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Editorial Office

Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Prasad S. Thenkabail
Research Geographer-15, U. S. Geological Survey (USGS), USGS Western Geographic Science Center (WGSC), 2255, N. Gemini Dr., Flagstaff, AZ 86001, USA
Tel. +94-11-2788924; Fax: +1 928 556 7112
Website: http://profile.usgs.gov/pthenkabail
E-Mail: thenkabail@gmail.com
Interests: hyperspectral remote sensing, remote sensing expertise in a number of areas including: (a) global croplands, (b) agriculture, (c) water resources, (d) wetlands, (e) droughts, (f) land use/land cover, (g) forestry, (h) natural resources management, (i) environments, (j) vegetation, and (k) characterization of large river basins and deltas
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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
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
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Associate Editor
Dr. Nicolas Baghdadi
Maison de la Télédétection, Irstea - UMR TETIS, 500 rue JF Breton, 34093 Montpellier Cedex 05, France
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
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
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Associate Editor
Dr. Richard Gloaguen
Remote Sensing Group, Helmholtz Institute Freiberg, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Bernhard von-Cotta Str., 2, D-09599 Freiberg, Germany
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
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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
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
Tel. +81-29-838-8222
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
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Associate Editor
Dr. Josef Kellndorfer
Senior Scientist, The Woods Hole Research Center, 149 Woods Hole Road, Falmouth, MA 02540, USA
Fax: +1 (508) 444 1840
Website: http://whrc.org/about/cvs/jkellndorfer.html
E-Mail: jkellndorfer@whrc.org
Interests: REDD; remote sensing; forests; climate change; high performance computing; SAR imaging; data fusion; time series analysis
Associate Editor
Dr. Norman Kerle
Department of Earth Systems Analysis (ESA), Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), University of Twente, P.O. Box 6, Hengelosestraat 99, 7500 AA Enschede, Netherlands
Website: http://www.itc.nl/resumes/kerle
E-Mail: n.kerle@utwente.nl
Interests: damage assessment; vulnerability; disaster risk management; UAV; resilience; recovery; OBIA; object-oriented analysis; VGI
Associate Editor
Dr. Alexander A. Kokhanovsky
EUMETSAT, Eumetsat Allee 1, D-64295 Darmstadt, Germany
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
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Associate Editor
Dr. Richard Müller
German Meteorological Service CM-SAF, Frankfurter Straße 135, 63067 Offenbach, Germany
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
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Associate Editor
Dr. Parth Sarathi Roy
University Centre of Earth & Space Science, Hyderabad Central University P.O Central University, Gachibouli, Hyderabad 500046, India
Tel. +918008504546
E-Mail: psroy13@gmail.com
Interests: land use and land cover change; landscape ecology; biodiversity; land dynamic modelling; assessment of ecological services
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
Tel. 540-231-7811
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
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Associate Editor
Prof. Dr. Xiao-Hai Yan
Center for Remote Sensing (CRS), College of Earth, Ocean and Environment, University of Delaware, 209 Robinson Hall, Newark, DE 19716, USA
Website: http://www.ceoe.udel.edu/people/profile.aspx?xiaohai
E-Mail: xiaohai@udel.edu
Interests: satellite oceanography/ocean remote sensing; Physical oceanography/ocean circulation/climate change; remote sensing of estuaries, coastal and open ocean waters; remote sensing image processing; air-sea interactions and upper ocean dynamics; mirowave remote sensing (altimeter, scatterometer and SAR); environmental remote sensing
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Senior Assistant Editor
Ms. Xuanxuan Guan
MDPI Tongzhou Office, Room 2207, Jincheng Center, No. 21 Cuijingbeili, Tongzhou District, Beijing 101101, China
E-Mail: xuanxuan.guan@mdpi.com
Editorial Manager
Ms. Delia Costache
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland
E-Mail: costache@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
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
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Editorial Board

Dr. Devrim Akca
Department of Civil Engineering, Isik University, TR-34980 Sile, Istanbul, Turkey
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. Sreekala Bajwa
Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering North Dakota State University NDSU Dept. 7620 PO Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108, USA
Tel. +1 701 231 7265; Fax: +1 701 231 1008
Website: http://www.ndsu.edu/aben/personnel/bajwa/
