Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Monday, 17/June/2024
8:00am
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5:00pm
Reg 1: Registration
Location: Business School of Manchester Metropolitan University
8:45am
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9:00am
Opening ceremony
Location: BS G.36
Chair: Dr. Elias Symeonakis
Chair: Dr. Christina Karakizi
Opening ceremony 5-min talks from: - Representative from MMU - President of EARSeL, Dr Jean-Christophe Schyns - Local Organiser, Dr Elias Symeonakis
9:00am
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9:30am
Keynote C. Tucker
Location: BS G.36
9:30am
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11:00am
UAS S1
Location: BS G.35
 

Improving Accessibility Of Drone-based Environmental Monitoring Through A Direct Georeferencing-based Image Processing Service

Klaas Pauly, Pieter-Jan Baeck, Liesbeth De Keukelaere, Dominique De Munck, Wouter Dierckx, Walter Horsten, Robrecht Moelans, Sam Oswald, Gert Strackx, Kris Vanhoof, Dries Raymaekers

VITO, Belgium



Near Real-Time Flood Detection And Mapping Using UAS

Pieter-Jan Baeck, Lisa Landuyt, Kris Vanhoof, Walter Horsten, Klaas Pauly, Nicolas Lewyckyj

VITO, Remote Sensing Department, Belgium



AI-based Tree Species Classification and Segmentation from UAS Multispectral Data

Romy Schlögel1, Nicola Dimarco1, Louis Andreani1, Matthieu Duval2, Cadwal Borremans1,3, Benoît Bartiaux1

1: Spacebel sa., Earth Observation Applications, Belgium; 2: Multitel asbl, Department of AI, Belgium; 3: University of Liège, Department of Geography, Belgium



Prediction of Turbidity and TDS in Dam Reservoir from Multispectral UAV-Drone and Sentinel-2 Image Sensors using Stacked Machine Learning Models

Yashon Ouma1, Phillimon Odirile1, Boipuso Nkwae1, Ditiro Moalafhi2, George Anderson1, Bhagabat Parida3, David Mandiyanike1, Jiaguo Qi4

1: University of Botswana, Botswana; 2: BUAN; 3: BIUST; 4: Michigan State University



Integrating Field Surveys with UAV Imagery for Agricultural Plant Cover Monitoring

Carmen Orts1, Maria Desamparados Soriano2, Ramón Pons-Crespo3, Ángel Marqués-Mateu3, Gabriel Riutort-Mayol4

1: Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias (IVIA), Spain; 2: Universitat Politècnica de Valènica, Department of Plant Production, Spain; 3: Universitat Politècnica de Valènica, Department of Cartographic Engineering, Geodesy and Photogrammetry, Spain; 4: Fundación para el Fomento de la Investigación Sanitaria y Biomédica (FISABIO), Spain



Glacier Change Monitoring from Multitemporal UAV data: the Case Study of Forni Glacier (Italy)

Davide Fugazza

Università degli studi di Milano, Italy

W1 Agriculture
Location: BS G.36
Chair: Prof. Enrico Borgogno-Mondino
Chair: Prof. Dr. Francesco Pirotti
 

Satellite Based Estimation Of Grassland Yield And Quality Dynamics

Andreas Schaumberger1, Andreas Klingler1, Aleksandar Dujakovic2, Konrad Mayer3, Felix Reuß4, Clement Atzberger2, Francesco Vuolo2

1: Agricultural Research and Education Center (AREC) Raumberg-Gumpenstein, Austria; 2: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Institute of Geomatics, Austria; 3: GeoSphere Austria; 4: Vienna University of Technology, Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation, Austria



Subnational Statistics from Field-Level Yield Estimation and Forecast: Evaluation of Models Ingesting Sentinel-2 data

Pierre Houdmont1, Martin Claverie2, Pierre Defourny1

1: UCLouvain,Earth and Life Institute, Belgium; 2: EU Comission, Joint Research Center (JRC-ISPRA), Italy



Annual Grassland Yield Estimation Based On Sentinel-2 Time Series

Sophie Reinermann1,2, Anne Schucknecht3, Ursula Gessner2, Sarah Asam2, Ralf Kiese4, Claudia Kuenzer1,2

1: Department of Remote Sensing, Institute of Geography and Geology, University of Wuerzburg, Germany; 2: German Remote Sensing Data Center (DFD), Earth Observation Center (EOC), German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany; 3: OHB System AG, Image Simulation and Processing Team, Germany; 4: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research – Atmospheric Environmental Research, Germany



Towards the Early Detection of Autumn Wheat in PRISMA Images

Mihai Ivanovici1, Serban Oprisescu1, Corneliu Florea1,2

1: Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania; 2: National University of Science and Technology Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania



Grassland History From Remote Sensing Time Series: Improving The Data Basis For Greenhouse Gas Reporting

Lukas Blickensdörfer1,2, Tom Brög1, Felix Lobert1,2, Patrick Hostert2,3, Stefan Erasmi1

1: Thünen Institute of Farm Economics, Thünen Earth Observation (ThEO), Germany; 2: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Earth Observation Lab, Geography Department, Germany; 3: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Integrative Research Institute of Transformations of Human-Environment Systems (IRI THESys), Germany



A Systematic Study On The Influence Of Remote Sensing Data Resolution Designed To Improve The Efficiency Of Soil Organic Carbon Monitoring Activities

Savannah McGuirk1,2, S. Mohammad Mirmazloumi3

1: Carbon Monitoring Services, Canberra, Australia; 2: CUAVA, the ARC Training Centre for CubeSats, UAVs and their Applications, University of Sydney, Australia; 3: Leibniz-Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF), Germany

11:00am
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11:30am
Coffee break Mon1
Location: Business School of Manchester Metropolitan University
Monday Poster Session
Location: Business School North Atrium Foyer
 

Exploring the Time-lag Effect of Meteorological and Vegetation Features on European Summer Wildfires with Explainable Artificial Intelligence (XAI)

Hanyu Li1, Stenka Vulova1,2, Alby Duarte Rocha1, Birgit Kleinschmit1

1: Technical University of Berlin, Germany; 2: University of Kassel, Germany



The Importance of Feature Engineering for the Explainability of (German) Digital Soil Mapping Products – a SOC Content Modelling Example in Bavaria

Markus Möller1, Simone Zepp2, Martin Wiesmeier3, Younes Garosi1, Uta Heiden4

1: Julius Kühn Institute (JKI), Germany; 2: German Aerospace Center (DLR), German Remote Sensing Data Center (DFD); 3: Bavarian State Research Center for Agriculture, Institute for Organic Farming, Soil and Resource, Management; 4: German Aerospace Center (DLR), Remote Sensing Technology Institute (IMF)



Accuracy Assessment of Remote Sensing UAV’s Spatial Positioning when Processing Predefined Flight Patterns and during Automatic Landing Process

Timo P. Lehmann, Simon Drollinger, Daniela Sauer, Jonas Fierke, Birgitta M. Putzenlechner, Daniel Wyss, Martin Kappas

Georg-August-University of Goettingen, Institute of Geography, Germany



Integrating IEEE P4001 Standards For Hyperspectral Imager Calibration Into UAS Sensor Calibration Workflows – The Case Of NERC FSF’s UAS Sensor Suite

Robbie Ramsay

NERC Field Spectroscopy Facility, United Kingdom



Plant Species Richness Across Grasslands in Germany

Javier Muro

Thuenen Institute, Germany



Mowing Detection Based On Sentinel-2 Time Series: From Wallonia to Europe

François Godechal1, Emilie Beriaux1, Alban Jago1, Marcel Schwieder2, Felix Lobert2, Adrien Cassiers1, Viviane Planchon1, Yannick Curnel1

1: Walloon Agricultural Research Centre, Belgium; 2: Thünen Institute of Farm Economics, Germany



Multi-frequency SAR Time Series for the Detection of Tillage Practices and Seedbed Preparation

Basile Boland, Tom Kenda, Jean Bouchat, Pierre Defourny

Université catholique de Louvain, Earth and Life Institute, Belgium



FAIR Research Data: Analysis-Ready Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 Data as a Standardized Web Service

Florian Beyer1, Jennifer McClelland2, Tanja Riedel2, Marvin Dierks1, Heike Gerighausen1, Markus Moeller1

1: Julius Kuehn Institute, Institute for Crop and Soil Science, Germany; 2: Julius Kuehn Institute, Institute for Strategies and Technology Assessment, Germany



Climate Scenarios And Earth Observation For Agriculture: Insights From the Agritech Project

Francesco Pirotti1,2, Marco Piragnolo1,2, Francesco Morari3, Samuele Trestini1

1: University of Padua, Department of Land and Agroforestry Systems (TESAF), Italy; 2: University of Padua, Interdepartmental Research Centre in Geomatics (CIRGEO), Italy; 3: University of Padua, Department of Agronomy, Food, Natural Resources, Animals and the Environment (DAFNAE), Italy



Within-field Crop Growth Heterogeneity from Multi-year Leaf Area Index Time Series Analysis

Tom Kenda, Céline Champagne, Xavier Draye, Pierre Defourny

Université catholique de Louvain, Earth and Life Institute, Belgium



Time-Series Of Remotely Sensed Data To Estimate Wheat Grain Yield At Field Level

Francesco Nutini1, Mattia Scarpantoni1, Federico Filipponi2, Mirco Boschetti1

1: Institute for Electromagnetic Sensing of the Environment, National Research Council of Italy, Milano, Italy; 2: Institute of Environmental Geology and Geoengineering, National Research Council of Italy, Roma, Italy



Exploring The Relationships Between Ground Observations And Remotely Sensed Hazelnut Spring Phenology

Sofia Bajocco1, Mara Di Giulio1, Abdoul Hamid Mohamed Sallah2, Simone Bregaglio1

1: CREA - Council for Agricultural Research and Economics, Research Center for Agriculture and environment, Italy; 2: Ferrero Hazelnut Company, Ferrero Trading Lux, Senningerberg, Luxembourg



Is the MOD16A2 Product Reliable enough for Mapping Potential Evapotranspiration for Agriculture-related Applications? Preliminary Results in Piemonte (NW Italy).

