Publications


D. Nuesch, E. Meier, D. Blaettler, Ch. Graf, F. Holecz, Merging spaceborne image data of optical and microwave sensors, IGARSS Symposium, Zurich, 1986.

F. Holecz, E. Meier, Ch. Graf, D. Nuesch, Textural analysis applied to geocoded SAR images, IGARSS Symposium, Vancouver, 1989.

F. Holecz und D. Nuesch, Erfassung der Waldfläche in SAR-Bildern mit Hilfe statistischer Methoden in Gebieten mit ausgeprägtem Relief, Tagungsband, 7. Nutzerseminar des Deutschen Fernerkundungszentrums der DLR, Oberpfaffenhofen, 1991.

F. Holecz, E. Meier, D. Nuesch, Classification of SAR images in areas with severe terrain variations, IGARSS Symposium, Houston, 1992.

E. Meier, F. Holecz, D. Nuesch, Radiometric corrections in slant range and geocoded SAR images considering topographic effects, IGARSS Symposium, Houston, 1992.

H. Haefner, F. Holecz, E. Meier, D. Nuesch, Monitoring of snowcover in high mountain terrain with ERS-1 SAR, First ERS Symposium, Cannes, 1992.

A. Monti Guarnieri, F. Parizzi, P. Pasquali, C. Prati, F. Rocca, Developments in ERS-1 SAR Interferometry, ESA FRINGE Workshop, Frascati, 1992.

F. Holecz, Postprocessing von orbitgestützten SAR-Bildern, Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Geography, Univ. of Zurich, Switzerland, 1993 (published also in the Remote Sensing Series, vol. 23, University of Zurich, 1993).

F. Holecz, E. Meier, D. Nuesch, Postprocessing of relief induced radiometric distorted spaceborne SAR imagery, Chapter 14 in SAR-Geocoding - Data and Systems, edited by G. Schreier, Wichmann-Verlag, 1993.

M. Datcu, F. Holecz, Generation of synthetic images for the alleviation of radiometric influences induced by the topography, SPIE International Symposium on Optical Engineering and Photonics, Orlando, 1993.

F. Holecz, M. Datcu, D. Small, Model based topographic radiometric correction of optical imagery in mountainous regions for snow cover segmentation, IGARSS Symposium, Tokyo, 1993.

A. Monti-Guarnieri, F. Parizzi, P. Pasquali, C. Prati, F. Rocca, SAR Interferometry Experiments with ERS-1, IGARSS Symposium, Tokyo, 1993.

H. Haefner, F. Holecz, E. Meier, D. Nuesch, J. Piesbergen, Capabilities and limitations of ERS-1 SAR data for snow cover determination in mountainous regions, Second ERS Symposium, Hamburg, 1993.

F. Holecz, E. Meier, J. Piesbergen, D. Nuesch, Topographic effects on radar cross section, SAR Calibration Workshop, CEOS Calibration Sub-Group, Noordwijk, 1993.

F. Gatelli, A. Monti Guarnieri, F. Parizzi, P. Pasquali, C. Prati, F. Rocca, Developments in ERS-1 SAR Interferometry: Use of the spectral shift, International Symposium: from optics to radar, SPOT and ERS applications, Paris, 1993.

F. Holecz, E. Meier, J. Piesbergen, U. Wegmueller, D. Nuesch, Radiometric calibration of airborne SAR imagery, IGARSS Symposium, Pasadena, 1994.

U. Wegmueller, F. Holecz, Y. Wang, G. Kattenborn, Theoretical sensitivity of ERS-1 SAR backscatter over forest, IGARSS Symposium, Pasadena, 1994.

P. Pasquali, P. Pellegrini, C. Prati, F. Rocca, Combination of Interferograms from Ascending and Descending Orbits, IGARSS Symposium, Pasadena, 1994.

J. Fortuny, E. Ohlmer, A. J. Sieber, P. Pasquali, C. Prati, F. Rocca, Validating SAR Interferometry Applications by Using EMSL, IGARSS Symposium, Pasadena,1994.

C. Prati, F. Rocca, A. Monti Guarnieri, P. Pasquali, Measuring Volumetric Scattering Effects with SAR Interferometry, PIERS, Noordwijk, 1994.

H. Haefner, F. Holecz, E. Meier, D. Nuesch, J. Piesbergen, Applications of ERS-1 SAR data in mountainous regions, ESA Earth Observation Quaterly, No. 43, 1994.

