Field Experiences in Microwave Remote Sensing for Agricultural Hydrology Training Workshop

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Friday, March 9, 2018 - 11:15 to Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 11:15

April 24-27, 2018 in Gainesville, FL. Register by March 15th!

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This training workshop, hosted by The University of Florida and CUAHSI, will provide hands-on experiences with field methods and sensors used in microwave remote sensing for retrieval of soil and vegetation parameters in agricultural land covers. The workshop will be conducted at a field-site of an ongoing season-long experiment to understand microwave signatures of growing vegetation. The field sensors include a suite of ground-based active and passive microwave sensors at L- and C-band; and sensors to observe various components of the water and energy balance.

Specific topics to be covered during the workshop include:

Passive and active microwave remote sensing in hydrology – science and sensors
Operation and calibration of passive and active microwave sensors
Ancillary observations of water and energy balance
Soil and vegetation sampling protocols and data analysis
Soil and vegetation parameter retrieval
Open discussion on class participant interests


Graduate students, post-docs, and professionals working in hydrology and/or remote sensing are invited to attend.
Participants must bring a laptop, preferably with Matlab installed.
Participants must be aware of the field components of this workshop. There will be lectures and data collection in the field.

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