San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California, United States
6 - 10 August 2017
Conference 10402
Earth Observing Systems XXII
Sunday - Thursday 6 - 10 August 2017
Conference
Committee
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Conference Chairs
  • James J. Butler, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
  • Xiaoxiong (Jack) Xiong, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
  • Xingfa Gu, Institute of Remote Sensing Applications (China)

Program Committee
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Sunday 6 August Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
New Instruments and Missions
Sunday 6 August 2017
1:20 PM - 3:20 PM
Session Chair:
Jeffery J. Puschell, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (United States)
The EarthCARE mission BBR instrument: ground testing of radiometric performance
Paper 10402-3
Time: 1:20 PM - 1:40 PM
Author(s): Martin E. Caldwell, William Grainger, Martin S. Whalley, Anthony K. Ward, David Parker, John Delderfield, STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom); David Spilling, Nigel Wright, Thales Alenia Space UK Ltd. (United Kingdom); Evangelos Theocharous, National Physical Lab. (United Kingdom); Grant J. Munro, Oliver Poynz Wright, Matthew Hampson, David Forster, ESR Technology Ltd. (United Kingdom); Anthony G. Richards, STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom)
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A status update on EUMETSAT programmes and plans
Paper 10402-1
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
Author(s): K. Dieter Klaes, EUMETSAT (Germany)
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MTG-IRS: From raw measurements to calibrated radiances
Paper 10402-2
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): Dorothee Coppens, Bertrand Theodore, K. Dieter Klaes, EUMETSAT (Germany)
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Focal plane subsystem design and performance for atmospheric chemistry from geostationary orbit tropospheric emissions monitoring of pollution
Paper 10402-4
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Angelo S. Gilmore, Robert H. Philbrick, Josh Funderburg, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. (United States)
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Landsat 9 OLI 2 focal plane subsystem: design, performance, and status
Paper 10402-5
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Kevin J. Malone, Ronald J. Schrein, M. Scott Bradley, Ronda Irwin, Eric Donley, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. (United States)
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Mission studies on constellation of LEO satellites with remote-sensing and communication payloads
Paper 10402-6
Time: 3:00 PM - 3:20 PM
Author(s): Chia-Ray Chen, National Space Organization (Taiwan)
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Coffee Break 3:20 PM - 3:50 PM
Session 2:
Small Satellite Instruments and Technologies
Sunday 6 August 2017
3:50 PM - 5:30 PM
Session Chair:
Armin W. Doerry, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
Pathway to future sustainable land imaging: the compact hyperspectral prism spectrometer
Paper 10402-7
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
Author(s): Thomas U. Kampe, William S. Good, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. (United States)
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Design and development of the CubeSat Infrared Atmospheric Sounder (CIRAS)
Paper 10402-8
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
Author(s): Thomas S. Pagano, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
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Snow and water imaging spectrometer (SWIS): A CubeSat-compatible instrument
Paper 10402-9
Time: 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Author(s): Holly A. Bender, Justin M. Haag, Pantazis Mouroulis, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Christopher Smith, Sierra Lobo, Inc. (United States)
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Design and qualification of the STREEGO multispectral payload
Paper 10402-10
Time: 4:50 PM - 5:10 PM
Author(s): Massimiliano Rossi, Luigina Arcangeli, Giovanni Bianucci, Ruben Mazzoleni, Sebastiano Spinelli, Marco Terraneo, Fabio Emilio Zocchi, Media Lario Technologies S.r.l. (Italy); Giuseppe Capuano, Giuseppe Formicola, Pasquale Longobardi, Techno System Developments S.r.l. (Italy); Luca Maresi, Matteo Taccola, European Space Research and Technology Ctr. (Netherlands)
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Technical and cost advantages of silicon carbide telescopes for small-satellite imaging applications
Paper 10402-11
Time: 5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Author(s): Keith Kasunic, Optical Systems Group, LLC (United States); Dave Aikens, Savvy Optics Corp. (United States); Dean Szwabowski, Chip Ragan, Flemming Tinker, Aperture Optical Sciences Inc. (United States)
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Session HTop:
Technology Hot Topics: How Optics and Photonics Drive Innovation
Sunday 6 August 2017
6:00 PM - 7:50 PM

6:00 pm to 6:10 pm: Welcome and Opening Remarks

6:10 pm to 6:30 pm: Quantum devices, Cesare Soci, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)

6:30 pm to 6:50 pm: Wearables/implantables: graphene electronic tattoo sensors, Nanshu Lu, Univ. of Texas at Austin (USA)

6:50 pm to 7:10 pm: AR/VR, Scott McEldowney, Oculus (USA)

7:10 pm to 7:30 pm: Solar fuels, Tanja Cuk, Univ. of California, Berkeley (USA)

7:30 pm to 7:50 pm: Autonomous vehicles, James G. Watzin, Director of NASA's Mars Exploration Program (USA)
Monday 7 August Show All Abstracts
Session 3:
Hyperspectral Instruments and Technologies
Monday 7 August 2017
8:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Session Chair:
John F. Silny, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (United States)
MOS+P: A combined spectrometer and polarimeter optimized for ocean color
Paper 10402-12
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:20 AM
Author(s): William S. Good, Rainer Illing, Derek Sabatke, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. (United States); Nicholas Tufillaro, Oregon State Univ. (United States)
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Radiometric and spectral stray light correction for the portable remote imaging spectrometer (PRISM) coastal ocean sensor
Paper 10402-13
Time: 8:20 AM - 8:40 AM
Author(s): Justin M. Haag, Byron E. Van Gorp, Pantazis Mouroulis, David R. Thompson, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
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High altitude hyperspectral remote sensing in the thermal infrared: recent instrument improvements
Paper 10402-14
Time: 8:40 AM - 9:00 AM
Author(s): William R. Johnson, Simon Hook, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
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Imaging spectroscopy using embedded diffractive optical arrays
Paper 10402-15
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
Author(s): Michele Hinnrichs, Bradford R. Hinnrichs, Pacific Advanced Technology, Inc. (United States)
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Assembly and test of a visible and near-infrared imaging spectrometer with a Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor
Paper 10402-16
Time: 9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
Author(s): Jun Ho Lee, Sung Lyoung Hwang, Kongju National Univ. (Korea, Republic of); Jin Suk Hong, Young Soo Kim, Hanwha Systems Co., Ltd. (Korea, Republic of); Yeon Soo Kim, Hyun Sook Kim, Agency for Defense Development (Korea, Republic of)
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Curved focal plane array for hyperspectral imaging system
Paper 10402-17
Time: 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): Mohammad A. Saleh, Corning Incorporated (United States)
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Imaging gratings: Technology and applications for spectrometers
Paper 10402-18
Time: 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Author(s): Peter Triebel, Tobias Moeller, Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH (Germany); Torsten Diehl, Carl Zeiss Spectroscopy GmbH (Germany); Alexandre Gatto, Alexander Pesch, Lars Erdmann, Matthias Burkhardt, Alexander Kalies, Carl Zeiss Jena GmbH (Germany)
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Coffee Break 10:20 AM - 10:50 AM
Session 4:
Vicarious Calibration and Postlaunch Validation
Monday 7 August 2017
10:50 AM - 11:30 AM
Session Chair:
James J. Butler, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Analysis of a commercial small unmanned airborne system (sUAS) in support of the Radiometric Calibration Test Site (RadCaTS) at Railroad Valley
Paper 10402-19
Time: 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
Author(s): Jeffrey S. Czapla-Myers, Nikolaus J. Anderson, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
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Calibration and use of an ultra-portable field transfer radiometer for automated vicarious calibration
Paper 10402-20
Time: 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
Author(s): Kurtis J. Thome, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Jeffrey S. Czapla-Myers, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Brian N. Wenny, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States); Nikolaus J. Anderson, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
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Lunch Break 11:30 AM - 1:20 PM
Session 5:
On-orbit Calibration I
Monday 7 August 2017
1:20 PM - 3:20 PM
Session Chair:
Mark A. Schwarz, Stellar Solutions Inc. (United States)
Updates of MODIS On-orbit calibration uncertainty assessments
Paper 10402-22
Time: 1:20 PM - 1:40 PM
Author(s): Xiaoxiong J. Xiong, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Amit Angal, Hongda Chen, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States); Kwofu Chiang, Science Systems and Applicaitons, Inc. (United States); Xu Geng, Yonghong Li, Kevin A. Twedt, Zhipeng Wang, Truman Wilson, Aisheng Wu, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States)
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Crosstalk effect and its mitigation in Aqua MODIS middle wave infrared bands
Paper 10402-23
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
Author(s): Junqiang Sun, Global Science & Technology, Inc. (United States); Sriharsha Madhavan, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States); Menghua Wang, Ctr. for Satellite Applications and Research (United States)
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Improvements to Terra MODIS L1B, L2, and L3 science products through using crosstalk corrected L1B radiances
Paper 10402-24
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): Christopher C. Moeller, Richard A. Frey, Eva Borbas, W. Paul Menzel, Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (United States); Truman Wilson, Aisheng Wu, Xu Geng, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States)
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The performance of DC restoration function for MODIS thermal emissive bands
Paper 10402-25
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Zhipeng Wang, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States); Xiaoxiong J. Xiong, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Ashish Shrestha, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States), Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States)
