• CEOS-WGCV - SAR Subgroup
  • The Committee on Earth Observation Satellites
  • Working Group on Calibration and Validation
  • Synthetic Aperture Radar Subgroup
Workshop 2020
The Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) Working Group on Calibration and Validation (WGCV), SAR Subgroup, Synthetic Aperture Radar Workshop 2020 (CEOS SAR 2020) will be held at Canadian Space Agency (CSA) facilities in Longueuil, Canada, from (TBD - being replanned due to COVID-19). The Workshop will provide an open forum for the presentation and discussion of current and future issues related to the calibration and validation of space borne SAR sensors and data products. Please submit contributions to the following topics:
  • Calibration of future missions
  • Calibration methodology and techniques
  • Calibration targets and sites
  • Calibration requirements and definitions
  • Processing algorithms
  • Analysis Ready Data (ARD)
  • Innovative instrument concepts
  • Cross-calibration/Validation
  • Radiometric Validation
  • Field Campaigns/in situ measurements
  • Operational quality control
  • Calibration database
  • Product Validation
  • Artificial Intelligence for Cal/Val
  • Digital Elevation Models (DEM)
  • Calibration and validation of higher level products
Content
Important Dates
Deadline Date
Deadline for abstract submissions TBD - being replanned due to COVID-19
Notification of paper acceptance TBD - being replanned due to COVID-19
Deadline for workshop registration TBD - being replanned due to COVID-19
CEOS SAR Workshop TBD - being replanned due to COVID-19
 
Abstract Submission
For abstract submission, information will be provided soon.
Each abstract should clearly and concisely state the problem addressed, the methodology used and the central conclusions. The title of the paper should clearly convey the essence of the work. Please avoid unusual acronyms. The abstract should contain 350-500 words, excluding author information.
Authors will be kept informed via e-mail (to the e-mail used to access the form) once the submission process of their paper in the Abstract Submission Form web page is successful.
Workshop Registration
TBD
Travel Visa
For information regarding Travel Visas, this will be provided shortly.
Guidelines for Preparation of Presentation
Oral presentations should be prepared such that a duration of 15 minutes is not exceeded. Another 5 minutes are planned for discussion. The following presentation document types are accepted:
  • PowerPoint 2010: If you use a more recent version of powerpoint, please make sure to save your presentation in the older PowerPoint 2010 format. Please note that the conference laptop will only have a standard installation. Problems may occur when using unusual fonts (e.g. Asian characters), company logos, or non-standard formula editors.
  • PDF
A conference laptop for presentations is available. Please provide your presentation on a USB-stick to one of the workshop organization members before your session starts. It will be copied to the conference laptop to avoid any delay during the session. Please refer to the Final Workshop Program (to be published on our website soon) for the session and time of your presentation. We would like to ask you to make yourself known to your session chair prior to the session so that he/she knows the presentation will take place.
Scientific Committee
Member Affiliation Country

Mario Azcueta

CONAE

Argentina

Richard Bamler

DLR

DLR

Antoni Broquetas

UPC

Spain

Bruce Chapman

JPL

USA

Laura Frulla

CONAE

Argentina

Stéphane Côté

CSA

Canada

Jens Reimann

DLR

Germany

Michael Eineder

DLR

Germany

Patrick Klenk

DLR

Germany

Christoph Gierull

DRDC

Canada

Dirk Geudtner

ESA

The Netherlands

Wen Hong

IECAS

China

Alan Thompson

MDA

Canada

Peter Meadows

BAE

UK

Franz Meyer

UAF

Alaska, USA

Jorge Milovich

CONAE

Argentina

Nuno Miranda

ESA

Italy

Andrea Monti-Guarnieri

POLIMI

Italy

Alberto Moreira

DLR

Germany

Keith Morrison

Cranfield University

UK

Paul Rosen

JPL

USA

Brian Hawkins

JPL

USA

Marco Schwerdt

DLR

Germany

Masanobu Shimada

TDU

Japan

Takeshi Motohka

JAXA

The Netherlands

Ronald Muellerschoen

JPL

USA

Marc Thibeault

CONAE

Argentina

Andrea Torre

TASI

Italy

Ridha Touzi

CCRS/NRC

Canada

Ramon Torres

ESA

The Netherlands

Dan Williams

MDA

Canada

Yoshio Yamaguchi

Niigata University

Japan

Manfred Zink

DLR

Germany

Medhavy Thankappan

Geoscience Australia

Australian

 
Organizing Committee
TBD
Workshop Venue
The Workshop will be hosted at Canadian Space Agency (CSA) facilities in Longueuil, Canada
Accomodation
A list of hotels nearby the Workshop venue are TBD.
Further Questions
TBD
Contact
TBD