Alessandro Farbo, Filippo Sarvia, Samuele De Petris, Federica Ghilardi, Enrico Borgogno-Mondino

DISAFA – Department of agriculture, forest and food sciences, University of Turin, Italy



Analysing Sentinel-1 Temporal Profiles for Discriminating Winter Catch Crops Along with Main Crops in Germany

Shanmugapriya Selvaraj1, Phillip Lemke1, Damian Bargiel2, Heike Gerighausen1

1: Julius Kuehn Institute, Institute for Crop and Soil Science, Germany; 2: Hochschule Geisenheim University, Department of Landscape Planning and Nature Conservation, Germany



Application of YOLOv8n for Agricultural Parcel Delineation from Historical Aerial Photographs in the Ecuadorian Andes

Fabián Santos, Fernanda Suárez, Santiago Bonilla

Universidad Indoamerica, Ecuador



On the Use of NDVI to Estimate LAI in Field Crops: presenting the LAIr package

Sofia Bajocco1, Carlotta Ferrara2, Lorenzo Crecco1, Nicola Puletti2, Simone Bregaglio1, Francesco Chianucci2

1: CREA - Council for Agricultural Research and Economics, Research Center for Agriculture and Environment, Italy; 2: CREA - Council for Agricultural Research and Economics, Research Center for Forestry and Wood, Italy



Exploring Snow Cover Trends In Western Alps (NW Italy) By Remote Sensing And Their Possible Effects On Agriculture

Francesco Parizia1,2, Luigi Perotti1, Samuele De Petris1, Enrico Borgogno Mondino1

1: Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy; 2: Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”, Italy



The Use Of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Remotely Sensed Data And Biophysical Variables To Predict Maize Above-Ground Biomass In Small-Scale Farming Systems.

Celuxolo Dlamini, Trylee Nyasha Matongera, John Odindi, Onisimo Mutanga

University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa



Unsupervised Winter Crop Mapping with Sentinel-1 and -2 temporal analysis

Hsuan-Yi Li1, James A Lawrence1, Philippa J Mason2, Richard C Ghail3

1: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Skempton Building, Imperial College London, South Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK; 2: Department of Earth Science & Engineering, Imperial College London, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2AZ, UK; 3: Department of Earth Sciences, Queens Building 245, Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX, UK



Interannual Transfer of Species-specific Weed Instance Segmentation in Beet Crops Using UAV Imagery

Maren Pukrop, Thomas Jarmer

University of Osnabrueck, Germany

11:30am
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1:00pm
UAS S2
Location: BS G.35
 

Surface Reflectance Intercomparison Exercise For Vegetation (SRIX4Veg) Overview And Results

Niall Origo1, Harry Morris1,3, Chloe Randall1, Morven Sinclair1, Rasma Ormane1, Matthew Scholes1, Bernardo Mota1, Fernando Camacho2, Jorge Sanchez-Zapero2, Enrique Martínez-Sanchez2, Jadu Dash3, Luke A Brown3,4, Valentina Boccia5

1: National Physical Laboratory, United Kingdom; 2: Earth Observation Laboratory (EOLab); 3: School of Geography and Environmental Science, University of Southampton; 4: School of Science, Engineering and Environment, University of Salford; 5: European Space Research Institute, European Space Agency



Predicting of Canopy Nitrogen Content based on UAVs and Satellites Data Fusion in Citrus Orchards

Tarin Paz Kagan1, Avioz Dagan2, Eran Raveh3, Sahahr Baram4, Raphael Linker2

1: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, Israel; 2: Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa Israel; 3: Institute of Plant Sciences, Agriculture Research Organization, Gilat Research Center,; 4: Institute of Soil, Water and Environmental Sciences, Agricultural Research Organization, Volcani Center



Towards Drone-Based Aquatic Reflectance Fiducial Reference Measurements To Validate Aquatic Reflectance Satellite Products

Liesbeth De Keukelaere1, Sindy Sterckx1, Klaas Pauly1, Ils Reusen1, Agnieszka Bialek2, Niall Origo2

1: VITO, Belgium; 2: National Physical Laboratory, United Kingdom



A Methodological Workflow for Ultra-high Resolution Dsm Generation with LiDAR Data in Wetlands

Erika Piaser1,2, Andrea Berton3, Giovanna Sona2,4, Paolo Villa1

1: Institute for Electromagnetic Sensing of the Environment, National Research Council of Italy; 2: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy; 3: Institute of Geosciences and Earth Resources, National Research Council of Italy; 4: National Biodiversity Future Centre (NBFC), Italy



Monitoring Vegetation Phenology Using Time-series of High-resolution UAV Images

Lammert Kooistra1, Jasper Kleinsmann2, Simon Bosselaar1

1: Wageningen University, Netherlands, The; 2: World Agroforestry, Kenya



Weakly Supervised Image Semantic Segmentation of UAV Multispectral Orthophotos to Reduce Image Labelling Effort for the Mapping of Woody Invasive Alien Plants

Diogo André Duarte1, Gil Gonçalves1,2, Cidália Fonte1,2

1: INESC Coimbra - Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores de Coimbra, Portugal; 2: University of Coimbra, Department of Mathematics, Coimbra, Portugal

W2 Agriculture
Location: BS G.36
Chair: Prof. Enrico Borgogno-Mondino
Chair: Prof. Dr. Francesco Pirotti
 

Crop Phenology Assessment with Multiscale and Multisource Time Series

Magdalena Main-Knorn1, Claas Nendel1,2,3, Laura Flores1,4, Gohar Ghazaryan1,5

1: Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF), Germany; 2: Institute of Biochemistry and Biology, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany; 3: Integrative Research Institute on Transformations of Human-Environment Systems (IRI THESys), Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany; 4: Institute of Earth and Environmental Science, University Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany; 5: Earth Observation Lab, Geography Department, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany



How Does Phenology Shape Crop- And Orbit-Specific InSAR Coherence And PolSAR-Signatures Of Sentinel-1

Johannes Markus Löw1, Steven Hill2, Michael Thiel2, Tobias Ullmann2, Christopher Conrad1

1: Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany; 2: Earth Observation Research Cluster, Department of Remote Sensing, Institute of Geography and Geology, University of Würzburg, Germany



An Optimization Approach for Deriving Phenological Information of Different Crop Types in Germany Using Sentinel-2 Time Series

Abdelaziz Htitiou, Florian Beyer, Markus Möller, Heike Gerighausen

Julius Kühn-Institut, Institut für Pflanzenbau und Bodenkunde, Braunschweig,Germany



"Sensitivity Of C-band Backscatter To Field Management Practices"

Felix Reuß, Mariette Vreugdenhil, Emanuel Bueechi, Bernhard Raml, Wolfgang Wagner

Vienna University of Technology, Austria



Integration of Remote Sensing, Ground Data and Meteo-climatic Variables for Agricultural Drought Monitoring: First Results of a Data-driven Approach

Filippo Bocchino1,3, Riccardo Contu1, Lorenza Ranaldi1, Antonio Denaro3, Laura Rosatelli3, Camillo Zaccarini3, Deodato Tapete4, Alessandro Ursi4, Maria Virelli4, Patrizia Sacco4, Valeria Belloni1, Roberta Ravanelli1, Mattia Crespi1,2

1: Geodesy and Geomatics Division - DICEA, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy; 2: Sapienza School for Advanced Studies, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy; 3: Institute of Services for the Agricultural and Food Market (ISMEA) - Agricultural Risk Management Department; 4: Italian Space Agency (ASI), Italy



Classification Of Organic And Conventional Farming Practices And Crop Types Using A Multitask Deep Learning Model

Jan Hemmerling1, David Mickisch2, Theresa Follath2, Begüm Demir2, Stefan Erasmi1

1: Thünen Institute of Farm Economics; 2: Technische Universität Berlin

1:00pm
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2:30pm
Lunch Monday
Location: Business School of Manchester Metropolitan University
2:30pm
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3:00pm
Keynote P. Hostert
Location: BS G.36
3:00pm
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4:00pm
Semantic S1
Location: BS G.35
 

Plato: Implementing a Semantic Data Cube System

Dimitris Bilidas, Anastasios Mantas, Filippos Yfantis, George Stamoulis, Manolis Koubarakis

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece



Prediction And Transferability Of Median Grain Size On Tidal Flats Using A Deep Learning Model With Sentinel-2 Images

Logambal Madhuanand1, Catharina J. M. Philippart1,2, Wiebe Nijland1, Steven M. de Jong1, Allert I. Bijleveld2, Elisabeth A. Addink1

1: Utrecht University, Department of Physical Geography, The Netherlands; 2: NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Department of Coastal Systems, The Netherlands



One-layer RGB Representation Of Big EO Data Analyses For Supporting The Visual Communication Of Multi-temporal Change Detection

Dirk Tiede1, Hannah Augustin1, Thomas Strasser1, Steffen Reichel2, Markus Kerschbaumer2, Kristýna Měchurová2, Martin Sudmanns1

1: University of Salzburg, Department of Geoinformatics - Z_GIS, Austria; 2: Spatial Services GmbH, Austria



Multi-scale Hierarchical Graph Convolutional Network for Semantic Segmentation of Remote Sensing Imagery

Zhiqiang Liu, Ping Tang, Zheng Zhang, Zhitao Zhao

Aerospace Information Research Institute,CAS, China, People's Republic of

W3 Agriculture
Location: BS G.36
Chair: Prof. Enrico Borgogno-Mondino
Chair: Prof. Dr. Francesco Pirotti
 

Graph Neural Networks for Crop Cover Mapping

Elif Donmez1, Johannes Leonhardt3, Ribana Roscher2,3, Thomas Heckelei1, Hugo Storm1

1: Institute for Food and Resource Economics, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany; 2: Institute of Bio-and Geosciences, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Jülich, Germany; 3: Institute of Geodesy and Geoinformation, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany