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AIRS visible light channels: Lessons from 15 years of using internal calibration sources, vicarious calibration, and the use of deep convective clouds
Paper 10402-26
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Steven E. Broberg, Hartmut H. Aumann, Evan M. Manning, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
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A strategy to assess the pointing accuracy of the CERES FM1-FM5 scanners
Paper 10402-27
Time: 3:00 PM - 3:20 PM
Author(s): Nathaniel P. Smith, Z. Peter Szewczyk, Phillip C. Hess, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States); Kory J. Priestley, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
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Coffee Break 3:20 PM - 3:50 PM
Session 6:
On-orbit Calibration II
Monday 7 August 2017
3:50 PM - 5:30 PM
Session Chair:
Xiaoxiong J. Xiong, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Initial post-launch radiometric calibration performance of GOES-16 ABI
Paper 10402-28
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
Author(s): Fangfang Yu, ERT, Inc. (United States); Xiangqian Wu, NOAA NESDIS Office of Satellite and Product Operations (United States); Hyelim Yoo, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States), ERT, Inc. (United States); Xi Shao, ERT, Inc. (United States)
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Calibration/validation status for GOES-16 products
Paper 10402-29
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
Author(s): Jon P. Fulbright, Arctic Slope Technical Services (United States); Elizabeth Kline, Science and Technology Corp. (United States); David R. Pogorzala, Integrity Applications, Inc. (United States); Wayne MacKenzie, Kathryn Mozer, Jamese Sims, Matthew Seybold, NOAA NESDIS Office of Satellite and Product Operations (United States)
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Evaluation of GOES-16 ABI geospatial calibration accuracy using SNO method
Paper 10402-30
Time: 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Author(s): Fangfang Yu, Xi Shao, ERT, Inc. (United States); Xiangqian Wu, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States), National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States), Ctr. for Satellite Application and Research (United States); Vladimir Kondratovich, ERT, Inc. (United States)
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Sentinel 2B: the image quality performances at the beginning of the mission
Paper 10402-31
Time: 4:50 PM - 5:10 PM
Author(s): Thierry L. Trémas, Vincent Lonjou, Arthur Dick, Florie Languille, Angélique Gaudel, Bruno Vidal, Ctr. National d'Études Spatiales (France)
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Compact, on-demand broad spectral range (visible to long wave infrared) calibrator
Paper 10402-32
Time: 5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Author(s): James Chow, Edward Ward, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (United States)
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Tuesday 8 August Show All Abstracts
Session 7:
Data Acquisition, Analysis, and Models I
Tuesday 8 August 2017
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Session Chair:
Philip E. Ardanuy, Innovim, LLC (United States)
Rapid acquisition, processing, and delivery of advanced infrared and microwave sounder data from polar orbiting satellites for numerical weather prediction and other time-sensitive applications
Paper 10402-33
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:20 AM
Author(s): Liam Gumley, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (United States)
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Comparison between point-based and line-based transformation models in rectifying satellite images
Paper 10402-34
Time: 8:20 AM - 8:40 AM
Author(s): Ahmed Elaksher, California State Polytechnic Univ., Pomona (United States)
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Integrating satellite images and LIDAR data for shoreline mapping
Paper 10402-35
Time: 8:40 AM - 9:00 AM
Author(s): Ahmed Elaksher, California State Polytechnic Univ., Pomona (United States)
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Satellite-based shoreline change detection analysis using operational land imager data
Paper 10402-36
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
Author(s): Wasim Pervez, Shoab Ahmad Khan, National Univ. of Sciences and Technology (Pakistan)
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Applicability of Distrad technique for downscaling of thermal images in different seasons over Raipur city and its surroundings
(Canceled)
Paper 10402-37
Time: 9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
Author(s):
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HT-FRTC: a fast radiative transfer code using Gaussian processes
Paper 10402-38
Time: 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): Stephan Havemann, Gerald J. Wong, Warren Lewis, Met Office (United Kingdom)
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Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 8:
Data Acquisition, Analysis, and Models II
Tuesday 8 August 2017
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Session Chair:
John F. Silny, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (United States)
High efficiency signal acquisition
Paper 10402-40
Time: 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Author(s): Xiteng Liu, QualVisual Technology (Canada)
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Experimentally validated modification to Cook-Torrance BRDF model for improved accuracy
