*Registration closes October 5, 2016
Event Dates: October 10th - 15th, 2016


The 12th Meeting of the CEOS Atmospheric Composition Virtual Constellation (AC-VC) 

Hosted by: Korea National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER)

Location: Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

The 2016 Geostationary Environment Monitoring Spectrometer (GEMS) Science Team and AC-VC-12 will be held in Seoul, Korea during the week of October 10th, 2016. 

These meetings will be held consecutively on the campus of Yonsei University for the convenience of participants who wish to participate in both meetings. Both meetings welcome all participants interested in the topics indicated in the Tentative Agenda below. 

Please register to ensure space is available and to receive agenda and travel updates.  

Note: All NASA participants in the AC-VC Meeting from October 13th – 14th must also request approval via the NASA Conference Tracking System (NCTS).  The NCTS Code is 27325-17.  NCTS approval is not required for NASA participants in the GEMS Meeting from October 10th – 12th.

Please email Sujung Go with any GEMS meeting questions and Jay Al-Saadi with any AC-VC meeting questions.



October 10th – 11th: GEMS science algorithms, instrument development, and GEMS applications

October 12th:  GEMS Tutorial lectures (all day), GEMS algorithm review (few people)

CEOS AC-VC-12 Meeting Draft Agenda:

October 13th: Half-day sessions on Air Quality Constellation, Ozone Trends

October 14th: Greenhouse Gas Constellation, Side Meetings

October 15th : Possible Seoul Group Tour or Other Activity

Hotel & Travel Information

We have requested a room block at three hotels at a discounted rate for meeting participants until September, 5th. Anyone planning to reserve a room at one of these hotels should complete and send the appropriate reservation request provided below and send it to the specified contact before September 5th, 2016. Directions from the airport to each hotel and to Yonsei University are also provided below. Please use the Yonsei University Map to navigate the Yonsei campus. 

CasaVille Family Hotel:

Lotte City Hotel:

Ever8 Residence

Please email the local hosts with any hotel or travel questions.