SDCG-5

Event Dates: February 24th - 26th, 2014

5th Meeting of the Ad Hoc Space Data Coordination Group for the Global Forest Observations Initiative

Location: Frascati, Italy

Meeting Documents

Agenda

Monday, February 24th, 2014

Time Session Lead
08:30-09:00 Registration
SESSION 1: INTRODUCTION & ACTIONS
09:00 – 09:10 Welcome, Introductions, Meeting Objectives [Presentation] S. Briggs, F.M. Seifert, ESA
09:10 – 09:20 GFOI News, Context and Status [Presentation] S. Eggleston, GFOI Office
09:20 – 09:30 Strategic Considerations for GFOI H. Taylor, Dep. of Envir.
09:30 – 09:40 Action Status [Presentation] [SDCG-4 Actions Table] G. Dyke, SDCG SEC
SESSION 2: ELEMENT 1 – Baseline Global Data Acquisition Strategy [Chair: A Rosenqvist]
09:40-09:45 Global Baseline Data Strategy introduction [Presentation] A. Rosenqvist, NRC
09:45-10:10 Landsat 7/8 status and 2013 Implementation Report [Presentation] E. Fosnight, USGS
Near-launch missions: Sentinels and ALOS-2
10:10-10:30 Sentinel-1 status and acquisition plans for GFOI [Presentation] F.M. Seifert, ESA
10:30-10:50 Sentinel-2 status and plans for global acquisitions supporting GFOI [Presentation] B. Hoersch, ESA Sentinel 2 Mission Manager
10:50-11:10 Break
11:10-11:30 ALOS-2 status and plans for global acquisitions supporting GFOI [Presentation] M. Shimada, JAXA ALOS-2 Science Project Manager
11:30-11:45 Open floor discussion and Q&A
Core Data Streams:
Changes in status since SDCG-4 (September 2013)
11:45-12:00 INPE/CRESDA – recovery plans with CBERS-4 [Presentation] I.M. Barbosa, INPE
12:00-12:15 CONAE/ASI – Update on SAOCOM-1 status [Presentation] H. Lozza, CONAE
12:15-12:30 CSA – Status of RCM launch and Data Policy [Presentation] Y. Crevier, CSA
Contributing Data Streams:
Changes in status since SDCG-4 (September 2013)
12:30-12:45 DLR – TerraSAR-X, TanDEM-X and RapidEye [Presentation] H. Staudenrausch, DLR
12:45-13:00 French initiative for the Congo Basin
[Presentation]
C. Pinet, IGN
CNES – SPOT World Heritage Programme
[Presentation]
S. Hosford, CNES
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:30 2014 Implementation Plan and actions for SIT-29 [Presentation] A. Rosenqvist, E. Fosnight, F.M. Seifert
SESSION 3: ELEMENT 2 – Space Data Services [Chair: FM Seifert]
14:30-15:40 Defining Element 2 – Presentation & discussion S. Ward
15:40-16:00 Break
16:00-17:00 Implementation of Element 2: enabling resources and technologies: presentations and discussion

B. Killough

G. Dyke

SESSION 4: ELEMENT 3 [Chair: E Fosnight]
17:00 – 17:10 Introduction and MODIS/WELD update [Presentation] E. Fosnight
17:10 – 17:20 Data supply for R&D activities [Presentation] A. Rosenqvist
17:20 – 17:30 STRM-30 status K. Sawyer
17:30 – 17:50 SDCG and Commercial data providers – discussion all
17:50 – 18:00 Preparations for Day 2 / logistics FM Seifert
18:00 Adjourn

Tuesday 25th February

Time Session Lead
SESSION 5: GFOI National Outreach [Chair: I Jonckheere]
08:30-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:15 Welcome and Round Table Introductions I. Jonckheere
09:15-09:45 GFOI

