sensing-group
E-Mail: r.gloaguen@hzdr.de
Interests: earth sciences; remote sensing/photogrammetry; tectonic geomorphology; vegetation physical properties; hydrological cycle

Associate Editor
Prof. Dr. Alfredo R. Huete
Plant Functional Biology and Climate Change Cluster, School of Environment, University of Technology Sydney, 15 Broadway Road Ultimo, NSW 2007, Australia
Tel. +61 295 144084
Website: http://www.c3.uts.edu.au/
E-Mail: alfredo.huete@uts.edu.au
Interests: biophysical remote sensing; phenology; satellite products; carbon and water fluxes; land use science; drought studies

Associate Editor
Dr. Yoshio Inoue
National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences (NIAES), Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8604, Japan
Website: http://www.niaes.affrc.go.jp/researcher/inoue_y_e.html
E-Mail: yinoue@affrc.go.jp
Interests: plant eco-physiology; remote sensing, modeling, agro-ecosystem; precision farming; GIS

Associate Editor
Dr. Alexander A. Kokhanovsky
EUMETSAT, Eumetsat Allee 1, D-64295 Darmstadt, Germany
Tel. +49 6151 807 5261
E-Mail: Alexander.Kokhanovsky@eumetsat.int
Interests: remote sensing; light scattering; radiative transfer; inverse problems; atmospheric optics; retrieval of aerosol and cloud properties from spaceborne observations

Associate Editor
Prof. Dr. L. Monika Moskal
School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, College of the Environment, University of Washington, Box 352100, Seattle WA 98195-2100, USA. Director, UW Precision Forestry Cooperative and Remote Sensing and Geospatial Analysis Laboratory
Tel. +1 206 226 6391
Website: http://faculty.washington.edu/lmmoskal/
E-Mail: lmmoskal@uw.edu
Interests: ALS/TLS LiDAR; precision forestry; hyperspatial remote sensing; ecosystem services

Associate Editor
Dr. Richard Müller
German Meteorological Service CM-SAF, Frankfurter Straße 135, 63067 Offenbach, Germany
Tel. +49 (0) 69 8062 4922; Fax: +49 (0) 69 8062 4955
Website: http://www.cmsaf.dwd.de/
E-Mail: richard.mueller@dwd.de
Interests: remote sensing of surface radiation; clouds and aerosols; sensor calibration; methods for \"merging\" in-situ data with remote sensing data

Associate Editor
Prof. Dr. Janet Nichol
Department of Surveying and Geo-Informatics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon Hong Kong
Tel. +852 2766 5952
Website: http://www.lsgi.polyu.edu.hk/RSRG/
E-Mail: lsjanet@inet.polyu.edu.hk
Interests: remote sensing of urban areas (including urban heat islands, aerosol retrieval and urban enviromental quality); ecological and habitat mapping, biomass and carbon storage estimation of forests; land cover monitoring, satellite sensors (small satellites, visible and thermal infrared sensors); integration of remote sensing and GIS; data visualisation

Associate Editor
Prof. Dr. Randolph H. Wynne
Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, Virginia Tech, Cheatham Hall, RM 319, 310 West Campus Dr, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Website: http://frec.vt.edu/people/faculty/faculty_folder/wynne.html
E-Mail: wynne@vt.edu
Interests: applications of remote sensing to forestry; natural resource management; ecological modeling; and earth system science

Managing Editor
Mr. Elvis Wang
MDPI Beijing Office, Suite 2011, Ruidu International Center, No. 1 Cuijingbeili, Tongzhou District, Beijing, 101100, China
Tel. +86 10 81521170; Fax: +86 10 59011089
E-Mail: elvis.wang@mdpi.com

Production Editor
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland
E-Mail: rittman@mdpi.com

Former Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Wagner *
Research Group Remote Sensing, Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation (GEO), Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), Gusshausstrasse 27-29, 1040 Vienna, Austria
Tel. +43 1 58801 12225; Fax: +43 1 58801 12299
Website: http://www.ipf.tuwien.ac.at/
Interests: remote sensing; geophysical parameter retrieval; airborne laser scanning; full-waveform lidar; radar remote sensing; soil moisture
* Founding Editor-in-Chief and Editor-in-Chief up to 2 September 2011

