Call for Papers

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Invitation to IGARSS 2019 in Yokohama

Hosted by IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society, the International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2019 (IGARSS 2019) will be held from Sunday July 28th through Friday August 2nd, 2019 at Convention Center “PACIFICO Yokohama” in Yokohama, Japan. The conference main theme is Global-Environment Observation and Disaster Mitigation.”

On behalf of IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society and the IGARSS Organizing Committee, we invite you to participate in IGARSS 2019, the world’s premier symposium on geoscience, remote sensing and related topics. We look forward to meeting you in Yokohama during IGARSS 2019.

Important Dates

Invited Session Proposal Deadline5 October 2018
Invited Session Acceptance Notification5 November 2018
Paper Submission System On-Line12 November 2018
Tutorial Proposal Deadline12 November 2018
Tutorial Proposal Acceptance Notification10 December 2018
Paper Submission Deadline8 January 2019
January 15, 2019
Student Paper Competition Deadline8 January 2019
January 15, 2019
Travel Support Application Deadline8 January 2019
January 15, 2019
Submission Status Available Online29 March 2019 5 April 2019
Registration Open29 March 2019 12 April 2019
3 Minute Thesis Deadline1 May 2019
Final Submission Deadline27 May 2019
Early Registration Deadline27 May 2019
IGARSS 201928 July - 2 August 2019

Technical Program

IGARSS is a premier event in remote sensing and provides an ideal forum for obtaining up-to-date information about the latest developments, exchanging ideas, identifying future trends and networking with the international geoscience and remote sensing community.

The IGARSS 2019 technical program will include the following general themes:

  • Data Analysis Methods
  • Atmosphere
  • Cryosphere
  • Oceans
  • Land
  • Missions, Sensors and Calibration
  • Data Management and Education

In addition, special scientific themes will be addressed, including:

  • Monitoring and damage assessment of natural disasters and hazards
  • NewSpace in remote sensing
  • Big data and machine learning
  • Observing key variables in climate action

Student Paper Competition

IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society student members are invited to submit a paepr to the IGARSS Student Paper Competition. The selection of the finalist papers will be done by a committee of experts and the selected students will present their papers during a special session at the Symposium.

Publication of Proceedings

Accepted paeprs will be published in the proceedings on IEEE Xplore only if presented at the Symposium by one of the list authors duly registered.

Paper Submission

Authors who wish to give a presentation are requested to submit a paper (minimum of 2 pages; maximum of 4 pages). A link to submit the paper online will be available at the Symposium website beginning 12 November 2018.

Welcome to Yokohama, Japan!

Yokohama is a waterfront city located adjacent to the capital city of Tokyo and is just half na hour from Haneda Airport. The city can also be promptly and comfortably accessed from Narita Airport by train or bus. THere is Japan's largest convention center, "Pacifico Yokohama" in the harbor area. International conferences, exhibitions and events are held throughout the year, and many tourists visit from home and abroad. In addition, since the port opening in 1859, international cultures have been cultivated in Yokohama. You can enjoy your stay visiting history sights, sightseeing spots and shopping areas pre- and post-IGARSS 2019.