What’s new since October?

Last post on September 29th! Long time no see… What has happened since?

October:

Early October, I was at the francophone conference ESRI SIG 2014 in Versailles, as mentionned previously. I discovered some things currently done in the world of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). I met some people with very different backgrounds, which is always nice. My talk went well but there were not many people…

I also prepared two lectures for Anton Ivanov‘s course Introduction to Planetary Science. As last year, one was on asteroids and one was on water on Mars (last year’s slides can be found here and here respectively). We also had to prepare the Earth and Space Symposium, organized by our lab.

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WHISPERS 2014

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A little more than two weeks ago, the WHISPERS 2014 (Workshop on Hyperspectral Image and Signal Processing: Evolution in Remote Sensing) conference ended (yes, I didn’t took the time to write about it before today!). The conference was held here, in Lausanne, at the Swiss Tech Center on the campus of EPFL.

I had the opportunity to organize and chair a special session dedicated to the processing of hyperspectral data in the context of planetary exploration on Wednesday. Five talks were scheduled, allowing us to take a little trip in the solar system:

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