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IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium
Ordinal 29
Event in series IGARSS
Dates 2009/07/13 (iCal) - 2009/07/17
Homepage: www.igarss09.org/
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
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Important dates
Submissions: 2009/01/04
Notification: 2009/03/15
Camera ready due: 2009/04/26
Papers: Submitted 2083 / Accepted 1607 (77.1 %)
General chairs: Harold Annegarn
PC chairs: Michael Inggs, Roger King
Seminars Chair: Jeanine Engelbrecht, Brigitte Le Blon, Andiswa Mlisa
Table of Contents


The IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) 2009


  • Land
  • Oceans
  • Atmosphere
  • Cryosphere
  • Analysis Techniques
  • Applications
  • Electromagnetics and Radiative Transfer
  • Sensors and Platforms
  • Education and Policy


Abstract deadline is January 4, 2009 for both contributed and invited submissions:

  • Log in to www.igarss09.org to submit abstracts (only online submissions will be accepted for review).
  • Instructions on selecting topics for submissions will be included on the website.
  • All abstracts must be written in English and contain a minimum of 500 words to be fairly reviewed.
  • The maximum page limit for all abstracts is two single sided pages. Use Times New Roman font, 11 or 12 point, 1.5 line spacing. Paragraphs 6 mm indent on first line, 6 pt spacing after each paragraph.
  • Include paper title (in bold, sentence case), presenting author, title, affiliation and email address at the top of each abstract. Names, titles and filiations of co-authors.
  • Abstracts should state clearly and concisely the problem, methodology used and central conclusions.
  • Abstracts should include a bibliography to help reviewers place the contributions of the work into context.
  • A maximum of three abstracts may be submitted by each presenting author, including both general and invited sessions.
  • Authors are responsible for checking the status of their abstract by visiting the symposium website, www.igarss09.org after 15 March 2009. Acceptance letters will be sent via email only, and the results posted on the website.

Important Dates

Submission of proposals for invited sessions: 21st September, 2008
Notification of selected invited sessions: 26th October, 2008
Paper submission system on line: 16th November, 2008
Deadline for proposals for Tutorials: 7th December, 2008
Deadline for round-2 invited session proposals: 21st December, 2008
Submission of Paper Abstracts for review: 4th January, 2009
Notification of selected Tutorials: 15th February, 2009
Paper selection on line, registration opens: 15th March, 2009
Final submission of revised abstracts, registration of at least one author: 26th April, 2009
Early registration deadline: 17th May, 2009
Hotel registration deadline: 14th June, 2009
Online registration closes: 21st June, 2009
Final submission of full papers: 21st June, 2009
Courses and workshops:12th July,2009
IGARSS 2009 Cape Town, South Africa: 13-17 July, 2009