SDCG-11

Event Dates: April 9th - 10th, 2017

 

The 11th Meeting of the Space Data Coordination Group for the Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI)

Hosted by: 

Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Venue and Logistics:

Agenda and Materials:

Sunday, April 9th, 2017 – Day 1

Meeting Room: Grand Indochine Ballroom
  Registration / Arrival   30 8:30 9:00  
Sunday’s Objectives:
– Progress global baseline coverage, including Global Data Flows follow-up.
– Review GFOI Status and Phase 2 implications.
– Review and coordination space data support to GFOI R&D.
– Revisit CEOS Thematic coordination topics.
Session 1: Introduction Session Chairs: S Ward        
Session 1 Objectives:
Provide participants with a status update on GFOI and revisit the status of tasks and outcomes from the SDCG 3-Year (2017-2019) 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(s) Duration Start End Notes
1 Welcome and Introductions
– Agenda overview
FM Seifert 10 9:00 9:10  
2 GFOI Status Overview [presentation] S Ward 10 9:10 9:20  
3

2017-2019 Work Plan Outcomes Status Summary
– SDCG-10 actions status

[presentation] [SDCG-10 action status][2017-2019 Work Plan]

G Dyke 10 9:20 9:30  
Session 2: Baseline Global Observation Scenario Session Chairs: FM Seifert      
Session 2 Objectives:
Review the implementation and status of the Global Baseline Strategy, and assess required updates to reflect new data streams.
6. Discuss core data stream and data set issues, and any follow-up and next steps from the Global Data Flows Study.
# Item Presenter(s) Duration Start End Notes
4 Session Overview
– Status Overview of 3-Year Work Plan Tasks and Outcomes
FM Seifert 5 9:30 9:35  
5 Core Mission Status: Landsat
– Systematic global acquisitions and long-term archive [presentation]
B Killough on behalf of E Fosnight 10 9:35 9:45 [PPT]
6

Core Mission Status: Sentinel-1 and -2: [presentation] [sentinel-1, 40+MB] [sentinel-2, 50+MB]
– Systematic global Acquisitions and long-term archive
– Copernicus Global Land Service (GLS) REDD+ service

FM Seifert 10 9:45 9:55  
7 Core Dataset Status: ALOS-2 PALSAR-2
– Annual global 25m mosaics [presentation]
M Shimada 10 9:55 10:05  
8 Core Data Stream Status: SAOCOM FM Seifert on behalf of CONAE 10 10:05 10:15 Inputs being coordinated with CONAE.
9 Core Data Stream Status: CBERS-4 [presentation]
– Follow-up on letter to INPE
A Rosenqvist on behalf of INPE 10 10:15 10:25 Inputs being coordianted with INPE.
  Break   20 10:25 10:45 GFOI Plenary Tea 10:30-10:45
10 Discussion
– Core data streams and data sets
– Global Data Flows follow-up [presentation]
All 20 10:45 11:05  
11 MGD Update [presentation]
– MGD Focus and priorities for 2017
– Support to Early Warning [presentation]
– Proposed improved modes of co-operating with the Components for Phase 2.0
– Discussion
C Green 45 11:05 11:50  
11 GFOI Status and Phase 2 Overview
– Phase 2 overview
– Implications for space data components
A Bennie 20 11:50 12:10  
12 Discussion
– GFOI Phase 2
All 20 12:10 12:30  
  Lunch   60 12:30 13:30 GFOI Plenary Lunch 12:30-13:30
Session 3 – Element-3: Support to GFOI R&D Session Chair: A Rosenqvist      
Session 3 Objective:
Discuss support to GFOI R&D component and their new Work Plan, interactions with GOFC-GOLD and research teams, and confirm agency plans for data supply in support of the Element 3 acquisition strategy. Consider, with the MGD component, the inclusion of a chapter on early warning in the MGD.
# Item Presenter(s) Duration Start End Notes
12 Session Overview [presentation]
– Status Overview of 3-Year Work Plan Tasks and Outcomes
– Element-3 document update summary
– R&D group update on data provision status
A Rosenqvist 30 13:30 14:00  
13 Agency updates on data provision in support of the El-3 strategy [ASI], [CNES], [CSA], [DLR] & [JAXA] 50 14:00 14:50  
14 Discussion
– Involvement of commercial data providers (Airbus/SPOT-6/7; SSTL/NovaSAR-S; Planet/RapidEye, Doves)
– Implementation/actions
– Next Steps
All 25 14:50 15:15  
  Break   15 15:15 15:30 GFOI Plenary Tea 15:00-15:15
Session 4 – Data Coordination Topics Session Chair: S Ward        
Session 4 Objective:
Discussion of CEOS data coordination topics around how the space agencies should approach GFOI Phase 2, and how SDCG should approach the apparent harmonisation with other land cover topics within CEOS (e.g. with LSI-VC and GEOGLAM).
15 Discussion: Space Agency Approach to GFOI Phase 2 [presentation] S Ward Lead, All 60 15:30 16:30  
16 Approach to CEOS Thematic Coordination [presentation]
– Joint meeting with LSI-VC and GEOGLAM – objectives and topics
S Ward 45 16:30 17:15  
17 Closing Discussion All 15 17:15 17:30  
  Adjourn     17:30    
  SDCG Social https://pasteurstreet.com     From 19:15    

