AAG Remote Sensing Specialty Group


To foster an understanding of remote sensing science. Emphasis is placed on developing a meaningful dialogue among geographers interested in understanding and applying remote sensing technology in research, instruction, public service, and private enterprise.


The RSSG is a specialty group within the American Association of Geographers (AAG), and membership is obtained through the AAG. Dues are $9 for Regular Membership and $1 for Student Membership.



RSSG at 2023 AAG Event Photos

RSSG Student Illustrated Paper Competition on March 24, 2023.
RSSG Student Honors Paper Competition on March 25, 2023.
RSSG John Jensen Distinguished Lecture on March 26, 2023 by Dr. Karen Seto at Yale University (hybrid session).
RSSG Business Meeting on March 26, 2023.
RSSG Chair Dr. Caiyun Zhang at Florida Atlantic University with FAU graduate students Mizanur Rahman, and Ikramul Hasan.
Illustrated paper winner Ma Yue from SUNY Buffalo, honors paper winner Zherong Wu from Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Tianci Guo from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (left to right) at RSSG business meeting, 2023 AAG in Denver, Colorado.


  • Caiyun Zhang, Florida Atlantic University – Chair (2023-2025)

  • Chunyuan Diao, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign – Vice-Chair (2023-2025)
  • Chuyuan “Carter” Wang, Towson University – Secretary / Treasurer (2023-2025)
  • Dameng Yin, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences – Director (2023-2025)
  • Hongsheng Zhang, The University of Hong Kong – Director (2023-2025)
  • Suiyuan Wang, University at Buffalo – Student Co-Director (2023-2025)
  • Zijun Yang, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign – Student Co-Director (2023-2025)
  • Bylaws

    The RSSG bylaws are available here