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Dr. Prasad S. Thenkabail
Editor-in-Chief
Research Geographer-15, U. S. Geological Survey (USGS), USGS Western Geographic Science Center (WGSC), 2255, N. Gemini Dr., Flagstaff, AZ 86001, USA
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Interests: hyperspectral remote sensing, remote sensing expertise in a number of areas including: (a) global croplands, (b) agriculture, (c) water resources, (d) wetlands, (e) droughts, (f) land use/land cover, (g) forestry, (h) natural resources management, (i) environments, (j) vegetation, and (k) characterization of large river basins and deltas
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Prof. Dr. Clement Atzberger
Senior Associate Editor
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), A-1190 Vienna, Austria
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Interests: advanced remote sensing techniques for vegetation monitoring and dynamics; drought early warning systems; remote sensing for agriculture, forestry and natural resource management; imaging spectroscopy; time series analysis; radiative transfer modeling
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Dr. Richard Gloaguen
Senior Associate Editor
Remote Sensing Group, Helmholtz Institute Freiberg, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Bernhard von-Cotta Str., 2, D-09599 Freiberg, Germany
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Interests: earth sciences; remote sensing/photogrammetry; tectonic geomorphology; vegetation physical properties; hydrological cycle
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Dr. Magaly Koch
Senior Associate Editor
Center for Remote Sensing, Boston University, 725 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215-1401, USA
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Interests: applications of remote sensing in geology, geomorphology, and hydrogeology of arid lands; hyperspectral, multispectral and radar remote sensing; land use/cover changes; water resources exploration/assessment in arid/semiarid lands
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Dr. Xiaofeng Li
Senior Associate Editor
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NCWCP E/RA3, 5830 University Research Ct. Office #3216, College Park, MD 20740-3818, USA
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Interests: ocean remote sensing; physical oceanography; boundary layer meteorology; synthetic aperture radar imaging mechanism; multiple-polarization radar applications; satellite image classification and segmentation
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Dr. Richard Müller
Senior Associate Editor
German Meteorological Service CM-SAF, Frankfurter Straße 135, 63067 Offenbach, Germany
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Interests: remote sensing of surface radiation; clouds and aerosols; sensor calibration; methods for "merging" in-situ data with remote sensing data
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Prof. Dr. Randolph H. Wynne
Senior Associate Editor
Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, Virginia Tech, Cheatham Hall, RM 319, 310 West Campus Dr, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
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Interests: applications of remote sensing to forestry; natural resource management; ecological modeling; and earth system science
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Dr. Nicolas Baghdadi
Associate Editor
Maison de la Télédétection, Irstea - UMR TETIS, 500 rue JF Breton, 34093 Montpellier Cedex 05, France
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Interests: SAR images applied to soil (surface roughness, soil moisture, texture); Lidar and Forest (canopy height and biomass); SAR images and biomass
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Prof. Dr. James Campbell
Associate Editor
Geography Department, 220 Stanger Street, 115 Major Williams Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
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Interests: agricultural systems (crop rotation, tillage assessment, yield estimation); soil variability; land use/land cover change; coastal reclamation; urban systems (microclimates, impervious surfaces, drainage)
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Dr. Sangram Ganguly
Associate Editor
NASA Ames Research Center and Bay Area Environmental Research Institute, Bldg. 19, Suite 2031, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA 94035, USA
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Interests: radiative transfer theory; advanced remote sensing techniques for carbon modeling and vegetation structure; climate modeling; high performance computing and cloud computing; machine learning and data science; large-scale image processing and signal processing
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Prof. Ioannis Gitas
Associate Editor
Laboratory of Forest Management and Remote Sensing, School of Forestry and Natural Environment, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
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Interests: forest fires; pre-fire planning and post-fire assessment; land use/land cover mapping; soil erosion risk assessment/desertification; other environmental applications of remote sensing and GIS
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Prof. Dr. Alfredo R. Huete
Associate Editor
Plant Functional Biology and Climate Change Cluster, School of Environment, University of Technology Sydney, 15 Broadway Road Ultimo, NSW 2007, Australia
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Interests: biophysical remote sensing; phenology; satellite products; carbon and water fluxes; land use science; drought studies
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Dr. Yoshio Inoue
Associate Editor
National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences (NIAES), Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8604, Japan
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Interests: plant eco-physiology; remote sensing, modeling, agro-ecosystem; precision farming; GIS
