Satellite Remote Sensing and Management of Natural Disasters II

Monday, 15 December 2014: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  Karen Moe, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States and Cathleen E Jones, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States
Primary Conveners:  Ramesh P Singh, Chapman University, Orange, CA, United States
Co-conveners:  Amir AghaKouchak, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, United States, Cathleen E Jones, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States and David M. Tratt, The Aerospace Corporation, Pasadena, CA, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Amir AghaKouchak, University of California, Irvine, CA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

4:00 PM
Using SAR and GPS for Hazard Management and Response: Progress and Examples from the Advanced Rapid Imaging and Analysis (ARIA) Project
Susan E Owen1, Mark Simons2, Hook Hua3, Sang-Ho Yun1, Piyush S. Agram1, Pietro Milillo2, Gian Franco Sacco1, Frank Webb4, Paul Alan Rosen3, Paul Lundgren3, Giovanni Milillo5, Gerald John Maramba Manipon6, Angelyn W Moore3, Zhen Liu1, Jascha Polet7 and Jennifer Cruz1, (1)Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, (2)California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States, (3)NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, (4)JPL, Pasadena, CA, United States, (5)Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI), ASI-CIDOT, Matera, Italy, (6)Raytheon Company Pasadena, Pasadena, CA, United States, (7)Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA, United States
4:15 PM
High Resolution Satellite Multi-Temporal Interferometry for Landslide and Subsidence Hazard Assessment: An Overview
Janusz Wasowski1, Fabio Bovenga2, Davide Oscar Nitti3, Raffaele Nutricato3 and Mariateresa Chiaradia4, (1)National Research Council - CNR, IRPI, Bari, Italy, (2)National Research Council - CNR, ISSIA, Bari, Italy, (3)GAP srl, Bari, Italy, (4)Politecnico di Bari, Dipartimento Interateneo di Fisica, Bari, Italy
4:30 PM
Mapping Drought Impacts on Agricultural Production in California's Central Valley
Forrest S Melton1,2, Alberto Guzman1,2, Lee Johnson1,2, Carolyn Rosevelt2, James P Verdin3, John L Dwyer4, Rick Mueller5, Audra Zakzeski5, Prasad S Thenkabail6, Cynthia Wallace6, Jeanine Jones7, Sean Windell2, John Urness2, Aimee Teaby2, David Hamblin2, Kirk Matthew Post1,2 and Ramakrishna R Nemani8, (1)NASA ARC-CREST, Moffett Field, CA, United States, (2)California State University Monterey Bay, Seaside, CA, United States, (3)USGS/EROS, Boulder, CO, United States, (4)U.S. Geological Survey EROS Center, Department of the Interior, Sioux Falls, SD, United States, (5)USDA Washington DC, Washington, DC, United States, (6)USGS Arizona Water Science Center, Tucson, AZ, United States, (7)California Department of Water Resources, Sacramento, CA, United States, (8)NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, United States
4:45 PM
Vern Singhroy1, Junhua Li1 and François Charbonneau2, (1)Canada Center for Remote Sensing, Ottawa, ON, Canada, (2)Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation, Ottawa, ON, Canada
5:00 PM
Frost monitoring and forecasting using MODIS Land Surface Temperature data and a Numerical Weather Prediction model forecasts for Eastern Africa
Ashutosh S Limaye1, Eric Kabuchanga2, Africa Flores3, John Mungai4, Vincent Newton Sakwa4, Ayub Shaka5, Susan Malaso2 and Daniel Irwin6, (1)NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL, United States, (2)Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development, RS, Nairobi, Kenya, (3)University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL, United States, (4)Kenya Meteorological Service, Forecasting, Nairobi, Kenya, (5)Kenya Meteorological Services, Public Weather Forecasting, Nariboi, Kenya, (6)NASA Marshall Space Flght Ctr, Huntsville, AL, United States
5:15 PM
E-DECIDER Disaster Response and Decision Support Cyberinfrastructure: Technology and Challenges
Margaret T Glasscoe1, Jay W Parker1, Marlon Edwin Pierce2, Jun Wang2, Ronald T Eguchi3, Charles K Huyck3, ZhengHui Hu3, ZhiQiang Chen4, Mark R. Yoder5, John B Rundle5 and Anne Rosinski6, (1)Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States, (2)Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, IN, United States, (3)ImageCat, Inc., Long Beach, CA, United States, (4)University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, MO, United States, (5)University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States, (6)California Geological Survey Menlo Park, Menlo Park, CA, United States
5:30 PM
Aggregation Tool to Create Curated Data albums to Support Disaster Recovery and Response
Rahul Ramachandran1, Ajinkya Kulkarni2, Manil Maskey2, Xiang Li2 and Shannon Flynn2, (1)NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL, United States, (2)University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL, United States
5:45 PM
Using Satellite Imagery from the International Charter to Support Disaster Response Management
Gerald W Bawden, US Geological Survey, Sacramento, CA, United States, Brenda K Jones, USGS, Baltimore, MD, United States and Rynn Lamb, USGS, Sioux Falls, SD, United States
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