Tilottama Ghosh
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Tilottama Ghosh


Dr. Tilottama Ghosh has ten years of experience with low light imaging data from the U.S. Air Force Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP), and Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) data from 2013 onwards. Products generated include VIIRS Nightfire, VIIRS Boat Detection, VIIRS Nighttime Lights, and DMSP-OLS Nighttime Lights. Experience working with low light imaging data has included processing historic lunar cycle composites, monthly and annual cloud-free global mosaics of nighttime lights composites, creating metadata documenting generated data products, fulfilling data requests related to the nighttime lights products and the DMSP archive, providing training in the use and implementation of nighttime lights software to scientists and researchers, documenting DMSP and VIIRS algorithms and accomplishments through manuals, conference proceedings, and journal submissions. She has conducted many significant socio-economic research and analysis using DMSP and VIIRS nighttime lights, and prepared publishable materials. Her research interests include- socio-economic estimations using nighttime lights, studying sustainable growth of cities, urbanization and population growth.

Environmental Contamination & Remediation Environmental Impacts Natural Resource Management Spatial & Geographic Information Science

Work details

Research Associate

CIRES, University of Colorado, Boulder
September 2007
Earth Observation Group, NOAA, NCEI

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