Interests: remote sensing; precision agriculture; unmanned aerial systems; bio-composites
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
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. Agnes Begue
CIRAD-UMR TETIS, Maison de la Télédétection, 500 Rue Jean François Breton, 34093 Montpellier, France
Tel. +33 4 67 54 87 54
Interests: Remote sensing for agriculture applications (yield estimation, cropland mapping, precision agriculture, zoning, cropping practices) Use of multi-source data (image time series, crop model simulations and expertise
Prof. Dr. James Campbell
Geography Department, 220 Stanger Street, 115 Major Williams Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Tel. 540.231.5841
Website: http://geography.vt.edu/people/campbell.htm
Interests: agricultural systems (crop rotation, tillage assessment, yield estimation); soil variability; land use/land cover change; coastal reclamation; urban systems (microclimates, impervious surfaces, drainage)
Prof. Dr. Toby N. Carlson
Professor Emeritus of Meteorology, Penn State University, 617 Walker Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Tel. (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. Matthew Clark
Department of Geography and Global Studies & Center for Interdisciplinary Geospatial Analysis (CIGA), Sonoma State University, 1801 E. Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park, CA 94928, USA
Tel. 707-664-2558
Website: http://www.sonoma.edu/geoglobal/home/faculty/matthew-clark.html
Interests: remote sensing; geographic information systems; biogeography
Dr. Roberto Colombo
Remote Sensing of Environmental Dynamics Lab., Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Milano-Bicocca, Piazza della Scienza 1, 20126 Milan, Italy
Website: http://ltda-disat.it/
Interests: remote sensing; earth observation; environmental modelling; imaging spectroscopy; field spectroscopy; chlorophyll fluorescence; land surface phenology; bio-geophysical remote sensing
Prof. Dr. José A.M. Demattê
Soil Science Department, Luiz de Queiroz College of Agriculture, São Paulo, University of Piracicaba, SP 13418-900, Brazil
Tel. +55 (19) 34172109
Website: http://esalqgeocis.wix.com/english
Alternative website: http://esalq7.wix.com/jamdematte
Interests: remote and proximal sensing applied to soils from all platforms; soil attribute and pedological mapping; digital soil mapping; precision agriculture
Contribution: Special Issue: Remote Sensing Applied to Soils: From Ground to Space
Prof. Dr. Ralph Dubayah
Department of Geography, 2181 LeFrak Hall, University of Maryland, College Park MD 20742, USA
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. Giles M. Foody
School of Geography, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
Fax: +44 1159515249
Website: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/~lgzwww/contacts/points/teaching.phtml?name=foody
Interests: land cover; image classification; ecology; GIS
Dr. Chandra Giri
Research Physical Scientist, USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Nicholas School of the Environment/Duke University , A321 LSRC, Box 90328, Durham, NC 27708-0328, USA
Tel. 6055942835; Fax: +1 605 594 6529
Website: http://eros.usgs.gov/
Interests: mangrove forests mapping and monitoring using high resolution satellite data; global and continental land cover mapping and monitoring using multi-spectral, multi-temporal, and multi-platform remotely sensed data; image pre-processing, classification, and validation using cloud computing
Contribution: Special Issue: Remote Sensing of Mangroves: Observation and Monitoring
Prof. Dr. Anatoly Gitelson
Israel Institute of Technology, 812 Rabin Hall, Technion City, Haifa 320000, Israel; School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583, USA
Tel. 402 5608430
Website: http://www.calmit.unl.edu/people/agitelson2/
Interests: remote sensing of vegetation and water quality
Prof. Dr. Douglas G. Goodin
Remote Sensing Research Laboratory, Department of Geography, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
Tel. 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
Dr. Benjamin Koetz
Directorate of Earth Observation Programmes, European Space Agency, Via Galileo Galilei, 00044 Frascati, Italy

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. Felix Kogan
Environmental Monitoring Branch, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 5200 Auth Rd, Camp Springs, MD 20746, USA
Website: http://www.star.nesdis.noaa.gov/star/Kogan_F.php
Interests: remote sensing; ecosystems; climate and weather impact assessments; land cover/land use change; monitoring droughts, desertification and deforestation; mosquito-borne diseases; productivity of land landscape; some issues of agriculture and forestry; agricultural meteorology and climatology; and environmental zoning
Prof. Dr. Raphael M. Kudela
Ocean Sciences Department, University of California, A-461 Earth & Marine Sciences Bldg., CA 95064, Santa Cruz, USA
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. Claudia Kuenzer
