Fourth International Workshop
on the Analysis of Multitemporal Remote Sensing Images

July 18-20, 2007
Provinciehuis Leuven, Belgium


Programme (Update June 29, 2007)


Wednesday, July 18, 2007

07:00-08:30 Arrival and registration
  Opening of the Workshop
08:30-08:45 Programme Chairs
08:45-09:15 Local organizing committee
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven & Universiteit Gent
  Opening session MultiTemp2007
09:15-10:00 Natural variability and human impact in land change
Eric Lambin (Keynote)
Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
10:00-10:45 Coffee break, poster sessions
  Session Multi-temporal Data Preprocessing
10:45-11:15 Paul Smits (Keynote/Session Chair)
Joint Research Centre, Italy
11:15-11:40 Automatic co-registration of satellite imagery products: examples of time-series and data fusion analysis
N. Bryant; W. Bunch; R. Fretz; T. Logan; A. Zobrust
11:40-12:05 Vicarious NOAA-AVHRR calibration based on the simulation of desert target long-term NDVI data with a coupled radiative transfer model
F. Veroustraete; E. Swinnen; W.W. Verstraeten
12:05-12:30 WAVECHANGE: a procedure for change detection based on wavelet product spaces
L.M. Tavares de Carvalho; F. Weimar Acerbi Junior; J.R. Scolforo; J.M. de Mello; A. Donizete de Oliveira
12:30-13:30 Lunch break
  Session Data Analysis – Part I
13:30-14:00 Lorenzo Bruzzone (Keynote/Session Chair)
University of Trento, Italy
14:00-14:25 A multiscale technique for reducing registration noise in change detection on multitemporal VHR images
F. Bovolo; L. Bruzzone; S. Marchesi
14:25-14:50 Crop area assessment using sub-pixel classification with a neural network trained for a reference year
B. Bossyns; H. Eerens; J. Van Orshoven
14:50-15:15 Automatic radiometric normalization among multitemporal multispectral imagery using iteratively weighted canonical correlation analysis
L. Zhang; H. Lin; M. Liao; L. Jiang
15:15-16:00 Coffee break, poster sessions
  Session Data Analysis – Part II
16:00-16:25 Change analysis for hyperspectral imagery
Q. Du; N. Younan; R. King
16:25-16:50 Performance estimation of similarity measures of multisensor images for change detection applications
V. Alberga; M. Idrissa; V. Lacroix; J. Inglada
16:50-17:15 Object-oriented classification and mapping of salt marsh vegetation using in situ radiometry and multi-seasonal, high resolution satellite remote sensing data
D. Civco; J.D. Hurd; E. Wilson; S. Prisloe; A. Chabaeva; M. Gilmore
17:15-17:40 Combined use of NDVI time courses at low and high spatial resolution to estimate land cover and crop evapotranspiration in semi-arid areas
I. Benhadj; B. Duchemin; V. Simonneaux; P. Maisongrande; S. Khabba; A.G. Chehbouni
18:00-19:00 Reception

Thursday, July 19, 2007

  Session Urban Dynamics
08:30-09:00 Melba Crawford (Keynote/Session Chair)
Purdue University, USA
09:00-09:25 Multidate LANDSAT Assessment and Monitoring of Impervious Surface Area
M. Bauer
09:25-09:50 The use of the airborne thermal/visible land application sensor (ATLAS) to determine the thermal response numbers for urban areas
J. Luvall; D. Rickman; J. Gonzalez
09:50-10:15 Assessing post-socialist urban structural changes in Berlin, Germany, with LANDSAT data
E. Diermayer et al.
10:15-10:45 Coffee break, poster sessions
  Session Microwave Data Analysis
10:45-11:15 Emmannuel Trouvé (Keynote/Session Chair)
Université de Savoie, France
11:15-11:40 Multi-date ERS tandem interferogram analysis: application to alpine glaciers
L. Bombrun et al.
11:40-12:05 A novel methodology for parameter retrieval from multi-temporal data demonstrated for forest biomass retrieval from C-band SAR backscatter
U. Wegmüller; M. Santoro; A. Wiesmann
12:05-12:30 Complex wishart distribution based analysis of polarimetric synthetic aperture radar data
A.A. Nielsen; H. Skriver; K. Conradsen
12:30-13:30 Lunch break
  Session Land Cover Dynamics – Part I
13:30-14:00 Ross Lunetta (Keynote/Session Chair)
US Environmental Protection Agency, USA
14:00-14:25 Linking changes in landscape composition and configuration with sandfly occurrence in southwest France
S. Martínez; S.O. Vanwambeke; P. Ready
14:25-14:50 Assessing vegetation regrowth after fire based on time series of SPOT VEGETION data
S. Lhermitte; J. Verbesselt; W.W. Verstraeten; P. Coppin
14:50-15:15 Changes in land surface conditions on the Iberian Pensinsula (1989 to 2004) detected by means of time series analysis from hypertemporal remote sensing data
T. Udelhoven; M. Stellmes
15:15-15:45 Coffee break, poster sessions
  Session Land Cover Dynamics – Part II
15:45-16:10 Global interannual varibility in surface attributes and its effects on avian biodiversity patterns
R. Pedram; M. Linderman; E. Lambin
16:10-16:35 An unsupervised approach for subpixelic land-cover change detection
A. Robin; L. Moisan; S. Mascle-Le Hégarat
16:35-17:00 Dynamics of MODIS time series for ecological applications in southern Africa
R. Colditz; U. Gessner; C. Conrad; D. van Zyl; J. Malherbe; T. Newby; T. Landmann; M. Schmidt; S. Dech
17:00-17:25 Changes in the global vegetal cover through a phenological analysis of GIMMS data
Y. Julien; J.A. Sobrino
18:30-23:00 Workshop dinner at "Castle of Horst"
H. Gulinck (Keynote) Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

