Special Issue "Remote Sensing for Landslides Investigation: From Research into Practice"
A special issue of Remote Sensing (ISSN 2072-4292).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 February 2013)
Prof. Dr. Marco Scaioni
College of Surveying and Geo-Informatics, Centre for Spatial Data Analysis and Sustainable Development Applications, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
Interests: automation in close-range photogrammetry; applications of Geomatics for hazard management; deformation measurements; ground-based InSAR; landslide monitoring; terrestrial laser scanning
In recent years the use of remote sensing techniques has largely proved to support and improve the analyses of large mass movements like landslides and debris-flows. The capability of collecting multiple data source on very large areas and the development of processing techniques has resulted in an impressive growth of applications, in some cases already integrated into the routinely procedures of institutions focusing at hazard management. Application of remote sensing to landslide investigation can be categorized in three main aspects: 1) landslide recognition, inventory mapping, hazard zonation and susceptibility mapping; 2) landslide spatial analysis and prediction; and 3) landslide monitoring. This special issue would like to collect papers which highlight advancements in these topics, showing the state-of-the-art and some excellent research achievements.
Prof. Dr. Marco Scaioni
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- accurate remote mapping of potential debris flow volumes
- application of Digital Elevation Models and LiDAR sensors
- application of high-resolution and short return-time SAR satellite systems (ALOS, TerraSat-X, Radarsat-2, Cosmo/SkyMed)
- automated landslide inventory mapping
- data assimilation
- data cross-validation, including in situ assessment
- data downstream services
- follow-up of remote sensing techniques into current practices
- ground-based remote sensing techniques
- high-resolution satellite optical images for stereo-interpretation
- motion mapping based on high-resolution imagery and integration with DInSAR techniques;
- remote sensing and GIS for geospatial information systems
- remote sensing techniques and sensor networks
- thermal remote sensing
- UAV remote sensing