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2010 South America Academic Remote Sensing Survey


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South American Respondents Please Indicate Your Geographical Region:
Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Chile
Columbia
Ecuador
Guyana
Paraguary
Peru
Suriname

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Uruguay
Venezuela
Galapagos Islands
French Guiana
Isla Malvinas
South Georgia Island
Tierra del Fuego
Other, Please specify below

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Professional Position (Select one):Required
CEO/President
General Manager
Executive Director
Technical Manager
Technical Analyst
GIS Manager
GIS Analyst
Business Management Position
Sales/Marketing Function Position

Years of Personal Experience?Required
< 1 Year
1-5 Years
6-10 Years
11-15 Years
16-20 Years
> 20 Years

Type of Institution?
Public
Private

Academic Specialty (Select one):
Remote Sensing
GIS
Environmental Specialty
Geography
Geology
Engineering
Other (Please specify in box below - 3 words maximum)

Budget for Remote Sensing Data 2009 (U.S. Dollars per year):
Free
$499-$5,000
$5,001-$20,000
$20,001-$50,000
$50,001-$100,000
$100,001-$150,000
$150,001-$200,000
>$200,001

Projected Budget for Remote Sensing Data 2014 (U.S. Dollars per year):
Free
$499-$5,000
$5,001-$20,000
$20,001-$50,000
$50,001-$100,000
$100,001-$150,000
$150,001-$200,000
>$200,001

Projected Budget for Remote Sensing Data 2019 (U.S. Dollars per year):
Free
$499-$5,000
$5,001-$20,000
$20,001-$50,000
$50,001-$100,000
$100,001-$150,000
$150,001-$200,000
>$200,001

Please indicate Your Main Application of Remotely Sensed Data (Select all that apply):
Cadastral
Forestry
Natural Resource Management
Coastal Management
Environmental Monitoring/Management
Sustainable Development
Security (National Defense/Homeland Security)
Utilities
Telecommunications
Extractive Materials

Continued....
Real Estate
Insurance
Media
Disaster Relief
Damage Assessment
Engineering
Transportation
Land Management/Development
Flood Plain Mapping
Other (Please specify in box below)




Based on Applications Selected - Please Provide the Following Information:

What are you trying to Observe? (Please specify below - 3 words maximum):


Desired Spatial Resolution? (Select all that apply):
< 46 cm (~18)
47 cm - 62 cm (~24)
63 cm - 90 cm (~36)
1 Meter - 5 Meters
5 Meters - 120 Meters
>120 Meters

Desired Spectral Region? (Select all that apply):
Gamma-ray <0.03 nm
X-ray 0.03 nm - 30 nm
Ultraviolet 0.03 nm - 0.4 um
Photographic UV Band 0.3 um - 0.4 um
Visible 0.4 um - 0.7 um
Infrared 0.7 um - 100 um
Reflected IR Band 0.7 um - 3.0 um
Thermal IR Band 3 um - 8 to 14 um
Microwave 0.1 - 100 um
Radar 0.1 cm - 100 cm

Preferred Platform Preference (Select One):
Commercial Satellite
Commercial Aerial
Government Satellite
Government Aerial
Other (Please specify in box below - 3 words maximum)

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License Needed (Select One):
Commercial Only
Commercial and Government
Government Only (Single Agency)
Government Only (Multi Agencies)
Other (Please specify in box below - 3 words maximum)

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Remote Sensing Products:

Type of Imagery Product Needs (Select all that apply):
Processed Imagery
Raw Imagery
GIS Data
Value Added (Ortho, etc.)

Method to Obtain Data (Select one):
Free from Commercial or Government Resource
Commercial Purchase
Grant

Preferred Data Delivery Media (Select all that apply):
8 mm Tape
4 mm Tape
CD
DVD
Firewire Hard drive
Firewire USB
FTP
Other (Please specify in box below - 3 words maximum)

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What type of data do you purchase? (Select TOP THREE Based on Usage):
Aerial Digital
Aerial Film/Analog
Panchromatic Satellite
Multispectral Satellite
Hyperspectral Satellite
Hyperspectral Aerial
RADAR - SAR (Spaceborne)
RADAR - SAR (Aerial)
LIDAR (Aerial)
IFSAR (INSAR) Aerial

