Name:James V. Aanstoos (Jim)
Associated Centers:Geosystems Research Institute
Email: aanstoos@gri.msstate.edu
Office:High Performance Computing Building,
Office Phone:(662) 325-8278
Address:Mailstop 9627
2 Research Blvd
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Biography:Dr. Aanstoos is an Associate Research Professor Emeritus of the Geosystems Research Institute (GRI) at Mississippi State University. He conducts research on remote sensing and radar analysis. Other recent research activities have focused on satellite rainfall estimation, small satellite engineering, multispectral land cover classification and accuracy assessment, and terrain database visualization. His past work has also included: development of a multispectral sensor simulator; visualization of wind shear models; development of software for data quality assurance.
B.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Rice University, 1977
M.E.E, Rice University, 1979
Ph.D., Atmospheric Science, Purdue University, 1996
Mississippi State University, Geosystems Research Institute
Associate Research Professor Emeritus, 2016-present
Mississippi State University, Geosystems Research Institute
Associate Research Professor, 2006-2016
Cary Academy, Cary, NC
Director of Information Services, 2001-2006
Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, NC
Senior Research Engineer, 1997-2001
Research Electrical Engineer, 1979-1997
North Carolina State University
Adjunct instructor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1980-1985

IEEE (senior member); American Geophysical Union
Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition (AIPR) Executive Committee, Treasurer 1995-99, General Chair 2001-2002, AIPR 2000 Program Chair
Technical Advisory Committee to North Carolina statewide land cover mapping project, 1995

Research Interest: Image Processing, Remote Sensing, Scientific Visualization

Publications: Han, D., Vahedifard, F., & Aanstoos, J.V. (2017). Investigating the Correlation between Radar Backscatter and In Situ Soil Property Measurements. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. Elsevier. 57, 136-144. DOI:10.1016/j.jag.2016.12.018.

Marapareddy, R., Aanstoos, J.V., & Younan, N. H. (2016). A Supervised Classification Method for Levee Slide Detection Using Complex Aperture Radar Imagery. Journal of Imaging. 2(3), 26-38.

Marapareddy, R., Aanstoos, J.V., Younan, N. H., & Bruce, L.M. (2016). Supervised Classification Using Polarimetric SAR Decomposition Parameters to Detect Anomalies on Earthen Levees. The 2016 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2016). Beijing, China, 10-15 July. [Document]

Marapareddy, R., Aanstoos, J.V., & Younan, N. H. (2016). Advanced Unsupervised Classification Methods to Detect Anomalies on Earthen Levees Using Polarimetric SAR Imagery. Journal of Sensors. Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute. 16(6), 898. DOI:10.3390/s16060898. [Document] [Document Site]

Dabbiru, L., Aanstoos, J.V., & Younan, N. H. (2016). Fusion of Hyperspectral and L-band SAR Data for Analyzing Impacts of Oil Spill Detection. ESA Living Planet Symposium 2016. Prague, Czech Republic. [Document]

Total Publications by this Author: 55