Using Orthophotos And Deep Learning For Mapping Hedgerows In Bavaria, Germany

Verena Huber García1, Jennifer Kriese1, Sarah Asam1, Mariel Dirscherl1, Kristel Kerler2, Johanna Buchner2, Michael Stellmach2, Ursula Gessner1

1: German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany; 2: Bayerisches Landesamt für Umwelt (LfU), Germany



National Scale Hedgerow Monitoring with Planet Scope

Javier Muro, Lukas Blickensdörfer, Anna Köber, Gideon Tetteh, Marcel Schwieder, Stefan Erasmi

Thuenen Institute, Germany



National Scale Drought Impact and Risk assessment with the use of Sentinel-2 and Sentinel-3 time series

Gohar Ghazaryan1,6, Maximilian Schwarz2, Seyedmohammad Mirmazloumi1, Harison Kipkulei1, Tobias Landmann3, Henry Kyalo3, Rose Waswa4, Tom Dienya5

1: Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Lanscape Research, Germany; 2: Remote Sensing Solutions GmbH, Germany; 3: International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, Kenya; 4: Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development, Kenya; 5: Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development, Kenya; 6: Geography Department, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

4:00pm
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4:30pm
Coffee break Mon2
Location: Business School of Manchester Metropolitan University
Monday Poster Session (cont)
Location: Business School North Atrium Foyer
4:30pm
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6:00pm
Semantic S2
Location: BS G.35
 

An Approach for the Semantic Enrichment of Sentinel-1 Imagery Suitable for Large-scale Analysis

Luke McQuade, Martin Sudmanns, Dirk Tiede

University of Salzburg, Department of Geoinformatics - Z_GIS, Austria



Semantic World – A Novel Benchmark Dataset For Semi-Supervised Semantic Segmentation

Felix Kröber1, Dirk Tiede1, Andrea Baraldi2, Sébastien Lefèvre3

1: University of Salzburg, Department of Geoinformatics – Z_GIS, Austria; 2: Spatial Services GmbH, Austria; 3: Université Bretagne Sud, IRISA UMR 6074, France



Fine-Tuning SAM for Accurate Impervious Surface Segmentation in Very High-Resolution Orthophotos

Jan-Philipp Langenkamp1, Thomas Chrisitan van Dijk2, Andreas Rienow1

1: Ruhr-University Bochum, Institute of Geography, Interdisciplinary Geoinformation Science, Germany; 2: Ruhr-University Bochum, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Institute for Infrastructure and Environment, Environmental Informatics, Germany



Hybrid Temporal Attention for Crop Type Mapping from Satellite Image Time Series

Weixiong Zhang, Ping Tang, Zheng Zhang

Aerospace Information Research Institute,CAS, China, People's Republic of



Building Energy Forecasts Using Earth Observation Open Data

Stylianos Kokkas, Paschalis Bizopoulos, Antonios Lalas, Konstantinos Votis

Centre for Research and Technology Hellas, Greece

W4 Agriculture
Location: BS G.36
Chair: Prof. Enrico Borgogno-Mondino
Chair: Prof. Dr. Francesco Pirotti
 

Understanding Inter-Model Variability In Satellite-based Estimates Of Irrigation Water Use

Amali A. Amali1, Timothy Foster2, Angela Harris1

1: Department of Geography, School of Environment, Education and Development, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK; 2: School of Engineering, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK



High Resolution Crop Condition and Drought Impact Mapping Using Sentinel-2 Imagery and Machine Learning

Seyedmohammad Mirmazloumi1, Harison Kipkulei1, Gohar Ghazaryan1,2

1: Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF), Germany; 2: Geography Department, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany



Leveraging Embedded Cameras to Build a Time Machine for Field Observations

Alban Jago, François Godechal, Emilie Beriaux, Adrien Cassiers, Viviane Planchon

Walloon Agricultural Research Centre, Belgium



Potential of Hyperspectral EnMAP Data to Improve Crop-Type Classification of Sub-Acre Smallholder Fields in Kenya

Leander Leist1, Sebastian Egli2, Johannes Drönner3, Jörg Bendix1

1: University of Marburg, Germany; 2: AgriBORA GmbH; 3: Geo Engine GmbH



Temporally Transferable Crop Mapping With Temporal Encoding And Deep Learning Augmentations

Vu Dong Pham1,2, Gideon Tetteh3, Fabian Thiel1, Stefan Erasmi3, Marcel Schwieder3,4, David Frantz5, Sebastian van der Linden1,2

1: Institute of Geography and Geology, University of Greifswald, Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn-Str. 16, 17489 Greifswald, Germany; 2: Interdisciplinary Centre for Baltic Sea Region Research (IFZO), University of Greifswald, 17489 Greifswald; 3: Thünen Institute of Farm Economics, Bundesallee 63, 38116 Braunschweig, Germany; 4: Geography Department, Humboldt-Universit¨at zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin, Germany; 5: Geoinformatics – Spatial Data Science, Trier University, Behringstraße 21, Trier 54296, Germany.



The GROUNDED EO Project: Developing Improved Decametric Vegetation Products by Combining Earth Observation, Machine Learning, and Routine Ground Reference Measurements

Luke Brown1, Philippe Goryl2, Stephen Plummer2

1: University of Salford, Manchester, United Kingdom; 2: European Space Agency, Frascati, Italy

6:00pm
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9:00pm
IB: Icebreaker
Location: Business School North Atrium Foyer
Monday Poster Session (cont.)
Location: Business School North Atrium Foyer
Date: Tuesday, 18/June/2024
8:00am
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5:00pm
Reg 2: Registration
Location: Business School of Manchester Metropolitan University
9:00am
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9:30am
Keynote R. Lucas
Location: BS G.36
 

Towards Global Recovery of Ecosystems and Environments

Richard Maxwell Lucas

Aberystwyth University, United Kingdom

9:30am
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11:00am
Thermal
Location: BS G.35
 

Understanding The Thermal Environment Of Uk Cities With Satellite Remote Sensing

Charlotte Paton1,2, Darren Ghent1,2, Mike Perry1,2, John Remedios1,2

1: University of Leicester, Earth Observation Science, School of Physics and Astronomy, UK; 2: National Centre for Earth Observation, Space Park Leicester, University of Leicester, UK



A City-scale 3D Thermographic Model for Inspection of Building Energy Efficiency

Shaojuan Xu, Bastian Heider

Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development, Germany



Aerosol Correction for SWIR Methane Retrieval

Michael Pieper, Ronald Lockwood, Michael Chrisp

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory, United States of America



Monitoring Land Surface Temperature from Space - New Perspectives for Environmental Monitoring

Daniel Spengler1, Elsy Ibrahim2, Tianran Zhang1, Matthieu Taymans2

1: constellr GmbH, Germany; 2: constellr S.e., Belgium



Multi-angular Airborne Observations For Evaluation Of Thermal Directionality At The Satellite Scale

Mary Francesca Langsdale1,2, Martin Wooster1,2, Dirk Schuettemeyer3, Simon Hook4, Callum Middleton1,2, Mark Grosvenor1,2, Bjorn Eng4, Roberto Colombo5, Franco Miglietta6, Lorenzo Genesio6, Jose Sobrino7, Micol Rossini5, Gerardo Rivera4, Daniel Beeden8, William Jay9

1: National Centre for Earth Observation, United Kingdom; 2: Department of Geography, King’s College London, UK; 3: European Space Agency, Netherlands; 4: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA; 5: University of Milano Bicocca, Italy; 6: Institute of Bioeconomy, CNR, Italy; 7: University of Valencia, Spain; 8: British Antarctic Survey, UK; 9: NEODAAS Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK

W1 LULC
Location: BS G.36
Chair: Dr. Gregory Giuliani
Chair: Dr. Birgitta Putzenlechner
 

Comparative Validation of Recent High-Resolution Global Land Cover Maps

Panpan Xu1, Nandin-Erdene Tsendbazar1, Martin Herold1,2, Sytze de Bruin1, Myke Koopmans1, Tanya Birch3, Sarah Carter4, Steffen Fritz5, Myroslava Lesiv5, Elise Mazur4, Amy Pickens6, Peter Potapov6, Fred Stolle4, Alexandra Tyukavina6, Ruben Van de Kerchove7, Daniele Zanaga7

1: Wageningen University, The Netherlands; 2: GFZ German Research Centre of Geosciences, Germany; 3: Google, USA; 4: World Resources Institute, USA; 5: International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Austria; 6: University of Maryland, USA; 7: Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO), Belgium



Mapping Ecosystem Conditions Using Multi-source EO Data Cubes

Chaonan Ji1, Hannes Feilhauer1,2,3, Stefanie Holzwarth4, Eya Cherif1,3, David Montero1,2, Maximilian Söchting1, Miguel D. Mahecha1,2,3

1: Leipzig University, Remote Sensing Centre for Earth System Research, Germany; 2: German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv), Halle-Jena-Leipzig, Germany; 3: Center for Scalable Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence (ScaDS.AI), Dresden-Leipzig, Germany; 4: German Aerospace Center, Remote Sensing Data Center, Germany



The TIMELINE Project: Four Decades of Geophysical Data to Observe the Impacts of Climate Change in Europe

Stefanie Holzwarth1, Sarah Asam1, Martin Bachmann1, Martin Böttcher2, Andreas Dietz1, Christina Eisfelder1, Andreas Hirner1, Matthias Hofmann1, Grit Kirches2, Detmar Krause1, Julian Meyer-Arnek1, Simon Plank1, Thomas Popp1, Philipp Reiners1, Sebastian Rößler1, Thomas Ruppert1, Alexander Scherbachenko1, Meinhard Wolfmüller1

1: German Aerospace Center (DLR), German Remote Sensing Data Center (DFD), Germany; 2: Brockmann Consult GmbH, Germany



Generating a 40-years AVHRR NDVI Composite Time Series for Europe at 1 km resolution