Monday, April 10th, 2017

  Registration / Arrival   30 8:30 9:00  
Monday’s Objectives:
– Coordination with GFOI R&D component
– Review progress on Space Data services and Data Cube pilots.
– SDCG wrap-up
– Colombia, Vietnam, and country engagement session
Session 5: Space Data Services Session Chair: B Killough        
Session 5 Objectives:
Review and progress the implementation of the Space Data Services, including the Data Cube and Colombian outcomes. Consider potential support to Vietnam.
# Item Presenter(s) Duration Start End Notes
18 Session Overview
– Status Overview of 3-Year Work Plan Tasks and Outcomes [presentation]
B Killough 10 9:00 9:10  
19 CEOS Data Cube
– Overall status
– Pilots
– Support to Vietnam [presentation]
B Killough 50 9:10 10:00  
  Break   15 10:00 10:15 GFOI Plenary Tea 10:00-10:15
20 SEPAL
– Status of SEPAL 2.0
– Data Cube collaboration
E Lindquist 20 10:15 10:35  
21 ALOS-2 ScanSAR data provision [presentation] S Ward (on behalf of S Sobue) 15 10:35 10:50  
22 Discussion
– Space Data Services implementation and pilots
– Vietnam support
– SDCG feedback on SEPAL 2.0
All 40 10:50 11:30  
Session 6: GFOI R&D Coordination Component Session Chair: A Rosenqvist      
Session 6 Objectives:
– Receive the latest update on GFOI R&D Coordination component activities.
– Discuss how SDCG can support GFOI R&D funding 
# Item Presenter(s) Duration Start End Notes
23 Session Overview and Objectives A Rosenqvist 5 11:30 11:35  
24 Update on GFOI R&D Coordination Component [presentation] M Herold 10 11:35 11:45  
25 GFOI R&D group progress updates [presentation] A Mitchell 10 11:45 11:55  
26 Status report from Guyana Forest Commission R&D group S Bhandari 10 11:55 12:05  
27 Discussion
– R&D Coordination component funding (ESA, Horizon2020 etc.) [presentation]
FM Seifert, M Herold 25 12:05 12:30  
  Lunch   60 12:30 13:30 GFOI Plenary Lunch 12:30-13:30
Session 7: SDCG-11 Closing Discussions Session Chair: FM Seifert        
Session 7 Objectives:
Review SDCG-11 main conclusions and actions. Preparatory discussion for GFOI Plenary and SIT-32.
28 Follow-up to UK-Related Topics
– NOVASAR, IPP, DEFRA [presentation]
S Ward, All 15 13:30 13:45  
29 Forest 2020
– GFOI linkages
– NCEO research [presentation]
P Rodriguez Veiga 15 13:45 14:00  
30 JJ-FAST [presentation] M Shimada 10 14:00 14:10  
31 Near Real Time Alerts [presentation] F Stoll 10 14:10 14:20  
32 Review of Main SDCG-11 Discussion Points and Outcomes [presentation] S Ward, All 15 14:20 14:35  
33 Review of SDCG-11 Actions G Dyke 10 14:35 14:45  
34 Discussion
– GFOI Plenary Inputs, Preparation, and Main Messages
– SIT-32 inputs
– SDCG-12 plans
All 15 14:45 15:00  
35 Closing Remarks FM Seifert 5 15:00 15:05  
  Break   15 15:00 15:15 GFOI Plenary Tea 15:00-15:15
Session 8 – Country and Capacity Building Coordination Session Chair: B Reed        
Session 8 Objective:
Opportunity to engage the Vietnamese community on GFOI and the space data component and encourage its uptake, establish an improved understanding and connection to relevant activities. Update and discuss next steps on the implementation of the Colombian Data Cube and end-to-end GFOI experience.
# Item Presenter(s) Duration Start End Notes
36 Session Introduction and SilvaCarbon Support to Vietnam [presentation] B Reed 10 15:15 15:25  
37 FAO Support to Vietnam E Lindquist 10 15:25 15:35  
38 Space Data Coordination Overview FM Seifert 10 15:35 15:45  
39 Overview of Vietnam Forest Monitoring Activities
– Satellite and Space Data utilisation and capacity [presentation]
Nguyen Cao Tung 30 15:45 16:15  
40 Australia-Vietnam Data Cube Activity G Dyke 5 16:15 16:20  
41 Update on Colombia Activities Edersson Cabrera 30 16:20 16:50  
42 Discussion of GFOI Support to Vietnam All 25 16:20 16:45  
  Break   15 16:45 17:00  
# Item Presenter(s) Duration Start End Notes
43 Country Reporting
– Brad Reed to present pre-curated country inputs with country interjections
– Countries: [Gabon], [Guatemala], [Mozambique], [Taiwan]
 Reed 60 17:00 18:00  
  Adjourn     18:00    

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

  • GFOI Plenary day 2.