Head of Land Surface Dynamics Research Group of DLR, German Remote Sensing Data Center, DFD, Earth Observation Center, EOC, German Aerospace Center, DLR, Oberpfaffenhofen, 32234 Wessling, Germany
Fax: +49 8153 28 1458
Website: http://www.eoc.dlr.de
Interests: remote sensing applications for land and water resources management, land cover and land use change, time series analyses, geosciences, linkage of natural and social sciences
Dr. Rosa Lasaponara
CNR-IMAA (National Research Council, Institute for Environmental Analysis), C.da S. Loya, 85050 Tito Scalo (PZ), Italy
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. Henrique Lorenzo
Close-range Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry Group, University of Vigo, EUET Forestal, Campus A Xunqueira s/n, 36005 Pontevedra, Spain
Tel. +34 647343152; 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. Arko Lucieer
School of Land and Food, Discipline of Geography and Spatial Sciences, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 76, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia
Tel. +61362262140; Fax: +61 (0)3 6226 2989
Website: http://www.lucieer.net
Interests: environmental and quantitative remote sensing; unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs); UAV sensor integration; hyperspectral, multispectral, and thermal image processing; image texture measures; classification and machine learning; object-based image analysis; change detection; terrain analysis techniques
Contribution: Special Issue: UAV-Based Remote Sensing Methods for Modeling, Mapping, and Monitoring Vegetation and Agricultural Crops
Dr. Nicola Masini
CNR-IBAM (National Research Council, Institute for Archaeological and Architectural Heritage), C.da S. Loya, 85050 Tito Scalo (PZ), Italy
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. Andrew McGonigle
School of Geography, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
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
Fax: +1-305-348-3877.
Website: http://faculty.fiu.edu/~melessea/
Interests: watershed modelling; sediment dynamics, climate change, evapotranspiration and energy fluxes; system analysis; remote sensing hydrology
Contribution: Special Issue: Land Surface Fluxes
In other journals:
Special Issue: Remote Sensing of Natural Resources and the Environment
Special Issue: Hydrologic System Analysis, Patterns, and Predictions for Arid and Semi-arid Environment
Dr. Deepak R. Mishra
Department of Geography, University of Georgia, 210 Field Street, Rm 212B, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Website: http://geography.uga.edu/directory/profile/mishra-deepak/
Interests: Water quality (inland waters, estuaries, coastal, and open ocean waters); Wetlands health, productivity, and carbon sequestration; Benthic habitat mapping, Cyber-innovated environmental sensing
Contribution: Special Issue: Remote Sensing of Water Resources
Special Issue: Remote Sensing in Coastal Environments
Prof. Dr. Jose Moreno
Laboratory for Earth Observation, Department of Earth Physics and Thermodynamics, Faculty of Physics, University of Valencia, C/ Dr. Moliner, 50, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
Tel. +34 96 3543112; Fax: +34 96 354 33 85
Website: http://ipl.uv.es/?q=users/josemoreno
Interests: optical remote sensing; imaging spectroscopy; vegetation fluorescence; vegetation biophysical parameters; land surface applications; optical reflectance/fluorescence models; retrieval methods; design of future earth observation missions; dynamical vegetation models; calibration/validation field campaigns
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
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. 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. Janet Nichol
Department of Surveying and Geo-Informatics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon Hong Kong
Website: http://www.lsgi.polyu.edu.hk/RSRG/
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
Contribution: Special Issue: Thermal Remote Sensing Applications: Present Status and Future Possibilities
Prof. Dr. Gonzalo Pajares Martinsanz
Department Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence, Faculty of Informatics, University Complutense of Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Tel. +34.1.3947546
Website: http://www.fdi.ucm.es/profesor/pajares/
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
Special Issue: State-of-the-Art Sensors Technology in Spain 2015
Special Issue: Image Processing in Agriculture and Forestry
Special Issue: Image and Video Processing in Medicine
Special Issue: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Geomatics
Special Issue: Imaging: Sensors and Technologies
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
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. Ruiliang Pu
School of Geosciences, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., NES 107, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
Tel. 813-974-1508; Fax: 813-974-4808
Website: http://rpu.myweb.usf.edu
Interests: wildfire detection and mapping; land use/land cover change detection and mapping; mapping with satellite remote sensing and GIS
