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Section Board for 'Remote Sensing in Agriculture and Vegetation' (45)

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Dr. François Waldner
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CSIRO Agriculture & Food, 306 Carmody Rd, St Lucia QLD 4067, Australia
Interests: agriculture; machine learning; time series analysis; yield estimation; classification
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Prof. Dr. Bingfang Wu
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State Key Lab. of Remote Sensing Science, Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Beijing, China
Interests: Remote sensing; Agricultural monitoring; Water resources monitoring; Ecology
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Dr. Emilio Rodriguez Caballero
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Departamento de Edafología y Química Agrícola, Universidad de Almería, La Cañada de San Urbano s/n, Almería, Spain
Interests: biological soil crust; soil erosion; runoff generation; remote sensing; micro-topography
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Prof. Chang-Wook Lee
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Kangwon National University, Chuncheon, Korea
Interests: radar remote sensing; geoscience education; artificial intelligence; machine learning; natural hazards monitoring
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Dr. Soo Chin Liew
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Centre for Remote Imaging, Sensing and Processing, National University of Singapore, Singapore 119076, Singapore
Interests: Ocean optics; Remote sensing of coastal and inland water; Biomass burning; Atmospheric aerosol; Land use and land cover change
Prof. Dr. Mario Cunha
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1. Sciences Faculty, Porto University (FCUP) Rua do Campo Alegre, s.n. 4169-007 Porto, Portugal
2. Researcher at Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology (INESC TEC) Portugal, R. Dr. Roberto Frias, Porto, Portugal
Interests: remote sensing; crop modelling; climate change; precision agriculture; Orchards/Vineyards monitoring
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Dr. Christopher R. Hain
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NASA, 320 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35805, USA
Interests: surface energy balance modeling; soil moisture retrieval; hydrologic data assimilation and drought monitoring
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Prof. Dr. Won-Ho Nam
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School of Social Safety and Systems Engineering, Institute of Agricultural Environmental Science, National Agricultural Water Research Center, Hankyong National University, Anseong, Gyeonggi 17579, Republic of Korea
Interests: irrigation and drainage engineering; agricultural drought and water resources management; drought monitoring, mitigation, planning, and policy; risk and vulnerability management; remote sensing for drought monitoring and management; soil moisture and hydrologic/watershed modeling; - agrometeorology and climate teleconnections; crop simulation modeling and decision support tools to improve crop management
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Prof. Dr. Abdul M. Mouazen
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Group Leader Precision Soil and Crop Engineering (Precision SCoRing), Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Department of Environment, Ghent University, Coupure Links 653, Blok B, 1st Floor 9000 Gent, Belgium
Interests: proximal soil sensing; precision agriculture; soil analysis, data fusion
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Dr. Enrico Tomelleri
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Faculty of Science and Technology, Free University of Bozen/Bolzano, 39100 Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Interests: biogeochemistry; forest ecology, remote sensing, proximal sensing; UAVs; spectrometry
Dr. Dirk Hoffmeister
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Institute of Geography, University of Cologne, Albertus-Magnus-Platz, 50932 Köln, Germany
Interests: SRTM; geomorphometry; loess; Digital terrain models; landform classification; stereo satellite imagery; ASTER GDEM
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Dr. Sofia Bajocco
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Council for Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA), Research Centre for Agriculture and Environment, Rome 00186, Italy
Interests: vegetation phenology dynamics; landscape disturbance; fire spatio-temporal behavior; land cover change processes; remotely sensed data analysis; geoprocessing techniques; multivariate statistical methods
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Dr. Agnes Begue

CIRAD, UMR TETIS, Maison de la Télédétection, Montpellier, France
Interests: advanced remote sensing techniques for vegetation monitoring and dynamics; remote sensing for agriculture; food security (crop acreage and crop conditions); early warning systems; NDVI trend analysis
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Dr. Martin Claverie
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Université catholique de Louvain - Earth and Life Institute, Croix du Sud 2/L7.05.02, 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Interests: optical sensors; biophysical variables estimation; BRDF; crop monitoring; crop yield estimation; crop growth model; land products validation
Dr. Yafit Cohen
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Agricultural Engineering Institute, Agrcultural Research Organization (ARO), Volcani Center, Israel
Interests: Precision agriculture: (a) Fusion of thermal and hyperspectral imagery for monitoring and mapping water status and nitrogen level in various crops and orchards; (b) Spatio-spectral analysis of thermal and hyperspectral imagery for management zones delineation; Spatio-temporal analysis of pests and diseases dispersion: Medfly, Olive fly, Heliothis, leaf-roll virus in grapevine and soil-borne diseases in potato; Development of spatial decision support tools and systems for pest control
