ISPRS Technical Commission III

Remote Sensing


Laurent Polidori, PresidentLaurent Polidori
Universidade Federal do Pará (UFPA)
Rua Augusto Corrêa 01
Guamá, Belém (PA), 66075-110
+55 91 98167 4648


Vice President

Alessandra Gomes, Vice PresidentAlessandra Gomes
Coordenação Espacial da Amazônia (COEAM / INPE)
Av. Perimetral, 2651
Parque de Ciência e Tecnologia Guamá, Lote nº 50
Bairro: Guamá, CEP. 66077-830, Belém (PA)
+55 12 99719 0053



Jean-Francois Faure, SecretaryJean-Francois Faure
Maison de la Teledetection
500 rue JF Breton
34093 Montpellier cedex
+33 4 67 55 86 06


Terms of Reference

  • Contribute for understanding of remote sensing data from measurements and modelling of electromagnetic radiation
  • Contribute to the development and validation of algorithms for classification, change detection, data fusion, pattern recognition and other methods of processing images and point clouds
  • Assessing the data quality and application potential of new Earth Observation systems in liaison with thematic user communities and spatial agencies
  • Develop and promote applications of remote sensing for environmental research, monitoring and management, for the study of land surfaces, oceans, atmosphere, and planetary bodies, for the prevention of disasters, epidemics, and poverty, in support of research and public policies and in liaison with spatial agencies and relevant international organizations
  • Promote the use of remote sensing in long-term environmental observatories
  • Integrate global efforts through effective outreach through data/algorithm sharing and capacity building, cooperate intensively with national space agencies and ally with the International Committee on Remote Sensing of the Environment (ICORSE).

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The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing is a non-governmental organization devoted to the development of international cooperation for the advancement of photogrammetry and remote sensing and their applications. The Society operates without any discrimination on grounds of race, religion, nationality, or political philosophy.

Our Contact

Leibniz University Hannover
Institute of Photogrammetry and GeoInformation
Nienburger Str. 1
D-30167 Hannover