Remote Sensing

  • Sensors
    • SAR
    • Imaging radar
    • Passive microwave imagers
    • CCDs and focal plane arrays
    • Thermal IR cameras
    • Fabry-Perot spectrometers
    • Imaging spectrometers
    • Radio interferometers
    • Optical interferometers
    • Adaptive optics
    • LIDAR
    • Spaceborne and airborne systems
  • Research Areas
    • Radiative transfer modeling
    • Coastal oceans
    • Marine ocean boundary layer
    • Polar ice
    • Middle atmosphere
    • Global ocean phenomenology
    • Environmental change
    • Ocean surface wind vector
    • Soil moisture
    • Ionosphere
    • Data assimilation

Imaging/Research Systems

  • Remotely sensed signatures analysis/simulation
  • Real-time signal and image processing algorithm/systems
  • Image data compression methodology
  • Image fusion
  • Automatic target recognition
  • Scene/sensor noise characterization
  • Image enhancement/noise reduction
  • Scene classification techniques
  • Radar and laser imaging systems studies
  • Coherent/incoherent imaging sensor exploitation
  • Numerical modeling simulation
  • Environmental imagery analysis

Astrophysics

  • Optical interferometry
  • Radio interferometry
  • Fundamental astrometry and reference frames
  • Fundamental astrophysics
  • Star formation
  • Stellar atmospheres and envelopes
  • Interstellar medium,interstellar scattering pulsars
  • Low-frequency astronomy

Physics of Atmospheric/Ocean Interaction

  • Mesoscale, fine-structure, and microstructure
  • Aerosol and cloud physics
  • Mixed layer and thermocline applications
  • Sea-truth towed instrumentation techniques
  • Turbulent jets and wakes
  • Nonlinear and breaking ocean waves
  • Stratified and rotating flows
  • Turbulence modeling
  • Boundary layer hydrodynamics
  • Marine hydrodynamics
  • Computational hydrodynamics