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Prof. Dr. Simona Consoli
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Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Catania, Via S. Sofia 100, 95123 Catania, Italy
Interests: wastewater reuse; water treatment; irrigation; micrometeorology; evapotranspiration; eddy covariance; remote sensing
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Dr. Roshanak Darvishzadeh
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Department of Natural Resources, ITC - Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation, University of Twente, PO Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, the Netherlands
Interests: canopy; leaf area index; radiative transfer; vegetation index; plant traits; leaf and canopy measurements; radiative transfer; empirical models; hyperspectral remote sensing
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Dr. Ricardo Díaz-Delgado
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LAST (Remote Sensing & GIS Lab), Doñana Biological Station-CSIC, Avda. Américo Vespucio 26, Isla de la Cartuja, Sevilla 41092, Spain
Interests: Multi and hyperspectral remote sensing for monitoring vegetation, wetlands and landscape changes; Multitemporal analysis of remote sensing images; Predictive mapping of species habitat distribution; Landscape dynamics and interactions with wildfire regimes; Plant regeneration trends under different disturbance regimes
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Prof. Dr. Guido D’Urso
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Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Corso Umberto I, 40, 80138 Napoli NA, Italy
Interests: remote sensing; irrigation scheduling; evapotranspiration; digital and precision agriculture; soil-crop-atmosphere; soil water balance
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Dr. Belen Franch

Univesitat de Valencia/ University of Maryland, Image Processing Laboratory (IPL), Parque Científico, C/ Catedrático Jose Beltran n°2, E-46980 Paterna, Spain
Interests: remote sensing, BRDF, albedo, agriculture, crop yield monitoring and forecasting
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Prof. Dr. Anatoly Gitelson
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Israel Institute of Technology, 812 Rabin Hall, Technion City, Haifa 320000, Israel; School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583, USA
Interests: remote sensing of vegetation and water quality
Dr. Janne Heiskanen
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Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research / Geosciences, P.O. Box 64 (Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2), FI-00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
Interests: satellite remote sensing; LiDAR; hyperspectral remote sensing; forests; savannas; land cover; vegetation biophysical attributes; biomass; validation of remote sensing products
Dr. Yoshio Inoue
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Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Graduate School of Engineering, University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan
Interests: plant eco-physiology; remote sensing; micrometeorology; agro-ecosystems; precision agriculture; GIS; vegetation and water resources
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Dr. Konstantinos Karantzalos
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Associate Professor, Remote Sensing Laboratory, National Technical University of Athens, 15780, Greece
Interests: hyperspectral imaging; UAVs; earth observation; data fusion; machine learning; computer vision; crop type classification; precision agriculture
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Dr. Raj Khosla
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Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Colorado State University, 307 University Ave., Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
Interests: precision agriculture; management zone; precision nitrogen management
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Dr. Fabian Löw
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MapTailor Geospatial Consulting GbR, Nassestrasse 13, 53113 Bonn, Germany
Interests: copernicus; disaster management; remote sensing image classification; SDG; Sendai; agriculture; time series analysis
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Dr. Renaud Mathieu
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Earth Observation group, Natural Resources and Environment, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), South Africa or Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Interests: synthetic Aperture Radar; LiDAR; forest structure; vegetation assessment and monitoring
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Dr. Michele Meroni
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European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Directorate D – Sustainable Resources, Food Security Unit, Via Fermi 2749, 21027 Ispra (VA), Italy
Interests: remote sensing of vegetation biophysical variables; vegetation and agriculture monitoring; time series analysis; land surface phenology; stress detection; crop modelling; radiative transfer modelling; hyperspectral remote sensing
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Dr. Yuxin Miao
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Precision Agriculture Center, University of Minnesota, 1991 Upper Buford Circle, St. Paul, MN 55108, USA
Interests: precision agriculture; remote sensing-based precision nitrogen management; combining crop growth modeling and remote sensing for precision crop management; food security and sustainable development
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Prof. Dr. Andy Nelson
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Department of Natural Resources, ITC - Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation, University of Twente, Hengelosestraat 99, 7514 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
Interests: crop management practices; spatial accessibility models; pest and disease modelling; crop stress characterisation; crop yield estimation
