Luncheon Lecture Series


Upcoming Lectures:

  • Stay tuned for the announcement of our December lecture!

The IEEE AK GRSS Chapter is organizing regular installments of the quarterly luncheon lecture series “Remote Sensing of the Last Frontier” at one of a small selection of venues in Fairbanks Alaska. The lecture usually attracts an audience of 50 – 60 people and is featuring high profile speakers of the State and from around the world.

Check out recordings of our recent luncheon lectures on vimeo.

Here some information about our latest lectures:

  • Jun 17, 2016: Dr. Gabriel Wolken, Alaska DGGS: “Natural Hazards and Disaster Response in Alaska: The Role of Remote Sensing in the 2015 Sitka Debris Flows Emergency Response Effort” (watch it on vimeo)
  • Sep 05, 2014: Dr. Brian Hynek, Director of CU Center for Astrobiology, U of Colorado Boulder: “Was Early Mars Inhabitable? – Searching for Clues at Earth’s Most Extreme Places” (vimeo coming soon)
  • Jun 30, 2014: Dr. Alessandro Ferretti, CEO of TRE: “InSAR: Why We Should be Ready for the New Revolution” (watch it on vimeo)
  • Oct 25, 2013: Dr. Rich Koehler, AK DGGS: “Application of LiDAR to Geohazard Characterization in Alaska” (watch it on vimeo)
  • Oct 05, 2012: Dr. Paul Rosen, Section Manager, Jet Propulsion Lab: “Reaching Out and Touching the Solar System: JPL’s Radar Program for Earth and Planetary Exploration”
  • Jun 05, 2012: Dr. Greg Walker, UAF: “Using Unmanned Aircraft as a Remote Sensing Platform in Alaska”