University of Florida

Seminar Series

Spring 2012

Date: Friday, April 5, 2012
Time: 3-4pm
Guest Speaker: Dr. Stephanie Bohlman
Title: Remote sensing of tropical forest canopy structure and dynamics
Guest Speaker: Dr. Leda Kobziar
Title: Fire From the Sky: Remote Sensing in Wildfire Management

Date: Friday, March 23, 2012
Time: 3-4pm
Guest Speaker: Dr. Michael Binford
Title: RS Applications for Ecosystems, Biogeography, and Land-use/Land-cover Change studies
Guest Speaker: Dr. Jasmeet Judge
Title:Active and Passive Microwave Observations to Improve soil moisture Estimates under dynamic vegetation conditions

Date: Friday, February 24, 2012
Time: 3-4pm
Guest Speaker: Dr. Jian Li
Title: Iterative Sparse Reconstructions for Synthetic Aperature Radar
Guest Speaker: Dr. Janise McNair
Title: Small Satellites - Wireless Sensor Networks in Space

Date: Friday, February 10, 2012
Time: 3-4pm
Guest Speaker: Dr. Stephen Eikenberry
Title: Infrared and Optical Detectors for Remote Sensing
Guest Speaker: Dr. Jenshan Lin
Title: Microwave Doppler Radar Sensor for Detection of Human Vital Signs and Mechanical Vibrations

Date: Friday, January 20, 2012
Time: 3-4pm
Guest Speaker: Dr. Norman Fitz-Coy
Title: Remote Sensing via Really Small Satellites: Opportunities and Challenge
Guest Speaker: Dr. Franklin Percival
Title: Unmanned Aircraft System for Ecological Research and Monitoring

Fall 2011

Date: Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Time: 3-4pm
Guest Speaker: Dr. Amr Abd-Elrahman, Asst. Professor, Forest Resources and Conservation
Title:  Hyperspectral remote sensing potential and challenges

Date: Friday, November 18, 2011
Time: 3-4pm
Guest Speaker: Dr. Sabine Grunwald,  Professor, Soil and Water Science, UF
Title:  Remote sensing supported digital soil modeling

Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Time: 3-4pm
Guest Speaker: Dr. Kathryn Frank, Asst. Professor, Urban and Regional Planning, UF
Title: Sea level rise adaptation in rural coastal areas in Florida

Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Time: 3-4pm
Guest Speaker: Dr. Matt Cohen, Assoc. Professor, Forest Resources and Conservation, UF
Title: Sensible subtle ecosystem changes in the Everglades Ridge-Slough patterned landscape