P. Pasquali, C. Prati, F. Rocca, Experience with EMSL Interferometric SAR data, EMSL newsletter, JRC, Ispra, 1994.

P. Pasquali, DEM generation with SAR interferometry, Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Electronic, Politecnico di Milano, 1995.

H. Haefner, F. Holecz, E. Meier, D. Nuesch, und J. Piesbergen, Geometrische und radiometrische Vorverarbeitung von SAR-Aufnahmen für geographische Anwendungen, Zeitschrift für Photogrammetrie und Fernerkundung (ZPF), Nummer 4, 1994.

F. Holecz, E. Meier, J. Piesbergen, D. Nuesch, J. Moreira, Calibration of airborne and spaceborne SAR data, SAR Calibration Workshop, CEOS Calibration Sub-Group, Ann Arbor, 1994.

F. Holecz, E. Meier, J. Piesbergen, D. Nuesch, J. Moreira, Rigorous derivation of backscattering coefficient, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society Newsletter, No. 92, 1994.

F. Gatelli, A. Monti Guarnieri, F. Parizzi, P. Pasquali, C. Prati, F. Rocca, The Wavenumber Shift in SAR Interferometry, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing, vol. 32, n. 4, 1994.

F. Holecz E. Rignot, Accurate estimation of so using AIRSAR data, Fifth Annual NASA/JPL Airborne Earth Science Workshop, Pasadena, 1995.

F. Holecz, A. Freeman, J. van Zyl, Topographic effects on the antenna gain pattern correction, IGARSS Symposium, Firenze, 1995.

F. Holecz, U. Wegmueller, E. Rignot, Y. Wang, Observed radar backscatter from forested areas with terrain variations, IGARSS Symposium, Firenze, 1995.

P. Pasquali, C. Prati, F. Rocca, M. Seymour, J. Fortuny, E. Ohlmer, A. Sieber, A 3D SAR Experiment with EMSL Data, IGARSS Symposium, Firenze, 1995.

J. Piesbergen, F. Holecz, H. Haefner, Snowcover mapping using multitemporal ERS-1 SAR data, IGARSS Symposium, Firenze, 1995.

D. Small, F. Holecz, D. Nuesch, Combination of ascending/descending ERS-1 InSAR data for calibration and validation, IGARSS Symposium, Firenze, 1995.

H. Haefner, F. Holecz, E. Meier, D. Nuesch, J. Piesbergen, Change detection of snowcover in an alpine region, IUGG, XXI General Assembly, Colorado, 1995.

P. Pasquali, C. Prati, F. Rocca, M. Seymour, J. Fortuny, E. Ohlmer, A. Sieber, A 3D SAR experiment with EMSL data, PIERS, Seattle, 1995.

F. Holecz, Y. Lou, J. van Zyl, Geocoding of AIRSAR/TOPSAR data, Sixth Annual NASA/JPL Airborne Earth Science Workshop, Pasadena, 1996.

F. Holecz, T. Michel, M. Keller, Calibration and classification of SIR-C SAR data in moderate slope areas, IGARSS Symposium, Lincoln, 1996.

D. Small, P. Pasquali, S. Fueglistaler, A comparison of methods for phase to height conversion, IGARSS Symposium, Lincoln, 1996.

W. Goblirsch P. Pasquali, New algorithms for calculation of Digital Surface Models from the unwrapped interferometric phase, IGARSS Symposium, Lincoln, 1996.

C. Werner, F. Holecz, U. Wegmueller, Forest mapping with L- and C-band repeat-track interferometry, PIERS Symposium, Innsbruck, 1996.

O. Stebler, P. Pasquali, D. Small, F. Holecz, D. Nuesch, Analysis of ERS-SAR Tandem time-series using coherence and backscattering coefficient, ESA FRINGE Workshop, Zurich, 1996.

A. Barmettler, P. Pasquali, D. Small, D. Nuesch, Cross-compatibility of ERS-SLC products, ESA FRINGE Workshop, Zurich, 1996.

D. Small, F. Holecz, E. Meier, D. Nuesch, A. Barmettler, Geometric and radiometric calibration of RADARSAT images, Geomatics in the Era of RADARSAT, Ottawa, 1997.

H. Haefner, J. Piesbergen, F. Holecz, Methods of snow cover monitoring with active microwave data in high mountain terrain, EARSeL Workshop Remote Sensing of Land Ice and Snow, Freiburg, 1997.

P. Pasquali, F. Holecz, D. Small, T. Michel, Calibration and classification of SIR-C polarimetric and interferometric SAR data in areas with slope variations, IGARSS Symposium, Singapore, 1997.

