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
+81 22-795-6743


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