Geomorphometry 2018 Programme

August 13–17, 2018 | Boulder CO, USA

5th International Conference of the ISG

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Monday, August 13th
08:45-09:00 Session 1: Conference Welcome
09:00-10:00 Session 2: Keynote by David Tarboton, Utah State: Web Based Hydrologic Terrain Analysis through HydroShare (Chair, Peter Guth)
10:00-11:40 Session 3A: Stream Networks (Chair, Peter Guth)
10:00-10:20   Giuseppe Amatulli, Sami Domisch, Jens Kiesel, Tushar Sethi, Dai Yamazaki and Peter Raymond. High-resolution stream network delineation using digital elevation models: assessing the spatial accuracy
10:20-10:40 Scott D. Peckham. Using the Open-source TopoFlow Python Package for Extracting D8-based Grids from DEMs and for Fluvial Landscape Evolution Modeling
10:40-11:00 Qiming Zhou, Fangli Zhang and Liang Cheng. A Data-driven Method for the Determination of Water-flow Velocity in Watershed Modelling
11:00-11:20 Shangmin Zhao, Shifang Zhang and Weiming Cheng. Hydrologic application comparison among typical open global DEM data based on remote sensing images
11:20-11:40 Richard Barnes. RichDEM: High-Performance Terrain Analysis
10:00-17:00 Session 3B: Posters (Chair, Peter Guth)
10:00-17:00 Zhang Jin. Slope Ranking and geohazards correlation analysis for Combined Open-Underground Mining area
10:00-17:00 Giuseppe Amatulli, Sami Domisch, Tushar Sethi, Peter Strobl.  TopoVar90m: Global high-resolution topographic variables for environmental modeling
10:00-17:00 Adnane Habib, Kourosh Khoshelham, Nadia Akdim, Fatima-Ezzahra El Ghandour, Kamal Labbassi and Massimo Menenti. Enhancing DEMs for geomorphometric research through digital filtering
10:00-17:00 Jilong Li, Guoan Tang, Fayuan Li and Jianjun Cao. Delimitation of the transition zone between active and inactive gully erosion in the Chinese Loess Plateau
11:40-12:40 Lunch
12:40-13:30 Session 4: Highlight Paper (Chair, Jozef Minar)
12:40-13:10 John Wilson. Geomorphometry: Today and Tomorrow
13:10-14:50 Session 5: Data resolution and scale (Chair, Jozef Minar)
13:10-13:30 Samantha Arundel, Wenwen Li and Xiran Zhou. The Effect of Resolution on Terrain Feature Extraction
13:30-13:50 Peter Guth. What Should a Bare Earth Digital Terrain Model (DTM) Portray?
Flavius Sirbu, Lucian Dragut, Takashi Oguchi, Yuichi Hayakawa and Mihai Micu. Sensitivity of land-surface variables to scale in identifying landslide scarps
14:10-14:30 Ashton Shortridge, Clayton Queen, and Alan Arbogast.  Machine learning for cross-scale geomorphometric classification of landforms: a day at the beach.
14:30-14:50 Massimiliano Alvioli, Alessandro Cesare Mondini, Federica Fiorucci, Mauro Cardinali and Ivan Marchesini. Automatic landslide mapping from satellite imagery with a topography-driven thresholding algorithm
14:50-15:10  Break
15:10-16:10 Session 6: Planetary geomorphometry (Chair, Sam Arundel)
Weiming Cheng.  Weiming Cheng, Liu Qiangyi, and Wang Nan. A preliminary study of classification method on lunar topography and landforms
15:30-15:50 Yan-Wen Wang, Cheng-Zhi Qin, Wei-Ming Cheng and A-Xing Zhu. Detecting craters by training random forest based on existing crater map and spatial structural information
15:50-16:10 Tao Liu and Victor Baker. Hydraulic Modeling of Megaflooding Using Terrestrial and Martian DEMs
16:10-17:10 Session 7: Discussion on non-profit status  (Chair, Peter Guth)
Tuesday, August 14th
09:00-16:00 Field trip
Wednesday, August 15th
09:00-10:00 Session 8: Keynote by Dai Yamazaki, The University of Tokyo: MERIT DEM: a high-accuracy global elevation map by multi-component error removal (Chair, Ian Evans)
10:00-11:40 Session 9: Classification of topography (Chair, Ian Evans)
10:00-10:20 Jozef Minár, Peter Bandura, Lucian Drăguţ, Ian Evans, Michal Gallay, Jaroslav Hofierka, Juraj Holec, Ján Kaňuk and Anton Popov. Physically-based land surface segmentation: Theoretical background and outline of interpretations
10:20-10:40 Massimiliano Alvioli, Ivan Marchesini and Fausto Guzzetti. Nation-wide, general-purpose delineation of geomorphological slope units in Italy
10:40-11:00 Ovidiu Csillik and Lucian Dragut. Towards a global geomorphometric atlas using Google Earth Engine
11:00-11:20 Peter Bandura, Jozef Minár, Lucian Dragut and Miroslav Bielik. Physically-based segmentation of the Western Carpathians (Central Europe)
11:20-11:40 Junko Iwahashi, Takayuki Nakano and Dai Yamazaki. Classification of topography in artificially modified alluvial plains using DEMs
11:40-12:40 Lunch
12:40-13:30 Session 10: Highlight Paper  (Chair, Tom Hengl)
12:40-13:00 Vincent Lecours, Vanessa Lucieer, Margaret Dolan and Aaron Micallef. Recent and Future Trends in Marine Geomorphometry
13:00-14:20 Session 11: Accuracy and Error Propagation (Chair, Tom Hengl)
