SDCG-10

Event Dates: September 7th - 9th, 2016

 

Location

  • Hosted by the United Kingdom Space Agency (UKSA)
  • University of Reading, United Kingdom
  • Meeting room 1L61 in the Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, Building 58. [campus map PDF | jpg]

Accommodation

  • Accommodation at the University of Reading has been secured at a charge of £73.20 per night which includes ensuite bed and breakfast in a student hall.
  • The rooms are bookable 6, 7 and/or 8 September 2016.
  • Payment will be taken at the time of booking, either by credit card or PayPal.
  • Delegates can cancel and receive a full refund up to and including 31 August.
  • Booking Link: https://registration.venuereading.com/globalforestaccommodation
  • The Windsor Hall reception have keys available from 10:00am and reception is staffed until 20:00 Monday-Friday. If guests do arrive out of the working hours, there is a UPP hotline all guests should buzz in so that a member of the accommodation 24hr service can check-in.

Documents

Week at a Glance

Wednesday, September 7th AM Introduction, Baseline Strategy
  PM UK Session
  PM Social Event
Thursday, September 8th AM R&D, Space Data Services
  PM Colombia
Friday, September 9th AM Conclusions, Actions, Next Steps
 

Agenda (v.07): Excel | PDF

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 – Day 1

Location: University of Reading
Meeting Room: 1L61, Department of Meteorology, Building 58
  Registration / Arrival   30 8:30 9:00  
Wednesday’s Objectives:

  • Review and confirm status of baseline acquisitions stragey.
  • Review Global Data Flows and follow-up steps.
  • Exchange of infomration with the UK community on GFOI and related activities.

Session 1: Introduction [Session Chairs: S Ward]    

Session 1 Objectives:

1. Provide participants with a status update on GFOI and an overview of progress against 2016-2018 Work Plan outcomes.

2. Revisit the status of tasks and outcomes from the SDCG 3-Year (2016-2018) Work Plan across the four main work threads: baseline observations, GFOI Space Data Services, R&D, and GFOI Component Coordination and Country Engagement.

# Item Presenter Duration Start End Notes
1 Welcome and Introductions
– Agenda overview
FM Seifert, G Fosnight 10 9:00 9:10  
2 GFOI Status Update [presentation] S Ward 10 9:10 9:20  
3 2016-2018 Work Plan Outcomes Status Summary
– SDCG-9 actions status
G Dyke 10 9:20 9:30  
4 GEO/GEOSS status [presentation] O Ochiai 10 9:30 9:40  

Session 2: Baseline Global Observation Scenario [Session Chairs: FM Seifert, E Fosnight]

Session 2 Objectives:

- Review the implementation and status of the Global Baseline Strategy, and assess required updates to reflect new data streams.

6. Review the implementation and status of the Global Baseline Strategy, and assess required updates.

7. Review the completed Global Data Flows Study and consider next steps.

# Item Presenter(s) Duration Start End Notes
5 Session Overview
– Status Overview of 3-Year Work Plan Tasks and Outcomes
E Fosnight, FM Seifert 5 9:40 9:45  
6 Core Mission Status: Landsat [presentation]
– Systematic global acquisitions and long-term archive
E Fosnight 10 9:45 9:55  
7 Core Mission Status: Sentinel-1 and -2:

  • Systematic global Acquisitions and long-term archive
  • Sentinel data access and mirrors (France, Germany, others)
  • Copernicus Global Land Service (GLS) REDD+ service
  • [presentation]
FM Seifert 25 9:55 10:20  
8 Core Data Set Status: ALOS-2 [presentation]
– Systematic global acquisitions and long-term archive
S Yabe, A Rosenqvist 10 10:20 10:30  
9 Discussion
– Systematic global acquisitions and long-term archive
All 10 10:30 10:40  
  Break   15 10:40 10:55  
10 Global Data Flows Report [presentation]

E Fosnight 30 10:55 11:25  
11 Discussion
– Global Data Flows follow-up
All 30 11:25 11:55  
12 Discussion
– Approach to CBERS-4 global background mission support
All 15 11:55 12:10  
  Lunch   60 12:10 13:10  

Session 3: UK Activities and Engagement [Session Chair: FM Seifert]

Session 3 Objective:

1. Take the opportunity to inform the UK community about GFOI and the space data component and encourage its uptake, establish an improved understanding and connection to relevant UK activities, expertise and current and future UK data sources.