Editorial Board

Dr. Devrim Akca
Department of Civil Engineering, Isik University, TR-34980 Sile, Istanbul, Turkey
Tel. +90 216 528 7194; Fax: +90 216 712 1474
Website: http://www2.isikun.edu.tr/personel/akca
Interests: sensor calibration; 3D city modeling; laserscanning; photogrammetry; machine vision; cultural and natural heritage applications; high accuracy object measurement and 3D modeling
Contribution: Special Issue: Remote Sensing in Natural and Cultural Heritage

Dr. Nicolas Baghdadi
Maison de la Télédétection, Irstea - UMR TETIS, 500 rue JF Breton, 34093 Montpellier Cedex 05, France
Tel. +33 4 67 54 87 24
Website: http://www.tetis.teledetection.fr/
Interests: SAR images applied to soil (surface roughness, soil moisture, texture); Lidar and Forest (canopy height and biomass); SAR images and biomass

Prof. Dr. Heiko Balzter
Holder of the Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award, Centre for Landscape and Climate Research, Department of Geography, University of Leicester, Bennett Building, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
Tel. +44 116 252 3820; Fax: +44 116 252 3854
Website: http://www.le.ac.uk/clcr
Interests: land cover / land use change; spatial-temporal scaling; land/atmosphere interactions; data assimilation; synthetic aperture radar (SAR); SAR interferometry; SAR polarimetry; ground-based, airborne and spaceborne light detection and ranging (LIDAR); digital elevation models; carbon accounting; forest structure and biomass mapping; vegetation phenology; fire and burned area mapping
Contribution: Special Issue: Remote Sensing and GIS for Habitat Quality Monitoring
In other journals:
Special Issue: Land Use Change Feedbacks with Climate

Dr. Luc Bergé
Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique CEA, DAM, DIF, 91297 Arpajon cedex, France
Tel. +33 1 69 26 73 76; Fax: +33 1 69 26 71 06
Interests: nonlinear optics; long-distance propagation of light; LIDAR; filamentation

Prof. Dr. Toby N. Carlson
Professor Emeritus of Meteorology, Penn State University, 617 Walker Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Tel. +1 814 863 1582; Fax: +1 814 865 3663
Website: http://www.met.psu.edu/people/tnc
Interests: satellite remote sensing applications to regional planning; modeling of evapotranspiration over plant canopies; land surface processes

Dr. Marcia Castro
Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Building I Room 1113, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Tel. +1 617 432 6731
Website: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/faculty/marcia-castro/
Interests: health applications of remote sensing; integration of remote sensing, GIS and spatial analysis; remote sensing of urban areas

Dr. James H. Churnside
Ocean Remote Sensing Working Group, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, CSD3, 325 Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80305-3328, USA
Tel. +1 303 497 6744
Website: http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/csd/groups/csd3/instruments/floe/
Interests: oceanography; climate; remote sensing; sonar; radar; lidar; radiometry; ocean color
Contribution: Special Issue: Ocean Remote Sensing
In other journals:
Special Issue: Ocean Remote Sensing

Prof. Dr. Ralph Dubayah
Department of Geography, 2181 LeFrak Hall, University of Maryland, College Park MD 20742, USA
Tel. +1 301 405 4069; Fax: +1 301 314 9299
Website: http://www.geog.umd.edu/facultyprofile/Dubayah/Ralph
Interests: lidar remote sensing; terrestrial carbon cycling; biodiversity and habitat

Prof. Dr. Farouk El-Baz
Center for Remote Sensing, Boston University, 725 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215-1401, USA
Tel. +1 617 353 9709; Fax: +1 617 353 3200
Website: http://www.bu.edu/remotesensing/faculty/el-baz/
Interests: interpretation of satellite images of desert regions (particularly the location of groundwater)