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Dr. Josef Kellndorfer
Associate Editor
EARTH BIG DATA, LLC, P.O. Box 114, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA
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Interests: REDD; remote sensing; forests; climate change; high performance computing; SAR imaging; data fusion; time series analysis
Prof. Dr. Norman Kerle
Associate Editor
Department of Earth Systems Analysis (ESA), Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), University of Twente, P.O. Box 6, Hengelosestraat 99, 7500 AA Enschede, Netherlands
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Interests: damage assessment; vulnerability; disaster risk management; UAV; resilience; recovery; OBIA; object-oriented analysis; VGI
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Dr. Alexander A. Kokhanovsky
Associate Editor
EUMETSAT, Eumetsat Allee 1, D-64295 Darmstadt, Germany
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Interests: remote sensing; light scattering; radiative transfer; inverse problems; atmospheric optics; retrieval of aerosol and cloud properties from spaceborne observations
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Prof. Dr. Zhenhong Li
Associate Editor
School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, United Kingdom
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Interests: synthetic aperture radar (SAR); interferometric SAR (InSAR); multi-GNSS; time series, digital elevation model (DEM), geohazards, geodetic inversion, precision agriculture
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Dr. Zhaoliang Li
Associate Editor
Key Laboratory of Agri-informatics, Ministry of Agriculture/Institute of Agricultural Resources and Regional Planning, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100081, China
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Interests: thermal infrared remote sensing; land surface temperature; land surface emissivity; evapotranspiration; scaling problem; hyperspectral analysis; radiative transfer modelling
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Prof. Zhong Lu
Associate Editor
Huffington Department of Earth Sciences, Southern Methodist University, PO Box 750395, Dallas, TX 75275, USA
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Interests: technique developments of interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR) and multi-temporal InSAR processing, and their applications to natural hazard monitoring and natural resource management
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Prof. Dr. Jose Moreno
Associate Editor
Laboratory for Earth Observation, Department of Earth Physics and Thermodynamics, Faculty of Physics, University of Valencia, C/ Dr. Moliner, 50, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
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Interests: optical remote sensing; imaging spectroscopy; vegetation fluorescence; vegetation biophysical parameters; land surface applications; optical reflectance/fluorescence models; retrieval methods; design of future earth observation missions; dynamical vegetation models; calibration/validation field campaigns
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Dr. Deepak R. Mishra
Associate Editor
Department of Geography, University of Georgia, 210 Field Street, Rm 212B, Athens, GA 30602, USA
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Interests: Water quality (inland waters, estuaries, coastal, and open ocean waters); Wetlands health, productivity, and carbon sequestration; Benthic habitat mapping, Cyber-innovated environmental sensing
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Prof. Dr. Soe Myint
Associate Editor
School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, USA
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Interests: remote sensing; GIS; geospatial statistics; land use land cover change and prediction; assessment and monitoring of drought, land degradation, and desertification; landscape fragmentation; urban environmental modeling including urban water use and climate analysis; forest characterization including coastal environments; disaster assessment, recovery, and monitoring; agriculture water use, evapotranspiration, and surface energy analysis; spatial modeling; and classification algorithm development
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Prof. Dr. Gonzalo Pajares Martinsanz
Associate Editor
Department Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence, Faculty of Informatics, University Complutense of Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
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Interests: computer vision; image processing; pattern recognition; 3D image reconstruction, spatio-temporal image change detection and track movement; fusion and registering from imaging sensors; superresolution from low-resolution image sensors
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Dr. George P. Petropoulos
Associate Editor
Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of Aberystwyth, Old College, King Street Llandinam Building, Room H4 Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3DB, UK
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Interests: Earth Observation; GIS; multi- and hyper- spectral remote sensing; land use/cover mapping; change detection; natural hazards; fires; floods; land surface interactions; evapotranspiration; soil moisture; land surface temperature; land biosphere modelling; Soil Vegetation Atmosphere Transfer (SVAT) models; EO algorithms benchmarking; sensitivity analysis
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Dr. Parth Sarathi Roy
Associate Editor
University Centre of Earth & Space Science, Hyderabad Central University P.O Central University, Gachibouli, Hyderabad 500046, India
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Interests: land use and land cover change; landscape ecology; biodiversity; land dynamic modelling; assessment of ecological services
Dr. Lenio Soares Galvao
