SIT-28

Event Dates: March 11th - 14th, 2013

 

The 28th Meeting of the CEOS Strategic Implementation Team

Hosted by the National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)

Location: Hampton, Virginia, USA

Final Minutes

Agenda

Monday, March 11th, 2013: Side Meetings

Time Description Chair Location
08:30-09:00 Registration SIT Chair Team Reid Auditorium Foyer
09:00-11:00 GEOGLAM Y Crevier Langley Room
09:00-12:00 Carbon Task Force

D Wickland, M Nakajima Hampton Room
10:00-17:00 CEOS Working Groups & Virtual Constellations Workshop

S Ward, G Dyke Reid Auditorium
16:00-17:00 Disasters G Seguin Hampton Room

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013: Day 1, Reid Auditorium

Item Time Description
  08:30-09:00 Registration
Session 1: Welcome & Essential Business
1 09:00-09:20 Welcome Message by the NASA Langley Research Center Associate Center Director: Dave BowlesWelcome and Opening Remarks by the SIT Chair (M Freilich, NASA)

2 09:20-09:30 Review of Open Actions (S Ward, SIT Team) Document
3 09:30-09:45
4 09:45-10:00 GEO 2012-2015 Work Plan Revision and GEO 2013 Priorities (E Volden, GEO Secretariat) Presentation
5 10:00-10:15 CEOS Participation in GEO WP Management Structure (K Sawyer, CEO) Presentation
6 10:15-10:30 Report from GEO Post-2015 WG and GEO Ministerial WG (B Smith, NOAA) Presentation
  10:30-10:45 Group Photo & Break
7 10:45-11:30 GFOI & Endorsement of the SDCG Global Baseline Strategy (SDCG Exec: J Faundeen, S Ward)

8 11:30-11:45 WGCapD Inventory Proposal for CEOS Consideration (J Sutherlun, WGCapD) Presentation
9 11:45-12:00 Mini-Plenary CEOS Leadership Matters (L Brule, CSA)

  • 2015 CEOS Chair Selection
  • 2016 CEOS Chair Selection
  12:00-13:00 Lunch
Session 2: CEOS Virtual Constellations & Working Groups (VCs & WGs)

10 13:00-13:10 Session objectives and content (NASA SIT Team)
11 13:10-14:20 VC & WG deliverables for the 2015 GEOSS (NASA SIT Team lead)

  • 1 slide, 3 min reports from each VC/WG (35 min)
  • Discussion of big picture issues and obstacles (35 min)
12 14:20-15:00 VC Membership, Composition, & Sustainability (NASA SIT Team + SST via GoToMeeting, OST, OSVW)

  • Membership update (10 min)
  • Science team alignment, lessons learned, & discussion (30 min)
  15:00-15:15 Break
13 15:15-15:45 VC-WG selected topic(s) arising from pre-meeting (Spokesman lead)
14 15:45-17:00 CEOS Deliverables for GEOSS Data Discovery & Access (WGISS & CNES lead)

  • Introduction (SIT Chair – 5 min)
  • Heritage, recent efforts, possible solutions using HMA-CWIC discussion (WGISS Chair – 55 min)
  • VC portals study proposal (CNES – 15 min)
15 17:00-17:20 LSI Terms of Reference (LSI lead)LSI Co-Chairs input paper

16 17:20-17:30 Brief review and wrap (NASA SIT Team)
  17:30 Adjourn

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013: Day 2, Reid Auditorium

Item Time Description
  08:30-09:00 Registration
Session 3: CEOS Self Study Implementation Initiative
17 09:00-09:15 CSSII Overview (M Freilich, NASA/SIT Chair) Presentation
18 09:15-10:45 CEOS Essential Questions (P Jacobberger-Jellison, NASA)

  10:45-11:00 Break
19 11:00-12:00 CEOS Major Meetings Topical Team (I Petiteville, ESA)

  12:30-14:00 Lunch
Session 4: CEOS Self Study Implementation Initiative (Continued)
20 14:00-14:30 CEOS Roles & Responsibilities Topical Team (P Counet, EUMETSAT)

21 14:30-15:30 CEOS Decision Making Processes Topical Team (S Hosford, CNES)

  15:30-15:45 Break
 22 15:45-16:45 CEOS Decision Making Processes (Continued)

 23 16:45-17:30 CSSII Summary of Decisions and Progress toward CEOS Strategic Documents Presentation

  • Recap of SIT-28 CSSII decision (outcomes of sessions 16, 17, 18, 19, 20)
  • Progress toward CSSII Strategic Documents
  17:30 Adjourn

Thursday, March 14th, 2013: Day 3, Reid Auditorium

Item Time Description
  08:30-09:00 Registration
Session 5: Essential Business (Continued)
24 09:00-09:15 Climate ECV Inventory and Report from UNFCCC/COP (M Dowell/J Bates, WGClimate) Presentation
25 09:15-09:30 Long Term Coordination of Global Climate Architecture from Space (EUMETSAT)

26 09:30-09:45 Update from Carbon Task Force (D Wickland/M Nakajima, Carbon Task Force)

  • Progress toward the release of the CEOS Carbon Strategy Presentation
27 09:45-10:00 Update on CEOS Agency Review of the Disaster Risk Management Implementation Plan (I Petiteville, ESA) Presentation
28 10:00-10:15 CEOS Response to the GEO Disasters Task (G Seguin, CSA) Presentation
29 10:15-10:45 GEO Water Strategy Report (O Ochiai, JAXA) Document Presentation

  • Potential scope and schedule of a CEOS response
30 10:30-10:45 GGOS Proposal for CEOS Consideration (R Neilan, GGOS) Presentation
  10:45-11:00 Break
31 11:00-11:40 GEOGLAM Report and the ad hoc Working Group on GEOGLAM Way Forward (C Justice, UMD/Y Crevier, CSA) PresentationJECAM Progress Report

  1. JECAM Update
  2. GEOGLAM User Requirements
  3. Ad hoc GEOGLAM Team Information Briefing at SDCG-3
  4. Phase 1 Observation Strategy & Volume Assessment
  5. GEOGLAM Rice Crop Plan
  6. CEOS-GEOGLAM Cooperation
  7. Ad hoc team on GEOGLAM Presentation
32 11:40-12:10 The Polar Ice Sheet Monitoring Project – A Coordinated Response from Space Agencies (Y Crevier, CSA) Presentation
  12:10-13:10 Lunch
Session 6: A Sustainable CEOS (Abstract)
33 13:10-14:10 CEOS Continuity (B Smith, CEOS Secretariat), Complementarity (K Sawyer, CEO), Capacity (B Killough, SEO) Document
34 14:10-15:00 Panel and Open Discussion
  15:00-15:15 Break
35 15:15-16:15 Panel and Open Discussion Continued
Session 7: SIT-28 Closing Business
36 16:15-16:30 SIT-28 Action Item Confirmation
37 16:30-16:45 SIT Chair Closing Remarks
  16:45 Adjourn

Friday, March 15th, 2013: Side Meetings

Time Description Chair Location
08:00-09:00 CLARREO/WGCV/WGClimate   Hampton Room
09:00-12:00 Meeting on Data Discovery & Access S Miura (WGISS) Langley Room
09:00-10:00 CSSII Steering Committee P Jacobberger-Jellison (NASA) Hampton Room