F. Holecz, J. Moreira, P. Pasquali, S. Voigt, E. Meier, D. Nuesch, Height model generation, automatic geocoding and mosaicing using airborne AeS-1 InSAR data, IGARSS Symposium, Singapore, 1997.

J. Piesbergen, F. Holecz, H. Haefner, Multisource snow cover monitoring in Eastern Switzerland, Third ERS Symposium, Firenze, 1997.

M. Barbieri, R. Biasutti, G. Calabresi, Monitoring of summer 1997 Floods in north-eastern Europe through Earth Watching, ESA Earth Observation Quaterly, No. 56-57, 1997.

P. Pasquali, D. Small, F. Holecz, A. Schubert, E. Meier, D. Nuesch, Study of the ENVISAT ASAR Alternate Polarization mode: preliminary results, EUSAR Symposium, Friedrichshafen, 1998.

P. Pasquali, D. Small, F. Holecz, A. Schubert, E. Meier, D. Nuesch, First results of the ENVISAT ASAR Alternating Polarization mode simulation study, CEOS SAR Workshop, Noordwijk, 1998.

F. Holecz, O. Stebler, S. Spoerri, U. Frei, Evaluation of spaceborne SAR systems for forest and rice mapping, CEOS SAR Workshop, Noordwijk, 1998.

D. Small, F. Holecz, E. Meier, D. Nuesch, Absolute radiometric correction in rugged terrain: a plea for integrated radar brightness, IGARSS Symposium, Seattle, 1998.

D. Small, F. Holecz, E. Meier, D. Nuesch, Radiometric normalization for multimode image comparison, EUSAR Symposium, Friedrichshafen, 1998.

F. Holecz, P. Pasquali, J. Moreira, E. Meier, D. Nuesch, Validation of Digital Surface Models generated from AeS-1 InSAR data, EUSAR Symposium, Friedrichshafen, 1998.

F. De Grandi, J.S. Lee, D. Schuler, G. Kattenborn, F. Holecz, P. Pasquali, M. Simard, Singularity analysis with wavelets in polarimetric SAR imagery for vegetation mapping applications, IGARSS Symposium, Hamburg, 1999.

Y. Rauste, G.F. De Grandi, T. Richards, A. Rosenqvist, G. Perna, E. Franchino, F. Holecz, P. Pasquali, Compilation of a bi-temporal JERS SAR Mosaic over the african rain forest belt in the GRFM project, IGARSS Symposium, Hamburg, 1999.

J. Lichtenegger, M. Barbieri, G. Calabresi, Focus Earth - Botswana, ESA bullettin N. 97, 1999.

M. Barbieri, J. Lichtenegger, G. Calabresi, Focus Earth - The Izmit Earthquake, ESA bullettin N. 100, 1999.

M. Barbieri, J. Lichtenegger, G. Calabresi, The Izmit Earthquake: A quick post-seismic analysis with satellite observations, ESA Earth Observation Quaterly No. 64, 1999.

O. Stebler, P. Pasquali, D. Nuesch, Investigation of multi-baseline singular value estimation within Pol-InSAR measurements, EUSAR Symposium, Frankfurt, 2000.

O. Stebler, R. Brodbeck, P. Pasquali, D. Nuesch, Multibaseline POL-InSAR experiment for the estimation of the scattering processes and their spatial distribution within vegetation layers, IGARSS Symposium, Honolulu, 2000.

M. Barbieri, J. Lichtenegger, G. Calabresi, I. Parcharidis, E. Lagios, D. Papanikolaou, Neotectonics and kinematics along the Anatolian fault using satellite observations, International Earth Sciences Colloquium on the Aegean Region, 2000.

M. Barbieri, J. Lichtenegger, G. Calabresi, The Izmit Earthquake 17 August 1999: A Post-seismic analysis using satellite observations, Geologia Tecnica e ambientale, Journal of technical and environmental geology, 2000.

F. Holecz, E. Dwyer, S. Monaco, B. Schmid, U. Frei, R. Fischer, An operational rice field mapping tool using spaceborne SAR data, ERS-ENVISAT Symposium, Gothenburg, 2000.

C. Poidomani, D. Costantini, P. Pasquali, National-scale DEM generation using ERS-Tandem data in alpine regions, ERS-ENVISAT Symposium, Gothenburg, 2000.

E. Dwyer, S. Monaco, P. Pasquali, An operationlal forest mapping tool using spaceborne SAR data, ERS-ENVISAT Symposium, Gothenburg, 2000.