Associate Editor
Divisão de Sensoriamento Remoto, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE), Caixa Postal 515, Av. dos Astronautas, 1758, Bairro Jardim da Granja, 12245-970 São José dos Campos, SP, Brazil
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Interests: hyperspectral remote sensing, reflectance spectroscopy, vegetation, soils and rocks
Dr. Lars T. Waser
Associate Editor
Swiss National Forest Inventory, Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL, Zuercherstr. 111, CH-8903 Birmensdorf, Switzerland
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Interests: national forest inventory; spatially estimating forest parameters; tree species; growing stock; change detection; biodiversity; LiDAR; airborne and spaceborne; image-matching; canopy height model; land cover/land use change
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Dr. Guoqing Zhou
Associate Editor
Director, Guangxi Key Laboratory for Spatial Information and Geomatics, Guilin Iniversity of Technology, Guilin 541004, China & Director, The Center for Remote Sensing, Tianjin University, 92 Weijin Road, Nankai District, Tianjin, 300072, China
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Interests: lidar imaging; lidar data processing; terrestrial remote sensing; image geometric rectification; image processing
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Wagner *
Former Editor-in-Chief
Research Group Remote Sensing, Department of Geodesy and Geoinformation (GEO), Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), Gusshausstrasse 27-29, 1040 Vienna, Austria
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Interests: remote sensing; geophysical parameter retrieval; airborne laser scanning; full-waveform lidar; radar remote sensing; soil moisture
* Founding Editor-in-Chief and Editor-in-Chief up to 2 September 2011
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Editorial Board

Dr. Devrim Akca
Department of Civil Engineering, Isik University, TR-34980 Sile, Istanbul, Turkey
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Interests: sensor calibration; 3D city modeling; laserscanning; photogrammetry; machine vision; cultural and natural heritage applications; high accuracy object measurement and 3D modeling
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Special Issue: Remote Sensing in Natural and Cultural Heritage
Dr. Sreekala Bajwa
Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering North Dakota State University NDSU Dept. 7620 PO Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108, USA
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Interests: remote sensing; precision agriculture; unmanned aerial systems; bio-composites
Prof. Dr. Heiko Balzter
Holder of the Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award, Centre for Landscape and Climate Research, Department of Geography, University of Leicester, Bennett Building, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
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Interests: land cover / land use change; spatial-temporal scaling; land/atmosphere interactions; data assimilation; synthetic aperture radar (SAR); SAR interferometry; SAR polarimetry; ground-based, airborne and spaceborne light detection and ranging (LIDAR); digital elevation models; carbon accounting; forest structure and biomass mapping; vegetation phenology; fire and burned area mapping
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Special Issue: Land Use Change Feedbacks with Climate
Special Issue: Remote Sensing and GIS for Habitat Quality Monitoring
Dr. Agnes Begue
CIRAD-UMR TETIS, Maison de la Télédétection, 500 Rue Jean François Breton, 34093 Montpellier, France
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Interests: Remote sensing for agriculture applications (yield estimation, cropland mapping, precision agriculture, zoning, cropping practices) Use of multi-source data (image time series, crop model simulations and expertise
Prof. Dr. Eyal Ben-Dor
Remote Sensing Laboratory, Department of Geography, Tel Aviv University, Israel
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Interests: remote sensing of soils; soil spectroscopy; soil proxy; hyperspectral RS of soil rocks and minerals
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Special Issue: Hyperspectral Remote Sensing
Special Issue: Field Spectroscopy and Radiometry
Prof. Dr. Alexander Braun
Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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Interests: applied geophysics; space geodesy; geodynamics; satellite altimetry; synthetic aperture radar; Earth system monitoring
Prof. Dr. Toby N. Carlson
Professor Emeritus of Meteorology, Penn State University, 617 Walker Building, University Park, PA 16802, USA
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Interests: satellite remote sensing applications to regional planning; modeling of evapotranspiration over plant canopies; land surface processes
Dr. Matthew Clark
Department of Geography and Global Studies & Center for Interdisciplinary Geospatial Analysis (CIGA), Sonoma State University, 1801 E. Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park, CA 94928, USA
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Interests: remote sensing; geographic information systems; biogeography
Dr. Yafit Cohen
Agricultural Research Organization - the Volcani Center, Pob 173, Bet-Dagan 50250, Israel
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Interests: Precision agriculture: (a) Fusion of thermal and hyperspectral imagery for monitoring and mapping water status and nitrogen level in various crops and orchards; (b) Spatio-spectral analysis of thermal and hyperspectral imagery for management zones delineation; Spatio-temporal analysis of pests and diseases dispersion: Medfly, Olive fly, Heliothis, leaf-roll virus in grapevine and soil-borne diseases in potato; Development of spatial decision support tools and systems for pest control
Dr. Roberto Colombo
Remote Sensing of Environmental Dynamics Lab., Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Milano-Bicocca, Piazza della Scienza 1, 20126 Milan, Italy