Paper 10402-41
Time: 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
Author(s): Samuel D. Butler, Air Force Institute of Technology (United States); James A. Ethridge, Air Force Institute of Technology (United States), Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (United States); Stephen E. Nauyoks, Air Force Institute of Technology (United States), Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (United States); Michael A. Marciniak, Air Force Institute of Technology (United States)
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Wave optics simulation of statistically rough surface scatter
Paper 10402-42
Time: 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
Author(s): Ann Lanari, Samuel D. Butler, Michael A. Marciniak, Air Force Institute of Technology (United States); Mark F. Spencer, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 11:30 AM - 1:20 PM
Session 9:
Sentinel-4
Tuesday 8 August 2017
1:20 PM - 3:20 PM
Session Chair:
Thomas S. Pagano, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
The Sentinel 4 focal plane subsystem
Paper 10402-43
Time: 1:20 PM - 1:40 PM
Author(s): Rüdiger Hohn, Airbus Defence and Space (Germany); Michael Skegg, Airbus Defence and Space (Germany); Markus Hermsen, Airbus Defence and Space (Germany); Christian Williges, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (Germany); Ralf Reulke, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt eV (Germany)
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The Sentinel-4 UVN focal plane assemblies
Paper 10402-44
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
Author(s): Jürgen Hinger, Rüdiger Hohn, Airbus Defence and Space (Germany)
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The Sentinel-4 detectors: architecture and performance
Paper 10402-45
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): Michael Skegg, Markus Hermsen, Rüdiger Hohn, Airbus Defence and Space (Germany); Christian Williges, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (Germany); Charles Woffinden, e2v technologies plc (United Kingdom); Yves Levillain, European Space Research and Technology Ctr. (Netherlands); Ralf Reulke, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (Germany)
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Realization of the electrical Sentinel 4 detector integration
Paper 10402-46
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Markus Hermsen, Rüdiger Hohn, Michael Skegg, Airbus Defence and Space (Germany); Charles Woffinden, e2v technologies plc (United Kingdom); Ralf Reulke, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (Germany)
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Verification of the Sentinel-4 focal plane subsystem
Paper 10402-47
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Christian Williges, Mathias Uhlig, Stefan Hilbert, Hannes Rossmann, Kevin Buchwinkler, Steffen Babben, Llse Sebastian, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (Germany); Rüdiger Hohn, Airbus Defence and Space (Germany); Ralf Reulke, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (Germany)
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RTS effect detection in Sentinel-4 data
Paper 10402-48
Time: 3:00 PM - 3:20 PM
Author(s): Henrique Candeias, Xavier Gnata, Maximilian Harlander, Markus Hermsen, Rüdiger Hohn, Stefan Riedl, Michael Skegg, Airbus Defence and Space (Germany); Ralf Reulke, Christian Williges, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (Germany)
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Coffee Break 3:20 PM - 3:50 PM
Session 10:
Landsat 8
Tuesday 8 August 2017
3:50 PM - 6:10 PM
Session Chair:
Dennis L. Helder, South Dakota State Univ. (United States)
Radiometric characterization of Landsat Collection 1 products
Paper 10402-49
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
Author(s): Esad Micijevic, Md. Obaidul Haque, U.S. Geological Survey (United States), SGT, Inc. (United States); Nischal Mishra, U.S. Geological Survey (United States), Virtuoso Technologies Inc. (United States)
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Using earth data to evaluate Landsat 8 collection-1 products radiometric uniformity stability of the focal plane array sensor chips
Paper 10402-50
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
Author(s): Raviv Levy, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States), Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States); Brian L. Markham, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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Statistical relative gain calculation for Landsat 8
Paper 10402-51
Time: 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Author(s): Cody Anderson, SGT, Inc. (United States); Dennis L. Helder, Drake Jeno, South Dakota State Univ. (United States)
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Landsat-8 TIRS radiometric calibration status
Paper 10402-52
Time: 4:50 PM - 5:10 PM
Author(s): Julia A. Barsi, Brian L. Markham, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Matthew Montanaro, Rochester Institute of Technology (United States); Simon Hook, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States), NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); John R. Schott, Nina G. Raqueno, Aaron D. Gerace, Rochester Institute of Technology (United States)
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Landsat 8 TIRS calibration with external sensors
Paper 10402-53
Time: 5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Author(s): Yue Wang, Emmett J. Ientilucci, Nina G. Raqueno, John R. Schott, Rochester Institute of Technology (United States)