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Mapping and Assessing Natural Disasters Using Geospatial Technologies
Prof. Dr. Jiaguo Qi
Center for Global Change & Earth Observations, Michigan State University, 218 Manly Miles Building, 1405 S. Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
Tel. +1-517-353-8736
Website: http://www.globalchange.msu.edu/qi.html
Interests: Dr. Qi has a broad interest in developing techniques and models to address global change issues, including: remote sensing and geospatial technologies; environmental monitoring, assessment and modeling; land use and land cover change dynamic assessments; and decision support systems for agriculture. Dr. Qi’s primary professional focus has been on the generation of information and knowledge from satellite images using process-based models and geospatial technologies. Over the past decade, he developed geospatial modeling tools to guide rangeland management and crop irrigation scheduling, incorporated satellite-based biophysical attributes to improve climate modeling and predictions, ingested land use and land cover information in biogeochemical models to improve greenhouse gas emissions and nitrogen leaching, applied geospatial technologies to characterize landscape patterns for large scale ecological assessment, developed innovative way of using free satellite images for improved cropland detection and production estimation, and recently developed innovative approaches to integrate human, environment and climate to understand the coupling nature of human and environment for sustainable development in developing countries in East and Southeast Asia, Central Asia and East and West Africa
Prof. Dr. Dale A. Quattrochi
Earth Science Office, ZP11, Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA, Huntsville, AL 35812 USA
Tel. 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
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)
Prof. Dr. Dar Roberts
Geography Department, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
Tel. (805)880-2531; Fax: +1-805-893-2578
Website: http://www.geog.ucsb.edu/people/faculty/dar-roberts.html
Interests: remote sensing of vegetation, geology, ecology, and ecophysiology
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
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. Raad A. Saleh
Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, US Geological Survey (USGS), 47914 252nd Street Sioux Falls, SD 57198, USA
Fax: +1 605 594 6906
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
Fax: +1-605-594-6925.
Interests: regional water balance assessment and monitoring
Contribution: Special Issue: Land Surface Fluxes
In other journals:
Special Issue: Hydrologic System Analysis, Patterns, and Predictions for Arid and Semi-arid Environment
Dr. Christopher Small
Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, 304b Oceanography, Palisades, NY 10964, USA
Website: http://www.ldeo.columbia.edu/user/small
Interests: geophysics; land surface processes; remote sensing; population and environment
Dr. Lenio Soares Galvao
Divisão de Sensoriamento Remoto, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE), Caixa Postal 515, Av. dos Astronautas, 1758, Bairro Jardim da Granja, 12245-970 São José dos Campos, SP, Brazil
Website: http://www.dsr.inpe.br/dsr/lenio/
Interests: hyperspectral remote sensing, reflectance spectroscopy, vegetation, soils and rocks
Dr. Salvatore Stramondo
Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, National Earthquake Center, Remote Sensing Laboratory, Via di Vigna Murata 605, 00143 Rome, Italy
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. 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
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, 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. Dongdong Wang
Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland, 2181 Samuel J. LeFrak Hall, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Website: http://www.geog.umd.edu/facultyprofile/Wang/Dongdong
Interests: quantitative remote sensing; surface radiation budget; satellite data integration; satellite data degradation; wildfire and climate change
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
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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
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
Dr. Pablo J. Zarco-Tejada
QuantaLab Remote Sensing Laboratory, Instituto de Agricultura Sostenible (IAS), Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Alameda del Obispo, s/n, E-14004 Córdoba, Spain
Fax: +(34) 957 499 252
Website: http://quantalab.ias.csic.es
Interests: hyperspectral remote sensing imagery for vegetation stress monitoring, water stress detection with thermal imagery; pre-visual indicators of stress; chlorophyll fluorescence; precision agriculture
Contribution: Special Issue: UAV-Based Remote Sensing Methods for Modeling, Mapping, and Monitoring Vegetation and Agricultural Crops
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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