AC-VC-13

Event Dates: June 28th - 30th, 2017

 

The 13th Meeting of the Atmospheric Composition Virtual Constellation

Location: National Center for Space Studies (CNES) Headquarters | Paris, France

Hosted by: CNES

Many thanks to Carole Deniel of CNES for kindly volunteering to be our local host! 

Overview:

  • 28 June: Greenhouse gas constellation (full day)
  • 29 June: Air quality constellation (full day including new aerosol AQ theme)
  • 30 June: Ozone trends (half day) and any other business

Final Agenda | Executive Summary | Attendees

Agenda

June 28th, 2017 — Day 1

Presentation

Speaker/Chair

Time (start)

Duration [min]

Welcome & Logistics

Deniel, Clerbeaux, Veihelmann, Al-Saadi

9h

15

AC-VC-13 Greenhouse Gas Session 

Dave Crisp, NASA  

9h 15

 

GHG Session 1: Mission status updates

GOSAT & GOSAT-2

Dave Crisp, NASA, for A. Kuze

 

15

OCO-2 & OCO-3

Dave Crisp, NASA   15

TanSat

Claus Zehner, ESA, for Yi Liu   15

Sentinel-5P

Claus Zehner, ESA   15

MicroCarb

François-Marie Breon, IPSL/LSCE   15

Coffee break

 

10h30

30

MERLIN

Carole Deniel, CNES

11h 00

15

GeoCARB

Dave Crisp, NASA, for Berrien Moore

 

15

ESA/EC GHG Sentinels

Yasjka Mejier, RHEA, for ESA   15
HEO Options Ray Nassar, ECCC   15

TCCON/AirCore Validation Discussion

Yao Té, CNRS/UPMC   15

Lunch

 

12h30

60

GHG Session 2: GHG Constellation White Paper

Introduction

Dave Crisp, NASA

13h30

5

UNFCCC-IPCC Engagement Status

Yoshiaki Kinoshita, JAXA

 

10

GHG White Paper Overview & Context

Dave Crisp, NASA

 

15

Calibration Discussion

Dave Crisp, NASA/All

 

15

Measurement Goals & Requirements – By Scale

All

 

30

Summary of Space-Based Capabilities & Near-Term Plans

All

 

15

Gap Analysis – Role of Future Constellations

All

 

15

Coffee break

 

15h

30

Infrastructure Needs (Cal/Val/Models)

All

15h30

30

The Transition to Operations

All 15h30 30

Actions & Assignments

All

 

30

GHG Round-Up Discussion

All

17h00

30

 

June 29th, 2017 — Day 2 

Presentation

Speaker

Time (start)

Duration [min]

AC-VC-13 AQ Session: Intro

Ben & Jay

9h

5

AQ Session 1: Mission Status Updates & Product Validation Plans   

GEMS

Jongmin Yoon, NIER / Ara Cho, NIER / Jhoon Kim, Yonsei Univ

9h05

15

Sentinel-4

Ben Veihelmann, ESA

 

15

TEMPO

Kelly Chance, SAO

 

15

Sentinel-5 Precursor

Pepijn Veefkind, KNMI

 

15

Thermal IR

Cathy Clerbaux, LATMOS/IPSL

 

15

Cal/Val Plan for IASI-NG

Cyril Crevoisier, CNRS-LMD

 

15

Coffee break

 

10h35

25

AQ Session 2: Initial Constellation Validation Activities   

Status & Future Plans of the Fiducial Reference Measurements Project (Incl Pandonia, CINDI-2)

Michel Van Roozendael, BIRA

11h

20

US Network Plans

Luke Valin, EPA / Barry Lefer, NASA

 

20

Asia Network Plans

Sang-Woo Kim, SNU

 

20

KORUS-AQ Campaign Results as a Validation Prototype

Ara Cho, NIER

 

20

Constellation Validation Needs & Inter-mission Bias Targets

All, Discussion Led by Ben

 

30

Trace Gas Round-up Discussion

All

12h50

10

Lunch

 

13h

90

AQ Session 3: Satellite aerosol for AQ   

Aerosol: A New Topic in AC-VC          

Ben Veihelmann, ESA

14h30

10

GEO-Based Aerosol Sensing and the Potential of Combining TEMPO & ABI

Omar Torres, NASA

 

20

Joint Retrieval of Aerosol & Surface Reflectance from SEVIRI

Yves Govaerts, Rayference

 

20

Monitoring Particulate Pollution Using GOCI COMS

Jhoon Kim, Yonsei Univ

 

20

Multiangle Imaging Spectroradiometry

Dave Diner, NASA JPL

 

20

Coffee break

 

1600

30

Polarimetric Multiview Imager (POLDER/3MI/DPC)

Oleg Dubovik, LOA

1630

20

Polar Multi-Sensor Aerosol Optical Properties Product

Ruediger Lang, EUMETSAT

 

20

Infusing Aerosol Information From Satellite Observations into Air Quality Applications

Amy Huff, Penn State University

 

20

Assimilation of Satellite Data for Air Quality Monitoring & Forecasting

Angela Benedetti, ECMWF

 

20

Aerosol Round-up Discussion

All

17h50

10

June 30th, 2017 — Day 3 

Presentation

Speaker

Time (start)

Duration [min]

Ozone Trends Session

Gordon

9h

 

Total Ozone   

An Update on CEOS Goals, New Versions of TOMS & OMI Data, ISS SAGE III Update

Gordon Labow, NASA

9h

20

Ozone Profiles

An Update on the LOTUS Project

Sophie Godin-Beekman, LATMOS

9h20

20

Long-Term Ozone Trends in the Stratosphere as Observed by Limb & Occultation Instruments

Viktoria Sofieva, FMI

 

20

Tropospheric Ozone   

An Update of the TOAR Activities

Brice Barrett, CNRS

10h

20

Retrieving Tropospheric Ozone with IASI

Cathy Clerbaux, LATMOS/IPSL

 

20

Tropospheric Ozone from OMI & Plans for Sentinel-4

Richard Siddans, RAL

 

20

Coffee break

 

11h

30

Contributed Talks and Other Business 

Potential Synergies of Air Quality & Carbon Constellation

Kevin Bowman, NASA JPL

11h30

15

Update on GEOSS-NR Chem & Radiance Simulations for the GEO Constellation

Arlindo DaSilva, NASA

 

15

Update on Mini-Satellite for Air Quality Observation With 1×1 Horizontal Resolution & NICT Project for Air Pollution

Yasko Kasai, NICT

 

15

17 years of MOPITT Carbon Monoxide Data: Results & Prospects for Future Satellite CO Observations

Helen Worden, NCAR

 

15

AC-VC-13 Any Other Business, Wrap-Up, & Closing

Plans for Next Meeting

 

12h30

15

Any Other Business & Wrap-Up

   

15

Adjourn

 

13h