TitleDirector Image Processing Lab
Office BuildingDaktronics Engineering Hall
Mailing AddressDaktronics Eng Hall 173
Imaging Center-Box 2222
Brookings, SD 57007
BiographyLarry Leigh started as a graduate student in the SDSU Image Processing Lab in 1999. He went on to become a full-time researcher in 2003, and now he is the Assistant Director of the Lab.
EducationM.S., Mechanical Engineering, SDSU
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, SDSU
Area(s) of ResearchVicarious Calibration of Orbital Imaging platforms via field work and atmospheric measurement at the time of overpass
Atmospheric Compensation of satellite based measurements to correct for the optical distortions caused by viewing the surface of the Earth from space
Global processing of the world, using cloud computing platforms, such as Google Earth Engine, to develop new and novel global scale calibration techniques
UAV and Satellite applications that support precision agriculture
Applications of ResearchPinto, C. T., Ponzoni, F. J., Castro, R., Leigh, L., Kaewmanee, M., Aaron, D., & Helder, D. (2016). Evaluation of the uncertainty in the spectral band adjustment factor (SBAF) for cross-calibration using Monte Carlo simulation. Remote Sensing Letters 7(9), 837-846.
Pinto, C., Ponzoni, F., Castro, R., Leigh, L., Mishra, N., Aaron, D., & Helder, D. (2016). First in-flight radiometric calibration of MUX and WFI on-board CBERS-4. Remote Sensing 8, 405. doi: 10.3390/rs8050405
Wenny, B., Helder, D., Hong, J., Leigh, L., Thome, K., Reuter, D. (2015). Pre- and post-launch spatial quality of the Landsat 8 thermal infrared sensor. Remote Sensing 7, 1962-1980. doi: 10.3390/rs70201962
Mishra, N., Haque, M., Leigh, L., Aaron, D., Helder, D., & Markham, B. (2014). Radiometric Cross Calibration of Landsat 8 operational land imager (OLI) and Landsat 7 enhanced thematic mapper plus (ETM+). Remote Sensing, 6, 12619-12638. doi: 10.3390/rs61212619.
Czapla-Myers, J., McCorkel, J., Anderson, N., Thome, K., Biggar, S., Helder, D., Aaron, D., Leigh, L., & Mishra, N. (2015). The Ground-based absolute radiometric calibration of Landcast 8 OLI. Remote Sensing 7, 600-626. doi: 10.3390/rs70100600.