LSI-VC-4 / SDCG-12 / GEOGLAM Trial Joint Meetings

Event Dates: September 4th - 8th, 2017

 

A Joint Meeting between the CEOS Land Surface Imaging Virtual Constellation (LSI-VC), the CEOS Space Data Coordination Group for the Global Forest Observations Initiative (SDCG) and the Group on Earth Observations Global Agricultural Monitoring Initiative (GEOGLAM). 

Location: Frascati, Italy

Hosted By: The European Space Research Institute (ESRIN)

Please refer to this page for common logistics information (hotels, transfers, week-at-a-glance), but more detailed information about each individual meeting can be found at the links below: 

Week at a Glance

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Logistics

Joint Meeting Agenda (v.07): [ Word | PDF ]

Wednesday September 6th, 2017 

 

08:30 – 09:00

Welcome Coffee   
Session 1: Welcome

J1

09:00 – 09:10

Welcome Remarks

Tour de table introductions

Co-Leads: LSI-VC, SDCG, GEOGLAM

J2

09:10 – 09:20

Overview and Recap

  • Motivation and Objectives
  • Framing final Session discussions on future joint activities
  • Joint Topics
  • Agenda Outline

S Ward (SIT Chair Team)

J3

09:20 – 10:00

Core Mission Status
Provide a common background for all participants on the status of core land surface missions (e.g. technical, programmatic, product)

  • Landsat-7, -8, -9+ (10 min, J Lacey)
  • Sentinel-2A, -2B, + (10 min, B Hoersch)
  • Sentinel-1A, -1B, + (10 min, P Potin TBC)
  • Sentinel-3A,-3B, + (10 min, TBA)
     

 

Session 2: Analysis Ready Data (A Lewis, LSI-VC Chair)

J4

10:00 – 10:10

CARD4L Overview and Status

  • Status report on the CARD4L efforts and outlook
  • Discussion of the broader CEOS ARD strategy
  • Discussion: How can LSI-VC and the thematic activities work together to encourage more data providers to see the need to provide CARD4L compliant data?

Adam Lewis (LSI-VC)

J5

10:10 – 10:30

CARD4L-Compliant Product Generation
Status, plans, roadmap

  • USGS (Landsat, 10 min)
  • ESA (Sentinel-2, 10 min)

USGS TBA, ESA TBA

J6

10:30 – 10:40

ARD Needs and Plans for Thematic Pilots

  • GFOI, GEOGLAM, Data Cubes
  • Sentinel-2 Surface Reflectance products for CEOS pilots
  • Discussion: How can the thematic pilots help in terms of validation data for CARD4L product assessments and ongoing QA, and in providing a feedback loop on the ‘business case’ for ARD?
  • Outcome: A statement of ARD needs for thematic pilots.

B Killough

J7

10:40-10:50

GOES-16 Surface Reflectance Products

Discussion on CARD4L potential and value for land applications (forests, ag, others)

All

J8

10:50 – 11:10

Discussion

Broader CEOS ARD Strategy

All

 

11:10 – 11:30

Break and Photo  

 

Session 3: Moderate Resolution Sensor Interoperability (E Fosnight, Chair)

J9

11:30 – 11:45

Overview

  • Framework
  • Case study
  • Survey

E Fosnight

J10

11:45 – 12:00

Harmonized Landsat Sentinel-2

HLS case study

J Masek

J11

12:00 – 12:15

EC/ESA MRI-related activities

All

J12

12:15 – 13:00

Discussion time
Spread across the session and in conclusion

  • Synergy among CARD4L, MRI, FDA, GFOI, and GEOGLAM
  • MRI transition to 2018: organizational structure, update of framework, case studies, and Survey
  • Demonstrating generation of the HLS data set and future data cube ingestion

All

 

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch  
 

14:00 – 18:00

Parallel meetings LSI-VC-4SDCG-12, and GEOGLAM.

 

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

 

09:00 – 13:00

Parallel meetings LSI-VC-4SDCG-12, and GEOGLAM.  
  13:00 – 14:00 Lunch  
Session 4: Pilots: Global Data Flows and FDA (B Killough, SEO, Chair)

J13

14:00 – 14:10

Session Overview

B Killough

J14

14:10 – 14:20

Review of Global Data Flows Study [presentation] [Better Than Free]

G Dyke

J15

14:20 – 14:50

FDA Update and Implications [presentation]

  • Current and future activities
  • Plenary recommendations and decisions

S Ward

J16

14:50 – 15:00

Report on Copernicus Data and Information Access Services (DIAS)

B Rosich (TBC)

J17

15:00 – 15:20

Data Cube Pilots

  • ODC Status and Vision
  • Status of Pilots: Switzerland, Colombia, Vietnam, Taiwan, Uganda
  • Lessons Learned

B Killough

J18

15:20 – 15:45

Discussion

All

 

15:45 – 16:00

Break  

 

Session 5: Land Surface Imaging Requirements (J Lacey, LSI-VC, Chair)

J19

16:00 – 16:30

Land Imaging Requirements Assessment [presentation]

  • Requirements tables and approach
  • Example from GEOGLAM, including 2017 “refresh”
  • Inclusion of in-situ requirements
  • Identifying common requirements across applications
  • Carbon assessment plans

A Whitcraft

J20

16:30 – 17:00

Systems Engineering Tools for Integrated Land Surface Imaging

  • CEOS Tools for Land Imaging Assessments
  • MIM Database API plans (gap analysis queries)
  • COVE Tool updates (new coverage analysis tool, demo)
  • Lesson Learned (gap analyses, integrated observing strategies)

B Killough

J21

17:00 – 18:00

Discussion: Land surface imaging requirements and CEOS integrated observing strategy

Including gap analysis objectives

All

Friday, September 8th, 2017

 

08:30 – 09:00

Welcome Coffee   

Session 5: Review of Meeting Outcomes

J22

09:00 – 09:15

GEOGLAM Meeting Main Outcomes

GEOGLAM Co-Leads

J23

09:15 – 09:30

SDCG-12 Main Outcomes

SDCG Co-Leads

J24

09:30 – 09:45

LSI-VC-4 Main Outcomes

LSI-VC Co-Leads

 

Session 6: Review of Joint Way Forward and Closing

J25

09:45 – 10:00

Options for Joint Way Forward                   

SIT Chair Team

J26

10:00 – 10:30

Discussion of Options for Joint Way Forward

All

 

10:15 – 10:30

Break  

 

J27

10:30 – 11:00

Discussion of Options for Joint Way Forward (continued)

  • Potential for harmonisation
  • Next steps brainstorming
  • Future meetings

All

 

11:00 – 11:15

Presentation of Joint Meeting Outcomes to SIT Technical Workshop

Coordination of a joint briefing from the LSI-VC, SDCG, and GEOGLAM ad hoc WG Co-Leads to SIT TWS

All

J28

11:15 – 12:00

Additional discussion on coordination topics

All

J29

12:00 – 12:15

Review of Actions

Secretariat

J30

12:15 – 12:30

Closing Remarks

Co-Leads: LSI-VC, SDCG, GEOGLAM

 

12:30

Lunch