CEOS-WGCV – SAR Subgroup
Working Group on Calibration and Validation
Synthetic Aperture Radar Subgroup

Workshop 2018

The Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) Working Group on Calibration and Validation (WGCV), SAR Subgroup, Synthetic Aperture Radar Workshop 2018 (CEOS SAR 2018) will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from December 5-7, 2018. The Workshop, hosted by CONAE, 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:

  • Calibration of future SAR missions
  • Calibration of running SAR missions
  • Calibration methodology and techniques
  • Calibration targets and sites
  • Calibration requirements and definitions
  • Propagation effects
  • Processing algorithms
  • Innovative SAR concepts


Important Dates

Deadline Date
deadline for abstract submissions September 28, 2018
Notification of paper acceptance October 19, 2018
Deadline for workshop registration October 26, 2018
CEOS SAR Workshop December 5-7, 2018

Scientific Committee

Member Affiliation Country
Richard Bamler DLR Germany
Antoni Broquetas UPC Spain
Bruce Chapman JPL USA
Laura Frulla CONAE Argentina
Stéphane Côté CSA Canada
Björn Döring DLR Germany
Michael Eineder DLR Germany
Thomas Fritz DLR Germany
Christoph Gierull DRDC Canada
Dirk Geudtner ESA The Netherlands
Wen Hong IECAS China
Kenny James MDA Canada
Peter Meadows BAE UK
Franz Meyer UAF Alaska, USA
Nuno Miranda ESA Italy
Andrea Monti-Guarnieri POLIMI Italy
Alberto Moreira DLR Germany
Keith Morrison Cranfield University UK
Paul Rosen JPL USA
Betlem Rosich ESA Italy
Marco Schwerdt DLR Germany
Masanobu Shimada TDU Japan
Paul Snoeij ESA The Netherlands
Satish Srivastava CSA Canada
Andrea Torre TASI Italy
Ridha Touzi CCRS/NRC Canada
Ramon Torres ESA The Netherlands
Dan Williams MDA Canada
Yoshio Yamaguchi Niigata University Japan
Manfred Zink DLR Germany

Organizing Committee

Member Affiliation Country
Laura Frulla CONAE Argentina
Ana Medico CONAE Argentina
Marc Thibeault CONAE Argentina
Bruce Chapman JPL USA