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Interests: remote sensing; earth observation; environmental modelling; imaging spectroscopy; field spectroscopy; chlorophyll fluorescence; land surface phenology; bio-geophysical remote sensing
Prof. Dr. José A.M. Demattê
Soil Science Department, Luiz de Queiroz College of Agriculture, São Paulo, University of Piracicaba, SP 13418-900, Brazil
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Interests: remote and proximal sensing applied to soils from all platforms; soil attribute and pedological mapping; digital soil mapping; precision agriculture
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Special Issue: Remote Sensing Applied to Soils: From Ground to Space
Dr. Rasmus Fensholt
Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, University of Copenhagen, Øster Voldgade 10, DK-1350 Copenhagen, Denmark
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Interests: land degradation; bio-geophysical vegetation metrics; climate change; net primary productivity; carbon stocks; forest degradation; plant water stress; early warning systems
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Special Issue: Remote Sensing of Land Degradation and Drivers of Change
Prof. Dr. Giles M. Foody
School of Geography, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK
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Interests: land cover; image classification; ecology; GIS
Dr. Emanuele Frontoni
Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Informazione - DII, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
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Interests: applying artificial intelligence and computer vision techniques to remote sensing, senseable spaces, mobile robots, e-heath and digital cultural heritage
Dr. Eman Ghoneim
Department of Geography and Geology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 601 S. College Rd., Wilmington, NC 28403, USA
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Interests: application of remote sensing and GIS in coastal studies; surface and subsurface water exploration in arid regions; land use-covers change; natural hazards (e.g., global climate change, sea level rise, and flash flood risk and drought)
Dr. Chandra Giri
Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis Branch, Office of Research and Development, United States Environmental Protection Agency, 109 T.W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC, 27709, USA
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Interests: mangrove forests mapping and monitoring using high resolution satellite data; global and continental land cover mapping and monitoring using multi-spectral, multi-temporal, and multi-platform remotely sensed data; image pre-processing, classification, and validation using cloud computing Contribution: Special Issue: Remote Sensing of Mangroves: Observation and Monitoring
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Special Issue: Remote Sensing of Mangroves: Observation and Monitoring
Prof. Dr. Anatoly Gitelson
Israel Institute of Technology, 812 Rabin Hall, Technion City, Haifa 320000, Israel; School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583, USA
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Interests: remote sensing of vegetation and water quality
Prof. Dr. Douglas G. Goodin
Remote Sensing Research Laboratory, Department of Geography, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
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Interests: environmental health and infectious disease; biophysical and thematic remote sensing; geospatial modeling
Prof. Diofantos Hadjimitsis
Department of Civil Engineering and Geomatics, Eratosthenes Research Centre, Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus
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Interests: remote sensing and geo-information of the environment (e.g., cultural heritage, archaeology, hazards etc.); field spectroscopy
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Special Issue: New Sensors, Multi-Sensor Integration, Large Volumes: New Opportunities and Challenges in Forest Fire Research
Special Issue: Advances in Remote Sensing for Archaeological Heritage
Dr. Eileen H. Helmer
USDA Forest Service, International Institute of Trop Forestry, 1201 Calle Ceiba, Río Piedras, PR 00926, USA
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Interests: tropical forest; secondary tropical forest; forest inventory; image time series; forest change detection; forest dynamics; forest phenology; vegetation mapping; vegetation classification; image composites; image mosaics; cloud detection
Dr. Weimin Huang
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Memorial University, St. John's, NL A1B 3X5, Canada
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Interests: ocean remote sensing; high frequency surface-wave radar (HFSWR); microwave nautical radar; ocean observation using global navigation satellite systems (GNSS)
Prof. Juha Hyyppä
Finish Geospatial Research Institute, Masala, Finland
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Interests: laser scanning (airborne, mobile and terrestrial); 3D remote sensing; individual tree detection; virtual forests
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Special Issue: Laser Scanning in Forests
Special Issue: Advances in Mobile Laser Scanning and Mobile Mapping
Special Issue: Lidar/Laser Scanning in Urban Environments
Special Issue: Forest Ground Observations through Terrestrial Point Clouds
Special Issue: Airborne Laser Scanning
Prof. Dr. Shuanggen Jin
Shanghai Astronomical Observatory, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 80 Nandan Road, Shanghai 200030, China
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Interests: Satellite Navigation; Remote Sensing; GNSS-Reflectometry; GNSS Ionosphere; Satellite Gravimetry; Climate Change; Planetary Exploration
Dr. András Jung
