San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California, United States
6 - 10 August 2017
Conference 10406
Lidar Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring 2017
Tuesday - Wednesday 8 - 9 August 2017
Important
Dates
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Abstract Due:
23 January 2017

Author Notification:
3 April 2017

Manuscript Due Date:
10 July 2017

Conference
Committee
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Conference Chair
Program Committee
  • Parminder Ghuman, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
  • Floyd E. Hovis, Fibertek, Inc. (United States)
  • George J. Komar, NASA Headquarters (United States)
  • Kohei Mizutani, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (Japan)

Program Committee continued...
  • Fred Moshary, The City College of New York (United States)
  • Georgios Tzeremes, ESTEC, European Space Agency (Netherlands)
  • Carl Weimer, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. (United States)

Tuesday 8 August Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
Keynote Session
Tuesday 8 August 2017
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
Session Chair:
Upendra N. Singh, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
A survey of enabling active remote sensing technologies for NASA's Earth science observations (Keynote Presentation)
Paper 10406-1
Time: 8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
Author(s): George J. Komar, NASA Headquarters (United States)
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Session 2:
Enabling Technologies and Techniques for Trace Gases Measurements
Tuesday 8 August 2017
9:15 AM - 11:55 AM
Session Chair:
Upendra N. Singh, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
Progress on development of an airborne two-micron IPDA lidar for water vapor and carbon dioxide column measurements (Invited Paper)
Paper 10406-2
Time: 9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Author(s): Upendra N. Singh, Mulugeta Petros, Tamer Refaat, Jirong Yu, Charles W. Antill, Bryant D. Taylor, Ruben G. Remus, Teh-Hwa Wong, Karl Reithmaier, Jane Lee, Syed Ismail, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
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GreenLITETM: A new laser-based tool for near-real-time monitoring and mapping of CO2 and CH4 concentrations on scales from 0.4-25 km2
Paper 10406-3
Time: 9:45 AM - 10:05 AM
Author(s): Jeremy T. Dobler, Nathan Blume, Michael Braun, Harris Corp. (United States); Scott Zaccheo, Timothy G. Pernini, Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc. (United States)
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Coffee Break 10:05 AM - 10:35 AM
New semiconductor laser technology for gas sensing applications in the 1650nm range
Paper 10406-4
Time: 10:35 AM - 10:55 AM
Author(s): Milan L. Mashanovitch, Gordon Morrison, Paul O. Leisher, Jeremy Thomas, Freedom Photonics, LLC (United States); Mark Stephen, Kenji Numata, Stewart Wu, Haris Riris, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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Compact, highly efficient, single-frequency 25W,2051nm Tm Fiber-based MOPA for Co2 trace-gas laser space transmitter
Paper 10406-5
Time: 10:55 AM - 11:15 AM
Author(s): Doruk Engin, Fibertek, Inc. (United States); Ti Chuang, Fibertek (United States); Mark Storm, Fibertek, Inc. (United States)
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Wide area methane emissions mapping with airborne IPDA lidar
Paper 10406-6
Time: 11:15 AM - 11:35 AM
Author(s): Jarett Bartholomew, Philip Lyman, Carl Weimer, Lyle Ruppert, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. (United States)
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Single frequency Er:YAG methane/water vapor DIAL source
Paper 10406-7
Time: 11:35 AM - 11:55 AM
Author(s): Patrick M. Burns, Moran Chen, Dave Pachowicz, Jeremy E. Young, Fran Fitzpatrick, Nicholas Sawruk, Fibertek, Inc. (United States)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 11:55 AM - 1:30 PM
Session 3:
Wind Lidar Technologies and Observations
Tuesday 8 August 2017
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Session Chairs:
Parminder Ghuman, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States) ;
Shibin Jiang, AdValue Photonics, Inc. (United States)
Application of Doppler wind lidar observations to hurricane analysis and prediction (Invited Paper)
Paper 10406-8
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Author(s): Robert M. Atlas, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States); George D. Emmitt, Simpson Weather Associates, Inc. (United States); Lisa Bucci, Kelly Ryan, Jun A. Zhang, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States)
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Status of pulsed coherent-detection wind lidars at NASA LaRC and recent airborne science campaign results
Paper 10406-9
