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2014
Monday, August 11th
8:30 AM

Guidelines for Radiometric Calibration of Electro-Optical Instruments for Remote Sensing

Joe Tansock, USU/Space Dynamics Laboratory
Dan Bancroft, Frontier Technology, Inc.
James Butler, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Changyong Cao, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/NESDIS/STAR
Raju Datla, RD and Consultants
Scott Hansen, USU/Space Dynamics Laboratory
Dennis Helder, South Dakota State University
Raghu Kacker, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Harri Latvakoski, USU/Space Dynamics Laboratory
Martin Mlynczak, NASA Langley Research Center
Tom Murdock, Frontier Technology, Inc.
James Peterson, USU/Space Dynamics Laboratory
David Pollock, University of Alabama - Huntsville
Ray Russell, The Aerospace Corporation
Deron Scott, USU/Space Dynamics Laboratory
John Seamons, USU/Space Dynamics Laboratory
Tom Stone, US Geological Survey
Alan Thurgood, USU/Space Dynamics Laboratory
Richard Williams, Northrop Grumman
Xiaoxiong (Jack) Xiong, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Howard Yoon, National Institute of Standards and Technology

8:30 AM

1:20 PM

Stray Light Calibration of Orbiting Sensors using Solar or Lunar Observations

Larry Gordley, Global Atmospheric Technologies and Sciences
Tom Marshall, Global Atmospheric Technologies and Sciences
Marty McHugh, Global Atmospheric Technologies and Sciences

1:20 PM

1:45 PM

Vicarious Calibrations of GOES Imager Visible Channels

Fangfang Yu, ERT, Inc.
Xiangqian Wu, NOAA/NESDIS
I-Lok Chang, Riverside Tech.
Charlie Dean, Riverside Tech.
Michael Weinreb, Riverside Tech.
Zhenping Li, ASRC
Edward Baker, NOAA/NESDIS

1:45 PM

2:10 PM

Radiometric Quality and Usefulness of Star Catalog Data

Joseph Kristl, USU/Space Dynamics Laboratory
James Peterson, USU/Space Dynamics Laboratory

2:10 PM

2:35 PM

Vicarious Calibration of PROBA-V: One Year in Orbit

Stefan Adriaensen, VITO
Wouter Dierckx, VITO
Stefan Livens, VITO
Sindy Sterckx, VITO
Tanja Van Achteren, VITO
Marc Bouvet, ESA/ESTEC

2:35 PM

3:00 PM

Improvements of VIIRS Reflective Solar Bands (RSB) Solar and Lunar Calibration

Jack Xiong, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Ning Lei, Sigma Space Corporation
Zhipeng Wang, Sigma Space Corporation
Jon Fulbright, Sigma Space Corporation
James Butler, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

3:00 PM

3:25 PM

Lunar Calibration Analysis of Landsat-8 OLI Images of the Moon

Thomas C. Stone, US Geological Survey

3:25 PM

4:05 PM

System Concept for 0.1% Spectrally Resolved Radiometric Calibration in the Solar Bands

Joseph Predina, Logistikos Engineering LLC
Steven Lorentz, L-1 Standards and Technology, Inc.
Allan Smith, L-1 Standards and Technology Inc.

4:05 PM

4:30 PM

Carbon Nanotube Radiometer for Cryogenic Calibrations

Solomon I. Woods, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Julia K. Scherschligt, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Nathan A. Tomlin, National Institute of Standards and Technology
John H. Lehman, National Institute of Standards and Technology

4:30 PM

4:51 PM

Status of Low-Background Infrared Calibration Facility at NIST

Simon G. Kaplan, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Solomon I. Woods, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Julia K. Scherschligt, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Joseph P. Rice, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Adriaan C. Carter, Jung Research and Development
Timothy M. Jung, Jung Research and Development

4:51 PM

5:20 PM

Ultraviolet Radiation from Some Types of Outdoor Lighting Lamps

Essam El-Moghazy, National Institute for Standards (NIS)

5:20 PM

5:45 PM

Absolute Cryogenic Radiometer Control Using Commercial Off-the-Shelf Electronics

Adriaan C. Carter, Jung Research and Development
Julia K. Scherschligt, National Institute of Standards and Technology

5:45 PM

Tuesday, August 12th
8:10 AM

Gonio-Reflectometer for the Characterization of Advanced Blackbody Designs

Hansford Cutlip, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
Holden Chase, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
John Fleming, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
Gary Frodsham, ATK-Military Systems
Adriaan C. Carter, Jung Research and Development

8:10 AM

8:35 AM

Dual Radiance Standards Can Minimise Calibration Uncertainty in the SWIR Region

Chris MacLellan, NERC Field Spectroscopy Facility, University of Edinburgh

8:35 AM

9:00 AM

Enhancing the Ground Calibration in the Short-wavelength Region to Improve Traceability within the Reflected Solar Bands of the CERES Instrument

Kory Priestley, NASA Langley Research Center
Audra Bullock, NASA Langley Research Center
Anum Barki, NASA Langley Research Center