Sarah Asam, Christina Eisfelder, Andreas Hirner, Philipp Reiners, Martin Bachmann, Stefanie Holzwarth

German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany



Environmental Impacts of Earth Observation (EO) Data in the Constellation Age

Karen Anderson, Magdalena Mleczko, Robert Brewin, Kevin Gaston, Markus Mueller, Jamie Shutler, Xiaoyu Yan, Ruby Wilkinson

University of Exeter, United Kingdom



The Enmap-Box: Making Better Use of Multi- and Hyperspectral Data in Qgis

Benjamin Jakimow1, Akpona Okujeni1, Andreas Janz1, Fabian Thiel2, Leon-Friedrich Thomas3, Patrick Hostert1, Sebastian van der Linden2

1: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Earth Observation Lab, Germany; 2: University of Greifswald, Earth Observation and Geoinformation Science Lab, Germany; 3: University of Helsinki, Department of Agricultural Sciences, Finland

11:00am
-
11:30am
Coffee break Tue1
Location: Business School of Manchester Metropolitan University
Tuesday Poster Session
Location: Business School North Atrium Foyer
 

Mapping and Monitoring of Grass Species in Arid Ecosystems of Namibia – A Multi-Sensor Approach

Daniel Wyss1, Paul Bantelmann1, Martin Kappas1, Helen Sophie Schmidt1, Elisabeth Twitileni Pius2

1: Georg August University Göttingen, Germany; 2: Namibia University of Sciences and Technology



Towards A Comprehensive Appraisal Of Eco-Hydro-Geomorphic Functioning In Drylands Based On Structure Traits And UAS Data

Eva Arnau-Rosalen1, Adolfo Calvo-Cases2, Angel Marques-Mateu3, Emilio Rodriguez-Caballero4, Ramon Pons-Crespo3, Matilde Balaguer-Puig3, Roberto Lazaro-Suau5, Jorge Lopez-Carratala6, Elias Symeonakis1

1: Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom; 2: University of València, Interuniversity Institute for Local Development (IIDL), Spain; 3: Universitat Politècnica de València, Department of Cartographic Engineering, Geodesy and Photogrammetry, Spain; 4: University of Almería, Department of Agronomy, Spain; 5: Experimental Station of Arid Zones (EEZA-CSIC), Department of Desertification and Geo-Ecology, Almería, Spain; 6: Catholic University of Murcia-UCAM, Spain



Remote-Sensing Based Detection of Dunes in the Atacama Desert – a Contribution to the Pedosphere-Biosphere Interaction of Coastal Fog Ecosystems in Northern Chile

Luca Jehle1, Maike Petersen1, Alexander Siegmund1,2

1: Heidelberg University of Education, Department of Geography - Research Group for Earth Observation (rgeo), Germany; 2: Heidelberg University, Institute of Geography & Heidelberg Center for the Environment (HCE), Germany



Towards Sustainable Water Resource Management: WebGIS-Based Real-Time River Discharge Optimization System.

Martin W. Chege1,2, Kuria B. Thiong'o1,2, Arthur W. Sichangi2, Moses M. Ngigi2, Andreas Rienow3

1: Remote sensing Research Group (RSRG); 2: Institute of Geomatics GIS & Remote sensing, Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (DeKUT), Kenya; 3: Ruhr-University Bochum, Interdisciplinary Geographic Information Science, Germany



Thermal Remote Sensing Application on Brazilian Subtropical Region to Identify Sandinization Processes

Fabio Marcelo Breunig1, Lenio Soares Galvão2, Marcos Adami2, Ricardo DalAgnol3, Tony Vinicius Sampaio1, Romario Trentin4

1: Federal University of Paraná (UFPR), Department of Geography, Brazil.; 2: Brazilian National Institute for Space Research (INPE), Remote Sensing Division, Brazil.; 3: University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, USA.; 4: Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM), Department of Geography, Brazil.



Land Use and Climate Change Dynamics in the Okavango River Basin of Namibia and Angola

Kaleb Negussie1,2, Daniel Wyss2, Martin Kappas2

1: Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia; 2: Georg-August University Göttingen, Germany



30-years Vegetation Trends for Europe Derived from the TIMELINE NDVI Time-series

Christina Eisfelder, Sarah Asam, Andreas Hirner, Philipp Reiners, Martin Bachmann, Stefanie Holzwarth

German Aerospace Center (DLR), German Remote Sensing Data Center (DFD), Germany



Annual Monitoring Of Vegetation Dynamics In The Baltic Sea Region (2000 – 2022)

Vu Dong Pham1,2, Fabian Thiel1, Farina de Ward1, Christina Hellman1, Duc Viet Nguyen1, Felix Beer1, Alexandra Barthelmes3, David Frantz4, Sebastian van der Linden1,2

1: Institute of Geography and Geology, University of Greifswald, Partner in the Greifswald Mire Centre, Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn-Str. 16, 17489 Greifswald, Germany; 2: Interdisciplinary Centre for Baltic Sea Region Research (IFZO), University of Greifswald, 17489 Greifswald.; 3: Institute of Botany and Landscape Ecology, University of Greifswald, Soldmannstraße 15 17487 Greifswald; 4: Geoinformatics – Spatial Data Science, Trier University, Behringstraße 21, Trier 54296, Germany.



Using RNN-based Models For Vegetation Prediction With PlanetScope Time Series And Meteorological Data

Ales Marsetic1,2, Ursa Kanjir1

1: ZRC SAZU, Slovenia; 2: Space-SI, Slovenia



Land Cover Data Mapping from Multisensor Imagery for Soil Erosion Predictive Modelling in Mountain Protected Areas. A Case Study from Bucegi Mountains High Plateau, Romanian Carpathians.

Bogdan Andrei Mihai1, Marina Vîrghileanu1, Ionuț Săvulescu1, Bogdan Olariu1, Ionuț Șandric1, Carmen Bizdadea2

1: University of Bucharest, Faculty of Geography, Romania; 2: University of Bucharest, Simion Mehedinți Doctoral School, Faculty of Geography, Romania

11:30am
-
1:00pm
W2 LULC
Location: BS G.36
Chair: Prof. Dr. Sebastian van der Linden
Chair: Dr. Gregory Giuliani
 

Monitoring Vegetation Essential Climate Variables using Multispectral Satellite Imagery: What can we actually map?

Richard Anthony Fernandes1, Luke Brown2, Jadu Dash3, Najib Djamai1, Gang Hong1, Courtney Meier4, Harry Morris5, Lixin Syn1

1: CANADA CENTRE FOR REMOTE SENSING, GOVERNMENT OF CANADA, CANADA; 2: UNIVERSITY OF SALFORD, UNITED KINGDOM; 3: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON, UNITED KINGDOM; 4: BATELLE ECOLOGY, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; 5: NATIONAL PHYSICAL LABORATORY, UNITED KINGDOM



SI Traceable Validation Of Copernicus Biophysical Products Using An fAPAR Network

Harry Morris, Chloe Randall, Morven Sinclair, Rasma Ormane, Matthew Scholes, Niall Origo

National Physical Laboratory, United Kingdom



Prediction of Forest Floor Spectral Properties from LiDAR and SAR Sensors in Temperate and Boreal Forests

Audrey Mercier1, Mari Myllymäki1,2, Aarne Hovi1, Daniel Schraik1,2, Miina Rautiainen1

1: School of Engineering, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland; 2: Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Latokartanonkaari 9, 00790 Helsinki, Finland



Assessing Effects of Forest Disturbance on Land Surface Temperature in Low Mountain Ranges of Central Germany using GEE and the Landsat Archive

Simon Grieger1, Lajos Blume1, Martin Kappas1, Susanne Karel2, Philipp Koal3, Birgitta Putzenlechner1

1: Georg August University of Göttingen, Institute of Geography, Department Cartography, GIS and Remote Sensing, Germany; 2: Austrian Research Centre for Forests (BFW), Department of Forest Inventory, Austria; 3: Forestry Research and Competence Centre Gotha (FFK), ThüringenForst AöR, Germany



Biogeophysical Effects of Forest Cover Loss and the Role of Forest Management: Multi-scale Optical and Thermal Monitoring of Disturbance Plots in Central Germany

Birgitta Putzenlechner1, Simon Grieger1, Philipp Koal2, Susanne Karel3, Leon Ramin1, Lajos Blume1, Timo Lehmann1, Martin Kappas1, Ingolf Profft2

1: Georg-August-University Göttingen, Germany; 2: Forest Research and Competence Center Gotha (FFK), ThüringenForst AöR, Germany; 3: Austrian Research Centre for Forests (BFW), Department of Forest Inventory, Austria



Earth Observation Based Tools to Support Sustainable Forest Certification

Janik Deutscher1, Martin Puhm1, Petra Miletich1, Andreas Wimmer1, Roland Perko1, Max Kampen2, Koimé Kouacou3, Sebastian Vogler3, Anh Nguyen3, Natalia Kobliuk3

1: Joanneum Research, Austria; 2: Sinergise Solutions GmbH, Austria; 3: Beetle ForTech, Austria

Young Scientist Awards
Location: BS G.35
 

Canopy Temperature Mapping at Different Crop Growth Stages to Assess Water Stress in Maize

Quanxing Wan1, Magdalena Smigaj1, Benjamin Brede2, Lammert Kooistra1

1: Laboratory of Geo-Information Science and Remote Sensing, Wageningen University & Research, Droevendaalsesteeg 3, 6708 PB Wageningen, The Netherlands; 2: Helmholtz Center Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Section 1.4 Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics, Telegrafenberg, 14473 Potsdam, Germany



Phytoplankton Diversity Along The Spanish Mediterranean Coast Through Satellite Optical Radiometry

Gonzalo Martínez Fornos1,2,3, Annalisa Di Cicco4, Marco Talone1,2, Elisa Berdalet2

1: Barcelona Expert Centre, Barcelona, Spain; 2: Instituto de Ciencias del Mar (ICM-CSIC), Barcelona, Spain; 3: Universidad Politécnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain; 4: Istituto di Scienze Marine (ISMAR-CNR), Rome, Italy



Measuring Urban Socioeconomic Disparities In The Global South From Space Using Convolutional Neural Network: The Case of City of Kigali, Rwanda

Esaie Dufitimana

Quantum Leap Africa/African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), Rwanda



Improving Land Surface Temperature Observations With Machine Learning Techniques

Abigail Marie Waring1,2, Darren Ghent1,2, David Moffat2,3, John Remedios1,2

1: University of Leicester, School of Physics & Astronomy, Department of Earth Observation Science; 2: National Centre for Earth Observation (NCEO); 3: Plymouth Marine Laboratory



Semi-supervised Learning for the Mapping of Salix Trees Using Multi-temporal Planetscope Imagery.