# Item Presenter(s) Duration Start End Notes
13 Introduction and Session Objectives FM Seifert, G Fosnight 5 13:10 13:15  
14 GFOI Overview [presentation]

  • Purpose and Objectives
  • Components
D Muchoney, S Ward 20 13:15 13:35  
15 GFOI Space Data Strategy [presentation]

  • Global baseline acquisitions
  • Space Data Services – pilots and prototypes
  • GFOI R&D Plan support
S Ward 20 13:35 13:55  
16 GFOI Capacity Building [presentation]

  • SilvaCarbon
  • FAO activities
S Wilson 15 13:55 14:10  
17 Discussion
– Q&A on GFOI
All 15 14:10 14:25  
18 Overview of UK Activities [presentation]

  • Welcome/overview from UKSA and NCEO
  • UK Global forest work [presentation PDF | PPT – 56MB]
J Remedios (NCEO) and Rodriguez-Veiga (Leicester) 20 14:25 14:45  
  Break   15 14:45 15:00  
19 New missions 1: NovaSAR [presentation]

  • Latest status and news
  • Scope for use in GFOI projects
C Slim (SSTL) 15 15:00 15:15  
20 New missions 2: BIOMASS Mission and In Situ data [presentation] S Quegan (Sheffield) 15 15:15 15:30  
21 Discussion on new missions Q/A 10 15:30 15:40  
22 Airborne/ground support missions [presentation - 132MB] P Bunting (Aberystwyth University) and I. Woodhouse (Carbonmap) 15 15:40 15:55  
23 Estimating forest change and loss for UK development Aid [presentation] R. Tipper (Ecometrica) 10 15:55 16:05  
24 Discussion
– Q&A on UK activities
All 20 16:05 16:25  
25 Moderated Discssuion

  • UK data sources
  • MGD application
  • R&D activities
  • Pilots and prototypes (inc CDC and ARD)
All 60 16:25 17:25  
26 Closing Remarks FM Seifert, G Fosnight 5 17:25 17:30  
  Adjourn     17:30    
  SDCG Social (with musical guests) The Abbot Cook, 153 London Road, Reading   From 19:00    
 

Thursday, September 8th, 2016 – Day 2

  Registration / Arrival   30 8:30 9:00  

Thursday’s Objectives:

  • Review SDCG support to GFOI R&D and confirm plans for data provision.
  • Review and discuss the status of the GFOI Space Data Services.
  • Exchange of information on the Colombia end-to-end country experience within GFOI.

Session 4: Support to GFOI R&D [Session Chairs: A Rosenqvist]

Session 4 Objective:

5. Discuss outcomes from the new GFOI R&D governance arrangements, interactions with GOFC-GOLD and research teams, and confirm agency plans for data supply in support of the Element 3 acquisition strategy.

# Item Presenter(s) Duration Start End Notes
27

Session Overview

  • Status Overview of 3-Year Work Plan Tasks and Outcomes
  • Status of GFOI R&D Coordination and R&D programme
  • Element-3 document (v2.1) update summary
  • Overview of data requests from GFOI R&D groups
  • [presentation]
A Rosenqvist 30 9:00 9:20  
28

Agency plans for data supply in support of the El-3 strategy

A Rosenqvist,             Agency reps 30 9:20 10:00  
29 Potential Data Support from Planet (Labs) (N/A)
– PlanetScope, RapidEye
R Griesbach (TBC) 30 10:00 10:30  
30 GFOI R&D governance arrangements [presentation]

  • Roles and responsibilities for data providers and GFOI R&D groups
  • Interactions with GOFC-GOLD and R&D groups
Y Crevier, A Rosenqvist,   All 30 10:30 11:00  
  Break   15 11:00 11:15  
31 Discussion

  • Element-3 strategy structure
  • Implementation/action plan
  • Next Steps
Y Crevier, All 45 11:15 12:00  

Session 5: Space Data Services [Session Chair: B Killough]

Session 5 Objectives:

4. Coordinate with FAO on country interaction, tools, and support.

8. Review and progress the implementation of the Space Data Services, including the Data Cube, SEPAL, and the Kenya and Colombian pilot efforts.