9:00 AM

9:25 AM

ALTAIR: Precision Photometric Calibration via Artificial Light Sources above the Atmosphere

Justin Albert, University of Victoria

9:25 AM

9:50 AM

Comparison between Landsat-8 OLI and PROBA-V over Libya-4 Pseudo Invariant Calibration Site (PICS)

Stefan Adriaensen, VITO
Mischra Nischal, South Dakota State University
Sindy Sterckx, VITO
Dennis Helder, South Dakota State University

9:50 AM

Optical Coating Characterization System (OCCS) Design and Qualification

Scott Hansen, USU/Space Dynamics Laboratory
Stephen Dansie, USU/Space Dynamics Laboratory
Jed Hancock, USU/Space Dynamics Laboratory
Duane Miles, USU/Space Dynamics Laboratory
Trent Newswander, USU/Space Dynamics Laboratory
Brian Thompson, USU/Space Dynamics Laboratory
Lorin Zollinger, USU/Space Dynamics Laboratory
Dean Wada, USU/Space Dynamics Laboratory
Alan Thurgood, USU/Space Dynamics Laboratory

9:50 AM

Preliminary Data for Space Grade Spectralon® BRDF Targets & Standards

Chris Durell, Labsphere, Inc.
Dylan Wilks, Labsphere, Inc.
Jeff Kinkaid, Labsphere, Inc.

9:50 AM

Radiation Issue during the Eclipse Season of the COMS MI

Jae-Gwan Kim, National Meteorological Satellite Center of KMA
Byung-il Lee, National Meteorological Center of KMA
Jeong-Sik Kim, National Meterological Center of KMA
Hyuk-Jin Yun, National Meteorological Center of KMA

9:50 AM

Statistical Calibration Relative to the Triple Point of Water (Visibility, Signal, Noise per pixel per data frame)

David B. Pollock, University of Alabama - Huntsville

9:50 AM

10:25 AM

ATMS and CrIS Geolocation

Mark Esplin, USU/Space Dynamics Laboratory
Kris Robinson, USU/Space Dynamics Laboratory
Ben Esplin, USU/Space Dynamics Laboratory
Nephi Grant, USU/Space Dynamics Laboratory
Deron Scott, USU/Space Dynamics Laboratory
Likun Wang, Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center (ESSIC), University of Maryland

10:25 AM

10:50 AM

GPM Microwave Imager Key Technologies, Performance and Calibration Results

David Newell, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
Don Figgins, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
David Draper, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
Barry Berdanier, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
Michael Kubitschek, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
David Holshouser, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
Adam Sexton, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
Sergey Krimchansky, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Frank Wentz, Remote Sensing Systems
Thomas Meissner, Remote Sensing Systems

10:50 AM

11:15 AM

A New Cubesat Mission for High-Resolution Earth Atmospheric Sensing Using Combined Microwave Radiometry and GNSS Radion Occultation

W. Blackwell, Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
V. Leslie, Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M. DiLiberto, Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
I. Osaretin, Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
K. Cahoy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
P. Dave, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B. Cohen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

11:15 AM

11:40 AM

S-NPP and J1 ATMS Noise Spectral and Correlation Analysis using Pre-launch Data

Vince Leslie, Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bill Blackwell, Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

11:40 AM

1:00 PM

Calibration: Criticality and Creativity

G. Charmaine Gilbreath, US Naval Research Laboratory

1:00 PM

2:10 PM

Radiometric and Spectral Inter-comparison of IASI: IASI-A / IASI-B, IASI / AIRS, IASI / CrIS

Denis Jouglet, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Jordi Chenaud, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Claire Maraldi, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Elsa Jacquette, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Vincent Lonjou, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Denis Blumstein, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Olivier Vandermarcq, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Xavier Lenot, C-S

2:10 PM

2:35 PM

Assessing the Radiometric Consistency between S-NPP VIIRS and NOAA-19 AVHRR for Data Continuity

Sirish Uprety, Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA), Colorado State University
Changyong Cao, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR

2:35 PM

3:00 PM

Deriving a Geostationary Visible Sensor Calibration Reference using DCC Targets Tied to the Aqua-MODIS Band 1 Calibration

Conor Haney, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI)
David Doelling, NASA Langley Research Center
Arun Gopalan, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI)
Benjamin Scarino, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI)
Rajendra Bhatt, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI)

3:00 PM

3:25 PM

Absolute Calibration of the RapidEye Constellation

Cody Anderson, BlackBridge AG
Andreas Brunn, BlackBridge AG
Michael Thiele, BlackBridge AG

3:25 PM

4:20 PM

Monitoring On-orbit Radiometric Stability of HJ-1A/CCD using TERRA/MODIS Data

Zhengchao Chen, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RAD), Chinese Academy of Sciences
Hao Zhang, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RAD), Chinese Academy of Sciences
Guanwen Chen, Dalian Maritime University

4:20 PM

5:10 PM

Aerosol Climatology over Pseudo-Invariant Calibration Sites: Application for African and Arabian Desert Sites

Bertrand Fougnie, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Sophie Lachérade, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Christophe Lerebourg, ACRI-ST
Véronique Bruniquel, ACRI-ST