Robbe Neyns, Pieter Libin, Kyriakos Efthymiadis, Frank Canters

Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium



Multi-sensor Analysis Of Variability In Rice Transplanting Dates In Smallholder Rice Production Systems In South Asia

Pauline Kimani1,2, Timothy Foster1, Ben Parkes1, Shu Kee Lam2, Alexis Pang2

1: The University of Manchester; 2: The University of Melbourne

1:00pm
-
2:30pm
Lunch Tuesday
Location: Business School of Manchester Metropolitan University
2:30pm
-
3:00pm
Keynote M. Disney
Location: BS G.36
3:00pm
-
4:00pm
Drylands S1
Location: BS G.35
 

Towards a Global Spectral Biocrust Dataset, a Missing Piece of Drylands´s Earth Observation

Juan Francisco Martinez-Sanchez1, Yolanda Canton1, Sonia Chamizo2, Bettina Weber3, M.Pilar Martín4, Emilio Rodriguez-Caballero1

1: Center for Scientific collections at the University of Almeria (CECOUAL), Spain; 2: ESTACION EXPERIMENTAL DE ZONAS ARIDAS (CSIC), Spain; 3: UNIVERSITY OF GRAZ, Austria; 4: ENVIRONMENTAL REMOTE SENSING AND SPECTROSCOPY LABORATORY (SPECLAB-CSIC), Spain



Application of Unmanned Aerial vehicles to Enhance the Spatial Distribution of Indigenous Species to be introduced during dryland ecosystem Restoration

Yolanda Canton1, Janira Fernandez1, Juan Martinez1, Lisa Maggioli1, Aitor Alameda1, Sonia Chamizo2, Emilio Rodriguez1

1: University of Almeria, Spain; 2: EEZA-CSIC



Biocrust Effects on the Spectral Response of Drylands Regions to Water Pulses, Implications for Ecosystem

Borja Rodríguez-Lozano, Emilio Rodríguez-Caballero, Carlos Adolfo Urueta-Urueta, Yolanda Cantón

University of Almeria, Spain



Vegetation Colonization On Agricultural Terrace Landscapes: Recovery Trends Triggered By Abandonment And Wildfires Using Landsat Series In The Mediterranean.

Eva Arnau-Rosalen1,3, Adolfo Calvo-Cases2, Alberto Belenguer-Estevan3, Elias Symeonakis1

1: Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom; 2: University of València, Interuniversity Institute for Local Development (IIDL), Spain; 3: University of València, Department of Geography, Spain

W3 LULC
Location: BS G.36
Chair: Dr. Gregory Giuliani
Chair: Dr. Birgitta Putzenlechner
 

Quality Estimation Of Land Cover Maps: Review Of Methods And An Outlook From The Perspective Of Metrology

Anna Pustogvar1,2, Bernardo Mota1, Samuel E. Hunt1, Andrew Thompson1, Heiko Balzter2,3

1: National Physical Laboratory, United Kingdom; 2: University of Leicester, United Kingdom; 3: National Centre for Earth Observation, United Kingdom



Evaluation of Large Scale Synthetic Multispectral Satellite Images using Generative Adversarial Networks on Land Cover and Sentinel-2 Data

Torben Dedring, Andreas Rienow

Ruhr University Bochum, Germany



Impacts of Equal and Proportional Allocations in Accuracy Assessment of a Rare Class

Ismael José Fervença de Jesus1,2, Cidália Maria Parreira da Costa Fonte2,3, Alberto Jorge Lebre Cardoso1, Jacinto Paulo Simões Estima1

1: University of Coimbra, CISUC, Department of Informatics Engineering, Coimbra, Portugal; 2: Institute for Systems Engineering and Computers at Coimbra (INESC Coimbra), Coimbra, Portugal; 3: University of Coimbra, Department of Mathematics, Coimbra, Portugal



A Method for Detecting and Distinguishing Light and Dark Terrain Shadows in Very High-resolution Satellite Imagery

Xiao Zhu1, Tiejun Wang1, Andrew Skidmore1, Stephen Lee2, Isla Duporge3,4

1: University of Twente, Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation, The Netherlands; 2: U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Army Research Office, United States; 3: The National Academies of Sciences, United States; 4: Princeton University, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, United States



Mapping of Invasive Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia): Investigating Temporal and Spatial Transferability of classification model using 6-year Sentinel-2 data

Tomáš Rusňák, Andrej Halabuk

ILE SAS v.v.i., Slovak Republic

4:00pm
-
4:30pm
Coffee break Tue2
Location: Business School of Manchester Metropolitan University
Tuesday Poster Session (cont)
Location: Business School North Atrium Foyer
4:30pm
-
6:00pm
Drylands S2
Location: BS G.35
 

Dryland Patchy Vegetation Cover Delineation From Orthoimages: Spatial Patterns And Scale Issues

Eva Arnau-Rosalen1, Angel Marques-Mateu2, Antonis Korkofigkas3, George Vamvoukakis3, Christina Karakizi1, Ramon Pons-Crespo2, Emilio Rodriguez-Caballero4, Roberto Lazaro-Suau5, Adolfo Calvo-Cases6, Elias Symeonakis1

1: Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom; 2: Universitat Politècnica de València,; 3: National Technical University of Athens; 4: University of Almería; 5: Experimental Station of Arid Zones (EEZA-CSIC),; 6: University of València



Fractional Mapping of Savannah Vegetation Species using Drone and EnMap Hyperspectral Data

Christina Karakizi1, Akpona Okujeni2, Konstantinos Karantzalos3, Patrick Hostert2, Elias Symeonakis1

1: Manchester Metropolitan University; 2: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; 3: National Technical University of Athens



How Satellite-derived Phenology Reveals Vegetation Growth Forms in Namibia’s Drylands

Lasse Harkort1, Vistorina Amputu2, Jari Mahler3, Leon Nill1, Akpona Okujeni1, Achim Röder3, Patrick Hostert1,4

1: Humboldt University Berlin, Germany; 2: University of Tübingen, Germany; 3: Trier University, Germany; 4: IRI THESys, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin



Exploring the Resilience of Holm Oak Woodlands to Extreme Droughts Using a Large-scale Remote Sensing Approach in Eastern Spain

Mariano Moreno de las Heras1, Esther Bochet2, Sergio M. Vicente-Serrano3, Tíscar Espigares4, Maria J. Molina2, Vicente Monleón5, José M. Nicolau6,7, Jaume Tormo6,7, Patricio García-Fayos2

1: Universitat de Barcelona, Spain; 2: Desertification Research Centre (CIDE, CSIC-UV-GVA), Spain; 3: Pyrenean Institute of Ecology (IPE-CSIC), Spain; 4: Universidad de Alcalá, Spain; 5: US Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station, USA; 6: Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain; 7: Environmental Sciences Institute of Aragón (IUCA), Spain



Exploring the Influence of Land Use Changes on Soil Quality in Dryland Regions Using Imaging Spectroscopy

Tarin Paz Kagan

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, Israel



A Combined Approach of Optimizing Object-Based Image Analysis (OBIA) for WorldView-3 Imagery of Mankweng, South Africa

Deepthi Patric1, Gertrud Schaab1, Martin Kappas2, Daniel Wyss2

1: KARLSRUHE UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES, INSTITUTE OF APPLIED RESEARCH, GERMANY; 2: UNIVERSITY OF GÖTTINGEN, INSTITUTE OF GEOGRAPHY, GERMANY

W4 LULC
Location: BS G.36
Chair: Dr. Birgitta Putzenlechner
Chair: Dr. Gregory Giuliani
 

Land Use and Land Cover Mapping on National Scale

Roland Perko, Sead Mustafic, Petra Miletich, Karlheinz Gutjahr

Joanneum Research, Austria



Land Cover Classification Refinement Through Image Segmentation

Jan Svoboda1, Bertrand le Saux2, Peter Naylor2, Josef Laštovička1, Přemysl Štych1

1: Charles Universty - Faculty of Science, Czech Republic; 2: Φ-lab, ESRIN, European Space Agency, Frascati I-0044, Italy



Insects and Earth Observation for Biodiversity Monitoring

Faith Ashiono, Tobias Landmann, Juliet Onditi, Henri E.Z Tonnang

International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), Nairobi, Kenya



Assessing The Accuracy Of Sentinel 1 And Sentinel 2 Derived Shorelines Using Ground Truth Data

Adéla Šedová1, Triantafyllia-Maria Perivolioti2, Jesús Palomar-Vázquez3, Markéta Potůčková1, Josep E. Pardo-Pascual3, Antonios Mouratidis2

1: Charles University, Czech Republic; 2: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece; 3: Polytechnical University of Valencia, Spain



An Assessment Of Long-term And Large-scale Wetlands Change Dynamics In The Limpopo Transboundary Basin Using Cloud-based Earth Observations Data

Siyamthanda Gxokwe1,2, Timothy Dube1, Nancy Job2, Dominic Mazvimavi1

1: University of the Western Cape, South Africa; 2: South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa



Imaging Spectrometer Employing Digital Focal Plane Array for Fire Detection

Ronald Lockwood, Michael Griffin, Kevin Ryu, Michael Chrisp, James Johnson, Corrie Smeaton, Michael Pieper

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory, United States of America

6:00pm
-
7:00pm
EARSeL Council Meeting (members only)
Location: BS G.34
6:00pm
-
9:00pm
City tour
Location: Business School of Manchester Metropolitan University
City tour on foot, meet up in the Conference Venue (Business School).
Date: Wednesday, 19/June/2024
8:00am
-
5:00pm
Reg 3: Registration
Location: Business School of Manchester Metropolitan University
9:00am
-
9:30am
Keynote M. Belgiu
Location: BS G.26
9:30am
-
11:00am
Urban S1
Location: BS 3.11
 

Improving Settlement Classification Method For Urban Systems Using Satellite-Derived Building Footprint Dataset

Wole Ademola Adewole1,2, Ortis Yankey1,2, Edson Utazi1,2, Chris Lloyd1,2, Samantha Cockings1, Andrew J Tatem1,2

1: University of Southampton, United Kingdom; 2: WorldPop, Geography and Environmental Science, University of Southampton, United Kingdom



Heat Health Risk Mapping at Regional Scale Using Land Surface Temperature and Socioeconomic Indicators in Wallonia, Belgium

Yasmina Loozen1, Coraline Wyard1, Laure Roupioz2, Eric Hallot1

1: ISSeP, Remote sensing and Geodata Unit, Belgium; 2: ONERA DOTA, France



A Comparative Multitemporal Analysis of Spatial Justice and Sustainable Development in Conflict-affected Regions: Lessons from the Syrian War and the Nacala Development Corridor in Mozambique

Andreas Rienow, Mounir Azzam, Ricardo Gellert Paris

Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany



Constructing a Large-scale 3D Building and Tree Model for Glasgow City via Airborne LiDAR Point Clouds

Qiaosi Li, Qunshan Zhao

Urban Big Data Centre, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK



Calculating a Multitemporal Local Climate Zone Dataset for European Cities

Anna Hellings1, Andreas Rienow1, Benjamin Bechtel1, Matthias Demuzere2

1: Ruhr University Bochum, Germany; 2: Ghent University, Belgium

W1 G. South
Location: BS G.26
Chair: Monika Kuffer
Chair: Dr. Stefanos Georganos
 

Data-Centric AI To Map And Characterize Informal Settlements From Earth Observation Data

Bedru Tareke1, Paulo Silva Filho1, Claudio Persello1, Monika Kuffer1, Raian V. Maretto1, Jon Wang1, Angela Abascal1, Priam Pillai2, Binti Singh3, Juan Manuel D’Attoli4, Caroline Kabaria5, Juilo Pedrassoli6, Patricia Brito6, Peter Elias7, Elio Atenogenes8, Andrea Ramírez Santiago8

1: University of Twente, Netherlands, The; 2: Pillai College of Engineering, Navi Mumbai, India; 3: KRVIA, Mumbai, India; 4: National Registry of Informal Settlements (RENABAP), Argentina; 5: APHRC, Nairobi, Kenya; 6: Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil; 7: University of Lagos, Nigeria; 8: INEGI, Mexico



Urban Heat Analysis In Africa's Most Deprived Areas: Combining Earth Observation, Machine Learning And Citizen Science

Angela Abascal1, Monika Kuffer2, Sabine Vanhuysse3, Stefanos Georganos4, Jon Wang2, Nicera Wanjiru5

1: Department of Engineering, Public University of Navarre (UPNA), Pamplona, Spain; 2: Faculty of Geo-Information Science & Earth Observation (ITC), University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands; 3: Department of Geosciences, Environment & Society, Université libre De Bruxelles (ULB), 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium; 4: Geomatics Unit, Department of Environmental and Life Sciences, Karlstad University, Sweden; 5: Community mappers, Nairobi, Kenya



Evaluating Geospatial Data Adequacy for Integrated Risk Assessments: A Malaria Risk Use-Case

Linda Petuschnig1,2, Thomas Clemen2, E. Sophia Klaußner1, Ulfia Clemen2, Stefan Lang1

1: University of Salzburg, Austria; 2: University of Applied Sciences Hamburg, Germany



Assessing Habitat Fragmentation and Landscape Patterns in the Cerrado and Amazon Transition (CAT)

Chuanze Li, Angela Harris, Polyanna da Conceição Bispo, Matthew Dennis

Department of Geography, School of Environment, Education and Development, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK



Assessment Of Burned Areas In Africa From High And Medium Spatial Resolution Multi-spectral Satellite Images

Daniela Stroppiana1, Matteo Sali1,2, Giovanna Sona3, Pietro Alessandro Brivio1, Magí Franquesa4,5, M. Lucrecia Pettinari5, Emilio Chuvieco5

1: Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche – Istituto per il Rilevamento Elettromagnetico dell’Ambiente (CNR-IREA), Milano, Italy; 2: Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Milano, Italy; 3: Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile e Ambientale (DICA), Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy; 4: Instituto Pirenaico de Ecología, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científcas (IPE-CSIC), Zaragoza, Spain; 5: Universidad de Alcalá, Environmental Remote Sensing Research Group, Department of Geology, Geography and the Environment, Alcalá de Henares, Spain



Navigating Urban Complexity: assessing Socio-Spatial Dynamics in Household Waste Practices in Bandung, Indonesia

Giulia Frigo, Claudia Binder, Christian Zurbrugg

EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), Switzerland

11:00am
-
11:30am
Coffee break Wed1
Location: Business School of Manchester Metropolitan University
Wednesday Poster Session
Location: Business School 3rd Floor South Atrium open space
 

Identifying “Hot Spots” And “Cold Spots” In Urban Areas Using Remote Sensing Data

Petra Miletich1, Heinz Gallaun1, Judith Köberl2, Dominik Kortschak2, Michael Kernitzkyi2

1: JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, DIGITAL - Remotesensing and Geoinformation, Austria; 2: JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, LIFE - Weather and Climate Risk Management, Austria



Monitoring Climate Change in Urban Environments: Integrating Satellite and Ground Data in a Krakow Case Study

Ewa Glowienka, Krystyna Michałowska, Sławomir Mikrut

AGH University of Krakow, Poland



A Comparative Tree Height Analysis Using GEDI, Photogrammetry Data And Field Measurements Of Selected Areas Of Patagonia

Martin Kappas1, Katharina Walter1, Birgitta Putzenlechner1, Ariel Winter1,2, Daniel Wyss1

1: University of Goettingen, Germany; 2: Centro de Investigación y Extensión Forestal Andino Patagónico (CIEFAP), Argentina



Potential of TanDEM-X 30m Edited DEM

Karsten Jacobsen

Leibniz University Hannover, Germany



Deriving Leaf Area Index Time Series Over Heterogeneous Landscapes In West Africa

Verena Huber García, Frank Thonfeld, Jonas Meier, Ursula Gessner

German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany

11:30am
-
1:00pm
Urban S2
Location: BS 3.11
 

Differentiating the Urban-Rural Dichotomy: A Probability-Based Approach Applied to Bavaria, Germany

Hannes Taubenböck1,2, Ariane Droin2, Ines Standfuß1, Michael Wurm1, Marta Sapena1, Tobias Ullmann2

1: German Aerospace Center (DLR), German Remote Sensing Data Center (DFD), Germany; 2: Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Institute of Geography and Geology, Germany



Do Disasters Disrupt The Spatial Growth Of Informal Settlements? The Case Of Mocoa, Colombia

Ricardo Camacho, Jagannath Aryal, Abbas Rajabifard

The University of Melbourne, Australia



Spectral Unmixing of PRISMA Hyperspectral Imagery for Assessing the Correlation Between Material Abundances and LST

Alberto Vavassori, Maria Antonia Brovelli

Politecnico di Milano, Italy



Web Tool for Detecting and Extracting Rooftop Solar Panels

Adedayo Kelvin Adeleke, Hlonela Mntonintshi

University of Pretoria, South Africa



Daily Ground-Level O3 Prediction Models for the Continental Biogeographical Region using Open Remote Sensing Data and Machine Learning: A Case Study for the Veneto Region

Luka Mamic1, Francesco Pirotti2,3

1: Sapienza University of Rome, Department of Civil, Building and Environmental Engineering, Italy; 2: University of Padua, Department of Land and Agroforestry Systems (TESAF), Italy; 3: University of Padua, Interdepartmental Research Centre in Geomatics (CIRGEO), Italy



UHeat – Assessing Urban Heat Island Intensity

Mark Hallows, Guneet Hawley, Dimple Rana, Nabihah Ghufoor, Attila Lukacs, Ben Coombs

Arup, United Kingdom

W2 G. South
Location: BS G.26
Chair: Monika Kuffer
Chair: Dr. Stefanos Georganos
 

Assessing the Data Quality of GHSL and Other Global Data Sets for Monitoring Urbanisation in the Global South

Thomas Kemper, Martino Pesaresi, Michele Melchiorri, Johannes H. Uhl

European Commission, Italy



Mapping Urban Land Use in Data-scarce Areas of the Global South

Jasper van Vliet, Job Rosier

VU University Amsterdam, Institute for Environmental Studies, the Netherlands



Introduction to DIY-BU-Mapping Tool: Mapping Urban Expansion in Africa on the Cloud

Marta Sapena1, Johannes Mast1, Christian Geiß1,2, Hannes Taubenböck1,3

1: German Aerospace Center (DLR), German Remote Sensing Data Center (DFD), Germany; 2: University of Bonn, Department of Geography, Germany; 3: Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Institute of Geography and Geology, Germany



Measuring and mapping Tenure Security using Earth Observation and Open Geo-Spatial Data

Divyani Kohli-Poll Jonker1, Dana Thomson2, Ron Mahabir3, Monika Kuffer1

1: ITC, University of Twente, The Netherlands; 2: Columbia climate School, United States; 3: University of Liverpool, United Kingdom



Monitoring Urban Green Space Cover Change Using GIS and Remote Sensing in Two Rapidly Urbanizing Cities, Debre Berhan and Debre Markos, Ethiopia

