APPENDIX D
Workshop Agenda

Contributions of Remote Sensing for Decisions About Human Welfare The National Academies

500 5th Street, N.W., Room 201, Washington, D.C. January 30-31, 2006

Monday, January 30

8:30 a.m.

Welcome and Introductory Remarks

Ruth DeFries, Chair, Committee on Earth System Science for Decisions About Human Welfare: Contributions of Remote Sensing

PLENARY SESSION

SESSION 1:

Applications of Land Remote Sensing for Human Welfare Decision Support: Opportunities and Challenges

8:45

Opportunities and Challenges in Using Remote Sensing to Support Human Health Applications—A Broad Perspective

David Rogers, Oxford University

9:15

Applying Remote Sensing to Infectious Disease from the Scientific and Technical Perspective

Terry Yates, University of New Mexico



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Contributions of Land Remote Sensing for Decisions about Food Security and Human Health: Workshop Report APPENDIX D Workshop Agenda Contributions of Remote Sensing for Decisions About Human Welfare The National Academies 500 5th Street, N.W., Room 201, Washington, D.C. January 30-31, 2006 Monday, January 30 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductory Remarks Ruth DeFries, Chair, Committee on Earth System Science for Decisions About Human Welfare: Contributions of Remote Sensing PLENARY SESSION SESSION 1: Applications of Land Remote Sensing for Human Welfare Decision Support: Opportunities and Challenges 8:45 Opportunities and Challenges in Using Remote Sensing to Support Human Health Applications—A Broad Perspective David Rogers, Oxford University 9:15 Applying Remote Sensing to Infectious Disease from the Scientific and Technical Perspective Terry Yates, University of New Mexico

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Contributions of Land Remote Sensing for Decisions about Food Security and Human Health: Workshop Report 9:45 Applying Remote Sensing to a Public Health Example: The User Perspective Rita Colwell, University of Maryland 10:15 Break 10:30 Opportunities and Challenges in Using Remote Sensing to Support Food Security Applications—A Broad Perspective Chris Johannsen, Purdue University 11:00 Famine Early Warning System: Use of Remote Sensing to Monitor Food Security James Verdin, U.S. Geological Survey 11:30 Famine Early Warning System: The User Perspective Richard Choularton, FEWS NET 12:00 noon Lunch CONCURRENT SESSIONS 1:00 p.m. SESSION 2: Opportunities and Challenges in Using Land Remote Sensing   Session 2a: Opportunities and Challenges in Land Remote Sensing for Human Health Applications (Room 201) Moderator: Rita Colwell   Session 2b: Opportunities and Challenges in Land Remote Sensing for Food Security (Room 202) Moderator: Joel Michaelsen 3:30 Break 3:45 Reports from Breakout Sessions and Wrap Up 4:30 Adjourn

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Contributions of Land Remote Sensing for Decisions about Food Security and Human Health: Workshop Report Tuesday, January 31 CONCURRENT SESSIONS 8:30 a.m. SESSION 3: Data Availability and Integration in Land Remote Sensing   Session 3a: Data Availability and Integration in Land Remote Sensing for Human Health and Welfare (Room 201) Moderator: Ruth DeFries   Session 3b: Data Availability and Integration in Land Remote Sensing for Food Security (Room 202) Moderator: Roberta Balstad 11:00 Break 11:15 Reports from Breakout Sessions and Wrap Up 12:00 noon Lunch PLENARY SESSION 1:00 p.m. SESSION 4: Implementing the Use of Land Remote Sensing for Human Welfare: Next Steps 1:15 The applicability of the workshop discussion in the areas of food security and human health to other human welfare issues:   NASA Decadal Survey Applications: Tony Janetos, The Heinz Center Poverty Alleviation: Marc Levy, CIESIN 2:15 Next Steps 3:45 Closing Remarks: Ruth DeFries, Chair 4:30 Adjourn

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