The Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) Working Group on Calibration and Validation (WGCV), SAR Subgroup, Synthetic Aperture Radar Workshop 2017 (CEOS SAR 2017) will be held at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, in Pasadena, Californa, USA from November 7–9, 2017. The Workshop, jointly organized by the NASA NISAR and UAVSAR projects, will provide an open forum for the presentation and discussion of current and future issues related to the calibration and validation of space borne SAR sensors and data products. Please submit contributions to the following topics:
|Deadline for abstract submissions extended!||September 8, 2017|
|Notification of paper acceptance||September 22, 2017|
|Deadline for workshop registration||September 29 2017|
|CEOS SAR Workshop||November 7-9, 2017|
For abstract and final paper submission please use EDAS – a conference managing system. If you do not have an EDAS account yet, please create your own account at EDAS via "New User". You may also send yourself an email reminder of your EDAS password here.
Please, be sure to provide your complete affiliation including your postal address, phone, fax and email in EDAS at "My Profile".
To register and submit your PDF abstract paper, log into EDAS using the password that has been mailed to you after completing your profile, press "Submit Paper", choose "CEOS SAR 2017" and press the "Submit" icon. Paper submission is completed in two steps: paper registration and PDF abstract submission. Note that only PDF file format is accepted.
During paper registration you will be asked to indicate:
The actual PDF abstract submission (PDF file upload or any PDF file
updates) may be done any time after the paper has been registered
giving the above information but not later than
August 30, 2017 September 8, 2017.
Each abstract should clearly and concisely state the problem addressed, the methodology used and the central conclusions. The title of the paper should clearly convey the essence of the work. Please avoid unusual acronyms. The abstract should not exceed one page but not be less than 350 words, excluding author information.
Authors will be kept informed via E-Mail once they have registered their paper(s) in EDAS. For further help, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please register online and free of charge using the conference management system EDAS. If you have logged into EDAS before (e.g. for abstract submission) you do not need to create a new account. Please be sure to provide your complete and updated affiliation including your mailing address, phone, fax, and email in EDAS at "My profile".
Once logged in, select "Register", find "CEOS SAR 2017" and click on the shopping cart (right column). The registration is free of charge.
You can review the list of conferences for which you are registered by clicking again on "Register" on the top of the page.
Oral presentations should be prepared such that a duration of 15 minutes is not exceeded. Another 5 minutes are planned for discussion.
The following presentation document types are accepted:
A conference laptop for presentations is available. Please provide your presentation on a USB-stick or CD-ROM to one of the workshop organization members before your session starts. It will be copied to the conference laptop to avoid any delay during the session. Please refer to the Final Workshop Program (to be published on our website soon) for the session and time of your presentation. We would like to ask you to make yourself known to your session chair prior to the session so that he/she knows the presentation will take place.
|Dirk Geudtner||ESA||The Netherlands|
|Franz Meyer||UAF||Alaska, USA|
|Keith Morrison||Cranfield University||UK|
|Paul Snoeij||ESA||The Netherlands|
|Yoshio Yamaguchi||Niigata University||Japan|
|Jens Fischer||DLR||Germany||Bruce Chapman (CEOS SAR Subgroup Chair)||JPL||USA|
Please be our guest at Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology :4800 Oak Grove Drive
Please book your hotel room yourself; the hotels below are within a 10-15 minute drive of JPL.
List of recommended hotels:
For further help concerning the Scientific Organization of the Workshop you may contact Dr. Bruce Chapman. For all other inquiries, please write to Jan Chaloeyphochana.