Alemaw Kefale Getnet1,2, Aramde Fetene Mengistu2, Hayal Desta Yimer2

1: Addis Ababa Science and Technology University, Ethiopia; 2: Ethiopian Institute of Architecture, Building Construction and City Development, Addis Ababa University,Ethiopia



Assessing And Monitoring The Effectiveness Of The Biological Control Implemented To Address The Invasion Of Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia Crassipes) In Hartbeespoort Dam, South Africa

Timothy Dube1, Pawu Mqingwana1, Cletah Shoko2, Siyamthanda Gxokwe1

1: University of the Western Cape, South Africa; 2: The University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

1:00pm
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2:30pm
Lunch Wednesday
Location: Business School of Manchester Metropolitan University
2:30pm
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3:00pm
Keynote M. Pfeifer
Location: BS G.26
3:00pm
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4:00pm
W3 G. South
Location: BS G.26
Chair: Monika Kuffer
Chair: Dr. Stefanos Georganos
 

Spatio-Temporal Changes of Morphological Slums Around the World

John Friesen1, Nicolas Johannes Kraff2, Hannes Taubenböck1,2

1: University of Würzburg, Germany; 2: German Aerospace Center, Germany



The IDEAMAPS Modelling Framework: Modelling Sub-domains of Deprivation

Monika Kuffer1, Angela Abascal1, Ryan Engstrom2, Grant Tregonning3, Dana R. Thomson4, Adenike Shonowo3, Qunshan Zhao3, Alexandra Middleton5, Wenlan Zhang6, Joao Porto de Albuquerque3

1: University of Twente, Netherlands, The; 2: George Washington University, USA; 3: University of Glasgow, UK; 4: Columbia University, USA; 5: University of Warwick, UK; 6: UCL, UK



Between Light Pollution and Missing Access to Essential Light at Night

Angela Abascal1,2, Monika Kuffer2, Alejandro Sanchez3, Christopher C. M Kyba4,5, Miguel Román6, Franz Hölker7

1: Public University of Navarre, Spain; 2: University of Twente, The Netherlands; 3: Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain; 4: GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Germany; 5: Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany; 6: Leidos, Inc. United States; 7: Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Germany



Differences Between Formal and Informal Settlements in Accessibility to Healthcare in Sub–Saharan Cities

John Friesen1, Stefanos Georganos2, Jan Haas2

1: University of Würzburg, Germany; 2: Karlstad University, Sweden

4:00pm
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4:30pm
Coffee break Wed2
Location: Business School of Manchester Metropolitan University
Wednesday Poster Session (cont)
Location: Business School 3rd Floor South Atrium open space
4:30pm
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6:00pm
Geological
Location: BS 3.11
 

Satellite Data Processing In The Frame Of The M4mining Project. A Case Study From Greece.

Konstantinos Nikolakopoulos1, Evlampia Kouzeli1, Saeid Asadzadeh2, Nicole Köllner2, Friederike Koerting3, Justus Constantin Hildebrand3, Steven Micklethwaite4, Ekaterina Savinova4

1: University of Patras, Greece; 2: GFZ, Germany; 3: NORSK ELEKTRO OPTIKK AS, HYSPEX, NORWAY; 4: THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND, SUSTAINABLE MINERALS INSTITUTE, AUSTRALIA



Mapping permafrost thawing induced landslides in the European Arctics

Ionut Sandric, Radu Irimia

Univerity of Bucharest, Faculty of Geography



Enhancing the Detection of Rare Earth Element Contents using Space-Borne Hyperspectral Data

Veronika Kopackova-Strnadova1, Johannes Giebel2, Vladislav Rapprich1, Tomas Magna1

1: Czech Geological Survey, Czech Republic; 2: TU Berlin, 10587 Berlin, Germany



Integrating Remote Sensing Products and Advanced Methodological Models for Resilient Blue Economy: The OCEANIDS Approach

Eirini Marinou, Polychronis Kolokoussis, Christos Kontopoulos, Vasiliki Charalampopoulou

Geosystems Hellas SA, Greece



Preserving Cultural Heritage Sites From Geohazards Using Remote Sensing Methods.

Aggeliki S. Kyriou, Konstantinos G. Nikolakopoulos

University of Patras, Greece

W4 G. South
Location: BS G.26
Chair: Monika Kuffer
Chair: Dr. Stefanos Georganos
 

Deep Learning-based Atmospheric Correction for Landsat 8 OLI in Tropical inland Water

Dewinta Heriza1, Manh Van Nguyen2, Chao-Hung Lin1

1: National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan; 2: Hanoi National University of Education, Hanoi, Vietnam



Mapping population in deprived urban areas using Earth Observation and Machine Learning

Stefanos Georganos1, Sabine Vanhuysse2, Angela Abascal2, Jon Wang3, Monika Kuffer3

1: Geomatics Unit, Department of Environmental and Life Sciences, Karlstad University, Sweden; 2: Department of Geosciences, Environment & Society, Université libre De Bruxelles (ULB), 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium; 3: Faculty of Geo-Information Science & Earth Observation (ITC), University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands



Nighttime Lights Time Series Analysis Unveil Spatial Inequalities and Extractive Economic Dynamics along the Nacala Development Corridor in Lichinga, Mozambique

Ricardo Gellert Paris1, Andreas Rienow2

1: Ruhr-University Bochum, Institute of Geography, Institute of Development Research and Development Policy, Germany; 2: Ruhr-University Bochum, Institute of Geography, Interdisciplinary Geoinformation Science, Germany



Mapping And Modelling Land Values In African Cities With Machine Learning And Openly Accessible Data

Felix Agyemang1, Michael Osei Asibey2, Sean Fox3

1: University of Manchester, Department of Planning, Property and Environmental Management, United Kingdom; 2: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology; 3: University of Bristol



Navigating Data Privacy and Utility by Integrating Multiple Imputation and Deep Learning: A Study on Linking Satellite Images with Anonymized Surveying

Mohammad Kakooei1, James Bailie2, Xiao-Li Meng2, Adel Daoud1,3

1: Chalmers university of technology, Göteborg, Sweden; 2: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA; 3: Institute for Analytical Sociology (IAS), Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden

6:00pm
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6:30pm
EARSeL General Assembly (members only)
Location: BS G.26
7:00pm
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11:00pm
SD: Symposium dinner
Location: HOME Theatre, Cinema and Exhibition Centre
Date: Thursday, 20/June/2024
8:00am
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10:00am
Reg 4: Registration
Location: Business School of Manchester Metropolitan University
9:00am
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9:30am
Keynote R. Santoleri
Location: BS G.36
9:30am
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11:00am
Education S1
Location: BS G.35
 

Monitoring Natural Phenomena from the Classroom with Edusat.

Rosa Olivella, Josep Sitjar, Laura Olivas

University of Girona, Spain



Empowering Equality and Access to the Copernicus Space Programme - Insights, Challenges and Collaborative Strategies - a View from Women in Copernicus

Alina - Mihaela Vizireanu1, Nathalie Stephenne2, Grazia Fiore3, Eleni Loulli4

1: Milton Keynes City Council, United Kingdom; 2: Service Public de Wallonie (SPW), Geomatic Department, Belgium; 3: Space Y, Permanent Representative, France; 4: Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus



A Multi-Level Perspective on Developing Earth Observation Educational Content for Diverse Audiences

Henryk Hodam, Andreas Rienow

Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany



Enhancing Learners’ Involvement In Participatory Environmental Conservation

Bartholomew Thiongo Kuria1, Wisdom Kipkemboi1, Simon Wachira Muthee1, Martin Wainaina Chege1, Johanna Anyesi Wanjala1, Andreas Rienow2

1: Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, Kenya; 2: Ruhr University Bochum



Capacity Development on digital Geomedia for UNESCO sites: Effectiveness and lasting effects of short-term training courses on Remote Sensing, GIS and mobile Geotools

Kristina Hild1, Maike Petersen1, Alexander Siegmund1,2

1: Heidelberg University of Education, Department of Geography - Research Group for Earth Observation (rgeo), Germany; 2: Heidelberg University, Institute of Geography & Heidelberg Center for the Environment (HCE), Germany

W1 Coastal
Location: BS G.36
Chair: Dr. Florinda Artuso
Chair: Dr. Federico Angelini
 

Forel-Ule Index As A Universal Indicator Of Optical Water Types And A Proxy for Water Quality: Application to Coastal Areas Around the World

Lenka Fronkova1, Tiago Silva1, Naomi Greenwood1, Michelle Devlin1, Richard Heal1, Kate Collingridge1, Richard Harrod1, Michael Day1, William Procter1, Danja Hoehn-Adams1, Dave Sivyer1, Charlotte Reeve1, Tom Hull1, Roi Martinez1, Alakesh Samanta3, Pravakar Mishra2, Tune Usha2

1: Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, United Kingdom; 2: National Centre for Coastal Research, India; 3: National Centre for Coastal Research, India



Validation of Satellite Hyperspectral Radiometric Measurements Based on Multispectral Data from the AERONET-OC Network: an Assessment of the Uncertainty Due to Spectral Mismatch

Marco Talone1,2, Giuseppe Zibordi3, Jaime Pitarch4

1: Barcelona Expert Centre, Barcelona, Spain; 2: Instituto de Ciencias del Mar (ICM-CSIC), Barcelona, Spain; 3: Goddard Space Flight Center of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Greenbelt, MD 20771 USA; 4: Istituto di Scienze Marine (ISMAR-CNR), Rome, Italy



Pigments Distribution In The Mediterranean Sea Through Satellite Optical Radiometry

Borja Sanchez1,2, Marco Talone1,2, Jesus Cerquides3, Annalisa Di Cicco4, Emanuele Organelli4

1: Barcelona Expert Center, Barcelona, Spain; 2: Institut de Ciències del Mar, ICM-CSIC, Barcelona, Spain; 3: Instituto de Investigación en Inteligencia Artificial, IIIA-CSIC, Barcelona, Spain; 4: Istituto di Scienze Marine, ISMAR-CNR, Rome, Italy



Phytoplankton Groups In The Baltic Sea From Ocean Colour Observations

Annalisa Di Cicco1, Vittorio Ernesto Brando1, Elisabetta Canuti2, Joanna Stoń-Egiert3, Michela Sammartino1, Marco Picone4, Simone Colella1, Luis González Vilas1

1: National Research Council - Institute of Marine Sciences (CNR-ISMAR), Italy; 2: Joint Research Centre, European Commission (JRC-EC), Italy; 3: Institute of Oceanology, Polish Academy of Sciences (IOPAN), Poland; 4: Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA), Italy



Continuous Evaluation of Uncertainties in HPLC-Based Phytoplankton Pigment Quantification in Support to Remote Sensing Validation: A Comprehensive Approach.

