The Fourth International Workshop on Earth Observation and Remote Sensing Applications

(EORSA 2016)

Location: Guangzhou, China
Dates: July 4-6, 2016


Overall Theme: Societal and Economic Benefits of Earth Observation Technologies

  •         Global change, carbon cycling, and energy systems;
  •          Remote sensing of urban areas, urbanization, and sustainability;
  •      Remote sensing of coastal areas and oceans;
  •      Remote sensing of wetlands and water resources;
  •      Croplands, rangelands, agricultural systems, and soil studies;
  •      Remote sensing of forests and ecosystems;
  •      Remote sensing of atmosphere and air quality;
  •      Human environmental and infectious diseases;
  •      Land use, land cover, and regional environmental changes;
  •      New data and sensors, algorithms and techniques for detection, interpretation, characterization, and modeling of the Earth surface features.


  •      First Call for Papers – November 15, 2015
  •      Second CFP – December 15, 2015
  •      Final CFP – January 15, 2015
  •      Abstract submission due – January 31, 2016
  •      Notification of acceptance – February 25, 2016
  •      Early registration due – March 25, 2016
  •      Full paper submission – May 15, 2016
  •       Pre-conference workshops – July 3, 2016
  •      Conference: July 4-6, 2016

Conference Chairs:
  • Honorary Chair: Prof. Guanhua Xu, Ministry of Science and Technology, China
  • Honorary Chair: Prof. Qingxi Tong, Peking University, China
  • Honorary Chair: Prof. Deren Li, Wuhan University, China
  • Honorary Chair: Prof. Yaqiu Jin, Fudan University, China
  • Chair: Prof. Ming Liu,  South China Normal University
  • Co-Chair: Prof. Hong Zhu, South China Normal University
  • Co-Chair: Prof. Chun-long Xian, South China Agricultural University,
Program Committee Chair and Co-Chairs:
  • Qihao Weng, Indiana State University, USA (Chair)
  • Paolo Gamba, University of Pavia, Italy
  • Shunlin Liang, Beijing Normal University, China
  • George Xian, United States Geological Survey, USA
  • Thomas Esch, German Remote Sensing Data Center, Germany
  • Peijun Du, Nanjing University, China
  • Peijun Li, Peking University, China
  • Bing Zhang, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Bing Xu, Tsinghua University
  • Xiaoli Ding, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Guangxing Wang, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, USA
  • Zhenfeng Shao, Wuhan University, China

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