Friday, July 20, 2007

  Session Forest Monitoring
08:30-09:00 Paul Treitz (Keynote/Session Chair)
Queen’s University Kingston Ontario, Canada
09:00-09:25 Characterising height growth responses to canopy gaps in boreal forests using multi-temporal lidar data
U. Vepakomma; B. St-Onge; D. Kneeshaw
09:25-09:50 Use of LANDSAT TM time series for forecasting the managed boreal forest landscape
H. Olsson; J. Bohlin; S. Joyce
09:50-10:15 Object-based monitoring of land cover changes in the mangrove ecosystems of Senegal
G. Conchedda; L. Durieux; P. Mayaux
10:15-10:40 Assessing Radiative Characteristics of Forest Canopies from Terra Surface Albedo Products
B. Pinty
10:40-10:50 Coffee break, poster sessions
  Session Plant Production Systems
10:50-11:20 Keith McCloy (Keynote/Session Chair)
Danish University of Agricultural Sciences, Denmark
11:20-11:45 Multi-temporal and multi-scale Proba-1/CHRIS imagery analyses for estimation of leaf chlorophyll in cotton in Uzbekistan
G.R. Ruecker; J. Grillenberger; W.A. Dorigo; G. Strunz
11:45-12:10 AgriSAR 2006: airborne SAR and optics campaigns for an improved monitoring of agricultural processes and practices
I. Hajnsek; R. Bianchi; M. Davidson; G. D'Urso; J.A. Gomez-Sanchez; A. Hausold; R. Horn; J. Howse; A. Löw; J.M. Lopez-Sanchez; R. Ludwig; J.A. Martinez-Lozano; F. Mattia; E. Miguel; J. Moreno; V.R.N. Pauwels; T. Ruhtz; C. Schmullius; H. Skriver; J.A. Sobrino; W. Timmermans; C. Wloczyk; M. Wooding
12:10-12:35 Innovative approaches for estimating land surface biogeophysical variables using multitemporal remotely sensed data
S. Liang; J. Qin
12:35-13:30 Lunch break
  Session Natural Hazards
13:30-14:00 Ashbindu Singh (Keynote/Session Chair)
UN Environmental Program, USA
14:00-14:25 Robust satellite techniques (RST) for seismically active areas monitoring: the case of 21st May, 2003 Boumerdes/Thenia (Algeria) earthquake
C. Aliano; R. Corrado; C. Filizzola; N. Pergola; V. Tramutoli
14:25-14:50 Cumulative sum charts - a novel technique for processing daily time series of MODIS data for burnt area mapping in Portugal
J. Kucera; P. Strobl; P.M. Barbosa
14:50-15:15 Time pattern analysis & segmentation of multi-temporal earthquake density imagery for the detection of geophycically related geothermal activity
G.C. Miliaresis
15:15-15:45 Coffee break, poster sessions
  Closing session MultiTemp2007
15:45-17:30 Malcolm Davidson (Keynote)
ESA-ESTEC, the Netherlands
18:30 Guided tour of Leuven

Saturday, July 21, 2007

  Day excursion to Bruges (extra-curricular and optional)