SPIE Asia Pacific Remote Sensing 2008 (AE08)

Venue: Various

Location: Noumea, New Caledonia

Event Date/Time: Nov 17, 2008 End Date/Time: Nov 21, 2008
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Why is this meeting important?
• Unique biodiversity and reef ecosystems may be threatened by climate change and anthropogenic activity.
• Scientists and governments need better assessment and monitoring of marine, atmospheric, and global environments.
• Remote sensing is an essential technology for collecting data.
Why a remote sensing conference in New Caledonia?
• New Caledonia is a typical example of an island under development that wants to protect its incredible preserved ecosystems.
• New Caledonia has strong scientific knowledge of local environmental challenges.
• New Caledonia has been proposed as a UNESCO world heritage site.
What you can do?
• Present your research and participate in one of the world’s most important conferences on remote sensing for monitoring island ecosystems and threats to the global environment.
The symposium encompasses:
• Theoretical basis, technical approaches, and application methods of marine, land, and atmosphere remote sensing
• Active and passive technique technologies
• Coastal zone management applications
• Weather, air quality, and climate monitoring and prediction applications