1. Department of Geoinformatics and Remote Sensing, Leipzig University (LU), D-04103 Leipzig, Germany 2. Department of Agricultural Engineering, Szent István University, (SZIU), H-1118 Budapest, Hungary
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Interests: hyperspectral remote sensing; field spectroscopy; mobile and snapshot imaging spectroscopy; precision farming; agriculture
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Special Issue: Real Time Spectral Imaging (Snapshot Imaging Spectroscopy)
Dr. Quazi K. Hassan
Department of Geomatics Engineering, Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr. N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada
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Interests: optical/thermal remote sensing in: (i) forecasting and monitoring of natural hazards/disasters, such as forest fire, drought, and flooding; (ii) comprehending the dynamics of natural resources, such as forestry, agriculture, and water; and (iii) modelling issues related to boreal environment
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Special Issue: Remote Sensing of Wildfire
Dr. Benjamin Koetz
Directorate of Earth Observation Programmes, European Space Agency, Via Galileo Galilei, 00044 Frascati, Italy

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Interests: remote sensing of ecosystem structure and processes; multi-temporal optical remote sensing for vegetation monitoring; radiative transfer modeling; fusion of multi-source data
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Special Issue: Earth Observation for Water Resource Management in Africa
Special Issue: Lessons Learned from the SPOT4 (Take5): Experiment in Preparation for Sentinel-2
Prof. Dr. Raphael M. Kudela
Ocean Sciences Department, University of California, A-461 Earth & Marine Sciences Bldg., CA 95064, Santa Cruz, USA
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Interests: ecological modeling and remote sensing; satellite oceanography; phytoplankton ecology and harmful algal blooms
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Special Issue: Remote Sensing of Phytoplankton
Dr. Claudia Kuenzer
Head of Land Surface Dynamics Research Group of DLR, German Remote Sensing Data Center, DFD, Earth Observation Center, EOC, German Aerospace Center, DLR, Oberpfaffenhofen, 32234 Wessling, Germany
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Interests: remote sensing applications for land and water resources management, land cover and land use change, time series analyses, geosciences, linkage of natural and social sciences
Prof. Dr. Lalit Kumar
School of Environmental & Rural Science, University of New England, Armidale NSW 2351, Australia
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Interests: environmental modeling; spatial ecology; climate change impacts on species distributions; hyperspectral remote sensing
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Special Issue: Remote Sensing of Above Ground Biomass
Special Issue: Wetland Ecology, Conservation and Sustainability: Applications of Geospatial Techniques
Dr. Rosa Lasaponara
CNR-IMAA (National Research Council, Institute for Environmental Analysis), C.da S. Loya, 85050 Tito Scalo (PZ), Italy
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Interests: remote sensing; data processing; microwave sensor design; analytical methods, modeling, readout and software for sensors; sensor technology and new sensor principles
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Special Issue: New Perspectives of Remote Sensing for Archaeology
Special Issue: Remote Sensing for Cultural Heritage
Dr. Xin Li
Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou 730000, China
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Interests: land data assimilation, application of remote sensing and GIS in hydrology, application of remote sensing and GIS in cryospheric research, integrated watershed study
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Special Issue: The Development and Validation of Remote Sensing Products for Terrestrial, Hydrological, and Ecological Applications at the Regional Scale
Special Issue: Innovative Development for Sustainability in Water Constrained Regions
Special Issue: Advanced Technology for Sustainable Development in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions
Dr. Henrique Lorenzo
Close-range Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry Group, University of Vigo, EUET Forestal, Campus A Xunqueira s/n, 36005 Pontevedra, Spain
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Interests: ground-penetrating radar; close-range photogrammetry; terrestrial laser scanner; cultural heritage applications
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Special Issue: Close-Range Remote Sensing by Ground Penetrating Radar
Dr. Arko Lucieer
School of Land and Food, Discipline of Geography and Spatial Sciences, University of Tasmania, Private Bag 76, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia
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Interests: environmental and quantitative remote sensing; unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs); UAV sensor integration; hyperspectral, multispectral, and thermal image processing; image texture measures; classification and machine learning; object-based image analysis; change detection; terrain analysis techniques
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Special Issue: UAV-Based Remote Sensing Methods for Modeling, Mapping, and Monitoring Vegetation and Agricultural Crops
Dr. Nicola Masini
CNR-IBAM (National Research Council, Institute for Archaeological and Architectural Heritage), C.da S. Loya, 85050 Tito Scalo (PZ), Italy
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Interests: remote sensing for archaeology; Lidar; archaeogeophisics; non invasive tests for historical building
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Special Issue: New Perspectives of Remote Sensing for Archaeology
Dr. Andrew McGonigle
School of Geography, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
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Interests: volcano remote sensing; ground based remote sensing
Prof. Dr. Assefa M. Melesse
Department of Earth and Environment, AHC-5-390, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199, USA
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Interests: watershed modelling; sediment dynamics, climate change, evapotranspiration and energy fluxes; system analysis; remote sensing hydrology
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Special Issue: Remote Sensing of Natural Resources and the Environment
Special Issue: Land Surface Fluxes
Special Issue: Hydrologic System Analysis, Patterns, and Predictions for Arid and Semi-arid Environment
Special Issue: Sensors and Sensing in Water Quality Assessment and Monitoring
Prof. Farid Melgani
Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science, University of Trento, I-38123 Trento, Italy
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Interests: UAV and multi/hyperspectral remote sensing; image processing and analysis; change detection; machine learning; pattern recognition; computer vision
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Special Issue: Recent Trends in UAV Remote Sensing
Prof. Dr. L. Monika Moskal
School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, College of the Environment, University of Washington, Box 352100, Seattle WA 98195-2100, USA. Director, UW Precision Forestry Cooperative and Remote Sensing and Geospatial Analysis Laboratory
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Interests: ALS/TLS LiDAR; precision forestry; hyperspatial remote sensing; ecosystem services
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Special Issue: LiDAR and Other Remote Sensing Applications in Mapping and Monitoring of Forests Structure and Biomass
Dr. Markus Neteler
Partner and General Manager of mundialis, 53227 Bonn, Germany
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Interests: remote sensing for environmental risk assessment; Free and Open Source GIS development; remote sensing for eco-health
Prof. Dr. Janet Nichol
Department of Surveying and Geo-Informatics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon Hong Kong
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Interests: remote sensing of urban areas (including urban heat islands, aerosol retrieval and urban enviromental quality); ecological and habitat mapping, biomass and carbon storage estimation of forests; land cover monitoring, satellite sensors (small satellites, visible and thermal infrared sensors); integration of remote sensing and GIS; data visualisation
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Special Issue: Thermal Remote Sensing Applications: Present Status and Future Possibilities
Prof. Stuart Phinn
Remote Sensing Research Centre, School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management, The University of Queensland, Brisbane QLD 4072, Australia
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Interests: biophysical remote sensing; remote sensing education and training; spatial analysis; statistics and modelling
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Special Issue: Remote Sensing for Understanding Coral Reef Dynamics and Processes: Photo-Systems to Coral Reef Systems
Special Issue: Remote Sensing for Coral Reef Monitoring
Special Issue: Remote Sensing of Coral Bleaching
Dr. Ruiliang Pu
School of Geosciences, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., NES 107, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
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Interests: wildfire detection and mapping; land use/land cover change detection and mapping; mapping with satellite remote sensing and GIS
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Special Issue: Mapping and Assessing Natural Disasters Using Geospatial Technologies
Prof. Dr. Jiaguo Qi
Center for Global Change & Earth Observations, Michigan State University, 218 Manly Miles Building, 1405 S. Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
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Interests: remote sensing and geospatial technologies; environmental monitoring, assessment and modeling; land use and land cover change dynamics; and decision support systems for agriculture
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Special Issue: Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Greater Mekong Subregion of Southeast Asia
Prof. Dr. Dale A. Quattrochi
Earth Science Office, ZP11, Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA, Huntsville, AL 35812, USA
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Interests: thermal remote sensing; urban heat island analysis; geospatial techniques and remote sensing; land use/land cover change
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Special Issue: Remote Sensing of Land Surface Properties, Patterns and Processes
Special Issue: Thermal Remote Sensing Applications: Present Status and Future Possibilities
Prof. Daniele Riccio
Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Faculty of Engineering, University of Napoli Federico II, Via Claudio 21, 80125 Napoli, Italy
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Interests: remote sensing; electromagnetic scattering; synthetic aperture radar; radar; microwave imaging
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Special Issue: Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)
Special Issue: Synthetic Aperture Radars: Models, Algorithms, Techniques and Tools for Data Exploitation
Prof. Dr. Dar Roberts
Geography Department, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
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Interests: remote sensing of vegetation, geology, ecology, and ecophysiology
Prof. Duccio Rocchini
Center Agriculture Food Environment, University of Trento, 38122 Trento, Italy
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Interests: biodiversity; remote sensing of species distributions; plant community ecology; ecological informatics
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Special Issue: Ecological Status and Change by Remote Sensing
