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Dr. Wimberly conducts research in Australia as a visiting fellow at UNSW

Dr. Mike Wimberly travelled to Sydney, Australia from May 19-June 17 2016 under a Faculty of Science Visiting Research Fellowship from the University of New South Wales. While in Australia, Dr. Wimberly conducted collaborate research on integrated land use and land cover change simulation modeling with Dr. Mirela Tulbure and Dr. Mark Broich in the School of Biological, Earth, and Environmental Science at UNSW.

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May 17, 2016
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Dr. Roy & Dr. Hankui Zhang present research at Living Planet Symposium 2016, Prague, Czech Republic

Dr. Roy & Dr. Hankui Zhang attended and presented their research at the 2016 Living Planet Symposium, Prague, Czech Republic:

Roy, D.P., Yan, L., Huang, H., Zhang, H.K., Li, J., Kumar, S., Cooper, S., Dosch, A.,  Boschetti, L., Chuvieco, E., Gomez-Dans, J., Lewis, P., Tansey, K., Prototyping a Landsat-8 Sentinel-2 Global Burned Area Product, Living Planet Symposium 2016, Prague, Czech Republic, 9-13 May 2016.

Votava, P. and Roy, D.P., Big Data Processing: Lessons learned from the Global Web Enabled Landsat Data (WELD) project, Living Planet Symposium 2016, Prague, Czech Republic, 9-13 May 2016.

Boschetti, L., Roy, D.P., Stehamn, S., Spatial and temporal sampling for burned area Essential Climate Variable (ECV) product validation, Living Planet Symposium 2016, Prague, Czech Republic, 9-13 May 2016.

Gomez-Dans, J. L., Lewis, P., Roy, D.P.,  Brennan, J., Haiyan, H.,  Disney, M., A Simple Spectral Model of Fire Impacts, Living Planet Symposium 2016, Prague, Czech Republic, 9-13 May 2016.

Zhang, H.K., Jian, L., Lin, Y., Roy, D.P., Examination of improved agricultural field identification by comparison of contemporaneous MODIS, Landsat-8 OLI and Sentinel-2 MSI data over Africa, Living Planet Symposium 2016, Prague, Czech Republic, 9-13 May 2016.

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May 09, 2016 to May 13, 2016

Dr. Roy presents research group work at April 2016 NASA meetings

Dr. Roy recently gave the following two presentations at NASA Land Cover Land Use Change (LCLUC) meetings:

Roy, D.P., Yan, L., Huang, H., Zhang, H., Li, J., Kumar, S., Cooper, S., Dosch, A.,  Boschetti, L., Chuvieco, E., Gomez-Dans, J., Lewis, P., Tansey, K., Prototyping a Landsat-8 Sentinel-2 Global Burned Area Product, NASA LCLUC MuSLI Science Team Meeting, Marriott Conference Center, North Bethesda, MD, April 20-21 2016.  

Roy, D.P., Yan, L., Zhang, H., Li, J., Satellite derived crop field size information and change, delivered online as part of the NASA LCLUC 2016 Webinar Series, April 28 2016.

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Apr 21, 2016 to Apr 28, 2016

GSCE Professors visit Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Professors Henebry, Roy and Zhang visited the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Beijing, China  to finalize a memorandum of understanding between the  Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence and the Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI). They attended a dedicated series of meetings, including a visit to the Miyun satellite receiving station near the Great Wall of China, and gave research presentations at the CAS Institutes of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI) and Geographic Sciences & Natural Resources Research.

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Jan 25, 2016 to Jan 29, 2016

Dr. Roy and colleagues attend Landsat Science Team Winter 2016 meeting and give presentations on Landsat and Sentinel-2 data combination

The Winter 2016 Landsat Science Team Meeting was held in the Newman Library Multipurpose Room, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, January 12-14th 2016.   Dr. Roy and members of his research group attended the meeting and participated in team discussions and gave two presentations:

Initial findings prototyping a Landsat-8 Sentinel-2 global burned area product”, Roy, D.P., Li, J.,  Zhang, H.K., Huang, H., Dosch, A., Kumar, S.

WELD Experiences”, Roy, D.P., Zhang, H.K., Votava, P., Dosch, A., Li, J.

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Jan 12, 2016 to Jan 14, 2016

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