ICWG III/II: Planetary Remote Sensing and Mapping

Working Group Officers:



Chair  

Kaichang DIKaichang DI
Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth
Chinese Academy of Sciences
PO.Box 9718, Datun Road, Chaoyang District
Beijing 100101
P.R. China
+ 86 10 64868229

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Co-Chair  

Jürgen OberstJürgen Oberst
German Aerospace Center
Institute for Planetary Research
Planetary Geodesy
Rutherfordstrasse 2
D-12489 Berlin
Germany
+ 49 30 67055 336
+ 49 30 67055 402

Co-Chair  

Irina KarachevtsevaIrina Karachevtseva
Moscow University of Geodesy and Cartography (MIIGAiK)
MIIGAiK Extraterrestrial Laboratory (MExLab)
Gorokhovsky pereulok, 4
105064, Moscow
Russia
+7 499 267-35-13
+7 499 267-35-13

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Secretary  

Bo WuBo Wu
Department of Land Surveying & Geo-Informatics
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Kowloon
Hong Kong
+852 2766 4335
+852 2330 2994

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Terms of Reference:

  • Development of new methodologies and algorithms for sensor calibration, data fusion and information extraction from planetary remote sensing data
  • Development of advanced techniques in planetary photogrammetry and robotic vision for the mapping of celestial bodies
  • Evaluation and refinement of reference systems, coordinate systems, control networks, map sheet definitions, etc. and their standardization
  • Development of spatial information systems to support extra-terrestrial exploration and science
  • Cooperation with related planetary exploration working groups in space agencies and organizations, and liaisons with the ICA Commission on Planetary Cartography