Prof. Dr. Niki Evelpidou
Faculty of Geology and Geoenvironment, Geography & Climatology Dept., Panepistimiopolis, Zografou, 15784, Athens, Greece
Tel. +30 210 7274927; Fax: +30 210 7274927
Website: http://www.icsroscher.de/CAEM/UoA.htm
Interests: remote sensing in geomorphologic processes and natural hazards
Contribution: Special Issue: Geomorphological Processes and Natural Hazards

Prof. Dr. Bernard H. Foing
ESA/ESTEC, Postbus 299, 2200 AG Noordwijk, The Netherlands & Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: space; earth; planetary and life sciences, space and ground instrumentation; spectroscopy; sensors; robotics; innovation

Prof. Dr. Giles M. Foody
School of Geography, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
Tel. +44 115 9515430; Fax: +44 1159515249
Website: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/~lgzwww/contacts/points/teaching.phtml?name=foody
Interests: land cover; image classification; ecology; GIS

Dr. Mekonnen Gebremichael
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Connecticut, 261 Glenbrook Rd., UNIT-2037, Storrs, CT 06269-2037, USA
Tel. +1 860 486 2771; Fax: +1 860 486 2298
Website: http://www.engr.uconn.edu/cee/people/facultymembers/15-research/49-mekonnen.html
Interests: distributed watershed hydrologic modeling; water-energy-carbon fluxes coupling; land-atmosphere interaction; remote sensing applications in hydrology; hydrometeorology; hydroclimatology and ecohydrology; stochastic methods (spatial and temporal analyses); uncertainty analysis; non-linear dynamics (scaling issues)
Contribution: Special Issue: Land Surface Fluxes

Dr. Chandra Giri
USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Sioux Falls, SD 57198, USA
Tel. +1 605 594 2835; Fax: +1 605 594 6529
Website: http://eros.usgs.gov/
Interests: Global and continental land cover mapping and monitoring using multi-spectral, multi-temporal, and multi-platform remotely sensed data; mangrove forests mapping and monitoring using Landsat satellite data; supervised and automated classification using cloud computing

Dr. Ioannis Gitas
Laboratory of Forest Management and Remote Sensing, School of Forestry and Natural Environment, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Tel. +30 2310 992699; Fax: +30 2310 992677
Website: http://fmrs.web.auth.gr/
Interests: forest fires; pre-fire planning and post-fire assessment; land use/land cover mapping; soil erosion risk assessment/desertification; other environmental applications of remote sensing and GIS
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Remote Sensing of Wildland Fires
Special Issue: Quantifying the Environmental Impact of Forest Fires

Prof. Dr. Douglas G. Goodin
Remote Sensing Research Laboratory, Department of Geography, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
Tel. +1 785 532 3411; Fax: +1 785 532 7310
Website: http://www.k-state.edu/rssg/doug.htm
Interests: environmental health and infectious disease; biophysical and thematic remote sensing; geospatial modeling

Dr. Eileen H. Helmer
USDA Forest Service, International Institute of Trop Forestry, 1201 Calle Ceiba, Río Piedras, PR 00926, USA
Interests: tropical forest; secondary tropical forest; forest inventory; image time series; forest change detection; forest dynamics; forest phenology; vegetation mapping; vegetation classification; image composites; image mosaics; cloud detection

Prof. Dr. John R. Jensen
Carolina Distinguished Professor, Department of Geography, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Tel. +1 803 777 5790; Fax: +1 803 777 4972
Website: http://www.cas.sc.edu/GEOG/people/jensen.html
Interests: remote sensing; digital image processing

Dr. Benjamin Koetz
Directorate of Earth Observation Programmes, European Space Agency, Via Galileo Galilei, 00044 Frascati, Italy

Tel. +39 06 941 80 653; Fax: +39 06 941 80 552
Interests: remote sensing of ecosystem structure and processes; multi-temporal optical remote sensing for vegetation monitoring; radiative transfer modeling; fusion of multi-source data
Contribution: Special Issue: Earth Observation for Water Resource Management in Africa
Special Issue: Lessons Learned from the SPOT4 (Take5): Experiment in Preparation for Sentinel-2

