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Abstract Submission

Updated on May 20th, 2013

Abstracts must be submitted by May 27, 2013, to e-mail address abstracts.frs2013@ursi.fi. The abstract must be added to the e-mail message as a PDF file attachment and named as required by guidelines. The body of the message should contain full contact information of the corresponding author. Notification of the review outcome is sent to every author by July 15, 2013.

Guidelines for Abstract Preparation

The abstracs should be prepared using the provided templates.

  • All abstracts must be written in English.
  • The length is one page.
  • All abstracts must be sent in PDF format.
  • The maximum number of abstracts per author is three.
  • Students paying the reduced participation fee are allowed for one presentation.
  • Review outcome notifications will be sent via email.
  • Authors of accepted abstracts may request an official acceptance/invitation letter.
  • Please name the abstract file according to corresponding author name and add a numer if you submit more than one abstract followed by suggested Topic Area codes in order of preference. For example "John_Smith_1_S1_S2.pdf"
  • If you prefer a poster presentation, please indicate it in the e-mail.

Please find the templates below:

Suggested Topic Areas

When submitting your abstract, please indicate your preferred topic area (first choice and second choice).accordance with the table below.





S1      SAR Instruments and Calibration
S2 SAR Processing
S3 Active Microwave
S4 Radiometer Instruments and Calibration
S5 UAV and Airborne Platforms
S6 Satellite SAR Missions
S7 Satellite Radiometer Missions
S8 Nanosatellites for Remote Sensing
S9 Radio Frequency Interference in Remote Sensing


D1 Image Processing Techniques
D2 Data Assimilation and Inverse Problems
D3 Classification and Data Mining Techniques
D4 Geographic Information Science


E1 Microwave Emission, Scattering and Propagation


L1 Land Use and Land Cover Change
L2 Soils and Soil Moisture
L3 Forests and Vegetation
L4 Wetlands, Coastal and Inland Waters


O1 Ocean Altimetry
O2 Ocean Surface Winds and Currents
O3 Ocean Temperature and Salinity


A1 Precipitation and Clouds
A2 Numerical Weather Prediction and Data Assimilation
A3 Atmospheric Sounding


C1 Land Ice, Snow and Frozen Soil
C2 Sea Ice