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Prof. Dr. Krištof Oštir
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University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, Jamova cesta 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Interests: land use/land cover; image classification; change detection; agriculture; forestry; time series analysis
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Dr. George P. Petropoulos
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Department of Soil and Water Resources, Institute of Industrial and Forage Crops, Hellenic Agricultural Organization “Demeter” (former NAGREF), Directorate General of Agricultural Research, 1, Theofrastou St., 41335 Larisa, Greece
Interests: earth observation; modeling; land surface interactions; soil moisture; evapotrasnpiration; land use/cover mapping & change detection; natural hazards; floods; wildfires; sensitivity analysis; soil vegetation atmosphere transfer modeling; operational products benchmarking
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Prof. Dr. Josep Peñuelas
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Global Ecology Unit CREAF‐CSIC‐UAB, CSIC, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
Interests: hiperspctral reflectance; VOD; biophysical remote sensing; phenology; satellite products; carbon and water fluxes; land use science; drought studies; time series analysis; vegetation monitoring and dynamics; land surface phenology; drought early warning systems; EO for agriculture, forestry and natural resource management; imaging spectroscopy; radiative transfer modeling; machine learning; neural nets; vegetation biophysical variables
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Dr. Alexander Prishchepov
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Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management (IGN); University of Copenhagen, Øster Voldgade 10, 1350 København K, Denmark
Interests: understanding the drivers of land-use land-cover change (LULCC); remote sensing of LULCC; sustainable land use
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Prof. Dr. Joan R. Rosell Polo
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Research Group in AgroICT & Precision Agriculture, Department of Agricultural and Forest Engineering, University of Lleida-Agrotecnio Centre, 25003 Lleida, Spain
Interests: precision agriculture; remote sensing in agriculture; robotics and automation; sensors; energy
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Dr. Micol Rossini
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Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Italy
Interests: spectroradiometry; remote sensing of vegetation; sun-induced chlorophyll fluorescence; biogeochemical cycles; ecosystem functional properties
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Dr. Martin Schlerf
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Senior Research Associate, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST), 5, avenue des Hauts-Fourneaux, L-4362 Esch/Alzette, Luxembourg
Interests: hyperspectral and thermal remote sensing; retrieval of biochemical and structural vegetation properties; water stress detection; crop nitrogen assessment
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Prof. Dr. Miaogen Shen
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Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Building 3, Courtyard 16, Lin Cui Rd., Chaoyang District Beijing 100101, China
Interests: Global Change Ecology and Remote Sensing for Ecology
Dr. Tsegaye Tadesse
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National Drought Mitigation Center, School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln /815 Hardin Hall, Lincoln, NE 68583-0988, USA
Interests: drought and vegetation monitoring; remote sensing; agricultural development; food security, and climate change/variability at national and international levels
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Dr. Eric Vermote
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NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA
Interests: radiative transfer; vicarious calibration; cloud/cloud shadow masking; atmospheric correction; vegetation monitoring (agriculture) from remote sensing
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Dr. Jochem Verrelst
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Laboratory for Earth Observation, University of Valencia, C/ Catedrático José Beltrán, 2, 46980 Paterna, Valencia, Spain
Interests: imaging spectroscopy; vegetation properties retrieval; FLEX, vegetation fluorescence; optical remote sensing; radiative transfer models; retrieval methods
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Dr. Zhuosen Wang
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University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA/NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, 8800 Greenbelt Rd, Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA
Interests: vegetation structure; BRDF; albedo; phenology dynamics and climate change; nighttime light; time series analysis
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Dr. Ana de Castro Megías
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IMAPING Group—Remote Sensing for Precision Agriculture. Crop Protection. Institute for Sustainable Agriculture – CSIC (Spanish National Research Council), Campus Alameda del Obispo. 14004 Córdoba, Spain
Interests: remote sensing; crop monitoring; precision agriculture; weeds; plant disease; crop phenotyping; site-specific weed management; object-based image analysis (OBIA)
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Prof. Dr. Adriaan van Niekerk
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Centre for Geographical Analysis, Department of Geography & Environmental Studies, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, 7600, South Africa
Interests: agricultural applications of remotely sensed data (mostly multispectral and multitemporal imagery); e.g. crop type mapping and monitoring of salt accumulation; water use and crop conditions; land cover mapping; object-based image analysis (OBIA); machine learning
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