Dr. Alexander A. Kokhanovsky
EUMETSAT, Eumetsat Allee 1, D-64295 Darmstadt, Germany
Tel. +49 6151 807 5261
Interests: remote sensing; light scattering; radiative transfer; inverse problems; atmospheric optics; retrieval of aerosol and cloud properties from spaceborne observations
Contribution: Special Issue: Atmospheric Remote Sensing
Special Issue: Aerosol and Cloud Remote Sensing
In other journals:
Special Issue: Advances in Studies of Atmospheric Aerosol and Clouds Using Remote Sensing Techniques

Prof. Dr. Raphael M. Kudela
Ocean Sciences Department, University of California, A-461 Earth & Marine Sciences Bldg., CA 95064, Santa Cruz, USA
Tel. +1 831 459 3290; Fax: +1 831 459-4882
Website: http://people.ucsc.edu/~kudela/
Interests: ecological modeling and remote sensing; satellite oceanography; phytoplankton ecology and harmful algal blooms
Contribution: Special Issue: Remote Sensing of Phytoplankton

Dr. Rosa Lasaponara
CNR-IMAA (National Research Council, Institute for Environmental Analysis), C.da S. Loya, 85050 Tito Scalo (PZ), Italy
Tel. +39 0971 427214; Fax: +39 0971 427222
Website: http://www.imaa.cnr.it/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=378&Itemid=220&lang=en
Interests: remote sensing; data processing; microwave sensor design; analytical methods, modeling, readout and software for sensors; sensor technology and new sensor principles
Contribution: Special Issue: New Perspectives of Remote Sensing for Archaeology

Dr. Jason K. Levy
Homeland Security, National Homeland Security Project, L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs, Virginia Commonwealth University, 923 W. Franklin St., Box 842028, Richmond, VA 23284, USA
Tel. +1 804 828 8040
Website: http://www.vcu.edu/homeland
Interests: emergency management; risk assessment; natural hazards; geomatics engineering; chemical sensors
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Sensors for Disaster and Emergency Management Decision Making

Dr. Henrique Lorenzo
Close-range Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry Group, University of Vigo, EUET Forestal, Campus A Xunqueira s/n, 36005 Pontevedra, Spain
Tel. +34 986 801 935; Fax: +34 986 801 907
Website: http://webs.uvigo.es/grupotf1/
Interests: ground-penetrating radar; close-range photogrammetry; terrestrial laser scanner; cultural heritage applications
Contribution: Special Issue: Close-Range Remote Sensing by Ground Penetrating Radar

Dr. Nicola Masini
CNR-IBAM (National Research Council, Institute for Archaeological and Architectural Heritage), C.da S. Loya, 85050 Tito Scalo (PZ), Italy
Tel. +39 0971 427321; Fax: +39 0971 427333
Website: http://www.ibam.cnr.it/englishversion/Masini.htm
Interests: remote sensing for archaeology; Lidar; archaeogeophisics; non invasive tests for historical building
Contribution: Special Issue: New Perspectives of Remote Sensing for Archaeology

Dr. Pierre-Philippe Mathieu
European Space Agency (ESRIN-EOP/SE), Earth Observation Science & Applications, Via Galileo Galilei, Casella Postale 64, 00044 Frascati (Rm), Italy
Tel. +39 (0)69 41 80 568; Fax: +39 (0)69 41 80 552
Website: http://www.esa.int/eo
Interests: remote sensing application; climate monitoring; data assimilation; oceanography; capacity building

Dr. Andrew McGonigle
School of Geography, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
Tel. +44 114 222 7961; Fax: +44 114 222 7961
Website: http://www.shef.ac.uk/geography/staff/mcgonigle_andrew/
Interests: volcano remote sensing; ground based remote sensing

