SDCG-9

Event Dates: February 22nd - 26th, 2016

 

9th Meeting of the Ad Hoc Space Data Coordination Group (SDCG) for the Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI)

(As part of the 2016 GFOI Plenary and Open Forum)

Hosted by: The European Space Agency (ESA) Centre for Earth Observation (ESRIN)

Location: Frascati, Italy

Information and Logistics:

Monday –  08:15 to ESRIN
18:45 to Frascati (following social)
Tuesday –  08:30 to ESRIN
17:30 to Frascati
Wednesday –  08:30 to ESRIN
17:30 to Frascati
Thursday –  08:30 to ESRIN
18:00 to Frascati
Friday –  08:30 to ESRIN
No return to Frascati

Documents

Overview of the Week

Monday, Feb 22nd AM: 10:30 – 12 noon – SDCG EXEC
PM: SDCG-LSI-VC Joint Meeting
Tuesday, Feb 23rd GFOI Open Forum
Wednesday, Feb 24th GFOI Open Forum
Thursday, Feb 25th SDCG-9 sessions with other GFOI Open Forum participants
Friday, Feb 26th SDCG-9 sessions, conclusion and SDCG EXEC meeting

Agenda

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Location: ESA/ESRIN

  • EXEC: Room G
  • Joint SDCG/LSI-VC: Magellan
 

SDCG EXEC Meeting (EXEC, SEC, and SEO only)

  90 10:30 12:00  
Session 1: Joint Discussions between SDCG and LSI-VC

Session 1 Objective:

11. During a joint session with LSI-VC, discuss common themes across the groups, e.g. including next generation data distribution architectures, and Analysis Ready Data.

# Item Presenter(s) Duration Start End Notes
 

LSI-VC to furnish agenda

  120 13:00 15:00  
  Break   30 15:00 15:30  
 

LSI-VC to furnish agenda

  120 15:30 17:30  
  Adjourn     17:30    
 

Icebreaker Social at ESRIN

  60 17:30 18:30  
 

Bus to Frascati

    18:45    

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016 – GFOI Space Data Component Presentations: Accessing and Analysing Space Data

Objectives:

  1. Promote awareness of the space data deliverables and support available through GFOI
  2. Take the opportunity to solicit feedback and engage new stakeholders in reviewing and applying these deliverables
  3. Promote increased cooperation among GFOI partners on information system efforts
# Item Presenter(s) Duration Start End Notes
 1

Introduction and overview of the Space Data component heritage and outputs

 S Briggs (ESA/ CEOS Lead for GFOI) 10 11:20 11:30 [combined presentation p1]
 2

Space Data Services and National Pilots

 B Killough (NASA) 10 11:30 11:40 [combined presentation p1]
 3

Space Data Portal

S Ward (SDCG SEC)

5 11:40 11:45 [combined presentation p1]
 4

Future directions, inc. Global Data Flows

G Fosnight (USGS) 

10  11:45  11:55

[combined presentation p1]

[DRAFT Global Data Flows Study]

 

 5

Open Foris and SEPAL

A Pekkarinen

10 11:55 12:05  

Copernicus capabilities and requirements capture

TBA 10 12:05 12:15  
7  

GFW: Cooperation with DigitalGlobe and Urthecast

F Stolle (WRI)

10 12:15 12:25 [combined presentation p2]
8 ESA Forestry TEP TBA 10 12:25 12:35  
9 Discussion   25 12:35 13:00 [combined presentation p3]

Thursday, February 25th, 2016 – Day 4

  Registration   30 8:30 9:00  

Thursday’s Objective:

Take the opportunity of the whole of GFOI community meeting to interact with GFOI leadership and the new Programme Office, across the components, as well as with stakeholders such as The World Bank. Discuss the impact of the Paris Agreement on GFOI and its Space Data Coordination component.

