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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  • Christopher Lippitt, University of New Mexico - Chair (2019-2021)
  • Hua Liu, Old Dominion University - Vice-Chair (2019-2021)
  • Caiyun Zhang, Florida Atlantic University - Secretary / Treasurer (2019-2021)
  • Chunyuan Diao, University of Illinois - Director (2018-2020)
  • Wenliang Li, University of North Carolina Greensboro - Director (2019-2021)
  • Qiuyan Yu, New Mexico State University - Student Co-Director (2018-2020)
  • Yingbin Deng, Guangzhou Institute of Geography - Student Co-Director (2018-2020)
  • Chris Halvorsen - Webmaster
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.