William J. Emery
Aerospace Engineering Sciences
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO 80309-0429
Phone: (303) 492-8591
IEEE Denver Section PACE Chair 2008-2011
Elected IEEE Denver Chapter Chair of Geoscience and Rem. Sens. Soc., 2011
Elected Fellow American Astronautical Society, 2011
CU Boulder Deans Faculty Fellowship, 2011
Elected American Meteorological Society Fellow, 2009
Boulder Faculty Assembly Excellence in Research Award, 2009
IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society Outstanding Service Award 2009
IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society Education Award 2004
IEEE Fellow (2002)
CU Engineering College Research Excellence Award, 2001
IEEE/GRS Outstanding Reviewer Award (1998)
Visiting Fellow of the Australian Earth Observation Center (EOC) (1997-98)
NASA Group Achievement Award, TOPEX/Poseidon Verification Team (1996)
GFSC Group Achievement Award for GSFC DAAC (1995)
GSFC Group Achievement Award, EOSDIS V0 (1995)
Distinguished Lecturer Award, Inst. Indus. Sci, Univ. of Tokyo (1995)
Editor's Citation for Excellence in Refereeing, J. Geophys. Res. (1993)
Associate Fellow, American Institute of Astronautics and Aeronautics (1990)
NASA/JPL TOPEX Team Award (1980-85)
Study of ocean surface processes such as sea surface temperature, ocean color, surface currents, coastal satellite altimetry. The development of processing software for operational weather satellites. Study of high-resolution satellite imagery for urban change detection and mapping of disaster effects. Application of high and moderate resolution satellite imagery to the study of terrestrial vegetation and its variations.
Emery, W.J., R.I. Crocker and D. Baldwin, 2010: Automated AVHRR image navigation., In Image Registration for Remote Sensing, ed. J. Le Moigne, N.S. Netanyahu and R.D. Eastman, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, pp. 383-399.
Chini, M., N. Pierdicca and W.J. Emery, 2009: Exploiting SAR and very high-resolution optical images to quantify damage caused by the 2003 Bam (Iran) earthquake, Transactions on Geosci. Rem. Sens., 47, Part 1, pgs 145-152.
Matthews, D.A., and W.J. Emery, 2008: Velocity Observations of the California Current Derived from Satellite Imagery, J. Geophys. Res., 114, C08001, 14 PP., 2009, doi:10.1029/2008JC005029
Pacifici, F., M. Chini, and W.J. Emery, 2008: A neural network approach using multi-scale textural metrics from very high resolution panchromatic imagery for urban land-use classification. Rem. Sens. Environ., 10.1016/j.rse.2009.02.014.
Tuia, D., F. Pacifici, M.F. Kanevski, 2009: Classification of very high spatial resolution imagery using mathematical morphology and support vector machines, IEEE Trans. Geosci. Rem. Sens., 47, pp 3866-3879.
Pacifici, Fabio and William J. Emery, 2009: "Pulse Coupled Neural Networks for Automatic Urban Change Detection at Very High Spatial Resolution", in Progress in Pattern Recognition, Image Analysis, Computer Vision, and Applications, E. Bayro-Corrochanpo, J. Eklundh, Eds. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer, vol. 5856, pp. 929-942, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-642-10267-7. http://www.springerlink.com/content/4053p317w1712270/
Emery, W.J., T. Strub, R. Leben, M. Foreman, J.C. McWilliams, G. Han, C. Ladd and H. Ueno, 2010: Satellite altimetry application off the coasts of North America, in Coastal Oceanography Applications, eds. S. Vignudelli, P. Cipolini and J. Benveniste, Springer Verlag, Germany, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-12796-0
Castro, S.L., G.A. Wick, P.J. Minnett, A.T. Jessup, W.J. Emery, 2010: The impact of measurement uncertainty and spatial variability on the accuracy of skin and subsurface regression-based sea surface temperature algorithms. Rem. Sens. Environ.
Maslanik, J.A., J. Stroeve, C. Fowler, W.J. Emery, 2011: Distribution and trends in Arctic sea ice age through spring 2011. Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L13502, doi:10.1029/2011GL047735.
Tuia, D., Pasolli, E., Emery, W.J. (2011), Using active learning to adapt remote sensing image classifiers, Remote Sensing of Environment, 115(9), 2232-2242.
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