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Section Board for 'Remote Sensors'

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Prof. Dr. Assefa M. Melesse

Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Earth and Environment, AHC-5-390, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199, USA
Fax: +1-305-348-3877.
Interests: watershed modelling; sediment dynamics, climate change, evapotranspiration and energy fluxes; system analysis; remote sensing hydrology
Contribution: Special Issue: Remote Sensing of Natural Resources and the Environment
Special Issue: Sensors and Sensing in Water Quality Assessment and Monitoring
In other journals:
Special Issue: Land Surface Fluxes
Special Issue: Hydrologic System Analysis, Patterns, and Predictions for Arid and Semi-arid Environment
Prof. Dr. Michael A. Chapman

Geomatics Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Science, Ryerson University, 350 Victoria Street, Ontario M5B 2K3, Canada
Fax: +1 416 979 5122
Interests: algorithms and processing methodologies for airborne sensors using GPS/INS; geometric processing of digital imagery in industrial environments; terrestrial imaging systems for transportation infrastructure mapping; algorithms and processing strategies for
Contribution: Special Issue: LiDAR for 3D City Modeling
Prof. 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. 804-921-9828; Fax: 808-689-2301
Interests: emergency management; risk assessment; natural hazards; geomatics engineering; chemical sensors
Contribution: Special Issue: Sensors for Disaster and Emergency Management Decision Making
Special Issue: Advances in Applied Remote Sensing and Decision Making: Transforming Hazard Assessment and Environmental Management
In other journals:
Special Issue: Climate Change and Environmental Risk: Environmental Economics, Political Ecology and Socio-Environmental Management 2016
Special Issue: Ecological Economics, Environmental Health Policy and Climate Change
Special Issue: Advances in Geo-Information for Environmental Forensics and Environmental Risk Management in the Anthropocene
Prof. Dr. Jonathan Li

Department of Geography and Environmental Management, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1, Canada
Fax: +1 519 746 0658
Interests: mobile laser scanners; multispectral lidar; bathymetric lidar, digital cameras; synthetic aperture radar (SAR); optical/lidar/SAR data processing; applications of optical/lidar/SAR in urban mapping; hazard mapping; shoreline mapping; marine pollution tracking; and environmental change studies
Contribution: Special Issue: LiDAR for 3D City Modeling
Prof. Dr. Claude Nicollier

EPFL, Swiss Space Center, PPH341 - Station 13, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
Tel. +41 79 223 9636; Fax: +41 21 693 6940
Interests: spaceflight; astronaut; European space technology
Contribution: Special Issue: Aerospace Sensor Systems
Dr. Radislav A. Potyrailo

Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, General Electric Global Research Center, One Research Circle, Niskayuna, NY 12309, USA
Tel. 518 387 7370; Fax: +1 518 387 6972
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: Remote Sensing of Land Surface Properties, Patterns and Processes
Special Issue: Urban Remote Sensing: Monitoring, Synthesis and Modeling in the Urban Environment
In other journals:
Special Issue: Thermal Remote Sensing Applications: Present Status and Future Possibilities
Prof. Daniele Riccio

Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Faculty of Engineering, University of Napoli Federico II, Via Claudio 21, 80125 Napoli, Italy
Interests: remote sensing; electromagnetic scattering; synthetic aperture radar; radar; microwave imaging
Contribution: Special Issue: Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)
Special Issue: Synthetic Aperture Radars: Models, Algorithms, Techniques and Tools for Data Exploitation
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
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. Alistair M. S. Smith

Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences, University of Idaho, 875 Perimeter Drive MS 1133, Moscow, Idaho 83844-1133, USA
Fax: +1 208 885 6226
Website: |
Interests: environmental biophysics; fire combustion dynamics; air quality and smoke management; remote sensing of ecosystem processes
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: LiDAR
Special Issue: Wildland Fires
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
Fax: +1 865 946 1989
Interests: biosensors; biotechnology; bioenergy; environmental stress; GFP; phytosensors; plants; promoters; remote sensing; whole organisms; synthetic biology transgenic plants; weedy plants
Contribution: Special Issue: Phytosensors: Environmental Sensing with Plants and Plant Cells
In other journals:
Special Issue: Developmental Biology and Biotechnology of Plant Sexual Reproduction
Prof. Dr. Chelakara S. Subramanian