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): Michael J. Kavaya, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States); George D. Emmitt, Simpson Weather Associates, Inc. (United States); Zhaoyan Liu, Upendra N. Singh, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
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Efficient, space-based, 100W thulium fiber laser for pumping Q-switched 2μm Ho:YLF for global winds and carbon dioxide lidar
Paper 10406-10
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Doruk Engin, Brian Mathason, Mark Storm, Fibertek, Inc. (United States)
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Fast widely-tunable single-frequency 2-micron laser for remote sensing applications
Paper 10406-11
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Sammy W. Henderson, Charles P. Hale, Beyond Photonics (United States)
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Coffee Break 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Session 4:
Enabling Lidar Technologies and Observations
Tuesday 8 August 2017
3:30 PM - 5:40 PM
Session Chairs:
Floyd Hovis, Fibertek, Inc. (United States) ;
Sammy W. Henderson, Beyond Photonics (United States)
First principle calibration of water vapor Raman lidars (Invited Paper)
Paper 10406-12
Time: 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Author(s): Valentin B. Simeonov, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
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Greater than 2mJ pulse energy and 65kW peak power single frequency fiber laser at 1.03 micron
Paper 10406-13
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
Author(s): Shibin Jiang, AdValue Photonics, Inc. (United States)
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Stabilized diode seed laser for flight and space-based remote lidar sensing applications
Paper 10406-14
Time: 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM
Author(s): Shirley McNeil, Phillip Battle, AdvR, Inc. (United States); Floyd Hovis, Joe Rudd, Fibertek, Inc. (United States)
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Development of a wing-beat-modulation scanning lidar system for insect studies
Paper 10406-15
Time: 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
Author(s): Martin J. Tauc, Montana State Univ. (United States); Kurt M. Fristrup, U.S. National Park Service (United States); Joseph A. Shaw, Montana State Univ. (United States)
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1550 nm eye-safe wavelength watt-level laser transmitter for space communication and lidar
Paper 10406-16
Time: 5:00 PM - 5:20 PM
Author(s): Ray R. Y. Tang, Ramadas Pillai, NuPhoton Technologies, Inc. (United States)
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The Scheimpflug lidar method
Paper 10406-17
Time: 5:20 PM - 5:40 PM
Author(s): Mikkel Brydegaard, Elin Malmqvist, Samuel Jansson, Jim Larsson, Sandra Török, Lund Univ. (Sweden); Guangyu Zhao, South China Normal Univ. (China)
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Wednesday 9 August Show All Abstracts
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.
A photon-efficient method based on curve fitting for photon counting 3D imaging lidar
Paper 10406-18
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Ling Ye, Guohua Gu, Weiji He, Wenye Yin, Jie Lin, Jian Fang, Nanjing Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
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11 years of Rayleigh lidar observations of gravity wave activity above the southern tip of South America (Río Gallegos, Argentina, 51.6ºS, 69.3ºW)
Paper 10406-19
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Jacobo O. Salvador, Instituto de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas para la Defensa (Argentina), CONICET (Argentina); Pablo Llamedo Soria, Univ. Austral (Argentina); Jonathan Quiroga, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (Argentina); Eduardo Quel, Instituto de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas para la Defensa (Argentina); Peter Alexander, Univ. de Buenos Aires (Argentina); Rodrigo Hierro, Alejandro de la Torre, Univ. Austral (Argentina)
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Potential of UAV LIDAR systems for geospatial mapping
Paper 10406-20
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Ahmed Elaksher, Subodh Bhandari, California State Polytechnic Univ., Pomona (United States)
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Lidar observations of long range dust transport over Mauna Loa Observatory
Paper 10406-21
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Jalal-ud-din Butt, Nimmi C. P. Sharma, Central Connecticut State Univ. (United States); John E. Barnes, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States)
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Applications of synergistic combination of remote sensing and in-situ monitoring of urban air quality
Paper 10406-22
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Adrian Diaz Fortich, NOAA-CREST (United States)
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