Based on your previous Data Choices, please indicate the Sensor/Camera of your Data Choice:

Aerial Digital (Select all that apply):
Applanix
Dimac Systems
Leica Geo Systems
Vexcel
ZI Imaging
Sensytech
Other (Please specify in box below - 3 words maximum)

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Aerial Film/Analog (Select all that apply):
Leica RC8
Leica RC10
Leica RC20
Leica RC30
Zeiss RMK Top 15
Zeiss RMK Top 30
Zeiss RMK Top 15/23
Other (Please specify in box below - 3 words maximum)

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Satellite Data (Select all that apply):
ALOS (Japan)
CBERS-2 (China and Brazil)
DMC AISAT-1 (SSTL) (Algeria)
DMC Beijing (SSTL) (China)
DMC BilSat (SSTL) (Turkey)
DMC NigeriaSat-1 (Nigeria)
DMC UK (UK)
GeoEye 1 (GeoEye)
WorldView 1 (Digital Globe)

continued....
EO-1 (NASA) (U.S.)
IKONOS (GeoEye)
EROS-A1 (ImageSat) (Israel)
IRS ResourceSat (India)
IRS CartoSat 1 (India)
IRS 1C (India)
IRS 1D (India)
KOMPSAT1- (Korea)
Landsat 5 (U.S.)
Landsat 7 (U.S.)

continued....
MODIS (NASA)
MONITOR-E 1 (Russia)
MTI (U.S.)
NOAA/AVHRR (U.S.)
NOAA/GOES (U.S.)
OrbView (GeoEye)
PROBA (ESA)
QuickBird (Digital Globe)
RadarSat (Canada)
RocSat 2 (Taiwan)

continued....
SAC-C (Argentina)
SPOT 2 (France)
SPOT 4 (France)
SPOT 5 (France)
TERRA (ASTER) (U.S. & Japan)
Thai Microsatellite (Thailand)
ThaiPhat (SSTL) (Thailand)
TopSat (SSTL) (UK)
Uribyol (South Korea)
Ziyuan (China)

continued.... Other (Please specify in box below)


Hyperspectral Satellite (Select all that apply):
ARIES (Australia)
COIS (US)
CHRIS (Europe)
Hyperion (US)
SSTI (US)
Other (Please specify in box below - 3 words maximum)

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Hyperspectral Aerial (Select all that apply):
AHI (US)
AHS (Spain)
AISA (Finland)
APEX (Europe)
AVIRIS (US)
CASI (Canada)
HyDICE (US)
HyMAP (Australia)
HySPEX (Norway)
SEBASS (US)

continued....
SEPS (US)
SFSI (Canada)
Other (Please specify in box below - 3 words maximum)

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RADAR - SAR (Spaceborne) (Select all that apply):
ASAR - EnviSat (Europe)
ERS2 (Europe)
PALSAR - ALOS (Japan)
SAR - RADARSAT (Canada)
Terra SAR-X (Germany)
Other (Please specify in box below - 3 words maximum)

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RADAR - SAR (Aerial) (Select all that apply):
E-SAR (Europe)
GSAR (US)
Other (Please specify in box below - 3 words maximum)

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LIDAR (Aerial) (Select all that apply):
Leica Geosystems (US)
IGI, Ltd. (Germany)
JENOPTIK Laser, GmBH (Germany)
Optech International (Canada)
TopoSys (Germany)
Other (Please specify in box below - 3 words maximum)

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IFSAR (INSAR) Aerial (Select all that apply):
Intermap Technologies Corp (US and Canada)
EarthData (US)
Other (Please specify in box below - 3 words maximum)

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Elevation:

What types of Digital Elevation Data do you Utilize? (Select all that apply):

None due to:
Lack of funding
Availability of Data

Ground Surveys
No
Yes

Photogrammetric Data Capture - Aerial Remote Sensing
No
Yes

If yes, list source below - (3 words maximum)


Photogrammetric Data Capture - Satellite Remote Sensing
No
Yes

If yes, list source below - (3 words maximum)


Digitized Cartographic Data
No
Yes

If yes, list source below - (3 words maximum)


Interferometric or Stereo SAR
No
Yes

If yes, list source below - (3 words maximum)