Elisabetta Canuti1,2, Florinda Artuso3, Astrid Bracher4, Vanda Brotas5, Trerese Buchaca6, Emmanuel Devred7, Annalisa Di Cicco8, Celine Dimier9, Vesna Flander Putrle10, Isabella Giardino3, Priscilla Goela11, Merete Grung12, Carlo Rafael Mendes13, Sandra Murawski4, Ilka Peeken4, Andreia Tracana4, Josephine Ras9, Rudiger Röttgers14, Crystal Thomas15, Sonja Wiegmann4

1: Joint Research Centre (European Commission), Italy; 2: University of Urbino, Urbino, Italy; 3: Agenzia nazionale per le nuove tecnologie, l'energia e lo sviluppo economico sostenibile, Frascati, Italy; 4: Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany; 5: University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal; 6: Centre d’Estudis Avançats de Blanes – CEAB, CSIC, Girona, Spain; 7: Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Fisheries and Oceans, Dartmouth, Canada; 8: ISMAR - Consiglio Nazionale per le Ricerche, Italy; 9: Laboratoire d’Océanographie de Villefranche, IMEV-CNRS, Villefranche-sur-Mer, France; 10: National Institute of Biology, Piran, Slovenia; 11: S2AQUAcoLAB, Olhão, Portugal; 12: Norsk Institutt for Vannforskning, Norway; 13: Federal University of Rio Grande, Rio Grande, Brazil; 14: Helmholtz-Zentrum hereon GmbH, Germany; 15: NASA Earth Sciences Division, Goddard, USA



Experience of the Diagnostic and Metrology Laboratory of ENEA in Coastal Remote Sensing and the INSURE Project

Federico Angelini, Florinda Artuso, Francesco Colao, Luca Fiorani, Valeria Spizzichino, Antonio Palucci

ENEA, Italy

11:00am
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11:30am
Coffee break Thu1
Location: Business School of Manchester Metropolitan University
Thursday Poster Session
Location: Business School North Atrium Foyer
 

Linking Biodiversity And Hyperspectral Bio-Optics From A Process-Based Sampling Strategy In Tidal Environments

Federico Falcini1, Jaime Pitarch1, Isa Schon2, Domenico D'Alelio3, Daniele Bellardini3, Pier Francesco Moretti4, Mario Sprovieri1, Patrick Roose2

1: Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Institute of Marine Sciences, Italy; 2: Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Operational DirectorateNatural Environments, Freshwater Biology, Belgium; 3: Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn, Department of Integrative Marine Ecology, Italy; 4: Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Department Of Earth System Sciences And Environmental Technologies, Italy



The Importance Of Tidal Variability On Ocean Color Remote Sensing Applications For Transitional Waters

Giulia Sent1, Carlos Manuel Antunes2, Evangelos Spyrakos3, Thomas Jackson4, Elizabeth C. Atwood5, Ana Cristina Brito1

1: Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, MARE centre, Lisbon, Portugal; 2: Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Instituto Dom Luiz, Lisbon, Portugal; 3: University of Stirling, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Stirling, UK; 4: EUMETSAT, Darmstadt, Germany; 5: Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Plymouth, UK



Mapping Coastal Area Dynamics in Oristano Gulf (Italy) Using Satellite Images

Mariano Bresciani1, Monica Pinardi1, Salvatore Mangano1, Alice Fabbretto1, Claudia Giardino1, Andrea Satta2, Juan Montes Pérez3, Enrico Duo3, Paulo Cabrita3, Paolo Ciavola3

1: CNR - IREA Institute for Electromagnetic Sensing of the Environment, National Research Council, Milan, Italy; 2: CNR – IAS Institute for the Study of Anthropic Impact and Sustainability in Marine Environment, Oristano, Italy; 3: Department of Physics and Earth Sciences, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy



EnsAD: Improving Coastal Algae Forecasts With EnMAP Hyperspectral Data

Eefke Marijn Van Der Lee1, Johannes Timm1, Annika Grage1, Karin Heyer1, Ina Lorkowski1, Thorger Brüning1, Dagmar Mueller2, Kerstin Stelzer2, Carsten Brockmann2

1: Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency, Germany; 2: Brockmann Consult GmbH, Germany



Monitoring the Impact of Climatological Changes on the Spatial Changes of the Aletsch Glacier

Andrija Krtalic1, Kristina Zeman Šteković2, Ana Kuveždić Divjak1

1: Faculty of Geodesy University of Zagreb, Croatia; 2: SOPRA PROJEKT LTD

11:30am
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1:00pm
Education S2
Location: BS G.35
 

The Earth-Moon System with Remote Sensing in Education – Implementing Lunar and Cis-Lunar Topics into the School Curriculum

Roman Johannis Hiby, Claudia Lindner, Andreas Rienow

Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany



Learning transfer @ Copernicus Master in Digital Earth – Encoding a swift transition to the Workplace in Education

Eva-Maria Steinbacher, Stefan Lang, Barbara Schernthanner-Hofer

PLUS University of Salzburg, Austria



Empowering Student Communities: Integrating Crowdsourcing, Remote Sensing, And Geoinformatics For Climate Change Mitigation

Eleni Loulli1, Marianna Hadjichristodoulou1, Despina Makri1, Eleni Neofytou1, Dimitris Koumoulides1, Eleftherios Theodoropoulos2, Stavroula Sigourou2, Foteini Salta2, Charalampos Kontoes2, Christiana Papoutsa1

1: ERATOSTHENES Centre of Excellence, Cyprus; 2: BEYOND Center for EO Research and Satellite Remote Sensing, Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics Space Applications and Remote Sensing (IAASARS), National Observatory of Athens (ΝΟΑ), Greece



Time-Series-Analysis, Drone-Data, and EnMAP-Data in schools – Teachers Beliefs and Needs

Johannes Keller1, Mario Blersch1, Christian Plass1, Alexander Siegmund1,2

1: DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY – RESEARCH GROUP FOR EARTH OBSERVATION (RGEO), HEIDELBERG UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, GERMANY; 2: HEIDELBERG CENTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT (HCE) & INSTITUTE OF GEOGRAPHY, HEIDELBERG UNIVERSITY, GERMANY



Copernicus Academy CZ Office - a Success Story of EO/Copernicus Capacity Building Activities

Přemysl Štych, Josef Laštovička, Jan Svoboda, Daniel Paluba, Jakub Jelen

Charles University, Faculty of Science, Department of Applied Geoinformatics and Cartography, EO4Landscape team, Czech Republic

W2 Coastal
Location: BS G.36
Chair: Dr. Florinda Artuso
Chair: Dr. Federico Angelini
 

Phytoplankton Response To Marine Heatwaves Using Satellite Data

Francesca Neri, Angela Garzia, Tiziana Romagnoli, Stefano Accoroni, Francesco Memmola, Marika Ubaldi, Alessandro Coluccelli, Pierpaolo Falco, Cecilia Totti

Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy



Marine Heatwave in the Mediterranean: The 2022/2023 Event, Remote Sensing, and In-Situ Observations with a Focus on Lampedusa Island marine environment

Salvatore Marullo1, Rosalia Santoleri1, Damiano Sferlazzo2, Alcide di Sarra2, Francesco Monteleone2, Daniela Meloni2, Mattia Pecci2

1: CNational Research Council of Italy (CNR), Institute of Marine Sciences (ISMAR), Rome, Italy; 2: ENEA - Laboratory for Observations and Measurements for Environment and Climate, Rome, Italy



Exploring Long-Term Trends and Anomalies in Coastal Sea Surface Temperature Using AVHRR Data

Reiners Philipp1, Obrecht Laura2, Dietz Andreas1, Stefanie Holzwarth1, Künzer Claudia1,2

1: German Aerospace Center (DLR), German Remote Sensing Data Center (DFD), Germany; 2: University of Würzburg, Institute of Geography and Geology, Germany



Satellite Detection And Analysis Of Hawksbill Turtle Habitats In The Gulf Of Honduras/Caribbean Sea

Fiona Brurein1, Lauren Biermann2, Meret Huber1, Vanda Brotas3

1: University of Mainz; 2: University of Plymouth; 3: University of Lisbon



An Extended Analysis of Coastal Reclamation Areas through the Utilization of Remote Sensing Data and Landscape Metrics

Busra Karagoz, Nebiye Musaoğlu

Istanbul Technical University, Turkiye



The Surface Water and Ocean Topography Mission in the Coastal Zone: 2D Altimetry for Mapping Intertidal Morphology Area and Change

Ian Dougal Lichtman1, Paul Bell1, P. David Cotton2, Chris Banks1, Francisco J. M. Calafat1,3, Christine Gommenginger1

1: National Oceanography Centre, UK; 2: SatOC Ltd.; 3: University of the Balearic Islands, Spain

1:00pm
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1:30pm
Closing ceremony
Location: BS G.36
Chair: Dr. Elias Symeonakis
Chair: Dr. Christina Karakizi
Closing ceremony 5-min talks from: - Local Organiser Dr Elias Symeonakis - EARSeL President Dr Jean-Christophe Schyns - Local Organiser of 44th EARSeL Symposium 2025
1:30pm
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3:00pm
Lunch Thursday
Location: Business School of Manchester Metropolitan University

 
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