Prof. Dr. Assefa M. Melesse
Department of Earth and Environment, AHC-5-390, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199, USA
Tel. (305) 348-6518; Fax: (305) 348-6137
Website: http://faculty.fiu.edu/~melessea/
Interests: spatial energy flux; land-cover scaling; spatially distributed modeling; neural networks application; hydrological modeling; ecohydrology
Contribution: Special Issue: Land Surface Fluxes
In other journals:
Special Issue: Remote Sensing of Natural Resources and the Environment

Dr. Deepak Mishra
Department of Geography, University of Georgia, 210 Field Street, Rm 212B, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Tel. +706 542 8927; Fax: +706 542 2388
Website: http://geography.uga.edu/directory/profile/mishra-deepak/
Interests: water quality; wetlands; benthic habitat mapping

Prof. Dr. L. Monika Moskal
School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, College of the Environment, University of Washington, Box 352100, Seattle WA 98195-2100, USA. Director, UW Precision Forestry Cooperative and Remote Sensing and Geospatial Analysis Laboratory
Tel. +1 206 226 6391
Website: http://faculty.washington.edu/lmmoskal/
Interests: ALS/TLS LiDAR; precision forestry; hyperspatial remote sensing; ecosystem services
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: LiDAR and Other Remote Sensing Applications in Mapping and Monitoring of Forests Structure and Biomass

Prof. Dr. Soe Myint
School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
Tel. +49-480-965-6514; Fax: +49-480-965-8313
Website: http://geoplan.asu.edu/myint
Interests: remote sensing; GIS; geospatial statistics; land use land cover change and prediction; assessment and monitoring of drought, land degradation, and desertification; landscape fragmentation; urban environmental modeling including urban water use and climate analysis; forest characterization including coastal environments; disaster assessment, recovery, and monitoring; agriculture water use, evapotranspiration, and surface energy analysis; spatial modeling; and classification algorithm development
Contribution: Special Issue: Thermal Remote Sensing Applications: Present Status and Future Possibilities

Dr. Markus Neteler
Head of GIS and Remote Sensing Unit, Department of Biodiversity and Molecular Ecology, Research and Innovation Centre, Fondazione Edmund Mach, Via E. Mach, 1 - 38010 S. Michele all'Adige (TN), Italy
Website: http://gis.cri.fmach.it/neteler
Interests: remote sensing for environmental risk assessment; Free and Open Source GIS development; remote sensing for eco-health

Prof. Dr. Gonzalo Pajares Martinsanz
Dpt. Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence, Faculty of Informatics, University Complutense of Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: computer vision; image processing; pattern recognition; 3D image reconstruction, spatio-temporal image change detection and track movement; fusion and registering from imaging sensors; superresolution from low-resolution image sensors
Contribution: Special Issue: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) based Remote Sensing
In other journals:
Special Issue: State-of-the-Art Sensors Technology in Spain
Special Issue: Sensors in Agriculture and Forestry
Special Issue: Collaborative Sensors
Special Issue: Sensor-Based Technologies and Processes in Agriculture and Forestry
Special Issue: State-of-the-Art Sensors Technology in Spain 2013
Special Issue: Sensors for Fluid Leak Detection
Special Issue: Agriculture and Forestry: Sensors, Technologies and Procedures
Special Issue: Sensors in Agriculture and Forestry

Dr. George P. Petropoulos
Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of Aberystwyth, Old College, King Street Llandinam Building, Room H4 Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3DB, UK
Tel. +44 0 1970 621861
Website: http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/iges/staff/academic-staff/gep9/
Interests: Earth Observation; GIS; multi- and hyper- spectral remote sensing; land use/cover mapping; change detection; natural hazards; fires; floods; land surface interactions; evapotranspiration; soil moisture; land surface temperature; land biosphere modelling; Soil Vegetation Atmosphere Transfer (SVAT) models; EO algorithms benchmarking; sensitivity analysis

Dr. Radislav A. Potyrailo
Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, General Electric Global Research Center, One Research Circle, Niskayuna, NY 12309, USA
Tel. +1 518 387 7370; Fax: +1 518 387 6972
Website: http://www.ge.com/research/
Interests: wireless radiofrequency sensors; LIDAR; remote laser spectroscopy; Raman spectroscopy; eye-safe remote sensing; sensing materials; biosensors; functional nanomaterials; microfluidics; combinatorial materials; chemometrics; spectral imaging