Direct Measurement of Elevation thru LIDAR
No
Yes

If yes, list source below - (3 words maximum)


Is your current Elevation Data Adequate (Current and Accurate) to meet your application needs?
No
Yes

If no, please indicate why below:
Capacity
Accuracy
Availability of Data

Control:

Is there current and accurate ground control points to meet your needs?
Yes
No

If no, please indicate why below:
Funding Issues
Accuracy or availability of data

GIS Software Utilized (Select the one that is most utilized):
ESRI
ERDAS Imagine
AutoDesk
ER Mapper
Map Info
RSI Envi
PCI
ZI (Intergraph) Image Analyst
Other (Please specify below - 3 words maximum)

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Please indicate Current Number of Faculty, Students, and Employees involved in Remote Sensing Projects:
<10
11-25
>26

Do you Anticipate Growth in Terms of Faculty, Students, Employees involved in Remote Sensing Projects during the next Decade:
No
Yes

If yes, please select projected growth below:
<10% Growth
10%-20% Growth
>20% Growth

Please indicate Technical Advances by 2014 that may impact your use of Remotely Sensed Data (Please select all that apply):
Remote Controlled Aircraft
Improved IMU Units
Less Drift
Greater Unit Stability (Less Misalignment Unit/Frames)
Less Bulky And/Or Easier to Install Units
Improved GPS Units
Greater Vertical and Horizontal Accuracy
Spaceborne Cameras/Sensors
Greater Ground Resolution
Greater On Board Storage Capacity

Continued....(Select all that apply):
Increased Channel and Bands
Better Processing Software (Less Noise)
Vertical Takeoff and Landing Aircraft (VTOL)
Technology Integration (LIDAR, IMU, Digital Cameras, Aerial Sensors, Airborne GPS Etc. Integrated)
Greater Computer Processing Speed
Increasing Data Storage Capabilities
Increasing User friendliness of software
Other (Please specify in box below)




Please indicate Technical Advances by 2019 that may impact your use of Remotely Sensed Data (Please select all that apply):
Lighter Than Air Remote Controlled and Piloted Airships
Artificial Intelligence
Virtual Pilots for Present Retrofitted Aircraft
Virtual Sensor Operators
Spaceborne Cameras/Sensors
Even Greater Ground Resolution
Even Greater On Board Storage Capacity
Continued Increased Channels and Band Width
Even Better Processing Software (Less Noise)
Stereo Data

Continued....(Select all that apply):
Real-Time Digital Orthophoto Generation
Even Greater Computer Processing Speed
Continued Increasing Data Storage Capabilities
Continued Increasing User Friendliness of Software
Technology Integration (LiDar, IMU, Digital Cameras, Aerial Sensors, Airborne GPS, Etc.)
Other (Please specify in box below)




Please indicate Political, Economic, or Environmental Trends by 2014 that may impact your use of Remotely Sensed Data (Please select all that apply):
Expansion of the European Union
Required Cadastral Mapping
National/Homeland Security Issues
Open Skies Initiatives
Health Benefits Costs
International Trade
Licensing Issues
Micro-Chip Production Costs Fluctuations
Remote Sensing Data Becoming a Commodity
Programming/Production Outsourcing

Continued....(Select all that apply):
Currency Fluctuations
Stock Market Fluctuations
Easing of Credit
Tightening of Credit
Global Warming
Endangered Species and Natural Resources/Heritage Protection
Tax Depreciation Rules and Regulations
Recovery of Investment
Outsourcing/privatization
Other (Please specify in box below)




Please indicate Political, Economic, or Environmental Trends by 2019 that may impact your use of Remotely Sensed Data (Please select all that apply):
Expansion of the European Union
Required Cadastral Mapping
National/Homeland Security Issues
Open Skies Initiatives
Health Benefits Costs
International Trade
Licensing Issues
Micro-Chip Production Costs Fluctuations
Remote Sensing Data Becoming a Commodity
Programming/Production Outsourcing

Continued....(Select all that apply):
Currency Fluctuations
Stock Market Fluctuations
Easing of Credit
Tightening of Credit
Climate Change (Global Warming)
Endangered Species and Natural Resources/Heritage Protection
Tax Depreciation Rules and Regulations
Recovery of Investment
Outsourcing/privatization
Other (Please specify in box below)




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