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Landsat Science Team Meeting

July 7-9, 2015
Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Landsat Science Team Meeting

Meeting Objectives:

  1. Landsat activities updates and discussion
  2. Review the status of Landsat Science Team science and applications investigations

Tuesday, July 7

  • Introductions and review meeting objectives (T. Loveland, J. Irons)
  • NASA and USGS HQ reports (D. Jarrett, T. Newman) .pptx  .pdf
  • Sustainable Land Imaging technical activities (J. Masek, J. Nelson)   .pptx .pdf
  • Landsat status: Landsat 7-8 operations and archive status (B. Sauer) .pptx   .pdf
  • Update on Landsat product improvement plans(B. Sauer, J. Dwyer, R. Morfitt) .pptx   .pdf
  • Landsat 8 TIRS stray light investigation status (M. Montanaro)
  • Landsat acquisition guidelines discussion (T. Loveland, J. Irons)
  • Landsat 7 mission extension discussion (T. Loveland, T. Newman)   .pptx .pdf
  • Sentinel-2 mission update (B. Koetz) .pptx   .pdf
  • Landsat/Sentinel DIRSIG modeling (A. Gerace) .pptx   .pdf
  • NASA-USGS Sentinel-2 Plans (J. Masek, J. Dwyer) .ppt   .pdf
  • Landsat Advisory Group (K. Green) .ppt   .pdf
  • AmericaView (R. Lawrence) .pptx  .pdf


Wednesday, July 8

  • Landsat Science Team presentations
    • Leo Lymburner - Mapping continental scale multi-decadal dynamics of inland water quantity and quality using multiple Landsat sensors .pptx  .pdf .mp4
    • Aaron Gerace - Simultaneous retrieval of waters three primary coloring agents using Landsat 8 .pptx  .pdf .mp4
    • Yongwei Sheng - Finalizing circa-2000 Landsat global lake database and initiating circa-2015 mapping using Landsat-8 .pdf .mp4
    • Alan Belward – Mapping global surface water occurrence over three decades .pptx  .pdf .mp4
    • Ted Scambos - Global ice velocity mapping with Landsat 8 .pptx .pdf .mp4
    • Joel McCorkel – New laboratory characterization technique for Landsat 9 and intercalibration results for Landsat 8  .pptx .pdf .mp4
    • David Roy – Thinking about processing steps for generation of combined/compatible Sentinel-2 Landsat-8 products  .pptx .pdf .mp4
    • Eric Vermote – Landsat’s and Sentinel-2 surface reflectance product: status and prospective .pptx .pdf .mp4
    • Dennis Helder – Recent Landsat Calibration Activities .pptx .pdf .mp4
    • John Schott – Atmospheric component of the land surface temperature product for North America and preliminary global results .pptx  .pdf .mp4
    • Crystal Schaaf – North American Landsat Albedo Dynamics .ppt .pdf .mp4
    • Dave Johnson – Can Landsat yield crop yields?.pptx .pdf .mp4
    • Rick Allen – Progress in Evapotranspiration Retrievals from Google Earth Engine and High Profile Applications of Landsat to Water Issues .pptx .pdf .mp4
    • Justin Huntington – Quantifying Groundwater Dependent Ecosystem Changes Associated with Water Availability and Management in Arid Environments using the Landsat Archive .pptx .pdf .mp4
    • Ayse Kilic – A CONUS-wide, Automated Method for Calibration of one meter NAIP Reflectance with Landsat: An Application to Water Conservation .pptx .pdf .mp4
    • Randy Wynne – Clouds, crowds, and high performance computing of subtle forest change using Landsat .pptx .pdf .mp4
    • Robert Kennedy and Joe Hughes – Carbon, cover, and clouds: Updates from one corner of the Landsat time-series landscape.pptx .pdf .mp4
    • Jeff Masek – NDVI trend analysis for northern North America .pptx .pdf .mp4


Thursday, July 9

  • Landsat Science Team presentations
    • Martha Anderson - Landsat ET mapping applications over forested landscapes .pptx .pdf .mp4
    • Mark Friedl - Using Three Decades of Landsat Data to Characterize Changes and Vulnerability of Temperate and Boreal Forest Phenology to Climate Change .pptx .pdf .mp4
    • Warren Cohen - Maximizing the value of the Landsat archive for forest disturbance monitoring .pptx .pdf .mp4
    • Patrick Hostert – Mapping deforestation and post-deforestation dynamics in the tropics with Landsat time series .pptx .pdf .mp4
    • Mike Wulder - Forest disturbance and recovery from time series Landsat data: What are we talking about? .pdf .mp4
    • Jim Vogelmann – Monitoring gradual ecosystem changes using 30+ years of Landsat observations .pptx .pdf .mp4
    • Curtis Woodcock – Landsat 8 and time series analysis .pptx .pdf .mp4
    • Zhe Zhu – From CCDC to LCMAP .pptx .pdf .mp4
  • EROS Center Landsat and Land Cover Activities (T. Loveland, others)  .pptx  .pdf
  • Landsat Analysis Ready Data Discussion (B. Sauer) .ppt  .pdf



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