WGDisasters-11

Event Dates: March 5th - 8th, 2019

 

The 11th Meeting of the Working Group on Disasters

Location: Athens, Greece

Hosted by: Harokopio University Athens (HUA)

Important Meeting Documents

Agenda

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 – Day 1

13:55

Welcome coffee, registration

14:00

01 – Opening and welcome

Head of Geography Department Prof. Efthimios Karymbalis , HUA

14:05

02 – Tour de table of participants

All

14:10

03 – Logistics

Issaak Parcharidis, Prof HUA

14 :15

04 – Outstanding WG business:

MoM from teleconference  #23: Review of open actions

Andrew Eddy, Athena Global

Simona Zoffoli, ASI

14 :45

05 – WG Disasters 2019 workplan 

[ Presentation ]

Simona Zoffoli, ASI, 
Andrew Eddy, Athena Global

15: 00

06 – Meeting objectives [ Presentation ]

Reporting on activities – GEO-DARMA, Haiti RO, GSNL, Landslide Pilot, Geohazards Lab, Volcanoes Demonstrator, Seismic Hazards Demonstrator.

New activities under consideration – GSNL new sites, Generic RO.

Discussion on future activities – report of the ad hoc team set-up in December.

Items for CEOS SIT and Plenary in 2019

Simona Zoffoli, ASI,  
Andrew Eddy, Athena Global

15:15

07 – GEO and CEOS [ Presentation ]

  • Overview of GEO DRR activities
  • GEO Workplan
  • Sendai follow-up WG status

James Norris, GEO

15:30

08 – Haiti Recovery Observatory – update and next steps [ Presentation ]

  • MOU with Haiti
  • Early evaluation status
  • Upcoming activities
  • Include update on user engagement, linkages to other CEOS WGs
  • Third Party Mission Access

Agwilh Collet, CNES
Helene de Boissezon, CNES, Boby Piard, CNIGS (remotely)

16:30

Coffee break

 

16:45

09 – Generic RO – Concept Overview and next steps [ Presentation ]

  • December ad hoc team meeting
  • Reference Paper
  • Next steps

Helene de Boissezon, CNES

Andrew Eddy, Athena Global

Francoise Villette, EC

Ricardo Zapata-Marti (remotely), Particip/EU

Mare Lo (remotely), GFDRR

17:15

10 – News from agencies and upcoming events: [ Presentation ]

  • Living Planet Symposium 2019
  • Global Platform and WRC4
  • Agency news TBD
  • Review of mailing lists

Simona Zoffoli, ASI

Agwihl Collet, CNES

Helene de Boissezon, CNES

TBD

18:00

Adjourn

 

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 – Day 2

9:00

11 – GEO-DARMA [ Presentation ]

  • Status of regional assessments
  • Project and project proposal status
  • Data Cube collaboration status: Vietnam, Columbia

Ivan Petiteville, ESA

Andrew Eddy, Athena Global,

Peeranan Towashiraporn, ADPC

Keran Wang, ESCAP

Denis Macharia, RCMRD

David Green, NASA

Alex Held, CSIRO

09:45

12 – GSNL Session (part 1) [ Presentation ]

  • Results from supersites
  • User engagement, linkages to other CEOS WGs
  • Draft Charter Agreement
  • Greek Supersite [ Presentation ]

Stefano Salvi, INGV

Greek Supersite Coordinator, Professor Eythimios Lekkas, President of Earthquake and Protection Organization (EPPO) of Greece.

10:30

Coffee break

 

10:45

12 – GSNL Session (part 2)

  • Vision for future
  • New supersites (Haiti?)
  • Report on possible extension of existing sites to multi-hazard status
  • Reconfirmation of agency support to the GSNL

Stefano Salvi, INGV

David Green, NASA
Helene de Boissezon, CNES

Jens Danzeglocke, DLR

11:45

13 – Geohazards Lab Presentation ] and Seismic Demonstrator [ Presentation ]

  • Include update on user engagement, linkages to other CEOS WGs
  • The space component of the monitoring system in the Corinth Rift Near Fault Observatory [ Presentation ]
  • Studying moderate/strong seismic deformation events with Geohazards TEP: An overview of 2018 [ Presentation ]

Philippe Bally, ESA

Stefano Salvi, INGV

Michael Foumelis (BRGM)

Dorella Papadopoulou, ARGANS

Panagiotis Elias, NOA

Sotirios Valkaniotis, NOA-CRL

 

13:30

Lunch

 

15:00

14 – Other geohazards presentations:

  • “Telemachos: seismic risk at the Ionian islands” [ Presentation ]
  • Leveraging different Copernicus access Hubs and National Mirror Sites for large scale interferometric processors to monitor geohazards” [ Presentation ]

Professor Nikolaos Voulgaris, project coordinator, NKUA

Haris Kontoes, NOA

16:00

Coffee break

 

16:15

15 – Volcano Demonstrator [ Presentation ]

  • Implementation Plan
  • Include update on user engagement, linkages to other CEOS WGs
  • Linkages between Montserrat landslide work and Volcano Demonstrator

Simona Zoffoli, ASI

Mike Poland, USGS

Jean-Philippe Malet, University of Strasbourg (linkages to landslides) 

17:15

Adjourn

  

Thursday, March 7th, 2019 – Day 3

9:00

16 – Landslide Pilot [ Presentation ]

Include update on user engagement, linkages to other CEOS WGs [ Presentation ]

Jean-Philippe Malet, University of Strasbourg

Sigrid Roessner, GFZ-Postdam

Dalia Kirschbaum, NASA

Chuanrong Li, CAS

10:00

17 – Report of ad hoc team on future of WG [ Presentation ]

  • Report
  • Discussion

Simona Zoffoli, ASI

David Green, NASA

 

11:00

Coffee break

 

11:15

17 – Report of ad hoc team on future of WG (cont’d)

  • Report
  • Discussion

Simona Zoffoli, ASI

David Green, NASA

 

12:00

18 – Reports from action M10/15

  • Report on activities with promise of non-space financing
  • Dedicated promotional document

Philippe Bally, ESA

David Green, NASA

12:45

19 – 2019 SIT and  PLENARY [ Presentation ]

  • Discussion

Simona Zoffoli, ASI

David Green, NASA

13:30

Lunch

 

14:45

20– Joint session with WGCapD-8 in India [ Presentation ]

  • ISRO data cube initiatives
  • Exchange on possible collaboration
  • Identification of actions
  • Indian Disasters Support

Nancy Searby, NASA

WG CapD

 

15:30

21 – Conclusion, Summary of follow-up action points and Next WG Disasters meeting

Simona Zoffoli, ASI

David Green, NASA

17:00

End of the meeting