  • Overview
  • Methods & Guidance for countries
  • Space Data Services for countries [Presentation]
 S. Eggleston
09:45-10:00 SDCG role and GFOI Space Data Services Incl. Q&A on the Space Data Services [Presentation] S. Ward
10:00-10:15 Summary SilvaCarbon workshop in Chiang Mai [Presentation] G. Dyke
10:15-10:45 Space Data Management System – SDMS [Presentation] I. Jonckheere, B. Killough
10:45-11:00 Break
SESSION 6: National MRV status and space data needs [Chair: S Wilson]
Country Information

  • MRV & reporting status
  • space data requirements & status
  • following template – 30 mins each including discussion
Uganda [Presentation 1] [Presentation 2] E. Ssenyonjo
Democratic Republic of Congo [Presentation] F. Kayembe Mumonayi, C. Riano
12:30-13:30 Lunch
Tanzania O. Simon, B. Mbilinyi
Kenya A. Gichu, M. Kinyanjui
15:00-15:30 SDCG Response

15:30-15:45 Break
SESSION 7: UN-REDD/FCPF/GFOI cooperation in countries [Chair: S Eggleston]
15:45-17:30 Roles for UN-REDD/FAO, World Bank and GFOI with SilvaCarbon on country relationship management I. Jonckheere, A. Lotsch [Videolink], S. Eggleston
17:30-18:00 Action summary & adjourn [Presentation] SDCG EXEC

Wednesday 26th February

Time Session Lead
SESSION 8: ELEMENT 2 CONCLUSIONS [Chair: S Ward]
09:00 – 09:40 Follow up on SDCG Country Day @ FAO:

  • Review of main points from Day 2
  • Confirm assignments & responsibilities
  • Actions & schedule towards SIT-29
 S. Ward
9:40 – 10:00  Follow up of Element 2 Country Inputs to Date

  • SDCG-4, SilvaCarbon/Chiang Mai, SDCG-5
  • Draft summary table [Presentation]
 G. Dyke
SESSION 9: CEOS SIT-29 Preparation [Chair: S Ward]
10:00 – 10:45  G. Dyke
10:45 – 11:10 Break
11:10-11:40 Assignments for next steps
11:40-12:00 SDCG-6 (Oslo?) P E Skrovseth
12:00-12:15 Actions review SDCG SEC
12:15-12:30 Adjourn SDCG Co-chairs
12:30-14:00 Lunch
SESSION 10: Co-session GFOI – GEOGLAM [Chairs: FM Seifert / G Dyke]
 14:00 – 14:10 Welcome and Session Objectives

 G.Dyke, F. M. Seifert
14:10 – 14:20 GFOI Status Update

  • Summary of main outcomes from SDCG-5
  • Implementation summary to date
 E. Fosnight, USGS
 14:20 -14:30 GEOGLAM Status update

  • Objectives of GEOGLAM Co-Community meeting and implementation summary to date
Michel Deshayes, GEO
SAR Mode Overlaps and Potential Conflicts
14:30 – 14:50 Sentinel-1 Overview and Related Acquisition Plans: Forests and Agriculture [Presentation] J. Roeder, ESA
14:50 – 15:05 ALOS-2 Overview and Related Acquisition Plans: Forests and Agriculture [Presentation] M. Shimada, JAXA
15:05 – 15:15 Asia-RiCE initiative [Presentation] Shin-ichi Sobue, RESTEC
15:15 – 15:30 Discussion on SAR Mode Overlaps and Potential Conflicts All
15:30-15:45 Break
Landsat – Sentinel-2 Interoperability
15:45 – 16:05 Sentinel-2 Update

  • Forests and agriculture acquisition plans
  • Approaches to Landsat interoperability [Presentation]
 FM Seifert, ESA
16:05 – 16:25 Landsat Approach to Sentinel-2 Interoperability [Presentation] E. Fosnight, USGS
16:25 – 16:45 Discussion on common approaches and issues All
Data Distribution, Processing and Handling
16:45 – 16:50 Quick Recap of SDMS Status B. Killough, NASA
16:50 – 17:15 Discussion on common data distribution, proces-sing, handling issues and coordination for SIT-29 All
17:15 – 17:30 Co-session actions review and next steps