5:10 PM

5:35 PM

The Diagnosis, Derivation and Validation of a Point Spread Function to Mitigate the Slight Blurring Manifested in the MTSAT-1R Visible Channel Imagery

David Doelling, NASA Langley Research Center
Konstantin Khlopenkov, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI)
Conor Haney, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI)
Arun Gopalan, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI)
Arata Okuyama, Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA)

5:35 PM

5:51 PM

Sentinel-2 Calibration and Validation: from the Instrument to Level 2 Products

Vincent Lonjou, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Thierry Tremas, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Sophie Lachérade, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Cécile Dechoz, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Florie Languille, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Aimé Meygret, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Olivier Hagolle, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES);
Béatrice Petrucci, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Julien Nosavan, Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
Philippe Martimort, ESA/ESTEC
Claudia Isola, ESA/ESTEC

5:51 PM

Wednesday, August 13th
8:10 AM

SNPP OMPS Performance and Lessons Learned

Glen Jaross, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
M. Haken, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI)
C. Seftor, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI)
M. Kowitt, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI)
L-K. Huang, Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI)

8:10 AM

8:35 AM

Analysis of Advanced Baseline Imager Out-of-Band Spectral Response

Aaron Pearlman, Earth Resources Technology, Inc.
Changyong Cao, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR

8:35 AM

9:00 AM

Space Layer Experiment (SLX) Sensor Calibration

Scott Hansen, USU/Space Dynamics Laboratory
Brian Thompson, USU/Space Dynamics Laboratory
Lorin Zollinger, USU/Space Dynamics Laboratory
Dean Wada, USU/Space Dynamics Laboratory
Ed Hawkins, Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory
Brian Kantsiper, Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory

9:00 AM

9:25 AM

Copernicus Sentiel-4/UVN Instrument Calibration System PDR Status

Berit Ahlers, European Space Agency (ESA)/ European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC)
Grégory Bazalgette Courrèges-Lacoste, European Space Agency (ESA)/ European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC)
Marcel Dobber, European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT)

9:25 AM

9:50 AM

Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) Lightning Imager (LI) Instrument Performance and Calibration from User Perspective

Marcel Dobber, EUMETSAT
Jochen Grandell, EUMETSAT

9:50 AM

10:15 AM

VIIRS Reflective Solar Bands Calibration Changes and Potential Impacts on Applications

Slawomir Blonski, Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites (CICS), University of Maryland - College Park
Changyong Cao, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR
Sirish Uprety, Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA), Colorado State University

10:15 AM

11:15 AM

The In-Flight Calibration System for the Airborne Imager GLORIA

F. Olschewski, University of Wuppertal
A. Ebersoldt, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
F. Friedl-Vallon, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
B. Gutschwager, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB)
J. Hollandt, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB)
A. Kleinert, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
C. Piesch, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
C. Monte, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB)
P. Preusse, Research Center Juelich
J. Ungermann, Research Center Juelich
R. Koppmann, University of Wuppertal

11:15 AM

11:40 AM

Calibration of NEON's Airborne Imaging Spectrometers

Nathan Leisso, NEON, Inc.
Thomas Kampe, NEON, Inc.
Bryan Karpowicz, NEON, Inc.

11:40 AM

12:05 PM

Calibrating Hyper- and Multispectral Imagers at the NASA Ames Airborne Sensor Facility

Thomas Ellis, University of California - Santa Cruz/NASA Ames UARC
Pat Grant, University of California - Santa Cruz/NASA Ames UARC
Edward Hildum, University of California - Santa Cruz/NASA Ames UARC
Jeff Myers, University of California - Santa Cruz/NASA Ames UARC

12:05 PM

1:45 PM

NIST Greenhouse Gas and Climate Science Measurements Program Overview

James R. Whetstone, National Institute of Standards and Technology

1:45 PM

2:55 PM

A Method Suitable for In-Flight Calibration of a UAV Hyperspectral Remote Sensor

Haiwei Li, Institute of Remote Sensing (RADI), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Hao Zhang, Institute of Remote Sensing (RADI), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Zhengchao Chen, Institute of Remote Sensing (RADI), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

2:55 PM

3:20 PM

Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function (BRDF) of Deep Convective Clouds (DCC) Derived from PARASOL Measurements and Compared to Radiative Transfer Computation and Model

Bertrand Fougnie, Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)
David Doelling, NASA Langley Research Center
Audrey Crespin, CS-SI
Bruno Lafrance, CS-SI
Laurent Labonnote, Laboratoire d' Optique Atmosphérique (LOA)

3:20 PM

3:45 PM

Improved Algorithm for Water Vapor Retrieval and Field Calibration in the Channell 940-nm of Sun-photometer

Hao Zhang, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RAD), Chinese Academy of Sciences
Zhengchao Chen, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RAD), Chinese Academy of Sciences
Bing Zhang, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Changyun Chen, First Crustal Monitoring and Application Center, China Earthquake Administration

3:45 PM

4:10 PM

Improved Formulas for Synchrotron Radiation

Eric L. Shirley, National Institute of Standards and Technology

4:10 PM