Special Issue: Geospatial Monitoring and Modelling of Environmental Change
Special Issue: Earth Observation for Ecosystems Monitoring in Space and Time
Special Issue: Biodiversity Study by Remote Sensing
Special Issue: Spatial Ecology
Special Issue: Earth Observation for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Remote Sensing Data Handling and Analysis
Special Issue: Advances in Remote Sensing Applications for the Detection of Biological Invasions
Dr. Raad A. Saleh
Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, US Geological Survey (USGS), 47914 252nd Street Sioux Falls, SD 57198, USA
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Interests: satellite sensing systems; sensor networks; high-resolution EOS; multi- and hyper-spectral imaging; multi-dimensional image analysis algorithms; geo-referencing; planetary mapping; digital photogrammetry
Dr. Gabriel Senay
1. U.S. Geological Survey Earth Resources Observation & Science (EROS) Centre, 47914 252nd St, Garretson, SD 57030, USA
2. North Central Climate Science Centre (NC CSC), Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1499, USA
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Interests: remote sensing hydrology; evapotrpiration and soil moisture modeling; drought monitoring and food secruity; water use, quality and availability
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Special Issue: Land Surface Fluxes
Special Issue: Hydrologic System Analysis, Patterns, and Predictions for Arid and Semi-arid Environment
Special Issue: Sensors and Sensing in Water Quality Assessment and Monitoring
Prof. Jie Shan
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
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Interests: Automated aerospace image and LiDAR mapping; Geospatial modeling and analysis; Geosocial data mining
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Special Issue: Airborne Laser Scanning
Dr. Francesco Soldovieri
Institute for Electromagnetic Sensing of the Environment, National Research Council, Via Diocleziano, 80124, Napoli, Italy
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Interests: electromagnetic modeling; inverse electromagnetic scattering; radar imaging; doppler radar; microwave tomography; synthetic aperture radar
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Special Issue: Radar Systems for the Societal Challenges
Dr. Prashant K. Srivastava
Hydrological Sciences, NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, Maryland, USA and IESD, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
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Interests: microwave active and passive; optical/IR; hydrology; soil moisture; sensitivity and uncertainty analysis; artificial intelligence; geospatial technology; classification methods; simulation and modelling
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Special Issue: Satellite Remote Sensing for Water Resources in a Changing Climate
Dr. Salvatore Stramondo
Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, National Earthquake Center, Remote Sensing Laboratory, Via di Vigna Murata 605, 00143 Rome, Italy
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Interests: remote sensing; synthetic aperture radar interferometry; multitemporal SAR interferometry; remote sensing for natural disaster mitigation and monitoring
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Special Issue: Remote Sensing in Seismology
Dr. Anu Swatantran
Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland, 2181 Lefrak Hall, College Park, MD 20742, USA
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Interests: Mapping three dimensional forest structure, forest carbon, and habitat distributions using multi-sensor fusion (e.g. lidar, hyperspectral and radar)
Prof. Dr. Paolo Tarolli
Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry, University of Padova, viale dell’Università 16, 35020 Legnaro (PD), Italy
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Interests: digital terrain analysis; Earth surface processes analysis through high-resolution topography, natural hazards, geomorphology, hydro-geomorphology, lidar, structure-from-motion photogrammetry applications, and GIS; New research directions include the analysis of the topographic signatures, using remote sensing, of human activities from local, to regional scale
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Special Issue: The Impact of Land Use Change on Water Resources, Soil and Landforms: Perspectives from Multiple Climates
Dr. Xiaohua Tong
College of Surveying and Geo-Informatics, Tongji University, 1239 Siping Rd., Shanghai, 200092, China
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Interests: spatial data quality; validation of global land covers dataset
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Special Issue: Bridging the Gap between Geospatial Theory and Technology
Special Issue: Validation on Global Land Cover Datasets
Dr. Krishna Prasad Vadrevu
1. Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
2. Adjunct Professor, Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland, 4321 Hartwick Road, Suite 400, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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Interests: satellite remote sensing of land use/cover changes; land atmospheric interactions; remote sensing of fires; biogeochemical cycling; agroecosystems
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Special Issue: Mapping, Monitoring and Impact Assessment of Land Cover/Land Use Changes in South and South East Asia
Dr. Anton Vrieling
Natural Resources Department, Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), University of Twente, P.O. Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
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Interests: remote sensing; time series analysis; agriculture; food security; soil erosion
Prof. Dr. Lizhe Wang
Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences, No.9 Dengzhuang South Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100094, China
