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Events for October 6, 2016 - April 20, 2017

October 2016

Computational and Stochastic Methods for Characterizing Joint Flood Hazards under Extreme Hurricane Events

October 06, 2016
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
O&M Building, Room 110

This talk will discuss the development, calibration, and implementation of coupled numerical models for providing in-depth hydrologic analyses at the land-sea interface resulting from discrete-event hurricane simulations.

Applications: Environment, Society
Science: Education, Engineering
Technology: Land

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Use of LiDAR Data for Managing Surface Drainage Infrastructure

October 20, 2016
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
O&M Building, Room 110

This seminar will discuss the use of mobile Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) systems in managing roadway drainage features.

Applications: Society
Science: Education, Engineering
Technology: Land

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November 2016

Geospatial Data Needs for Next Generation Earth System Models

November 03, 2016
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
O&M Building, Room 110

In this seminar, we will examine the current and future geospatial data needs of general circulation models (GCMs) and discuss several modeling studies, including one of the Brazos River, which make heavy use of these data to construct and test complex simulations.

Applications: Environment
Science: Education, Engineering

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Monitoring Storage Variations of Large Reservoirs by Leveraging Multi-Satellite Observations

November 17, 2016
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
O&M Building, Room 110

Satellite remote sensing offers a unique opportunity for monitoring large reservoirs from space, particularly over data sparse regions. This presentation introduces a series of novel algorithms using multi-satellite observations geared towards estimating reservoir storage variations at improved spatial coverage, and at improved temporal resolution.

Applications: Environment
Science: Education, Engineering
Technology: Space

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February 2017

Scientific Visualization of Geospatial Data Using a Visualization Wall

February 02, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Eller O&M Bldg., Room 807

Dr. Bishop will present new geovisualization capabilities that the Center for GEOSAT has invested in, and provide a demonstration of a new visualization wall for the display and interpretation of multispectral imagery and digital elevation models.

Science: Agriculture & Life Sciences, Education, Geosciences, Information Science
Technology: Air, Land, Sea, Space
Applications: Environment

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Accelerate Large Scale Geoscience Analysis Problems – A Case Study on Solar Irradiance Simulation

February 23, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Eller O&M Bldg., Room 807

n this talk, Dr. Liu will share his team's successful experience in both acceleration and scale up of a sophisticated solar irradiance simulation model.

Applications: Society
Science: Education, Engineering, Geosciences
Technology: Space

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March 2017

A Mission Flexible and Effective System for Remote Sensing Using Multi-Sensor Unmanned Air Systems

March 02, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Eller O&M Bldg., Room 807

This presentation details the development and demonstration of fixed-wing unmanned aircraft systems for precision agriculture tasks.

Science: Agriculture & Life Sciences, Education, Engineering
Technology: Air
Applications: Society

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From Ground Sensors to Satellites: Three-Dimensional Remote Sensing of Vegetation Structure

March 30, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Eller O&M Bldg., Room 807

This seminar will review liDAR remote sensing from all three platforms – ground, air, and space, and will focus on applications for assessing vegetation biophysical parameters and three-dimensional structure.

Technology: Air, Land, Space
Applications: Environment
Science: Education, Engineering, Geosciences

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April 2017

Touching Spatio-Temporal Data Through Haptic Robots. Adding More ‘Sense’ to GIS

April 06, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Eller O&M Bldg., Room 807

This presentation will introduce the use of haptic robots to ‘touch’ spatially distributed data of complex mulit-variate systems. The technology to dive into these systems has been developed by the Haptic group at the Stochastic Geomechanics Laboratory (SGL).

Applications: Environment
Science: Education, Engineering
Technology: Land, Sea

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Effect of Land Use Change on Flows and Floodplains in the Houston Area

April 20, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Eller O&M Bldg., Room 807

The effect of urbanization on stream flows and floodplain extent in the rapidly developing Whiteoak and Sims Bayou watersheds in the Houston area, Texas, is studied.

Technology: Air, Land
Applications: Environment, Society
Science: Education, Engineering, Government & Economics

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