The full- and half-day tutorials will be taught on the Sunday (July 12) prior to the start of the conference. Tutorials not meeting the minimum number of registrants (7 for full-day, 5 for half-day) by 22 May 2009 will be cancelled.

Full-Day Tutorials

Schedule: Sunday 12 July, 8:30 – 17:30

FD-1: Understanding and Interpretation of High Resolution SAR Images
Presented by: Mihai Datcu, German Aerospace Center, DLR Oberpfaffenhofen; Klaus Seidel, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH Zurich

FD-3: Applied hyperspectral remote sensing
Presented by van der Meijde M., van der Werff H. M.A., Department of Earth System Analysis, ITC, Netherlands.

FD-6: SAR Polarimetry: Basics, Processing Techniques and Applications
Presented by: Eric Pottier, Laurent Ferro-Famil, IETR UMR CNRS 6164, University of Rennes 1, France

FD-7: Recent Advances in Classification
Presented by: Ranga Raju Vatsavai and Surya S. Durbha

FD-8: Accessing and using MISR products in climate and environmental research
Presented by: Michel M. Verstraete, Charles Thompson, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)

Half-Day Tutorials

Schedule: Sunday 12 July, 13:30 – 17:30

HD-1: Modeling the Spectral Responses of Natural Materials under Varying Environmental Parameters: Theoretical and Practical Challenges
Presented by: Gladimir V. G. Baranoski, School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo

HD-6: Introduction to Remote Sensing and Geo-processing Using GRASS GIS
Presented by: Brendon Wolff-Piggott, Integrated GeoData Solutions, South Africa