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Interests: Digital Earth; Remote Sensing Image Processing; High Performance Geocomputing
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Special Issue: Remote Sensing Big Data: Theory, Methods and Applications
Dr. Dongdong Wang
Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park
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Interests: quantitative land remote sensing; surface radiation budget; satellite data product integration; satellite data degradation
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Special Issue: Quantitative Remote Sensing of Land Surface Variables
Dr. Qi Wang
Center for OPTical IMagery Analysis and Learning (OPTIMAL), Northwestern Polytechnical University, P.O. Box 64, 127 West Youyi Road, Xi'an 710072, Shaanxi, China
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Interests: remote sensing; image analysis; computer vision; pattern recognition; machine learning
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Special Issue: Learning to Understand Remote Sensing Images
Prof. Dr. Qihao Weng
Center for Urban and Environmental Change, Department of Geography, Geology, and Anthropology, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN 47809, USA
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Interests: remote sensing; GIS; land use and land cover change; urban environment and ecosystem
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Special Issue: Remote Sensing of Land Surface Properties, Patterns and Processes
Special Issue: Societal and Economic Benefits of Earth Observation Technologies
Dr. Iain H. Woodhouse
Edinburgh Earth Observatory, School of GeoSciences, Geography Building, Drummond, Edinburgh EH8 9XP, UK
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Interests: radar remote sensing; polar decomposition methods for visualising SAR data; novel visualisation techniques for the analysis of multichannel remote sensing data; DEM generation and regional scale geomorphology; synergistic remote sensing of vegetation; macroecology and telemacroscopics
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Special Issue: Microwave Remote Sensing
Dr. Qiusheng Wu
Department of Geography, Binghamton University, State University of New York, Binghamton, NY 13902-6000, USA
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Interests: remote sensing; GIS; wetland hydrology; climate change; soil moisture; LiDAR
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Special Issue: Remote Sensing of Climate Change and Water Resources
Special Issue: Remote Sensing for 3D Urban Morphology
Prof. Dr. Bailang Yu
School of Geographic Sciences, Key Lab. of Geographic Information Science (Ministry of Education), East China Normal University, 500 Dongchuan Rd, Shanghai 200241, China
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Interests: nighttime light remote sensing; urban remote sensing; object-oriented analysis for remotely sensed images; LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging)
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Special Issue: Remote Sensing for 3D Urban Morphology
Special Issue: Recent Advances in Remote Sensing with Nighttime Lights
Dr. Pablo J. Zarco-Tejada
QuantaLab Remote Sensing Laboratory, Instituto de Agricultura Sostenible (IAS), Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Alameda del Obispo, s/n, E-14004 Córdoba, Spain
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Interests: hyperspectral remote sensing imagery for vegetation stress monitoring, water stress detection with thermal imagery; pre-visual indicators of stress; chlorophyll fluorescence; precision agriculture
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Special Issue: UAV-Based Remote Sensing Methods for Modeling, Mapping, and Monitoring Vegetation and Agricultural Crops
Prof. Dr. Yunlin Zhang
Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 73 East Beijing Road, Nanjing 210008, China
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Interests: lake optics and water colour remote sensing; chromophoric dissolved organic matter (CDOM) biogeochemistry cycle; UV-B radiation environmental effect; physical limnology; lake eutrophication; lake thermodynamics
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Special Issue: Water Optics and Water Colour Remote Sensing
Prof. Dr. Chuanrong (Cindy) Zhang
Department of Geography and Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering, University of Connecticut, 215 Glenbrook Road, U-4148, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
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Interests: Geostatistics; Geographical Information Science and Systems; Cyberinfrastructure; Land use and land cover; Spatial Data Analysis
Prof. Dr. Yanfei Zhong
State Key Laboratory of Information Engineering in Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing, Wuhan University, China
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Interests: Hyperspectral remote sensing information processing; High resolution remote sensing image understanding; Geoscience interpretation for multi-source remote sensing data
Prof. Liming Zhou
Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY 12222, USA
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Interests: land-atmosphere/climate interaction, land-surface remote sensing, remote sensing of vegetation dynamics; applications of various remote sensed products in weather, climate, and environmental sciences
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Special Issue: Remote Sensing of Land-Atmosphere Interactions
Dr. Raul Zurita-Milla
Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), University of Twente, P.O. Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
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Interests: spatio-temporal analysis; time series, process modelling and integration of remote sensing and GIS for applications in phenology, agriculture, land use/land cover, epidemiology and public health

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