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2018-08-06 event information

Program and Speakers

We are pleased to announce our Keynote and Invited Speakers

EUSAR Tutorials on March 29, 2021

Tutorial 1:  Multidimensional SAR & MTI Techniques

09:00 - Introduction into and Overview of SAR Interferometry / Alessandro Ferretti (TRE ALTAMIRA, I)

10:30 - Coffee Break

11:00 - SAR Tomography and Multi-Dimensional Imaging / Gianfranco Fornaro / Simona Verde (IREA-CNR, I)

12:30 - Lunch

13:45 - GMTI with multi-channel SAR / Joachim Ender (Fraunhofer FHR, D)

15:15 - Coffee Break

15:45 - Observation of the Sea-Surface with multi-channel SAR / Roland Romeiser (Uni. Miami, USA)

17:15 - End of Day


Tutorial 2: Spatial Diversity Imaging Systems

09:00  Distributed SAR/ISAR / Pierfrancesco Lombardo & Debora Pastina (both Uni. Roma, Italy)

10:30 Coffee Break

11:00  Experimental Aspects of distributed SAR/ISAR Systems / Ingo Walterscheid & Risto Vehmas (Fraunhofer FHR, Germany)

12:30  Lunch

13:45  Circular SAR imagery and applications / Hélène Oriot  (ONERA, France)

15:15  Coffee Break

15:45  Multi-pass Aperture Synthesis / T.M. Marston (University of Washington, APL, USA)


Tutorial 3: Polarimetric SAR and Pol-In SAR

09:00:  SAR Polarimetry / Laurent Ferro-Famil (Univ. Rennes, F)

10:30:  Coffee Break

11:00:  Multi-Modal Polarimetric SAR / Scott Hensley (JPL, USA)

12:30:  Lunch

13:45:  Decomposition of fully Polarimetric SAR Data and its Application / Yoshio Yamaguchi (Niigata Uni., Japan)

15:15:  Coffee Break

15:45:  Polarimetric Calibration and Application / Laurent Ferro-Famil (Univ. Rennes, F)

17:15:  End of Day


Thematic and geometric features extraction from multitemporal and/or multi-angle SAR time series

11:00 - Coffee Break

11:15 - will be announced shortly N.N. (SARMAP)

12:30 - Lunch

13:45 - will be announced shortly N.N. (L3Harris)

14:30 - Coffee Break

14:45 - will be announced shortly N.N. (eGEOS)

15:45 - Wrap Up & Discussion

16:15 - End of Day 

Keynotes of EUSAR 2020

Gerhard Thiele - Picture

Gerhard Thiele

20 Years after SRTM

Rheinisch-Westfälische Hochschule (RWTH) in Aachen

Gerhard Thiele - Picture

20 Years after SRTM

Rheinisch-Westfälische Hochschule (RWTH) in Aachen

Born on 2 September 1953 in Heidenheim, Germany. Studied Physics at University in München and Heidelberg, where he received his Ph.D. at the Institute for Environmental Physics in 1985. He performed post-doc research at Princeton University before joining the German astronaut corps in late 1987.

In 1996 Thiele moved to Houston, Texas, where he was trained as mission specialist by NASA. In February 2000 he participated in the STS-99 Shuttle Radar Topography Mission, which aimed at generating a 3D digital topographical map of Earth’s landmass.

In 2001 Thiele returned to the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, where he became head of the astronaut division in 2005. In 2009 Thiele was responsible for the last ESA astronaut selection. Since 2010 Thiele worked as resident fellow at the European Space Policy Institute in Vienna focusing in his research on Space Exploration and on European Autonomy in Space. In 2013 he became Head of the Strategic Planning and Outreach Office in the Directorate of Human Spaceflight and Operations at ESA.

Since 2016 Thiele is self-employed and has a lecturer assignment at the Rheinisch-Westfälische Hochschule (RWTH) in Aachen. Gerhard Thiele is married and has four children.

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