IEEE Whispers 2015: special session on urban areas

Dear colleagues,

This is an invitation to submit a paper on the topic for a special session on « Hyperspectral imagery for urban areas » that we are preparing for the upcoming 7th IEEE GRSS Workshop on Hyperspectral Image and Signal Processing: Evolution in Remote Sensing (IEEE Whispers) that will be held in Tokyo, Japan on 2-5 June 2015 ( The objective of this session is to present your recent research work on the benefits of using hyperspectral imagery to improve the knowledge about urban areas.

The people involved in the organization of this session are Dr. Xavier Briottet, from ONERA, France and Dr. Peter Reinartz, from DLR, Germany. We would be greatly honored if you could contribute a paper on your most recent research to our session and present your work in Tokyo.

If this is the case, please provide us with a tentative title and list of authors for your contribution so that we can include it in our proposal for the special session. The deadline for submission of special sessions to this event is January 15, 2015. The deadline for submitting the 4-page full paper to the workshop is January 31, 2015.

Please let us know as soon as possible if you would be able to accept this invitation so that we can plan our session accordingly. We greatly appreciate your kind consideration to submit your recent research work to this special session and very much look forward to your participation in this event.