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Florida Institute of Technology, 150 West University Boulevard, Melbourne, FL 32901, USA
Fax: +1 321 674 8813
Interests: wireless pressure sensors; RF strain and temperature sensors; optical sensors; LDV; PIV; photoluminescence sensors; batteryless micro-sensors; hot-wire anemometry; infra-red oxygen sensors
Contribution: Special Issue: Wireless Pressure Sensors
Dr. Hans Tømmervik

Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA), FRAM – High North Research Centre for Climate and the Environment (Fram Centre), N-9296 Tromsø, Norway
Tel. +47 99160885; Fax: +47 77750414
Interests: remote sensing of vegetation; remote sensing of air pollution effects on environment; remote sensing of snow conditions; spectrometry; fluorescense measurements; satellite sensors (visible, infrared and microwave); arcticremote sensing of vegetation; remote sensing of air pollution effects on environment; remote sensing of snow conditions; spectrometry; fluorescense measurements; satellite sensors (visible, infrared and microwave); arctic
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
Interests: satellite remote sensing applications to regional planning; modeling of evapotranspiration over plant canopies; land surface processes
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: |
Interests: remote sensing; GIS; land use and land cover change; urban environment and ecosystem
Contribution: Special Issue: Remote Sensing of Land Surface Properties, Patterns and Processes
In other journals:
Special Issue: Societal and Economic Benefits of Earth Observation Technologies
Prof. Dr. Barrett Rock

Complex Systems Research Center at the University of New Hampshire, USA
Interests: climate change on the local, national, and international scale; monitoring forest health via remote sensing; K-12 STEM education
Dr. Felipe Gonzalez Toro

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Australian Research Center for Aerospace Automation (ARCAA), Science and Engineering Faculty, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD 4000, Australia
Interests: UAV, gas sensors, imaging sensors; image processing; pattern recognition; 3D image reconstruction, spatio-temporal image change detection, sense and avoid
Contribution: Special Issue: UAV Sensors for Environmental Monitoring
Special Issue: UAV-Based Remote Sensing
Prof. Petri Pellikka

Department of Geosciences and Geography, University of Helsinki, PO Box 64, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
Interests: land use land cover change detection in Africa; remote sensing of glacier changes; northern rangelands studies; vegetation phenology monitoring; forest damage studies
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Monitoring of Land Changes
Prof. Dr. Massimo Menenti

Department of Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Stevinweg 1, 2628 CN, Delft, The Netherlands
Interests: multi-spectral observations of land surface processes; particularly land-atmosphere interactions
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Earth Observation for Water Resource Management in Africa
Prof. Dr. Josep Penuelas

Global Ecology Unit CREAF-CSIC Barcelona, Spain
Interests: global ecology; remote sensing; bio-markers; bio-sensors; biochemical; odorous and visuals signals; environmental sensors; atmosphere-biosphere relationships; climate change biogeochemistry; ecometabolomics; etc.
Prof. Dr. Scott Palo

Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences University of Colorado, 429 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
Interests: remote sensing of the earth and space environment; small satellites; radio waves; radar systems; signals of opportunity; sensor networks; Arctic and Antarctic sensing; space weather
Prof. Dr. Peter Teunissen

GNSS Research Centre, Department of Spatial Sciences, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia
Interests: geodesy; remote sensing; satellite navigation; estimation and testing theory
Prof. Dr. Mehrez Zribi

CNRS Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Toulouse, France
Interests: airborne instrumentation for land surfaces; microwave remote sensing; GNSS-R; GNSS; land surfaces; spatial hydrology
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