Objectives of the EARSeL Special Interest Group Urban Remote Sensing are:
- To be a forum for the community interested in use of remote sensing and GIS for urban areas.
- Organize symposia, workshops, tutorials and special conference sessions to disseminate urban remote sensing knowledge.
- To bring together experts from the various remote sensing agencies working in the field of remote sensing and GIS for urban areas.
- Create a forum for international discussion to better prepare the urban remote sensing and geography communities for new developments in technology and application.