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Proceedings of the Second Chris Proba Workshop

Second Chris Proba Workshop
28-30 April 2004
ESA-ESRIN, Frascati, Italy

Second Chris Proba Workshop- Proceedings

"Data have been provided by European Space Agency, using the ESA PROBA platform and the SIRA Technology Ltd CHRIS instrument, developed with support from BNSC". Principle Investigators are reminded that the above citation should be used in all publications.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents in PDF
Abstract Book

Review of Aspects Associated With the Chris Calibration
Mike Cutter Sira Technology Ltd, South Hill, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 5EH, England. E-mail:

Atmospheric Correction of Chris/proba Data Acquired in the Sparc Campaign

Luis Guanter, L. Alonso, and J. Moreno University of Valencia - Faculty of Physics, Dr. Moliner 50, 46100, Burjassot (Valencia), Spain. EMAIL:

Quasi-automatic Geometric Correction and Related Geometric Issues in the Exploitation of Chris/proba Data
Luis Alonso, Jose Moreno. Laboratory for Earth Observation, Universidad de Valencia (Spain)

Removal of Noises in Chris/proba Images: Application to the Sparc Campaign Data
J.C. Garcia , J. Moreno

Retrieval of Vegetation Biophysical Variables from Chris/proba Data in the Sparc Campaing
S. Gandia, G. Fernández, J. C. García, J. Moreno Laboratory for Earth Observation Department of Thermodynamics. Faculty of Physics. University of Valencia. Dr. Moliner, 50. 46100 ­ Burjassot Valencia (Spain) Email:;;;

Analyses of Hyperspectral and Directional Chris Data for Agricultural Monitoring Using a Canopy Reflectance Model

S. Begiebing and H. Bach VISTA Geowissenschaftliche Fernerkundung GmbH, Gabelsberger Str. 51, 80333 Munchen, Germany, ¨ Email: /

Retrieval of Leaf Area Index By Inverting Hyper-spectral, Multi-angular Chris/proba Data from Sparc 2003
G. D'Urso, L. Dini, F. Vuolo, L. Alonso, L. Guanter

San Rossore (Italy) Forestry Test Site: Methodology for Calibration and Validation of Chris-proba Data
Alessandro Barducci, Francesco Castagnoli, Donatella Guzzi, Paolo Marcoionni, Ivan Pippi

Forest Type Discrimination Using Multi-angle Hyperspectral Data
François Kayitakire and Pierre Defourny
Univeristé Catholique de Louvain

A Multi-temporal and Multi-angular Study of Hyperspectral Data Related to the Biophysical Properties of Cotton Crops & Soil Characteristics, Nsw, Australia.
Ray Merton*, Sugianto*, & Jon Huntington**
*School of Biological, Earth, and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, AUSTRALIA **Minerals Mapping Technologies Group, CSIRO -Exploration and Mining, Sydney, AUSTRALIA.

Core Site Gilching (Germany) - Pi Activities in 2003 and Aims for 2004
Natascha Oppelt, Wolfram Mauser , Rainer Efinger, Peter Klotz University of Munich, Dept. for Earth and Environmental Sciences, Luisenstr. 37, 80333 Munich (Germany),, GTCO ­ Ground Truth Center Oberbayern, Luisenstr. 37, 80333 Munich (Germany),

Exploitation of Multi-angle Data from Chris on Proba: First Results from the Jornada Experimental Range
Mark Chopping, Andrea Laliberte, Albert Rango Earth and Environmental Studies, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ 07043, USA. Email: USDA, ARS Jornada Experimental Range, Box 30003, MSC3JER, NMSU, Las Cruces, NM 88003, USA. Email:,

Field Goniometer System for Accompanying Directional Measurements
Schneider Thomas(1,2), Zimmermann Stefan, Manakos Ioannis

Directional Measurements for Reed Differentiation
Schneider Thomas(1,2), Peter Gege , Claudius Mott

Monitoring of Lake Water Quality Using Hyperspectral Chris-proba Data

Sandra Mannheim, Karl Segl, Birgit Heim, and Hermann Kaufmann GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam, Department of Geodesy and Remote Sensing, Telegraphenberg, 14473 Potsdam, Germany

High Spatial Resolution Remote Sensing of the Plymouth Coastal Waters.
Samantha Lavender(1,2), RC Nagur Cherukuru and David Doxaran.

Mapping of Chlorophyll and Suspended Particulate Matter Maps from Chris Imagery of the Oostende Core Site
Barbara Van Mol, Young-Je Park, Kevin Ruddick, Bouchra Nechad Management Unit of the North Sea Mathematical Models (MUMM), Royal Belgian Institute for Natural Sciences (RBINS), 100 Gulledelle, B-1200 Brussels, Belgium. Email : 1.

Quantitative Estimation of Suspended Particulate Matter from CHRIS Images
Suhyb Salama and J. Monbaliu
University of Leuven

Investigations on the Capability of Chris-proba for Monitoring of Water Constituents in Lake Constance Compared to Meris
S. Miksa, P. Gege, T. Heege DLR, Remote Sensing Technology Institute, Oberpfaffenhofen, 82234 Wessling, Germany. Email: DLR, Remote Sensing Technology Institute, Oberpfaffenhofen, 82234 Wessling, Germany. Email: DLR, Remote Sensing Technology Institute, Oberpfaffenhofen, 82234 Wessling, Germany; and Technical University of Munich (TUM), Limnological Station, Hofmark 3, 82393 Iffeldorf, Germany Email:,

Cedex Proposal for Chris/proba Activities in 2004 on Validation of Meris Models
Peña-Martínez, Ramón , Ruiz-Verdú, Antonio , Domínguez-Gómez, José Antonio CEDEX. Paseo Bajo de la Virgen del Puerto, 3, 28005 Madrid (Spain), Email: CEDEX. Paseo Bajo de la Virgen del Puerto, 3, 28005 Madrid (Spain), Email: CEDEX. Paseo Bajo de la Virgen del Puerto, 3, 28005 Madrid (Spain), Email:

Bird ­ Chris Joint Experiments for Fire Mapping
( D. Oertel, B. Zhukov, P. Barbosa, I. Csiszar , C. George, A. Held 5), H. Hayasaka, F. Siegert, M. Wooster

Assessment of Chris Proba Data for Land Cover Derivation and Flood Mapping. Application Over the Dongting - Poyang Lake Sectors and to the Songhuajiang River (china)

YESOU1 Hervé , LI2 Jiren, WANG3 Yuguang , XIN2 Jingfeng, CLANDILLON1 Stephen & de FRAIPONT1 Paul

Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Technology and Applications in China
Qingxi TONG, Bing ZHANG, Lanfen ZHENG The Institute of Remote Sensing Applications, Chinese Academy of Sciences. P.O. Box 9718, Beijing 100101, China,

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Keywords: ESA European Space Agency - Agence spatiale europeenne, observation de la terre, earth observation, satellite remote sensing, teledetection, geophysique, altimetrie, radar, chimique atmospherique, geophysics, altimetry, radar, atmospheric chemistry