9. Review the status and development of the LSI-VC in relation to SDCG activities.

# Item Presenter(s) Duration Start End Notes
32 Session Overview [presentation]
– Status Overview of 3-Year Work Plan Tasks and Outcomes
B Killough 5 12:00 12:05  
33 CEOS Data Cube [presentation]

B Killough 30 12:05 12:35  
34 Forest Thematic Exploitation Platform [presentation]

  • Functional description
  • Availaiblity and applicabilty
FM Seifert 15 12:35 12:50  
35 SEPAL Update
– Status of SEPAL 2.0
E Lindquist 20 12:50 13:10  
36 Discussion

  • Coordination with FAO
  • LSI VC related activities
All 20 13:10 13:30  
  Lunch   60 13:30 14:30  

Session 6: Colombia GFOI End-to-End Experience [Session Chair: S Wilson]

Session 6 Objectives:

3. Examine the end-to-end GFOI country experience of Colombia to date, across all GFOI components.

4. Coordinate with FAO on country interaction, tools, and support.

# Item Presenter(s) Duration Start End Notes
37 Session Overview [presentation]
– Objectives
S Wilson 10 14:30 14:40  
38 Colombia Activites Overview E Cabrera 15 14:40 14:55  
39 SDCG Support to Colombia [presentation] B Killough 15 14:55 15:10  
40 SilvaCarbon Support to Colombia S Wilson 15 15:10 15:25  
41 Related FAO Activities E Lindquist 15 15:25 15:40  
42 Discussion
– Q&A
All 20 15:40 16:00  
  Break   15 16:00 16:15  
43 Peruvian Activities [presentation129MB]
– Application of global forest products
S Wilson, M Hansen 30 16:15 16:45  
44 Concluding Discussion All 35 16:45 17:20  
45 Concluding Remarks E Fosnight 10 17:20 17:30  
  Adjourn     17:30    
 

Friday, September 9th, 2016 – Day 3

  Registration / Arrival   30 8:30 9:00  

Friday’s Objectives:

  • Review discussion and confirm next setps and actions.
  • Prepare points for CEOS reporting.
  • Discuss plans for future SDCG meetings.

Session 7: SDCG Business and SDCG-10 Wrap-Up Discussions [Session Chair: S Ward]

Session 7 Objectives:

10. Consider revisions to the SDCG 3-Year Work Plan for 2017-2019.

11. Prepare required SDCG inputs for CEOS SIT Technical Workshop and Plenary.

# Item Presenter(s) Duration Start End Notes
46 Review Main Discussion Points by Work Thread [presentation]

  • Baseline strategy
  • R&D
  • UK session
  • Space Data Services
  • Colombia session
All 60 9:00 10:00  
47 Updates to SDCG 3-Year Work Plan

  • Status of outcomes
  • Update for 2017-2019
G. Dyke 15 10:00 10:15  
  Break   15 10:15 10:30  
48 SDCG Future Activities

  • SDCG meetings in 2017
  • Coordination with other CEOS groups/meetings (e.g. LSI-VC, SIT, GEOGLAM)
SDCG SEC 30 10:30 11:00  
49 SDCG Reporting to CEOS

  • SIT Technical Workshop
  • CEOS Plenary
SDCG SEC 20 11:00 11:20  
50 Review of Actions SDCG SEC 20 11:20 11:40  
51 Closing Remarks E Fosnight, FM Seifert 10 11:40 11:50  
  SDCG-10 Adjourn     11:50    
  Lunch   75 11:50 13:05  
52 SDCG EXEC Meeting SDCG EXEC, SEC, and SEO 60 13:05 14:05  
  SDCG EXEC Adjourn     14:05