Session 2: GFOI Space Data Services Session Chairs: B Killough      
Session 2 Objective:

  1. Review and progress the implementation of the Space Data Services, including the SDMS, SEPAL, and the Kenya and Colombian pilot Data Cube efforts. Launch the Space Data Portal and initiate feedback from user countries.
  2. Could be opened up for countries at the GFOI Open Forum and turned into an information system for them on the Space Data Services?
  3. Kenya (TBC) and/or Colombia (TBC) may be invited to present a summary of their Data Cube interactions – either in Session 5 or Session 6.
# Item Presenter(s) Duration Start End Notes
1

Session Overview

Status Overview of 3-Year Work Plan Tasks and Outcomes

B Killough 10 9:00 9:10  
2 Pilot implementation of the Space Data Services

  • Data Cube and support to Kenya and Colombia
  • Links to Global Data Flows
  • Space Data Portal
B Killough 20 9:10 9:30
3

Space Data Services Discussion

Moderator:
– E Fosnight, FM Seifert
40 9:30 10:30   [presentation]
  Break   15 10:30 10:45  
Session 3: Baseline Global Observation Scenario Session Chairs: FM Seifert, E Fosnight    
Session 3 Objective:

  1. Review the implementation and status of the Global Baseline Strategy, and assess required updates to reflect new data streams.
  2. Discuss issues of mutual interest with the Sentinel Mission Managers.
# Item Presenter(s) Duration Start End Notes
4

SDCG-9 Meeting Introduction and Objectives

Agenda overview

E Fosnight, FM Seifert 15 10:45 11:00  
5 Session Overview

  • Status Overview of 3-Year Work Plan Tasks and Outcomes
  • Brief Landsat status update
E Fosnight 15 11:00 11:15 [presentation
6

Session with Sentinel Mission Managers

  • Johannes Roeder (S-1 Planner)
  • Bianca Hörsch (S-2 Mission Manager)
FM Seifert 45 11:15 12:00
7 Discussion All 20 12:00 12:20  
8 CBERS-4 Update D Valeriano 5 12:20 12:25  [presentation]
9 ISRO Activities Related to Forest Monitoring B Bhattacharya 5 12:25 12:30  
  Lunch   60 12:30 13:30  
Session 4: Global Data Flows Study Session Chairs: E Fosnight      
Session 4 Objective:

  1. Review the implementation and status of the Global Baseline Strategy, and assess required updates to reflect new data streams.
  2. Discussion of a mature draft of the Global Data Flows Study, and agreement of a plan for finalisation. Expose the results to the GFOI Open Forum and seek feedback and suggestions.
  3.  Confirm progress towards integration with the MGD, including MGD 2.0 and the web portal.

This session will include a joint session with the MGD component.

# Item Presenter(s) Duration Start End Notes
10 Status of Global Data Flows Study E Fosnight, FM Seifert 10 13:30 13:40

Joint with Carly 13:30-14:30

[DRAFT Global Data Flows Study] [presentation]

11

Joint Discussion with Carly Green / MGD component

Brief discussion at the end on MDG Annex B (satellite information) updates and feedback

All 50 13:40 14:30  
12 Next Steps Towards Conclusion of Study All 30 14:30 15:00  
Session 5: Space Data Country Outreach and Delivery Session Chairs: S Ward, S Wilson      

Session 5 Intro, S Ward [presentation]

Session 5 Objective:

Communicate GFOI Space Data offerings to other components and countries at the GFOI Open Forum. (90-minute session to be promoted to all GFOI Open Forum participants)

13 Session Overview S Wilson 15 15:00 15:15  [presentation]
14 Space Data Strategy Overview

  • Baseline strategy, R&D support
  • Space Data Portal
S Ward 15 15:15 15:30  
15 Space Data Services B Killough 25 15:30 15:55  
  Break   15 15:55 16:10  
16

Discussion on Space Data Needs

  • Country inputs
All 15 16:10 16:25
Session 6: Capacity Building and Country Engagement Session Chairs: S Wilson, S Ward      
Session 6 Objective:

  1. Confirm status of interaction with SilvaCarbon and FAO on country interaction, and overall component coordination and support. Review the proposed coordinated component plans and outcomes for 2016-17 and confirm the SDCG role, and the plans for the related engagement of countries in particular.
  2. This session will include a joint session with the Capacity Building component (TBC) and the GFOI Office (TBC), and is focued on the GFOI Component Coordination and Country Engagement work stream in the SDCG 3-Year Work Plan.
  3. Objectives in the 3-Year Work Plan for this work stream include: delivery of a coherent customer experience for GFOI countries; space data support and services provided to all priority countries; and, effective management of country interfaces.

