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Japan Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing is the art, science, and technology of obtaining reliable information from noncontact imaging and other sensor systems about the Earth and its environment, and other physical objects and processes through recording, measuring, analyzing and representation.

The Japan Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing is a non-governmental organization devoted to the development of cooperation for the advancement of photogrammetry and remote sensing and their applications.

The Society's scientific interests include photogrammetry, remote sensing, spatial information systems and related disciplines, as well as applications in cartography, geodesy, surveying, natural, Earth and engineering sciences, and environmental monitoring and protection. Further applications include industrial design and manufacturing, architecture and monument preservation, medicine and others.

JSPRS has been an Ordinary Member of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) since 1964, and an Ordinary Member of the Asian Association on Remote Sensing (AARS) since 1981.

Number of Members

Ordinary member and Student member: approx. 1,200 Sustaining member: approx. 100

Journal & Publications

Journal of the Japan Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing is published six times a year. Books, proceedings, and computer program published by JSPRS are available.


The JSPRS Annual Conference is held in the Tokyo area in June, and the JSPRS Fall Conference is held in a local area in October.


JSPRS conducts an awards program each year: JSPRS Special Award, JSPRS Soceity Award, JSPRS Encouragement Award,ISPRS Encouragement Award.


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