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The SMAP/ICESat-2 tutorial is a unique opportunity to collect and distribute informacion about different user needs while discussing how SMAP (launch October 2014) soil moisture and surface freeze/thaw state data products can be used in parallel with ICESat-2 (launch 2016) altimetry data. Please join us and contribute to the discussion.
ASF hosted the annual CEOS Synthetic Aperture Radar(SAR) Calibration and Validation Workshop November 7-9, 2011 in Fairbanks, Alaska at the Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge. The workshop was an annual event to discuss calibration methods, sites and issues for current and future missions. Members from the space agencies with operational SAR missions presented updates on the status and quality of their missions. The group discussed new standards for future missions to keep pace with technology and the needs of the scientific community.
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of its first synthetic aperture radar data downlink, the Alaska Satellite Facility hosted an open house. The open house was held in the Elvey/Akasofu Building complex on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus on Saturday, August 20, 2011. The community was encouraged to come learn more about the facility and its worldwide services.
The 3rd Annual ALOS Joint PI Symposium was hosted by the Americas ALOS Data Node and held November 9-13, 2009 in Kona, Hawai’i.
The Symposium focussed on PALSAR, PRISM, AVNIR 2, InSAR, Land Cover/Use, Geohazards, Forestry, Ocean Processes, Polarimetry, Glaciology, Kyoto/Carbon, Sea Ice, Hydrology, Floods/Wetlands, Software and Tools, Agriculture/Vegetation, and IPY.