SilvaCarbon (TBC), FAO (TBC), and Countries (TBC).

# Item Presenter(s) Duration Start End Notes
17

Session Overview

Status Overview of 3-Year Work Plan Tasks and Outcomes

S Wilson 10 16:25 16:35  [presentation]
18 GFOI Office Update T Harvey 10 16:35 16:45  [presentation]
19 JAXA-JICA Collaboration M Shimada 10 16:45 16:55  [presentation]
20 Joint Discussion with Sylvia Wilson / CB component

  • Sylvia to advise on FAO and country involvement in this session
  • GFOI Leads country engagement priorities
All (S Ward moderator) 30 16:55 17:25  
Session 7: Closing Session Chairs: G Dyke        
# Item Presenter(s) Duration Start End Notes
21 Summary of Main Discussion Points and Closing Remarks E Fosnight, FM Seifert 20 17:25 17:45  [session intro]
  Adjourn     17:45    
             
  SDCG Social Dinner TBA     TBA    

Friday, February 26th, 2016 

  Registration   30 8:30 9:00  
Friday’s Objectives:

  • Discuss SDCG support to GFOI R&D component
  • Focus on SDCG business
Session 8: Support to GFOI R&D Session Chairs: A Rosenqvist, N Fujimoto    
Session 8 Objective:

  1. Discuss early outcomes and planning for 2016 from the new GFOI R&D governance arrangements, interactions with GOFC-GOLD and research teams, and Element 3 acquisition strategy status and way forward.

This session will be joint with the GFOI R&D component.

# Item Presenter(s) Duration Start End Notes
22 Session Overview

  • Status Overview of 3-Year Work Plan Tasks and Outcomes
  • Overall status of GFOI R&D Coordination and Resources
  • Data provision for GFOI R&D activities
A Rosenqvist, B Mora, N Fujimoto 15 9:00 9:15  [presentation]
23 Agency Update since SDCG-8 – Summary of written input from agencies (DLR, CSA, ASI, JAXA, CNES)

  • TerraSAR
  • Pleiades imagery over the GFOI R&D sites
  • Congo Basin Initiative
A Rosenqvist 20 9:15 9:35
24 Follow-up on SDCG-8 Data Supply from Commercial Providers Discussions A Rosenqvist, B Mora 10 9:35 9:45  
25 Discussion

  • Data provision for GFOI R&D
  • Synchronized/coordinated AO’s from SDCG Element 3 agencies
  • Next Steps
All 45 9:45 10:30  [presentation]
  Break   15 10:30 10:45  
Session 9: SDCG Business and SDCG-9 Wrap-Up Discussions Session Chair: S Ward        
Session 9 Objectives:

  1. Revisit the status of tasks and outcomes from the SDCG 3-Year (2015-2017) Work Plan across the four main work threads: baseline observations, GFOI Space Data Services, R&D, and GFOI Component Coordination and Country Engagement.
  2. Confirm progress and evolution of the Work Plan, as well as the evolution of the plan for 2016-2018.
  3. Confirm revisions to the SDCG 3-Year (2016-2018) Work Plan.
  4. Prepare required SDCG inputs for CEOS SIT-31.
  5. Prepare required SDCG inputs for CEOS SIT-31.
# Item Presenter(s) Duration Start End Notes
26 Update to SDCG 3-Year Work Plan

  • Status of outcomes
  • Update for 2016-2019
G. Dyke 30 10:45 11:15 [presentation] [DRAFT SDCG 2016-2018 Work Plan v0.2]
27 SDCG Reporting to CEOS SIT-31 SDCG SEC 20 11:15 11:35  
28 SDCG-10 venue and timing proposal SDCG SEC 15 11:35 11:50  
29 Outlook for SDCG SEC Funding SDCG SEC 10 11:50 12:00  
30 Review of Actions SDCG SEC 20 12:00 12:20  
31 Closing Remarks E Fosnight, FM Seifert 10 12:20 12:30  
  SDCG-9 Adjourn     12:30    
  Lunch   75 12:30 13:45  
32 SDCG EXEC Meeting SDCG EXEC, SEC, and SEO 90 13:45 15:15  
  SDCG EXEC Adjourn     15:15