Nov 15, 2009

30th EARSeL Symposium "Remote Sensing for Science, Education, and Natural and Cultural Heritage", UNESCO, Paris, 31 May - 4 June 2010

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Call for papers: 30th EARSeL Symposium” Remote Sensing for Science, Education, and Natural and Cultural Heritage”. The Symposium will take place at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France, from 31 May – 4 June 2010.

Contributions are invited on all topics within geoinformation and remote sensing applications, especially those listed below, since sessions will be organised according to these topics: – Scientific applications of remote sensing, emerging methods and technologies – Education and training in school, university, and public life – Capacity building at organisations and authorities involved in environmental monitoring and protection – Activities dealing with natural and cultural heritage – Land use and land cover, degradation and desertification – Urban remote sensing – Oceans, coastal zones and inland waters – Natural and man-made disasters – Forestry and forest fires – Applications related to assist developing countries: mapping, monitoring and change analysis – Remote sensing andits associated support to the understanding of climate change – Hydrological applications: water management, underground water sources, land ice and snow – New instruments and methods, including ground truth

Please submit your one page abstract via the website interface

The programme will offer paper presentation sessions, poster sessions, round table meetings, social events, and an excursion, to share your ideas, explore on-going research, future developments, including state-of-the-art applications, and to network with the professionals from academia, government and industry who are interested in promoting remote sensing activities among remote sensing laboratories at the European level and beyond.

Important Dates: – Due date for submission of abstracts: 1st February 2010 – Notification of acceptance of papers for oral or poster presentation: 26th February 2010 – Preliminary Programme: 6th March 2010 – Due date for full papers: 4th June 2010

For more information on abstract submission, registration information, prices and continuous conference updates please visit.