Geomorphometry 2009 (programme)

Start: Aug 31 2009 – 09:15
End: Sep 2 2009 17:30
Timezone: Europe/Amsterdam 

DAY 3: Monday 31.08.2009

Welcoming remarks
09:25-10:15From ontologies to software (Ross Purves)
Ralph K. Straumann
Experiences in developing landform ontologies
T. Hengl, C.H. Grohmman, R.S. Bivand, O. Conrad and A. Lobo
SAGA vs GRASS: a comparative analysis of the two open source desktop GIS for the automated analysis of elevation data
Coffee break
10:45-12:30Methodological developments (Ian Evans)
John Gallant and Michael Hutchinson
A differential equation for specific catchment area
Scott Peckham
A New Algorithm for Creating DEMs with Smooth Elevation Profiles
Thomas Grabs, Jan Seibert, Kelsey Jencso and Brian McGlynn
Calculation of side-separated contributions to stream networks – a new tool to characterize riparian zones
Justin Washtell, Stephen Carver and Katherine Arrell
A viewshed based classification of landscapes using geomorphometrics
Keynote: Jo Wood
Visualizing Geomorphometry: Lessons from Information Visualization
1430-1545Extracting landscape elements (David Mark)
Svein Olav Krøgli, Henning Dypvik and Bernd Etzelmüller
Correlation of radial profiles extracted from automatic detected circular features, in the search for impact structure candidates
Bård Romstad and Bernd Etzelmüller
Structuring the Digital Elevation Model into Landform Elements through Watershed Segmentation of Curvature
Niels Anders, Harry Seijmonsbergen and Willem Bouten
Multi-scale and object-oriented image analysis of high-res LiDAR data for geomorphological mapping in alpine mountains
Coffee break
16:15-18:00Soil mapping and properties (Tomislav Hengl)
Rania Bou Kheir, Mogens Greve and Peder Bocher
Use of digital terrain analysis and classification trees for predictive mapping of soil organic carbon in southern Denmark
Korbinian Kringer, Markus Tusch, Clemens Geitner, Martin Rutzinger, Christoph Wiegand and Gertraud Meißl
Geomorphometric Analyses of LiDAR Digital Terrain Models for Digital Soil Mapping
Markus Möller, Thomas Koschitzki and Klaus-Jörg Hartmann
Terrain-related revision of existing soil maps
Brendan Malone
Mapping continuous soil depth functions in the Edgeroi district, NSW, Australia, using terrain attributes and other environmental factors
Geomorphometry Society Meeting
Welcome drink

DAY 4: Tuesday 1.09.2009

09:00-10:15Global-scale geomorphometry (John Gallant)
Marcello A. V. Gorini
Physiographic classification of the ocean floor: a multi-scale geomorphometric approach
Peter Guth
Global Survey of Organized Landforms: Recognizing Linear Sand Dunes
Coffee break
1045-1230Multiscale methods (Jo Wood)
Katherine Arrell and Stephen Carver
Surface roughness scaling trends
Michael Kalbermatten, Dimitri Van De Ville, Stéphane Joost, Michael Unser and François Golay
Laplace-gradient wavelet pyramid and multiscale tensor structures applied on high resolution DEMs
Lucian Dragut, Clemens Eisank, Thomas Strasser and Thomas Blaschke
A comparison of methods to incorporate scale in geomorphometry
Carlos Grohmann, Mike Smith and Claudio Riccomini
Surface roughness of topography: a multi-scale analysis of landform elements in Midland Valley, Scotland
Keynote: Stephan Landtwing
1430-1545Data considerations (Hannes  Reuter)
John Gallant and Arthur Read
Enhancing the SRTM data for Australia
Rüdiger Köthe and Michael Bock
Preprocessing of Digital Elevation Models – derived from Laser Scanning and Radar Interferometry – for Terrain Analysis in Geosciences
Haris Papasaika and Emmanuel Baltsavias
Investigation on the Relation of Geomorphological Parameters to DEM Accuracy
Coffee break
1615-1800Geomorphological applications (Peter Guth)
Nicolas Sougnez and Veerle Vanacker
Spatial variability in channel and slope morphology within the Ardennes Massif, and its link with tectonics
Balázs Székely, Eszter Király, Dávid Karátson and Tamás Bata
A parameterisation attempt of scoria cones of the San Francisco Volcanic Field (Arizona, USA) by conical fitting
Mathias Ulmer, Peter Molnar and Ross Purves
Influence of DEM and soil property uncertainty on an infinite slope stability model
Conference dinner

DAY 5: Wednesday 2.09.2009

0900-1015Extraterrrestrial geomorphometry (Scott Peckham)
Tomasz Stepinski and Chaitanya Bagaria
A Two-Stage Classification Approach for Effective Geomorphic Mapping of Planetary Surfaces
Roderik Koenders, Roderik Lindenbergh and Tanja Zegers
Automated classification of Martian morphology using a Terrain Fingerprinting Method
Balázs Székely and Tomaž Podobnikar
A method for automated extraction of Martian talus slopes – case studies of Nanedi Valles and West Candor Chasma, Mars
Coffee break
1045-1230Extracting hydrological networks (Robert MacMillan)
Paolo Tarolli, Giancarlo Dalla Fontana, Giovanni Moretti and Stefano Orlandini
Cell Size Dependence of Threshold Conditions for the Delineation of Drainage Networks from Gridded Elevation Data
Nathalie Thommeret, Jean-Stéphane Bailly and Christian Puech
Robust extraction of thalwegs networks from DTMs for topological characterisation: a case study on badlands
Ashraf Afana and Gabriel Del Barrio
An Adaptive Approach for Channel Network Delineation from Digital Elevation Models
Laura Poggio and Pierre Soille
Influence of spurious pit removal methods on the position of river networks extracted from SRTM
Keynote: David Mark
From Land Form to Landforms: Bridging the Quantitative-Qualitative Gap in a Multilingual Context
 Extracting hydrological networks (continued)
Markus Metz, Helena Mitasova and Russel Harmon
Fast stream extraction from large, radar-based elevation models with variable level of detail
Coffee break
1530-1645Glaciological applications (Stephan Gruber)
Andreas Linsbauer, Frank Paul, Martin Hoelzle, Holger Frey and Wilfried Haeberli
The Swiss Alps Without Glaciers – a GIS-based Modelling Approach for Reconstruction of Glacier Beds

Ian Evans
Allometric development of glacial cirques: an application of specific geomorphometry

Regula Frauenfelder, Bernhard Schneider and Bernd Etzelmüller
Morphometric modelling of rockglaciers – A case study from the Alps
Closing remarks
  • "International Society for Geomorphometry (ISG) is a non-commercial, nongovernmental association of researchers and experts that are open for free exchange of knowledge and opinions about various aspects of DEM processing and Digital Terrain Modeling."

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