S. Wade, M. Barbieri, J. Lichtenegger, Focus Earth - The Velingara circular structure - A meteorite impact crater ESA bullettin N. 106, 2001.

X. Blaes, F. Holecz, P. Defourny, Potential contribution of ENVISAT ASAR Alternating Polarization and Wide Swath modes images for crop discrimination at the regional scale, Second International Workshop on Retrieval of Bio- and Geo-physical Parameters from SAR data for Land applications, Sheffield, 2001.

A. Schubert, D. Small, F. Holecz, E. Meier, D. Nuesch, Extraction of surface topography from SAR stereo pairs using an airborne X-band sensor: Preliminary results, 3rd International Symposium, Retrieval of Bio- and Geophysical Parameters from SAR Data for Land Applications, Sheffield, 2001.

C. Steinmeier, M. Schwarz, F. Holecz, O. Stebler, S. Wagner, The evaluation of different sensors and techniques for the detection of storm damages, IGARSS Symposium, Toronto, 2002.

A. Monti-Guarnieri, C. Cafforio, P. Guccione, P. Pasquali, D. Nuesch, D. Small, E. Meier, M. Zink, Y.-L. Desnos, Multi-mode ENVISAT ASAR Interferometry: Techniques and preliminary results, EUSAR Symposium, Cologne, 2002.

F. Holecz, C. Heimo, J. Moreno, J.J. Goussard, D. Fernandez, J.L. Rubio, C. Erxue, E. Magsar, M. Lo, A. Chemini, F. Stoessel, A. Rosenqvist, Desertification, A land degradation support service, IGARSS Symposium, Barcelona, 2003.

A. Chicarro, J. Zender, J. Lichtenegger, A. Abels, M. Barbieri, S. Paoloni, ERS Synthetic Aperture Radar imaging of impact craters, ESA SP 1275, 2003.

A. Monti-Guarnieri, D. Daria, C. Cafforio, P. Guccione, P. Pasquali, D. Nuesch, D. Small, E. Meier, ENVISAT interferometry for mapping and monitoring: preliminary results, ESA FRINGE Workshop, Frascati, 2003.

A. Monti Guarnieri, F. Guccione, P. Pasquali, Y.L. Desnos, Multi-mode ENVISAT ASAR interferometry: techniques and preliminary results, IEE Proceedings on Radar, Sonar and Navigation, vol. 150, n. 3, 2003.

F. Holecz, E. van Valkengoed, M. Salopek, P. Bolton, The Internet Rice Information System, ESA ENVISAT Workshop, Salzburg, 2004.

F. Holecz, P. Pasquali, M. Barbieri, S. Monaco, C. Heimo, The role of ENVISAT SAR in agriculture, ESA ENVISAT Workshop, Salzburg, 2004.

V. Spirolazzi, G. De Grandi, D. Mollicone, F. Achard, C.M. Marino, F. Holecz, P. Pasquali, Forest thematic classification and biomass estimation using radar and optical data in the Yenisei-Zotino study site, IGARSS Symposium, Anchorage, 2004.

S.P. Kam, F. Holecz, E. van Valkengoed, M. Barbieri, C.B. Casiwan, S.L. Asilo, L. A. Santos, R.G. Manalili, W.B. Collado, S.A. Adriano, A. Maunahan, The makings of an internet-based rice information system: Piloting in the Philippines, First Symposium on Geoinformatics, Philippines, 2004.

M. Barbieri, J. Lichtenegger, D. Dhont, J. Chorowicz, B. Collet, Spaceborne radar application in geology, Reference Tutorial for Earth Scientists, European Space Agency, 2005.

F. Holecz, L. Bydekerke, K. Masamvu, A. Nonguirma, W. Ottichilo, An innovative Earth Observation based product for early warning systems, ESA TIGER Workshop, Rome, 2005.

A. Cantone, M. Barbieri, F. Holecz, A. Baraldi, Temporal-spectral knowledge-based classifier for SAR and optical data, ESA ENVISAT Workshop, Montreux, 2007.

F. Aspert, JP. Thiran, A. Cantone, F.Holecz, Time-varying segmentation for mapping of land cover changes, ESA ENVISAT Workshop, Montreux, 2007.

L. Bydekerke F. Holecz, The Global Monitoring for Food Security project: Using ENVISAT MERIS and ASAR for monitoring agriculture in Africa, ESA ENVISAT Workshop, Montreux, 2007.

P. Pasquali, A. Monti-Guarnieri, D. D'Aria, L. Costa, D. Small, M. Jehle, B. Rosich, ALOS PALSAR verification processor, ESA ENVISAT Workshop, Montreux 2007.

P. Pasquali, A. Monti-Guarnieri, D. D'Aria, L. Costa, D. Small, M. Jehle, B. Rosich, First results of the ALOS PALSAR verification processor, ESA PolInSAR Workshop, Frascati, 2007.

S. Gilliams, L. Bydekerke, S. Verbeiren, F. Holecz, The Global Monitoring for Food Security project: Agricultural area estimation, ISPRS, Costa Rica, 2007.

X. Blaes, F. Holecz, H. van Leeuwen, P. Defourny, Regional crop monitoring and discrimination based on simulated ENVISAT ASAR Wide Swath mode images, International Journal of Remote Sensing, vol. 28(2), January 2007.

F. Aspert, A. Baraldi, F. Holecz, S. Natali, J.P Thiran, Segmentation and classification based on stratified multi-temporal SAR and optical data fusion, Image Information Mining ESA-EUSC Conference, Rome, 2008.

G. De Grandi, J. Kropacek, P. Pasquali, F. Holecz, Spatial properties of forest clutter in fully polarimetric PALSAR imagery measured by wavelet frames, JAXA Conference, Tokyo, 2008.

M. Crosetto P. Pasquali, DSM generation and deformation measurement from SAR data, Chapter 12 in Advances in Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Science, ISPRS Congress Book, edited by P. Aplin, 2008.

C. Haub, A. Ijaimi, N. Saad, H. El Bashir, E. Khamala, L. Bydekerke, F. Holecz, B. Tychon, P. Ragni, P. Vignaroli, G. Hendrickx, C. Heylen, Crop mapping services for the Sudanese Government in frame of the ESA Global Service Element Global Monitoring for Food Security, Photogrammetrie Fernerkundung Geoinformation (PFG), volume 5, 2008.

F. Holecz, M. Barbieri, A. Cantone, P. Pasquali, S. Monaco, Synergetic use of ALOS PALSAR, ENVISAT ASAR, and Landsat TM/ETM+ data for land cover and change mapping, JAXA Kyoto and Carbon Initiative, Tokyo, 2009.

F. Holecz, M. Barbieri, A. Cantone, P. Pasquali, S. Monaco, Synergetic Use of multi-temporal ALOS PALSAR and ENVISAT ASAR data for Topographic/Land Cover Mapping and Monitoring at National Scale in Africa, IGARSS Symposium, Cape Town, 2009.

A. Baraldi, V. Puzzolo, L. Durieux, D. Simonetti, G. Conchedda, F. Holecz, P. Blonda, Automatic spectral rule-based preliminary classification of radiometrically calibrated SPOT-4/-5/IRS, AVHRR/MSG, AATSR, IKONOS/QuickBird/OrbView/GeoEye and DMC/SPOT-1/-2 imagery, Part I: System design and implementation, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 2009.

A. Baraldi, V. Puzzolo, L. Durieux, D. Simonetti, G. Conchedda, F. Holecz, P. Blonda, Automatic spectral rule-based preliminary classification of radiometrically calibrated SPOT-4/-5/IRS, AVHRR/MSG, AATSR, IKONOS/QuickBird/OrbView/GeoEye and DMC/SPOT-1/-2 imagery, Part II: Classification Accuracy Assessment, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 2009.

P. Pasquali, A. Cantone, M. Barbieri, M. Engdahl, Monitoring of sea ice dynamic by means of ERS-ENVISAT Tandem Cross-Interferometry, ESA FRINGE Workshop, Frascati, 2009.

P. Pasquali, M. Barbieri, A. Cantone, P. Riccardi, M. Engdahl, ERS-ENVISAT Tandem Cross-Interferometry Campaigns: first results of CInSAR processing and studies over extended areas, ESA FRINGE Workshop, Frascati, 2009.

N. Moennig, F. Holecz, C.C. Eyre, F.M. Seifert, Forest Modelling from Earth Observation Data in Forestry Plantations, Precision Forestry Symposium, Stellenbosch, 2010.

S. Atzori, P. Pasquali, M. Barbieri A. Cantone, Integration of SAR interferometry modules with analytical modeling for geophysical applications, European Space Agency Living Planet Symposium, Bergen, 2010.

Z. Li, P. Pasquali, A. Cantone, MERIS water vapour correction model for Wide Swath InSAR, Proceedings of ESA Living Planet Symposium, European Space Agency Living Planet Symposium, Bergen, 2010.

P. Pasquali, A. Cantone, M. Barbieri, M. Engdahl, Accurate monitoring of grounded ice and sea ice dynamic by means of ERS-ENVISAT Tandem Cross-Interferometry, European Space Agency Living Planet Symposium, Bergen, 2010.

P. Pasquali, A. Cantone, M. Barbieri, Generation and validation of accurate DEMs over large areas using ERS-ASAR Cross-interferometry, European Space Agency Living Planet Symposium, Bergen, 2010.

P. Pasquali, A. Cantone, M. Barbieri, M. Engdahl, ERS-ENVISAT Tandem Cross-Interferometry for monitoring of sea ice, IGARSS Symposium, Hawaii, 2010.

F. Holecz, M. Barbieri, C.C. Eyre, N. Moennig, Forest management - Mapping, monitoring, and inference of biophysical parameters using ALOS PALSAR and Cosmo-SkyMed data, JAXA Kyoto and Carbon Initiative, Tokyo, 2011.

Z. Li, P. Pasquali, A. Cantone, A. Singleton, G. Funning, D. Forrest, MERIS atmospheric water vapor correction model for Wide Swath Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 2011.

C. Haub, E. Khamala, F. Holecz, J. Brockmann, Global Monitoring for Food Security - Agricultural monitoring services in East Africa, African Geospatial Forum, Nairobi, 2011.

G. De Grandi, A. Bouvet, R. Lucas, M. Shimada, S. Monaco, A. Rosenqvist, The K&C PALSAR mosaic of the African continent: Processing issues, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 2011.

G. Lisini, F. Dell Acqua, P. Gamba, F. Holecz, First results on road network extraction and fusion on optical and SAR images using a multi-scale adaptive approach, International Journal of Image and Data Fusion, 2011.

F. Holecz, F. Collivignarelli, M. Barbieri, L. Copa, S. Monaco, Estimation of cultivated area in small plot agriculture in Africa for food security purposes, First Announcement of Opportunity COSMO-SkyMed Workshop, Rome, 2012.

N. Milisavljevic, F. Holecz, I. Bloch, D. Closson, F. Collivignarelli, Estimation of crop extent using multi-temporal PALSAR data, IGARSS Symposium, Munich, 2012.

S. Atzori, C. Tolomei, A. Antonioli, J.P. Merryman Boncori, S. Bannister, E. Trasatti, P. Pasquali, S. Salvi, The 2010-2011 Canterbury, New Zealand, seismic sequence: Multiple source analysis from InSAR data and modeling, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, Vol. 117, Issue B8, 2012.

C. Haub, F. Holecz, T. Ceccarelli, L. Bydekerke, S. Pinnock, The role of the ESA Sentinels for the continuation of the Global Monitoring for Food Security (GMFS) Agricultural Monitoring Services, First Sentinel-2 Preparatory Symposium, ESA/ESRIN, Rome, 2012.

S. Atzori, P. Pasquali, A. Cantone, M. De Filippi, P. Riccardi, F. Ogushi, A. Meroni, An integrated software package for the measurement, monitoring and modelling of geophysical phenomena, Asia-Pacific Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar, Japan, 2013.

F. Holecz, M. Barbieri, F. Collivignarelli, L. Gatti, A. Nelson, T.D. Setiyono, M. Boschetti, G. Manfron, P. Brivio, E. Quilang, M. Obico, V.Q. Minh, D. P. Kieu, Q. N. Huu, T. Veasna, A. Intrman, P. Wahyunto, S. Pazhanivelan, An operational remote sensing based service for rice production estimation at national scale, ESA Living Planet Symposium, Edinburgh, 2013.

F. Holecz, F. Collivignarelli, M. Barbieri, Estimation of cultivated area in small plot agriculture in Africa for food security purposes, ESA Living Planet Symposium, Edinburgh, 2013.

C. Haub, L. Kleinewillinghoefer, N. Khojali, F. Abdelraheim, M. Azhari, F. Holecz, S. Gilliams, S. Pinnock, Achieved level of technology transfer and future continuation of GMFS services - a successful example in Sudan, ESA Living Planet Symposium, Edinburgh, 2013.

A. Peternier, M. Defilippi, P. Pasquali, A. Cantone, R. Krause, R. Vitulli, F. Ogushi, A. Meroni, Performance analysis of GPU-based SAR and interferometric SAR image processing, Asia-Pacific Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar (APSAR), Tsukuba, 2013.

D.K. Atwood, H. Andersen, B. Matthiss, F. Holecz, Impact of topographic correction on estimation of aboveground boreal biomass using multi-temporal, L-Band backscatter, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observation and Remote Sensing, 2014.

T. Setiyono, A. Nelson, F. Holecz, Satellite based crop yield monitoring and forecasting, FAO/ADB Crop Monitoring for Improved Foods Security, Proceedings of the Expert Meeting, Vientiane, 2014.

F. Holecz, M. Barbieri, F. Collivignarelli, L. Gatti, Synergetic use of multi-annual and seasonal multi-frequency spaceborne SAR data for land cover mapping at national scale and preliminary assessment of dual-frequency InSAR based forest height estimation, JAXA Kyoto and Carbon Initiative, Tokyo, 2014.

F. Holecz, P. Pasquali, N. Milisavljevic, D. Closson, Land applications of radar remote sensing, INTECH, http://www.intechopen.com/books/land-applications-of-radar-remote-sensing, 2014.

M.R. Mabalay, A. Nelson, T. Setiyono, E.J. Quilang, A. Maunahan, P. Abonete, A. Rala, J. Raviz, R. Skorzus, J. Loro, F. Holecz, M. Barbieri, F. Collivignarelli, S. Monaco, Rice area mapping and yield estimation for crop insurance in Leyte Province, Crop Science Society of The Philippines, 2014.

A. Nelson and 43 others, Towards an operational SAR-based rice monitoring system in Asia: examples from 13 demonstration sites across Asia in the RIICE project, Special Issue of Remote Sensing in Food Production and Food Security, Remote Sensing 6(11), http://www.mdpi.com/2072-4292/6/11/10773, 2014.

S. Asilo, K. de Bie, A. Skidmore, A. Nelson, M. Barbieri, A. Maunahan, Complementarity of two rice mapping approaches: characterizing strata mapped by hyper-temporal MODIS and rice paddy identification using multi-temporal SAR, Remote Sensing 6(12), http://www.mdpi.com/2072-4292/6/12/12789, 2014.

A. Laborte, A. Nelson, T. Setiyono, J. Raviz, E. Quilang, J. de Dios, M.R. Mabalay, P. Mabalot, F. Holecz, M. Barbieri, A. Rala, F. Collivignarelli, L. Gatti, M. Barroga, E. Quicho, J. Maloom, A. Maunahan, P. Abonete, J.R. Mirandilla, C. Garcia, H. Gonzaga, L. Villano, A. Arocena, H.Z. Bhatti, Mapping and monitoring rice area in the Philippines: the PRISM project experience, Proceedings of The International Remote Sensing Symposium, Taiwan, 2015.

R. Ismail, H. Kassier, M. Chauke, F. Holecz, N. Hattingh, Assessing the utility of ALOS PALSAR and SPOT 4 to predict timber volumes in even-aged Eucalyptus plantations located in Zululand, South Africa, Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science, 2015.

F. Holecz, L. Gatti, F. Collivignarelli, M. Barbieri, On the use of temporal-spectral descriptors for crop mapping, monitoring and crop practices characterization, IGARSS Symposium, Milan, 2015.

G. Fontanelli, D. Stroppiana, L. Busetto, M. Boschetti, F. Holecz, L. Gatti, F. Collivignarelli, M. Barbieri, Rice monitoring using SAR and optical data in Northern Italy, IGARSS Symposium, Milan, 2015.

M. Boschetti, A. Nelson, F. Nutini, G. Manfron, L. Busetto, M. Barbieri, A. Laborte, J. Raviz, F. Holecz, M.R.O. Mabalay, A.P. Bacong, E.J.P. Quilang, Rapid assessment of crop status: An application of MODIS and SAR data to rice areas in Leyte, Philippines affected Typhoon Haiyan, Remote Sensing 7, http://www.mdpi.com/2072-4292/7/6/6535/pdf, 2015.

S. Pazhanivelan, P. Kannan, P. Christy Nirmala Mary, E. Subramanian, S. Jeyaraman, A. Nelson, T. Setiyono, F. Holecz, M. Barbieri, M. Yadav, Rice crop monitoring and yield estimation through Cosmo-Skymed and TerraSAR-X: A SAR-based experience in India, Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XL-7/W3, 85-92, doi:10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-7-W3-85-2015, 2015.

J. Raviz, M.R. Mabalay, A. Laborte, A. Nelson, F. Holecz, E. Quilang, M. Barbieri, J. de Dios, F. Collivignarelli, L. Gatti, A. Rala, C. Garcia, P. Mabalot, J.R. Mirandilla, M. Doverte, Mapping rice area in Mindanao using the first images of Sentinel-1A: The PRISM project experience, Proceedings of The 36th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing, Philippines, 2015.

A. Nelson, E. Quicho, A. Maunahan, T. Setiyono, J. Raviz, A. Rala, A. Laborte, F. Holecz, F. Collivignarelli, L. Gatti, M. Barbieri, M.R. Mabalay, J. De Dios, E.J. Quilang, National and regional scale rice crop monitoring in Asia with the RIICE and PRISM projects: from research to operation, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 2015.

C.C. Eyre, T. Synnott, F. Holecz, P. Wells, S. Keyworth, R. Ogundipe, P. Miettinen, H. J. Droste, G. Origgi, L. Oleggini, F. Collivignarelli, M. Barbieri, L. Gatti, S. Razmjooei, A. Seabrook, H. Martins, M. Dobias, J. Williams, A. Matheus, TransparentForests, 17th Annual World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, Washington DC, 2016.

J.P. Merryman Boncori, Caveats concerning the use of SRTM DEM version 4.1 (CGIAR-CSI), Remote Sensing 8, http://www.mdpi.com/2072-4292/8/10/793/htm, 2016.

V. Cerchiello, G. Tessari, E. Velterop, P. Pasquali, Risk of Building damage by modelling interferometric time series, Proceeding of IGARSS, Beijing, 2016.

G. Tessari, P. Pasquali, M. Floris, Monitoring and modelling of sinkholes affecting the Jordanian coast of the Dead Sea through satellite interferometric techniques, EGU General Assembly, vol. 18, Wien, 2016.

G. Tessari, E. Velterop, P. Pasquali, M. Floris, Using high-resolution SAR data to monitor deformations at a very detailed scale, Soc. Geol. It., Vol. 41, 2016.

G. Tessari, M. Floris, P. Pasquali, Phase and amplitude analyses of SAR data for landslide detection and monitoring in non-urban areas located in the North-Eastern Italian pre-Alps, Environ Earth Sci 76: 85. doi:10.1007/s12665-017-6403-5, 2017.

V. Cerchiello, G. Tessari, E. Velterop, P. Riccardi, M. Defilippi, P. Pasquali, Building damage risk by modelling interferometric time series, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, February, 2017.

A. Peternier, J.P. Merryman Boncori, P. Pasquali, Near-real-time focusing of ENVISAT ASAR Stripmap and Sentinel-1 TOPS imagery exploiting OpenCL GPGPU technology, Remote Sensing of Environment, http://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2017.04.006, 2017.

M. Campos-Tabernber, F.J. Garcia-Haro, G. Camps-Valls, G. Grau-Muedra, F. Nutini, L. Busetto, D. Katsantonis, D. Stavrakoudis, C. Minakou, L. Gatti, M. Barbieri, F. Holecz, D. Stoppiana, M. Boschetti, Exploitation of SAR and optical Sentinel data to detect rice crop and estimate seaonsal dynamics of Leaf Area Index, Remote Sensing 9, 2017.

L. Busetto, S. Casteleyin, C. Granell, M. Pepe, M. Barbieri, M. Campos-Taberner, R. Casa, T. Guarneri, I. Miralles, E. Movedi, V. Pagani, S. Pascucci, L. Ranghetti, E. Ricciardelli, D. Stavrakoudis, D. Katsantonis, F.J. Garcia-Haro, F. Holecz, I. Gitas, M. Boschetti, Downstream services for rice crop monitoring in Europe: from regional to local scale, Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observation and Remote Sensing, 2017.

M. Vassileva, F. Tonolo, P. Riccardi, D. Lecci, P. Boccardo, G. Chiesa, Satellite SAR interferometric techniques in support to emergency mapping, European Journal of Remote Sensing, Volume 50, 2017.

S. Fiaschi, D. Closson, N.A. Karaki, P. Pasquali, P. Riccardi, M. Floris, The complex karst dynamics of the Lisan Peninsula revealed by 25 years of DInSAR observations - Dead Sea, Jordan, ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Volume 130, 2017.

F.F. Gama, A. Cantone, J.C. Mura, P. Pasquali, W.R. Paradella, A.R. dos Santos, G.G. Silva, Monitoring subsidence of open pit iron mines at Carajas Province based on SBAS interferometric technique using TerraSAR-X data, Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment, Volume 8, 2017.