International Quantitative Remote Sensing Summer School
The Department of Geography at the University of Hong Kong is organizing the 2nd International Quantitative Remote Sensing Summer School from June 28th - July 7th, 2023, in cooperation with the School of Remote Sensing and Information Engineering of Wuhan University, the Quantitative Remote Sensing Research Center of Wuhan University, and The International GEO-Innovation Center at the University of Maryland.
The virtual summer school will feature talks by global experts in remote sensing. The talks will focus on quantitative remote sensing theories and methods, recent advances in research and applications covering a range of topics including atmospheric remote sensing, land cover mapping, agricultural monitoring, remote sensing of fires, vegetation monitoring, hydrological remote sensing, and big data processing.
Date: June 28 - July 07, 2023
Talks in English: 9:00 – 10:35 PM (Beijing Time), 8:00 – 10:35 AM (US EDT)
Mode: Online via Zoom
Registration: https://forms.gle/1wuozNY7ff3LbP1v6 (Please register to receive updates)
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Graduate students and early career researchers in geospatial sciences /remote sensing or with related research experience
Undergraduate students who have completed coursework related to remote sensing or have familiarity with satellite data and image processing
Interest in state-of-art quantitative remote sensing technique
About the Quantitative Remote Sensing Research Center of Wuhan University
The Quantitative Remote Sensing Research Center of Wuhan University was established in January 2020, mainly engaging in basic theory and methods of quantitative remote sensing, development of satellite remote sensing products, establishment of regional sky-earth observation networks, and application of remote sensing in climate, environment, agriculture, .etc. The School of Remote Sensing and Information Engineering has held an annual quantitative remote sensing summer school since 2019. About 12,000 people have signed up and given great feedback.
About the International GEO Center
The International Center for Innovation in Geospatial Analytics and Earth Observation (International GEO Center) housed in the Department of Geographical Sciences is an international consortium of leaders in earth observation and geoinformatics dedicated to advancing knowledge of our changing planet. The center was established with the mission to advance the development and application of Earth Observation technology and Geospatial Information Science through international collaboration, innovation and education.
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About the Department of Geography at the University of Hong Kong
The HKU Geography has been ranked #13 in the world, #2 in Asia and #1 in Hong Kong in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023. It is supported by the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Laboratory, the Geomorphology & Hydrology Laboratory, Soils & Biogeography Laboratory, and the Urban & Transport Laboratory. By far, the HKU Geography has already conferred over 3,500 bachelor degree graduates in Geography, over 230 higher research degree awards for PhD, MA (Research) and MPhil, and over 900 graduates in different taught postgraduate programmes.