13:00-13:20 Mehran Ghandehari and Barbara P. Buttenfield. Slope-Adjusted Surface Area Computations in Digital Terrain
13:20-13:40 Christopher Wecklich, Carolina Gonzalez and Paola Rizzoli. Height Accuracy and Data Coverage for the Final Global TanDEM-X DEM Data
13:40-14:00 Peter Bandura and Michal Gallay. Validation of TanDEM-X elevation data for a forested karst area in Slovakia (Central Europe)
14:00-14:20 Mihai Niculita. Assessing the accuracy of SRTM altitude data for the hilly area in northeastern Romania
14:30-14:50  Break
14:50-16:10 Session 12: Glacial and Marine Geomorphometry (Chair, Hannes Reuter)
14:50-15:10 Mihai Niculita and Ian Evans. Effects of glaciation on the clinometry and hypsometry of the Romanian Carpathians
15:10-15:30 Da Huo, Michael Bishop and Brennan Young. Geomorphometric assessment of glacier state in the Karakoram, Himalaya
15:30-15:50 Kwanmok Kim, Vincent Lecours and Peter C. Frederick. Using 3D Micro-Geomorphometry to Quantify Interstitial Spaces of an Oyster Cluster
15:50-16:10 Nathalie Debese, Jean-José Jacq, Koen Degrendele and Marc Roche. Toward Reliable Volumetric Monitoring of Sandbanks
16:10-17:10 Session 13: Roundtable
Thursday, August 16th
09:00-10:00 Session 14: Keynote by Greg Tucker, University of Colorado: Lidar meets Landlab: using digital topography to test and calibrate long-term erosion models (Chair, Igor Florinsky)
10:00-11:40 Session 15: DEM surfaces, lidar, and radar (Chair, Igor Florinsky)
10:00-10:20 Marián Jenčo. Detection of Degenerate Points on the Surface
10:20-10:40 John Lindsay and Daniel Newman. Hyper-scale analysis of surface roughness
10:40-11:00 Qiaomei Su, Chenyu Wang, Shangmin Zhao and Jianmin Wang. Study on fractal dimension of spatial distribution patterns for hidden danger points of geological hazards: taking Huoxi Coalfield of China as an example
11:00-11:20 Francis Rengers and Luke McGuire. Quantifying Hillslope Erosion with Lidar
11:20-11:40 Nicusor Necula, Mihai Niculita and Mario Floris. Using Sentinel-1 SAR data to detect earth surface changes related to neotectonics in the Focșani basin (Eastern Romania) 
11:40-12:40  Lunch
12:40-13:30 Session 16: Highlight Paper (Chair, Scott Peckham)
12:40-13:00 Hannes Isaak Reuter. Geomorphometry--10 years after the book--challenges ahead ?
13:10-14:30 Session 17: UAV/SfM I  (Chair, Scott Peckham)
13:10-13:30 Igor Florinsky, Dmitrii Bliakharskii, Sergey Popov and Sergey Pryakhin. The 2017 Catastrophic Subsidence in the Dålk Glacier: Unmanned Aerial Survey and Digital Terrain Analysis
13:30-13:50 Michal Gallay,  Ján Šašak, Ján Kaňuk, Jozef Šupinský, Jaroslav Hofierka and Jozef Minár. High-resolution digital terrain modelling of a rugged alpine terrain by fusing data from terrestrial laser scanning and UAV photogrammetry
13:50-14:10 Carlos Grohmann, Camila Viana, Mariana Busarello and Guilherme Garcia. Structural analysis of clastic dikes based on Structure from Motion/Multi-View Stereo
14:10-14:30 Marek Kasprzak and Mariusz Szymanowski. Terrain determinants of permafrost active layer thermal conditions: a case study from Arctic non-glaciated catchment (Bratteggdalen, SW Spitsbergen)
14:30-14:50 Break
14:50-15:30 Session 18: UAV/SfM II (Chair, Carlos Grohmann)
14:50-15:10 Alberto Alfonso-Torreño, Álvaro Gómez-Gutiérrez,  José Juan de Sanjosé Blasco and Manuel Sánchez Fernández.   Quantifying sediment volume retained in hydrological correction check dams by means of high-resolution DEMs in a semiarid rangeland of SW Spain
15:10-15:30 Álvaro Gómez-Gutiérrez, Trent Biggs, Napoleon Gudino Elizondo, Paz Errea, Esteban Alonso Gonzalez, Estela Nadal Romero and José Juan de Sanjosé Blasco. Elaborating more accurate high-resolution DEMs using SfM workflow
15:30-15:50 Session 19: Recent ESRI enhancements in geomorphometry
15:50-16:50 Session 20: Elections, Awards, and Geomorphometry 2020
Friday, August 17th
09:00-12:00 Workshop 21A: Using GDAL and PKTOOLS for Raster Operations
09:00-12:00 Workshop 21B: Processing Large Rasters using Tiling and Parallelization: An R + SAGA GIS + GRASS GIS Tutorial
09:00-12:00 Workshop 21C: A Hands-On Introduction to RiverTools 4.0
09:00-12:00 Workshop 21D: Google Earth Engine for large-scale DEM analysis
12:00-13:00 Lunch for Workshop participants
13:00-16:00 Workshop 22A: Using GDAL and PKTOOLS for Raster Operations Part 2
13:00-16:00 Workshop 22B: Processing Large Rasters using Tiling and Parallelization: An R + SAGA GIS + GRASS GIS Tutorial
13:00-16:00 Workshop 21D: A Hands-On Introduction to RiverTools 4.0
13:00-16:00 Workshop 22D: Google Earth Engine for large-scale DEM analysis


Papers underwent peer-review by three members of the science committee before acceptance at the conference.