Our team focuses our activities on Remote Sensing, and Land surfaces and Agriculture Applications.
Our expertise is based, mainly, on calibration and validation of satellites products, atmospheric corrections and radiative transfer for science applications
Second Simulation of a Satellite Signal in the Solar Spectrum vector code
Radiative Transfer Codes comparison project
MODIS atmospheric correction group
Eric Vermote (619) gave a presentation entitled “ACIX-II Atmospheric Correction Inter-Comparison Exercise II” and co-chaired the Level-2A Validation session.
Vermote E. (619), Skakun S. (619/UMD), “Evaluation of the Sentinel 3 Synergy Surface Reflectance Product”
Vermote E. (619), Skakun S. (619/UMD), Franch B., “Winter wheat yield assessment and area estimation”
Skakun, S. (619/UMCP), N.I. Kalecinski (619/UMCP), M.G. Brown, D.M. Johnson, E.F. Vermote (619), J.C. Roger (619/UMCP) and B. Franch, 2021. “Assessing within-Field Corn and Soybean Yield Variability from WorldView-3, Planet, Sentinel-2, and Landsat 8 Satellite Imagery”. Remote Sensing, 13(5), p.872.
January 10-15, 2021
Some of our Team Members virtually attended the 101th American Meteorological Symposium (AMS). The work presented was focused on the use of remote sensing data in agriculture applications in the “Earth Observations and Environmental Modeling for Agriculture and Food Security” session.read more
December 1st, 2019
The Department of Geographical Sciences is proud to announce that Dr. Eric Vermote has been awarded the status of Research Professor Emeritus by the Provost's office.read more
Camsis-2 is a single Sensor using a filter wheel to capture ground measurement images without the need for co-alignment. This system begins testing in Jul 2019 from a rooftop mount at Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD