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HKU Geography co-hosted 2023 Summer School on Quantitative Remote Sensing

Updated: Sep 11

28 JUN - 07 JUL 2023

The Fifth Quantitative Remote Sensing Summer School at Wuhan University and the Second International Summer School on Quantitative Remote Sensing were successfully co-hosted jointly by the School of Remote Sensing and Information Engineering, Wuhan University, the Department of Geography, The University of Hong Kong, and the Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland, from June 28 to July 7, 2023. The event aimed to foster the advancement of quantitative remote sensing research and education. The comprehensive curriculum covered a wide range of topics, including remote sensing data processing, quantitative inversion of land surface ecosystem variables, carbon cycles, surface radiation balance, and surface water cycles.

The summer school featured impressive lectures from over 52 prestigious experts in the international communities and attracted 86,614 participants simultaneously from multiple online platforms, including undergraduate and postgraduate students, early-career researchers, and professionals from government agencies and businesses in remote sensing. This ten-day online summer school holds significant potential for advancing quantitative remote sensing research and education while promoting a deeper understanding and appreciation for the field among its diverse international participants.

Four members of the Department gave presentations at this summer school, including Prof. Shunlin Liang (founder of this Summer School), Prof. Yuyu Zhou, Dr. Hongsheng Zhang and Dr. Peng Zhu.

Lecturers of the Summer School, in the order of the presentations

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