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Assessing the potential to use the split window technique to retrieve surface temperature with Landsat 8's thermal infrared sensor (TIRS)
Paper 10402-54
Time: 5:30 PM - 5:50 PM
Author(s): Aaron D. Gerace, Matthew Montanaro, Rochester Institute of Technology (United States); Ronald A. Morfitt, U.S. Geological Survey (United States)
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A reflectance-based cross calibration of the Landsat sensors
Paper 10402-21
Time: 5:50 PM - 6:10 PM
Author(s): Cibele Teixeira Pinto, South Dakota State Univ. (United States); Sandeep Chittimalli, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Larry Leigh, Timothy Ruggles, Dennis L. Helder, South Dakota State Univ. (United States)
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Session 11:
Prelaunch Calibration
Wednesday 9 August 2017
8:20 AM - 10:00 AM
Session Chair:
Christopher N. Durell, Labsphere, Inc. (United States)
JPSS-1 VIIRS RSB sensor spectral response calibration and its applications
Paper 10402-55
Time: 8:20 AM - 8:40 AM
Author(s): Jinan Zeng, Fibertek Inc. (United States), NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); James J. Butler, Xiaoxiong J. Xiong, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Hassan Oudrari, Jeffery McIntire, Thomas Schwarting, Qiang Ji, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States)
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Atmospheric correction for JPSS-2 VIIRS response versus scan angle measurements
Paper 10402-56
Time: 8:40 AM - 9:00 AM
Author(s): Jeffrey McIntire, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States); Christopher C. Moeller, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (United States); Hassan Oudrari, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States); Xiaoxiong J. Xiong, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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VIIRS pre-launch near field response characterization
Paper 10402-57
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
Author(s): Thomas Schwarting, Jeffrey McIntire, Hassan Oudrari, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States); Xiaoxiong J. Xiong, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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Spectralon solar diffuser BRDF variation for NPP, JPSS J1, and JPSS J2
Paper 10402-58
Time: 9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
Author(s): Vijay Murgai, Lindsay H. Johnson, Staci N. Klein, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (United States)
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Establishing BRDF calibration capabilities through shortwave infrared
Paper 10402-59
Time: 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): Georgi T. Georgiev, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States); James J. Butler, Kurtis J. Thome, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Catherine C. Cooksey, National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States)
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Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session Plen:
Remote Sensing Plenary
Wednesday 9 August 2017
10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
Demonstrating Technologies for Hyperspectral Infrared Remote Sensing from Space on a CubeSat (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 10402-500
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
Author(s): Thomas S. Pagano, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
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Session 12:
Suomi NPP VIIRS I
Wednesday 9 August 2017
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Session Chair:
James J. Butler, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Operational correction and validation of the VIIRS TEB longwave infrared band calibration bias during blackbody temperature changes
Paper 10402-60
Time: 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Author(s): Wenhui Wang, ERT, Inc. (United States); Changyong Cao, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States), National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States), Ctr. for Satellite Applications and Research (United States); Alex Ignatov, STAR/NESDIS/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States); Zhenglong Li, Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison (United States); Likun Wang, Univ. of Maryland, College Park (United States); Bin Zhang, ERT, Inc. (United States); Slawomir Blonski, ERT (United States); Jun Li, Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (United States)
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Electronic crosstalk effect in SNPP VIIRS thermal emissive bands
Paper 10402-61
Time: 11:50 AM - 12:10 PM
Author(s): Junqiang Sun, Global Science & Technology, Inc. (United States); Menghua Wang, Ctr. for Satellite Applications and Research (United States)
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Update on the status of Aqua MODIS cold focal plane assembly temperature fluctuation
Paper 10402-62
Time: 12:10 PM - 12:30 PM
Author(s): Zhipeng Wang, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States); Xiaoxiong J. Xiong, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Aisheng Wu, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States); Tiejun Chang, Science Systems and Applications (United States)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Session 13:
Suomi NPP VIIRS II
Wednesday 9 August 2017
2:00 PM - 3:20 PM
Session Chair:
Xingfa Gu, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (China)
Monitoring of VIIRS ocean clear-sky brightness temperatures against CRTM simulation in ICVS for TEB/M bands
Paper 10402-63
