[CODATA-international] Fw: Announcing launch of the SAR Handbook
Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk
Sat Apr 20 03:38:20 EDT 2019
Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Handbook - Comprehensive Methodologies for Forest Monitoring and Biomass Estimation (details below) might be of interest. My thanks to all colleagues who contributed for this and shared it for the benefit of the wider geo community.
This resource is timely esp. with the forthcoming NASA and Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) SAR mission (NISAR) https://nisar.jpl.nasa.gov
Dr. Suchith Anand
Chief Scientific Adviser
Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (G7)
Von: WGCapD-Core Im Auftrag von Cherrington, Emil A. (MSFC-ST11)[UAH]
Gesendet: Mittwoch, 10. April 2019 15:59
Cc: Flores, Africa I. (MSFC-ST11)[UAH]; Herndon, Kelsey E. (MSFC-ST11)[UAH]; Irwin, Daniel E. (MSFC-ST11)
Betreff: [WGCapD-Core] Announcing launch of the SAR Handbook
Dear WGCapD colleagues,
On behalf of the SERVIR Science Coordination Office, we are elated to share with you news about the launch of the Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Handbook – a collaboration between the SERVIR and SilvaCarbon programs, and made possible through the support of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The SAR Handbook represents the results of 2+ years of work, including fruitful collaboration with representatives of the various hubs from across SERVIR’s global network. We see the SAR Handbook as a practical guide to help introduce practitioners to the topic of radar remote sensing. We are therefore confident that this can be a resource to support capacity building across CEOS’ network.
Below, kindly find an email from my colleague and editor Africa Flores (cc’d) announcing the SAR Handbook’s launch. The full 300+ page SAR Handbook can be downloaded from: https://gis1.servirglobal.net/TrainingMaterials/SAR/SARHB_FullRes.pdf. Additional resources (e.g. individual tutorials, scripts, and chapters) are available on the SERVIR page at: https://www.servirglobal.net/Global/Articles/Article/2674/sar-handbook-comprehensive-methodologies-for-forest-monitoring-and-biomass-estimation. Please feel free to share this announcement with your colleagues, and also feel free to follow SERVIR on Twitter<https://twitter.com/SERVIRGlobal> and Facebook<https://www.facebook.com/servirglobal/> for additional updates about the SAR Handbook. Thank you.
Emil A. Cherrington, Ph.D.
NASA / SERVIR-West Africa Regional Science Coordination Lead
Earth System Science Center - University of Alabama in Huntsville
National Space Science & Technology Center, Room 1016
320 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35805
TEL: (256) 961-7040
emil.cherrington at nasa.gov<mailto:emil.cherrington at nasa.gov>
From: Flores, Africa I. (MSFC-ST11)[UAH]
Sent: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 5:15 AM
Subject: The SAR-Handbook
Dear SERVIR-Global Network:
We’re pleased to inform you that the SAR-Handbook: Comprehensive Methodologies for Forest Monitoring and Biomass Estimation will be released at the 2019 Global Forest Observation Initiative (GFOI) Plenary in Maputo, Mozambique this week.
Access website hosting SAR-Handbook materials here<https://www.servirglobal.net/Global/Articles/Article/2674/sar-handbook-comprehensive-methodologies-for-forest-monitoring-and-biomass-estimation>. The SAR Handbook is available here<https://gis1.servirglobal.net/TrainingMaterials/SAR/SARHB_FullRes.pdf>.
Link to news article here<https://bit.ly/2WXMUVV>. Please feel free to share and disseminate.
This initial release will be as an e-Book, and we plan to have limited printed copies later in the summer. This will be a “living-document” as we may have more updates.
We want to sincerely thank the SERVIR-hubs for your enthusiasm, and strong collaboration to make sure this Handbook covered unique and as-applied-as-possible content. We hope this content that we co-created will be ground-breaking and that it will be broadly used by the applied remote sensing community worldwide. Thank you for your invaluable contributions!
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