WG III/8: Remote Sensing of Atmospheric Environment

Working Group Officers:


Lixin WULixin WU
School of Geoscience and Info-Physics
Central South University
Lushan South Road 932
Changsha, 410083, Hunan

P.R. China
+ 86 0731-88830573


Diego LoyolaDiego Loyola
German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Remote Sensing Technology Institute Oberpfaffenhofen
82234 Wessling


Pradeep KhatriPradeep Khatri
Center for Oceanic and Atmospheric Studies
Tohoku University


Kai QinKai Qin
School of Environment Science and Spatial Informatics,
China University of Mining & Technology
Nanhu Campus
Xuzhou, 221116, Jiangsu
P.R. China
+ 86 516 83591306

Terms of Reference:

  • Development of satellite observations on atmospheric environment including air pollutants, aerosol and its dynamic process
  • Development of new models for estimating atmospheric aerosol optical depth, characteristics and particulate matters (PMs) concentration
  • Development of new models for extracting atmospheric parameters through sounders/GPS/LiDAR/radio occultation, etc.
  • Development of spatio-temporal methodologies and GIS-based systems for atmospheric environment analysis
  • Evaluation and validation of satellite observations on atmospheric components and PMs concentration
  • Assessment of the impact of urbanization and fossil energy on atmosphere environment
  • Collaborate with GEO to serve for public affairs and human health with data and maps