Earth Monitoring Work Group Workshop (VIIRS Data Evaluation Over Thailand and Japan)
Chairman :
Chris Elvidge (chris.elvidge AT
Members :
Earth Monitoring Working Group
Objectives :
NPP is first satellite to be launched under the NASA/NOAA Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS). NPP carries an imager known as the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS). The VIIRS is designed to provide data useful in weather prediction, ocean color, land surface vegetation, combustion sources and nighttime lights. Speakers in this session will review VIIRS data collected over Thailand and Japan.
Target Audience :
Scientists engaged in the study of natural resources, urban areas, forests, agriculture and fisheries.
Expected Number of Participants :
Agenda :
  1. "VIIRS Overview, Status and Data Access" - Chris Elvidge, NOAA-USA
  2. "Comparsion of VIIRS and DMSP Nighttime Lights of Thailand" - Chris Elvidge, NOAA-USA
  3. "VIIRS Observations of Fires in Thailand" - Veerachai Tanpipat, Thailand - Slides
  4. "VIIRS Data of Japan" - Izumi Nagatani, MAFF-Japan - Slides
Remarks :
WiFi and VTC access.

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