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): Xingming Liang, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States), ERT, Inc. (United States); Ninghai Sun, Quanhua Liu, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States); Wenhui Wang, ERT, Inc. (United States), National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (United States); Bin Zhang, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States), ERT, Inc. (United States); Taeyoung J. Choi, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States), ERT, Inc. (United States); Fuzhong Weng, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States); Alexander Ignatov, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States); Changyong Cao, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States)
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Improvements in the calibration of the SNPP VIIRS day-night band
Paper 10402-64
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Junqiang Sun, Global Science & Technology, Inc. (United States); Menghua Wang, Ctr. for Satellite Applications and Research (United States)
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Prediction of S-NPP VIIRS DNB gains and dark offsets
Paper 10402-65
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Chengbo Sun, Global Science & Technology, Inc. (United States); Thomas Schwarting, Hongda Chen, Kwofu Chiang, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States); Xiaoxiong J. Xiong, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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Suomi-NPP VIIRS initial reprocessing improvements and validations in the reflective solar bands (RSBs)
Paper 10402-66
Time: 3:00 PM - 3:20 PM
Author(s): Taeyoung J. Choi, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States); Junqiang Sun, Global Science & Technology, Inc. (United States), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States), Ctr. for Satellite Application and Resarch (United States); Bin Zhang, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States), Univ. of Maryland (United States); Zhuo Wang, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States), Univ. of Maryland (United States); Changyong Cao, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States); Fuzhong Weng, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States); Menghua Wang, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration (United States), National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States)
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Coffee Break 3:20 PM - 3:50 PM
Session 14:
Suomi NPP VIIRS III
Wednesday 9 August 2017
3:50 PM - 5:50 PM
Session Chair:
Vijay Murgai, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (United States)
Reflective solar bands calibration improvements and look up tables for SNPP VIIRS operational mission-long SDR reprocessing
Paper 10402-67
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
Author(s): Menghua Wang, Ctr. for Satellite Applications and Research (United States); Junqiang Sun, Global Science & Technology, Inc. (United States)
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On-orbit noise characterization of the SNPP VIIRS reflective solar bands
Paper 10402-68
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
Author(s): Kevin A. Twedt, Ning Lei, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States); Xiaoxiong J. Xiong, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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RSB calibration of SNPP VIIRS using solar diffuser illuminated by scattered light
Paper 10402-69
Time: 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Author(s): Junqiang Sun, Global Science & Technology, Inc. (United States), Ctr. for Satellite Applications and Research (United States); I-Wen Mike Chu, Menghua Wang, Ctr. for Satellite Applications and Research (United States)
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Suomi-NPP visible infrared imaging radiometer suite (VIIRS) calibration uncertainty its effect on trends in the ocean color data record
Paper 10402-70
Time: 4:50 PM - 5:10 PM
Author(s): Kevin R. Turpie, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States), Univ. of Maryland (United States); Robert E. Eplee, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States), SAIC (United States); Gerhard Meister, Bryan A. Franz, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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Advances in the on-orbit calibration of SNPP VIIRS for ocean color applications
Paper 10402-71
Time: 5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Author(s): Robert E. Eplee, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Kevin R. Turpie, Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore (United States); Gerhard Meister, Frederick S. Patt, Bryan A. Franz, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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Assessment of S-NPP VIIRS band-to-band registration using Earth-scene features
Paper 10402-72
Time: 5:30 PM - 5:50 PM
Author(s): Daniel Link, Zhipeng Wang, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States); Xiaoxiong J. Xiong, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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Session PWed:
Posters-Wednesday
Wednesday 9 August 2017
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Conference attendees are invited to view the posters, enjoy light refreshments, ask questions, and network with colleagues in your field. Authors of poster papers will be present to answer questions concerning their papers. Attendees are required to wear their conference registration badges to the poster sessions. Poster authors, view poster presentation guidelines at http://spie.org/OPPosterGuidelines.
