Our Mission

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.

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  • Hua Liu, Old Dominion University - Chair (2021-2023)
  • Caiyun Zhang, Florida Atlantic University - Vice-Chair (2021-2023)
  • Chunyuan Diao, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign - Secretary / Treasurer (2021-2023)
  • Dameng Yin, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences - Director (2021-2023)
  • Chuyuan “Carter” Wang, Towson University - Director (2021-2023)
  • Ying Lu, SUNY Buffalo - Student Co-Director (2021-2023)
  • Bo Peng, U. of Wisconsin Madison - Student Co-Director (2021-2023)
List of past RSSG chairs


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


The RSSG bylaws are available here.