Prof. Dr. Dale A. Quattrochi
Earth Science Office, ZP11, Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA, Huntsville, AL 35812 USA
Tel. +1 256 961 7887; Fax: +1 256 961 7788
Interests: thermal remote sensing; urban heat island analysis; geospatial techniques and remote sensing; land use/land cover change
Contribution: Special Issue: Thermal Remote Sensing Applications: Present Status and Future Possibilities
In other journals:
Special Issue: Remote Sensing of Land Surface Properties, Patterns and Processes

Prof. Dr. Daniele Riccio
Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Via Claudio 21, 80125 Napoli, Italy
Tel. +39 0817683114; Fax: +39 0817685925
Website: http://www.docenti.unina.it/Daniele.Riccio
Interests: remote sensing; electromagnetic scattering; synthetic aperture radar; radar; microwave imaging
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)

Dr. Duccio Rocchini
GIS and Remote Sensing Unit, Department of Biodiversity and Molecular Ecology, Research and Innovation Centre, Fondazione Edmund Mach, Via Mach 1, 38010 San Michele all'Adige (TN), Italy
Tel. +39 0461615570; Fax: +39 3491425786
Website: http://gis.fem-environment.eu/rocchini/
Interests: ecological Informatics; ecological heterogeneity and biodiversity estimate by satellite imagery; Free and Open Source Software for spatial ecology; statistical analysis of spatial and ecological data
Contribution: Special Issue: Ecological Status and Change by Remote Sensing
Special Issue: Earth Observation for Ecosystems Monitoring in Space and Time
In other journals:
Special Issue: Geospatial Monitoring and Modelling of Environmental Change

Dr. (Eng.) Raad A. Saleh
Astrogeology Science Center, USGS 2255 N. Gemini Dr. Flagstaff, AZ 86001, USA
Tel. +1 928 556-7080; Fax: +1 928 556-7014
Website: http://astrogeology.usgs.gov
Interests: satellite sensing systems; sensor networks; high-resolution EOS; multi- and hyper-spectral imaging; multi-dimensional image analysis algorithms; geo-referencing; planetary mapping; digital photogrammetry

Dr. Gabriel Senay
1 Research Physical Scientist: USGS, Center for Earth Resource Observation & Science (EROS), Mundt Federal Building, 47914 252nd Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57198-0001, USA
2 South Dakota State University, GISc Center of Excellence (GIScCE), USA
Tel. +1 605 594 2758
Interests: regional water balance assessment and monitoring
Contribution: Special Issue: Land Surface Fluxes

Dr. Alistair M. S. Smith
College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844, USA
Tel. +1 208 885 1009; Fax: +1 208 885 6226
Website: http://www.webpages.uidaho.edu/measurements/people_files/files_alistair/dr_alistair_smith.htm
Interests: vegetation structure from LiDAR; disturbance and natural hazards monitoring; object-orientated remote sensing; wavelet analysis
Contribution: Special Issue: LiDAR

Prof. Dr. Charles Neal Stewart Jr.
Department of Plant Sciences, 2431 Joe Johnson Dr., Room 252 Ellington Plant Sciences, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-4561, USA
Tel. +1 865 974 6487; Fax: +1 865 946 1989
Website: http://plantsciences.utk.edu/stewart.htm
Interests: biosensors; biotechnology; bioenergy; environmental stress; GFP; phytosensors; plants; promoters; remote sensing; whole organisms; synthetic biology transgenic plants; weedy plants
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Phytosensors: Environmental Sensing with Plants and Plant Cells
Special Issue: Developmental Biology and Biotechnology of Plant Sexual Reproduction

