Event Dates: June 10th - 12th, 2019


The 15th Meeting of the Atmospheric Composition Virtual Constellation

Hosted by: The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

Location: Tokyo, Japan

Please note that this is a closed meeting; attendance is limited to members, grantees, and contractors of CEOS Agencies.

(For NASA attendees, this meeting is in NCTS, so submit the usual conference attendance request as needed: NCTS # 38346-19, CEOS Atmospheric Composition Virtual Constellation AC-VC-15 Meeting.)

The meeting will be held at the Nakano Sunplaza which is easily accessible by public transit. Please download our venue, transportation, and hotel information packet for more information. Our JAXA colleagues Kei SHIOMI and Akihiko KUZE are our kind local hosts.

Tentative Agenda Overview: 

  • 10 June: Greenhouse Gases (GHG) including steps toward implementing the CO2 and CH4 constellation
  • 11-12 June: Air quality (AQ) including finalization of the Geophysical Validation Needs document; AQ-GHG synergies; ozone trends

Detailed Agenda

We will also have a poster session for the discussion of contributed topics.  Please indicate your interest in presenting a poster on the registration form, once it is available on this page.

VISA Information:

Note: Requests for visa application documents will be accepted until March 28 (Thu), 2019.

Local hosts will prepare documents necessary for visa application. If you need a visa, please check the “I need a visa for entry to Japan” checkbox when you register.  After confirming your registration, the secretariat will contact you individually to prepare documents. Please consult the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan website to determine whether you need a visa.