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CORSAIR Workshop

COSMO-SkyMed Radar Science and Innovation Research (CORSAIR) Programme – Results Workshop


The Presentations from the CORSAIR workshop are now available. Click on the title of the talk to view.

9:00 – 9:30 – Arrival

9:30 – 9:45 – Welcome & Overview of Satellite Applications Catapult and
CORSAIR Programme – Terri Freemantle, Satellite Applications Catapult

Forest & Agriculture – Chair: Esra Erten, Istanbul Technical University

9:45 – 10:00 – COSMO-SkyMeddata for detection of forest boundaries on steep terrain – Pete Morley

10:00 – 10:15 – Suitability of COSMO-SkyMed data for detecting forest cover change in Guyana – Abu Mahmood

10:15 – 10:30 – 3D tomographic SAR imaging in densely vegetated mountainous rural areas in China using Cosmo-SkyMed data – Lang Feng

10:30 – 10:45 – Stereo Radar for Forest Change Detection: Opportunities and Challenges – Sam Fleming

10:45 – 11:00 Break

Ocean Applications – Chair: Terri Freemantle, Satellite Applications Catapult

11:00 – 11:15 – Ship Detection with COSMO-SkyMed PingPong Data – Armando Marino

11:15 – 11:30 – Using Cosmo-Skymed to view wind speeds around UK offshore wind farms – Sarah James

11:30 – 11:45 – Can satellite synthetic aperture radar be used to detect and classify offshore installations? – Rob Blackwell

11:45 – 12:00 – Classification of offshore installations using both high and medium resolution SAR imagery – Annalisa Iob

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch

Land Applications I – Chair: Cristian Rossi, Satellite Applications Catapult

13:00 – 13:15 – Development of a National Satellite Imaging Flood Mapping Capability – Alex Farman

13:15 – 13:30 – Detecting land cover changes in the Thames Estuary using Earth Observation – Jon Blower (N.B: this presentation is too large to upload to our website, if you are interested in viewing, please contact marketing@sa.catapult.org.uk)

13:30 – 13:45 – Using COSMO-SkyMed images to improve river flood monitoring and forecasting – David Mason

13:45 – 14:00 – Combating Waste Crime – Martin Davies

14:00 – 14:15 – Break

Land Applications II – Chair: Cristian Rossi, Satellite Applications Catapult

14:15 – 14:30 – The identification and monitoring of landslides in densely vegetated areas by high-resolution SAR images over Shuping, Hubei, PRC – Lang Feng

14:30 – 14:45 – Detection of ground deformation using the Intermittent Small Baseline Subset (ISBAS) approach: The case study of Lagos, Nigeria – Udeme Nkanga

14:45 – 15:00 – Application of CosmoSkymed imagery to analysis of active volcanism: Montserrat (West Indies) and Kelud (Indonesia) – Susana Ebmeier (pre-recorded)

15:00 – 15:15 – Ground Motion Study: Hinkley Point, proposed by Geraint Cooksley, Telespazio VEGA UK with EDF as co-PI – Geraint Cooksley

15:15 – 15:30 Closing Comments and Recommendations – Terri Freemantle & Cristian Rossi, Satellite Applications Catapult

15:30 – Close


The abstracts for all of the research can be read here.

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