Dr. Salvatore Stramondo
Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, National Earthquake Center, Remote Sensing Laboratory, Via di Vigna Murata 605, 00143 Rome, Italy
Tel. +39 06 51860521; Fax: +39 06 51860507
Interests: remote sensing; synthetic aperture radar interferometry; multitemporal SAR interferometry; remote sensing for natural disaster mitigation and monitoring
Contribution: Special Issue: Remote Sensing in Seismology

Dr. Vern C. Vanderbilt
MS 245-4, Earth Science Division, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA 94035-0001, USA
Tel. +1 650 604 4254; Fax: +1 650 604 4680
Interests: biophysical remote sensing; spatial remote sensing; wetlands and water fluxes; LIDAR

Prof. Dr. Andreas Vassilopoulos
Remote Sensing Group, Geo-environmental Institute, Floias 13, Maroussi, 15125 Athens, Greece
Tel. +30 10 7274297; Fax: +30 10 7274297
Website: http://www.aristhot.eu/index.php?em_cat=69
Interests: geomorphology; geomorphological processes; natural hazards; remote sensing; GIS; mapping geomorphological processes, hazard risk mapping; hazard risk modeling, geomorphological evolution of different geormorphic environments; natural hazards evolution
Contribution: Special Issue: Geomorphological Processes and Natural Hazards

Dr. Anton Vrieling
Natural Resources Department, Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), University of Twente, P.O. Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
Tel. +31 53 4874452
Website: http://www.itc.nl/about_itc/resumes/vrieling.aspx
Interests: remote sensing; time series analysis; agriculture; food security; soil erosion

Prof. Dr. Lizhe Wang
Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P. R. China No.9 Dengzhuang South Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100094, China
Tel. +86 10 8217 8070
Website: http://www.escience.cn/people/lzwangEN/index.html;jsessionid=2F9BF4288D3B0200C2E74EA96DB4354C-n2
Interests: Digital Earth; Remote Sensing Image Processing; High Performance Geocomputing

Dr. Lars T. Waser
Swiss National Forest Inventory, Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL, Zuercherstr. 111, CH-8903 Birmensdorf, Switzerland
Tel. +41 44 739 2292; Fax: +41 44 739 2215
Website: http://www.wsl.ch/info/mitarbeitende/waser/index_EN
Interests: national forest inventory; spatially estimating forest parameters; tree species; growing stock; change detection; biodiversity; LiDAR; airborne and spaceborne; image-matching; canopy height model; land cover/land use change

Prof. Dr. Qihao Weng
Center for Urban and Environmental Change, Department of Geography, Geology, and Anthropology, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN 47809, USA
Tel. +1 812 237 2255; Fax: +1 812 237 8029
Website: http://isu.indstate.edu/qweng/
Interests: urban remote sensing; thermal remote sensing; digital image processing; remote sensing and GIS integration
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Remote Sensing of Land Surface Properties, Patterns and Processes

Dr. Iain H. Woodhouse
Edinburgh Earth Observatory, School of GeoSciences, Geography Building, Drummond, Edinburgh EH8 9XP, UK
Tel. +44 (0) 131 650 2527; Fax: +44 (0) 131 650 2524
Website: http://www.geos.ed.ac.uk/people/person.html?indv=186
Interests: radar remote sensing; polar decomposition methods for visualising SAR data; novel visualisation techniques for the analysis of multichannel remote sensing data; DEM generation and regional scale geomorphology; synergistic remote sensing of vegetation; macroecology and telemacroscopics
Contribution: Special Issue: Microwave Remote Sensing

Prof. Dr. Randolph H. Wynne
Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, Virginia Tech, Cheatham Hall, RM 319, 310 West Campus Dr, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Website: http://frec.vt.edu/people/faculty/faculty_folder/wynne.html
Interests: applications of remote sensing to forestry; natural resource management; ecological modeling; and earth system science
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Applications of Remote Sensing to Forestry

Dr. Raul Zurita-Milla
Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), University of Twente, P.O. Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
Website: http://www.itc.nl/about_itc/resumes/zurita-milla.aspx
Interests: spatio-temporal analysis; time series, process modelling and integration of remote sensing and GIS for applications in phenology, agriculture, land use/land cover, epidemiology and public health

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