Design and implementation of JOM-3 Overhauser magnetometer analog circuit
Paper 10402-85
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Xiao Zhang, Xue Jiang, Jianchang Zhao, Shuang Zhang, Xin Guo, Tingting Zhou, Jilin Univ. (China)
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The curious case of the intersensor radiometric comparison of SNPP VIIRS M11 with Aqua MODIS B7
Paper 10402-86
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): I-Wen Mike Chu, Ctr. for Satellite Applications and Research (United States), Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (United States), ERT, Inc. (United States); Junqiang Sun, Global Science & Technology, Inc. (United States), Ctr. for Satellite Applications and Research (United States); Menghua Wang, Ctr. for Satellite Applications and Research (United States)
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Bridging the thermal band comparison between LEO-LEO sensors and between GEO-GEO sensors
Paper 10402-87
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Tiejun Chang, Graziela R. Keller, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States); Xiaoxiong J. Xiong, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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Status of the MODIS spatial and spectral characterization and performance after recent SRCA operational changes
Paper 10402-88
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Daniel Link, Zhipeng Wang, Kevin A. Twedt, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States); Xiaoxiong J. Xiong, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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CrIS sub-pixel level VIIRS radiance clustering analysis
Paper 10402-89
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Haibing Sun, I. M. Systems Group, Inc. (United States); Walter Wolf, Ctr. for Satellite Applications and Research (United States); Thomas S. King, Shanna Sampson, I. M. Systems Group, Inc. (United States)
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MTF analysis using lunar observations for Himawari-8/AHI
Paper 10402-90
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Graziela R. Keller, Tiejun Chang, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States); Xiaoxiong J. Xiong, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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Prediction of S-NPP VIIRS DNB stray light correction
Paper 10402-91
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Chengbo Sun, Global Science & Technology, Inc. (United States); Thomas Schwarting, Hongda Chen, Kwofu Chiang, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States); Xiaoxiong J. Xiong, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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MODIS solar diffuser degradation at short-wave infrared band wavelengths
Paper 10402-92
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Kevin A. Twedt, Amit Angal, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States); Xiaoxiong J. Xiong, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Xu Geng, Hongda Chen, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States)
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Prism spectrometer analysis for field use
Paper 10402-93
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Adam Abdelatif, Nikolaus J. Anderson, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Oscar Hernandez, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Jeffrey S. Czapla-Myers, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
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Site selection and characterization at Uyuni desert for the calibration and validation of GOES solar reflective bands
Paper 10402-94
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Hyelim Yoo, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States); Fangfang Yu, ERT, Inc. (United States), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration (United Kingdom); Xianqian Wu, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States)
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The space-borne hyperspectral imager (SPARK) based on curved prisms
Paper 10402-95
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Juanjuan Jing, Jinsong Zhou, Academy of Opto-Electronics, CAS (China), Univ. of Chinese Academy of Sciences (China); Lei Feng, Academy of Opto-Electronics, CAS (China), Univ. of Chinese Academy of Sciences (China); Guifeng Zhang, Academy of Opto-Electronics, CAS (China)
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El Niño southern oscillation: Nonlinear modeling, satellite data, and Fourier analysis
Paper 10402-96
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Nour Hadjih, Ahmed Hassebo, The City College of New York (United States); Yasser Y. Hassebo, The City College of New York (United States), LaGuardia Community College (United States); Frank Wang, LaGuardia Community College (United States), The City College of New York (United States)
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Principle and analysis of a rotational motion Fourier transform infrared spectrometer
Paper 10402-97
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Qisheng Cai, Huang Min, Wei Han, Yixuan Liu, Lulu Qian, Xiangning Lu, Academy of Opto-Electronics, CAS (China)
