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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  • Kin M. Ma, Grand Valley State University - Chair (2013-2015)
    makinm67 at
  • Le Wang, State University of Buffalo - Vice-Chair (2013-2015)
    lewang at
  • Changshan Wu, University of Wisconsin - Secretary / Treasurer (2014-2016)
    cswu at
  • Niti Mishra, University of Texas, Austin - Director (2014-2016)
    niti at
  • Brian Wardlow, University of Nebraska-Lincoln - Director (2011-2015)
    bwardlow2 at
  • Ming-Chih Hung, Northwest Missouri State University - Awards Chair (2014-2016)
    MHUNG at
  • Rebecca Powell, University of Denver - RSSG Session Organizer (2014-2016)
    rebecca.l.powell at
  • Iliyana Dobreva, Texas A & M University - Student Co-Director (2013-2015)
    Iliyanad at
  • Shuvankar Ghosh, University of Georgia - Student Co-Director (2014-2016)
    shubho at
  • Chris Halvorsen - Webmaster (2009-present)
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 $7 for Regular Membership and $1 for Student Membership.


The RSSG bylaws are available here.