Day 1 (28 Oct 2010, Thursday)
08:30 – 09:00 Registration
Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Esther Lee Building,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Opening Session
Co-chair: H Lin; Y Zhang
Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Esther Lee Building, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
09:00 – 09:10 Opening Speech
by Prof. Joseph Sung, Vice-Chancellor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
09:10 – 09:20 Opening Speech
by Dr. Cao Jianlin, Vice-Minister,
The Ministry of Science and Technology of the People's Republic of China
09:20 – 09:28 Opening Remarks for GCEAP series meetings
by Prof. Longsang Chiu, Gorge Mason University
09:28 – 09:35 Calling for more collaboration of coastal studies
by Prof. Hui Lin, the director of ISEIS
09:35 – 09:40 Present souvenirs to sponsors
09:40– 09:50 Group Photo Taking
Session 1: Air-sea interaction and landfall storms
Co-chairs: L Chiu; W Alpers
Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Esther Lee Building, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
09:50 – 10:20 Keynote Speech
Management for relevant remote sensing of temperate to tropical aquatic ecosystems in Australia
Dr. Arnold DEKKER (CSIRO Land & Water)
10:20 – 10:50 Keynote Speech
NOAA coral reef watch program from satellite observations
10:50 – 11:05 Coffee Break
11:05 – 11:20 Simulation of heavy rainfall event over Visakhapatnam during northeast monsoon season
Sai R.RAO, Bhanu Kumar O.S.R.U. (Andhra University)
11:20 – 11:35 Winter monsoon surges over the South China Sea studied by multi-sensor satellite and weather radar data and a numerical model
Werner ALPERS (Institute of Oceanography, Centre for Marine and Climate Research, University of Hamburg)
11:35 – 11:50 Enhanced primary production in the oligotrophic South China Sea by eddy injection in spring
I-I LIN, Chun-Chi LIEN, et al. (National Taiwan University)
11:50 – 12:05 Wind/Stress distribution over temperature front and in storms
W. Timothy LIU, Xiaosu XIE (California Institute of Techenology)
12:05 – 12:20 Spatial and temporal variations of RSP in Hong Kong: cross-boundary and local effects
Longsang CHIU (George Mason University), Raymond Kwok-cheung LOK (Transport Department, HKSAR)
12:20 – 12:40 Session Discussion
12:40 – 14:00 Lunch
Venue: Chung Chi College Staff Club
Session 2
  A: Algorithms and methods
Co-chair: Chuanmin HU; A Strong
Venue: Room 305, Fok Ying Tung Remote Sensing Science Building, CUHK
B: Aquatic ecosystems feedback to and interactions with global climate change /Climate and anthropogenic influence on coastal/inland water quality and adjacent ecosystems (including coral reefs)
Co-chair: Arnold Dekker; Ronghua Ma
Venue: Room 303, Fok Ying Tung Remote Sensing Science Building, CUHK
14:00 – 14:30 Keynote Speech
A remote sensing view of aquatic hazards in East China and the US Gulf Coast
Dr. Chuanmin HU (University of South Florida)
Keynote Speech
Global observations of intense surface plankton blooms and floating vegetation using MERIS MCI
Dr. Jim GOWER (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)
14:30 – 14:45 Study on the correction algorithm for the apparent spectrum from the tank
Minwei ZHANG (Center for Earth Observation and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Analysis of the time-series reflective spectrum characteristics of Lake Tai
Cailan GONG, Ying ZHOU, Qiu YIN et al. (Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
14:45 – 15:00 Validation of the three-band chlorophyll-a inversion model in turbid water: the case of Taihu Lake, China
Yuchun WEI (Nanjing Normal University)
The correlation research between total phosphor concentration of aquaculture water and measured remote sensing reflectivity
Yinchi MA, Wen DING (Beijing Fisheries Research Institute)
15:00 – 15:15 Estimating NPSS concentration in Taihu Lake using spectral decomposition algorithm
Chaoping LU, Heng LU (Nanjing Normal University)
Preliminary assessment of coastal marine eutrophication by remote sensing
Genki TERAUCHI, Ryo TSUJIMOTO (Nagasaki University), Joji ISHIZAKA (Nagoya University)
15:15 – 15:30 Estimation of total suspended matter concentration based on semi-analysis algorithm in inland turbid waters
Kun SHI (Nanjing Normal University)
Coral mapping in Tung Ping Chau of the eastern Hong Kong using high resolution satellite SPOT images
Wing Kee HUEN, Yuanzhi ZHANG (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
15:30 – 15:45 Estimating of backscattering rate in Lake Chaohu based on bio-optical model
Zhonghua LIU, Yunmei LI (Nanjing Normal University)
Satellite monitoring of massive green macroalgae bloom (GMB): imaging ability comparison of multi-source data and drifting velocity estimation
Tingwei CUI, Jie ZHANG, li-e SUN et al. (First Institute of Oceanography, State Oceanic Administration)
15:45 – 16:00 An analytical method for retrieving total suspended matter and chlorophyll-a in highly turbid inland waters - taking Lake Taihu as an example
Junsheng LI, Bing ZHANG, Qian SHEN (Center for earth observation and digital earth, CAS)
Monitoring total suspended sediment of Poyang Lake using HJ-1A/B CCD imagery
Zhifeng YU, Xiaoling CHEN, Liqiao TIAN et al. (Wuhan University)
16:00 – 16:15 Coffee Break
16:15 – 16:30 Monitoring spatial and temporal variability of suspended sediment in Indus River by means of remotely sensed data
Asif BHATTI, Seigo NASU (Kochi University of Technology)
Comparison of Dimensionless Wave Parameters, Significant Wave Height, Wave Steepness and Wave Age from Satellite Scatterometer Data and Ocean Buoys in the Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean
Jie GUO(Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research ,CAS), Yijun HE (Qingdao Institute of Oceanology, CAS)
16:30 – 16:45 Retrieval of heavy metal concentration from remote sensing data
Chuqun CHEN (South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, CAS)
Remote sensing of pico-phytoplankton distributions in the northern South China Sea
Xiaoju PAN, George WONG, Tung-Yuan HO, et al. (RCEC, Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
16:45 – 17:00 An ideal testing for remote sensing applications in case 2 waters: Taihu Lake, China
Ronghua MA (Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, CAS)
Sea level affecting marshes model and remotely sensed and geo-spatial datasets for an area of large spatial extent
Mingsheng LIAO, Yanan JIANG, Wei GAO et al. (Wuhan University)
17:00 – 17:15 Remote estimation of spring phytoplankton pigments concentrations in highly turbid waters
Hongtao DUAN (Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, CAS), Ronghua MA, Yuanzhi ZHANG
Session Discussion
17:15 – 17:30 Session Discussion
18:00 Welcome Banquet
Venue : Star Seafood Floating Restaurant,
22-27 Tai Chung Kiu Road, Shatin, HK
Telephone: 2635 3788

Day 2 (29 Oct 2010, Friday)
Session 3
  A: Coastal Erosion, Estuaries Sustainment and the Impacts of LULC changes
Co-chair: John van Genderen; Danling Tang
Venue: Room 305, Fok Ying Tung Remote Sensing Science Building, CUHK
B: Water Optical properties and Water Color Remote Sensing in Rivers, Lakes, and Coastal Waters
Co-chair: Zhongping Lee; Shaoling Shang
Venue: Room 303, Fok Ying Tung Remote Sensing Science Building, CUHK
09:00 – 09:30 Keynote Speech
Satellite remote sensing of water properties for ocean, coastal, and inland waters
Keynote Speech
Monitoring water quality parameters via ocean color remote sensing
Dr. Zhongping LEE (Mississippi State University)
09:30 – 09:45 Assessing the spatial pattern of cold island effect intensity of wetlands in Beijing
Ranhao SUN, Ailian CHEN, Liding CHEN (Research for Eco-environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Optical classification and the absorption property of inland entrophic waters in China
Yunmei LI (Nanjing Normal University), Qiao WANG, Heng LU, et al
09:45 – 10:00 Temporal and spatial variability of water supply stress in the Haihe River Basin, Northern China
Yuhe JI, Liding CHEN, Ranhao SUN (Research Center for Eco-environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Eutrophication evaluation of three lakes and one reservoir using CCD images of HJ-1 satellite
Yifan XU, Yunmei LI (Nanjing Normal University)
10:00 – 10:15 Research on the Impact of global climate change on wetland ecosystem of China
Wei WANG (School of Hydrology and Water Resources, Hohai University)
Primary productivity evaluation based on underwater light distribution in Chaohu Lake
Xin JIN, Yunmei LI (Nanjing Normal University)
10:15 – 10:30 Study on Level-1 requirements for remote sensing of inland aquatic environments
Qian SHEN, Bing ZHANG, Junsheng LI (Center for earth observation and digital earth, Chinese academy of sciences)
In situ and satellite observations for chlorophyll distribution during the early summer of 2009 in turbid coastal waters, China
Fang SHEN, Yunxuan ZHOU, Daoji LI (State Key Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research, East China Normal University)
10:30 – 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 – 11:00 The potential use of remote sensing technology in DPR Korea
Man Su KWAK (the State Academy of Sciences, DPR Korea)
Monitoring the "Green Tide" in the Yellow Sea and the East China Sea through integration of multi-source remote sensing images
Qianguo XING, Xiangyang ZHENG, Dingfeng YU,et al. (Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research, the Chinese Academy of Sciences)
11:00 – 11:15 The future application of environmental remote-sensing monitoring in DPR Korea
Kwang Min RYU (the State Academy of Sciences, DPR Korea)
Phytoplankton dynamics in the Taiwan Strait: MODIS observations
Shaoling SHANG (Xiamen University), Qiang DONG, Michael BEHRENFELD et al.
11:15 – 12:00 Session Discussion Session Discussion
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch
Session 4: Holocene to Recent Coastal Landscape Structure, Change, and Hazards in the Northern Gulf of Mexico
Co-chairs: John Brock, Limin Yang
Venue: Room 303, Fok Ying Tung Remote Sensing Science Building, CUHK
14:00 – 14:30 Keynote Speech
Late holocene sea level fluctuation altered coral reef ecosystem structure at the dry Tortugas
14:30 – 14:45 Reverse engineering topography from multi-temporal imagery
14:45 – 15:00 Estimating bare-earth topography in shallow submerged and wetland environments using a small-footprint, waveform-resolving, green-wavelength Lidar
15:00 – 15:15 Climate and agriculture affect responses of stream biota to urbanization: management implications of climate change
Thomas CUFFNEY, Roxolana KASHUBA, Song QIAN, et al. (USGS)
15:15 – 15:30 Assessing the accuracy of land cover variable derived from national land cover database
15:30 – 15:45 Fractional water mapping using multi-sensor imagery in coastal Louisiana, USA
15:45 – 16:00 An efficient method for change detection of abundance of land cover components in the Northern Gulf of Mexico
Limin YANG, Horner COLLIN, John BROCK (USGS)
16:00 – 16:15 Wetland loss due to recent hurricanes in coastal Louisiana, USA
16:15 – 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 – 17:15 Panel Discussions
Co-chair: C Chen; A Dekker; A Strong; M Wang


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