Code : 2021135
Event Name : High frequent earth observation based on urban skyline and passenger aircraft: A new remote sensing approach for emergency response
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Dr WANG Chi-sheng
Associate Professor, School of Architecture and Urban Planning, Shenzhen University

Dr Wang Chi-sheng received his B.S. degree from Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China, in 2007, M.S. degree from the Institute of Applied Remote Sensing, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, in 2010, and his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong. He is currently an Associate Professor at the Guangdong Key Laboratory of Urban Informatics, School of Architecture and Urban Planning, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. His research interests include volunteered geographic information (VGI), synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data processing and geodynamics.
Event Date : 2021-10-28
Event Time : 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Registration Closing Date : 2021-10-25
CPD Hour(s) : 1.5
Divisional PQSL Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : By online media – ZOOM
Division : LSD
Organizer : Land Surveying Division
Fee : HK$ 150 for members; HK$ 180 for non-members
Priority : First-come-first-served
Language : English
Details :

Remote sensing satellites are playing very important roles in diverse earth observation fields. However, long revisit period, high cost and dense cloud cover have been the main limitations of satellite remote sensing for a long time. This talk will introduce the novel high frequent earth observation based on an urban skyline and passenger aircraft. By obtaining aerial imaging data using a portable smartphone on the urban skyline or passenger aircraft, it has various advantages including low cost, high revisit, dense coverage, and anti-cloud, which can well complement conventional remote sensing data. This approach has great potential to aid the rapid response to emergencies such as city fires, landslides, and floods.

Remarks :

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Payment : HKD 150