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Impact of fluorescence on the underwater polarized light field: comparison of theory and field measurements
Paper 10402-98
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Ahmed El-Habashi, City College of New York (United States); Robert Foster, Carlos Carrizo, Thomas Legbandt, Sam Ahmed, The City College of New York (United States)
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Session 15:
Instrument Intercomparisons
Thursday 10 August 2017
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Session Chair:
Jeffrey S. Czapla-Myers, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
The updated intersensor radiometric comparison of SNPP VIIRS M1-M8 with Aqua MODIS bands through June 2017
Paper 10402-73
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:20 AM
Author(s): I-Wen Mike Chu, Ctr. for Satellite Applications and Research (United States), Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (United States), ERT, Inc. (United States); Menghua Wang, Ctr. for Satellite Applications and Research (United States)
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GEO-LEO reflectance band inter-comparison with BRDF and atmospheric scattering corrections
Paper 10402-74
Time: 8:20 AM - 8:40 AM
Author(s): Tiejun Chang, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States); Xiaoxiong J. Xiong, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Graziela R. Keller, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States); Xiangqian Wu, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States), Ctr. for Satellite Applications and Research (United States)
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Validation of VIIRS with CrIS by taking into account the sub-pixel cloudiness and viewing geometry
Paper 10402-76
Time: 8:40 AM - 9:00 AM
Author(s): Jun Li, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (United States); Changyong Cao, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (United States); Zhenglong Li, Xinya Gong, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (United States); Wenhui Wang, ERT, Inc. (United States); Christopher C. Moeller, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison (United States)
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Hyperspectral sounder performance for cold scenes
Paper 10402-77
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
Author(s): Evan M. Manning, Hartmut H. Aumann, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
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AIRS/CrIS data continuity: evaluation for extreme conditions
Paper 10402-78
Time: 9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
Author(s): Hartmut H. Aumann, Evan M. Manning, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
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Intercomparisons of IASI on METOP and infrared multi-spectral instruments
Paper 10402-79
Time: 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): Bertrand Theodore, Mayte Vasquez, Dorothee Coppens, K. Dieter Klaes, EUMETSAT (Germany)
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Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 16:
On-orbit Calibration Using the Moon and Stars
Thursday 10 August 2017
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
Session Chair:
James J. Butler, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
The stars: an absolute radiometric reference for the on-orbit calibration of PLEIADES-HR satellites
Paper 10402-80
Time: 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Author(s): Aimé Meygret, Gwendoline Blanchet, Ctr. National d'Études Spatiales (France); Flore Mounier, Capgemini Sud (France); Christian Buil, Ctr. National d'Études Spatiales (France)
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Absolute, SI-traceable lunar irradiance tie-points for the USGS Lunar Model
Paper 10402-81
Time: 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
Author(s): Steven W. Brown, Keith R. Lykke, National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States); Robert E. Eplee, Xiaoxiong J. Xiong, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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Improving ROLO lunar albedo model using PLEIADES-HR satellites extra-terrestrial observations
Paper 10402-82
Time: 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
Author(s): Aimé Meygret, Gwendoline Blanchet, Ctr. National d'Études Spatiales (France); Stéphane Colzy, Lydwine Gross-Colzy, Capgemini Sud (France)
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MODIS and VIIRS reflective solar calibration inter-comparisons using lunar observations
Paper 10402-83
Time: 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Author(s): Xiaoxiong J. Xiong, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Junqiang Sun, Global Science & Technology, Inc. (United States); Zhipeng Wang, Amit Angal, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (United States); Jon P. Fulbright, ASTS (United States)
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In-orbit verification of MHS spectral channels co-registration using the moon
Paper 10402-84
Time: 11:50 AM - 12:10 PM
Author(s): Roberto Bonsignori, European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (Germany)
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