CEOS Development Environment

35th CEOS Plenary

Event Dates: November 1st - 4th, 2021

 

Agenda (v1.0, Oct. 29): DOC

Meeting Protocols and Technical Guidance (v1.0, Oct. 26): DOC

Presentation Template: PPT

Nominations for CEOS Plenary Endorsement

November 1

Documents for CEOS Plenary Endorsement

November 1

November 2

November 3

November 4

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Documents for Information/Reference

Agenda (v1.0, Oct. 29)

Monday, November 1

Start: 11:00 UTC (meeting will open 30 minutes prior to start time)

 

 

Session 1: Welcome and CEOS Core Business

 

1

Welcome and Agency Introductions (Sandra Cauffman, NASA CEOS Chair Team)

15 min 

 

2

Opening Remarks (Sandra Cauffman, NASA CEOS Chair Team) (For Information)

5 min

 

3

CEOS Chair Team Review of Matters for Decision or Endorsement (Christine Bognar, CEOS Chair Team) (For Information)

5 min

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4

Applications for CEOS Associate (For Endorsement)

●       Presentation: European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) (Florence Rabier; Application Letter; 5 min)

●       Presentation: Portugal Space (Ricardo Conde; Application Letter; 5 min)

●       Discussion and decision (5 min)

15 min 

Portugal Space Presentation

ECMWF Presentation

5

Agency Nomination for 2023 CEOS Chair (For Endorsement)

●       Presentation: Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA, Thailand) (5 min; Pakorn Apaphant; Nomination Letter)

●       Discussion and decision (5 min)

10 min

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6

CEOS Systems Engineering Office (SEO) Annual Report (Brian Killough, SEO/NASA) (For Information)

10 min

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7

CEOS Executive Officer (CEO) Report (Marie-Claire Greening)

●       CEOS Executive Officer (CEO) Annual Report (For Information)

●       2021-2023 CEOS Work Plan Progress (For Information)

●       CEOS Governance and Processes Document Version 1.2 (For Endorsement)

●       CEOS Statement to GEO Week (For Endorsement)

15 min

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8

CEOS Missions, Instruments and Measurements (MIM) Database Annual Report
(Ivan Petiteville, ESA) (For Information)

5 min

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9

CEOS Communications (Kim Holloway, SEO)

●       New CEOS Communications Strategy (For Endorsement)

●       New CEOS Branding Guidelines (For Endorsement)

10 min

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Break (12:30 UTC)

15 min

 

Session 1: CEOS Core Business – Working Group Reports

 

10

Working Group on Calibration & Validation (WGCV) (10 min presentation; Akihiko Kuze, JAXA) (For Information)

●       Questions and discussion (5 min)

15 min

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11

Working Group on Information Systems & Services (WGISS) (10 min presentation; Robert Woodcock, CSIRO)

●       Nomination from USGS for WGISS Vice Chair (Tom Sohre; Letter) (For Endorsement)

●       Questions and discussion (5 min)

15 min

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12

Working Group on Capacity Building and Data Democracy (WGCapD) (10 min presentation; Nancy Searby, NASA)

●      Nomination from UNOOSA for WGCapD Chair (Jorge Del Rio Vera; Letter) (For Endorsement)

●      Nomination from SANSA for WGCapD Vice Chair (Dan Matsapola; Letter) (For Endorsement)

●       EOTEC DevNet Phase 1 Report (For Endorsement)

●       Questions and discussion (5 min)

15 min

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13

Working Group on Disasters (WGDisasters) (10 min presentation; David Green, NASA)

●       Nomination from CONAE for WGDisasters Vice Chair (Laura Frulla; Letter) (For Endorsement)

●       Questions and discussion (5 min)

15 min

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14

CEOS/CGMS Working Group on Climate (WGClimate) (10 min presentation; Jeff Privette, NOAA)

●       Joint CEOS-CGMS Statement for SBSTA (For Endorsement)

●       Questions and discussion (5 min)

15 min

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Adjournment of Day 1 (14:00 UTC)

 

 

Tuesday, November 2

Start: 21:00 UTC (meeting will open 30 minutes prior to start time)

 

 

Session 2: CEOS Support to Key Stakeholders and Global Agendas

 

15

Group on Earth Observations (GEO) (Yana Gevorgyan, GEO Secretariat Director) (For Information)

10 min

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16

CEOS Strategy to Support the Global Stocktake – Intro as Context for this Session
(ESA SIT Vice Chair Team) (For Information)

5 min

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17

Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Prototype Inventory Products for the Global Stocktake (GST) (David Crisp, NASA JPL) (For Information)

15 min 

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18

CEOS Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU) Roadmap (For Information)

●       2021 progress (Osamu Ochiai, JAXA & Frank Martin Seifert, ESA; LSI-VC Forest & Biomass Team)

●       National user engagement (Sylvia Wilson, USGS)

●       GHG-AFOLU cooperation (Mark Dowell, European Commission)

●       2022 plans and agency support (Ben Poulter, NASA)

NASA CEOS Carbon Update for Plenary (For Information)

20 min

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19

CEOS Global Stocktake (GST) Portal (Stephen Ward, SIT Chair Team & CEOS Chair Team) (For Information)

10 min 

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20

Global Stocktake Systematic Observation Synthesis Report and the CEOS Contribution (Frank Martin Seifert, ESA & David Crisp, NASA JPL) (For Information)

15 min

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Break (22:15 UTC)

15 min

 

21

CEOS Strategy to Support the Global Stocktake of the UNFCCC Paris Agreement
(ESA SIT Vice Chair Team) (For Endorsement)

15 min 

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22

Carbon, Biomass, and the UNFCCC Global Stocktake – Discussion and Conclusion
(All; CEOS Chair Team moderated) (For Information)

15 min

 

23

CEOS Ad Hoc Team on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG-AHT)

●       Progress report (For Information)

●       Proposed federated approach to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (For Information)

●       CEOS Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Strategy Implementation
(For Endorsement)

●       Discussion and decision

20 min

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24

CEOS Ocean Variables Enabling Research and Applications for GEO (COVERAGE)
(Vardis Tsontos, NASA) (For Information)

10 min

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25

CEOS Coastal Observations Applications Services and Tools (COAST) Ad Hoc Team
(Paul DiGiacomo, NOAA) (For Information)

10 min 

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26

CEOS’s Coordination on Oceans (SIT Chair Team with SIT Vice Chair Team)

Potential action to explore the need for a CEOS Ocean Strategy
(For Discussion and Decision)

Input from Paul DiGiacomo (For Information) CEOS IOC Response Letter (For Information)

10 min 

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27

CEOS Biodiversity Activity – Opportunities for More Robust CEOS Engagement
(Gary Geller, NASA) (For Information and Discussion)

10 min

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Adjournment of Day 2 (0:00 UTC)

 

 

Wednesday, November 3

Start: 21:00 UTC (meeting will open 30 minutes prior to start time)

 

 

Session 3: Partnering with Purpose for Open Science and Decision Support

 

28

Presentation on Open Science (Kevin Murphy, NASA) (For Information)

20 min

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29

CEOS Support of the 2021 CEOS Chair Theme,
“Space-based Earth Observation Data for Open Science and Decision Support” (Karen St. Germain, NASA 2021 CEOS Chair) (For Information)

●       A review of the 2021 CEOS Chair Theme objectives, how CEOS has demonstrated it is a world leader in support of open science and informed decision-making, and where we can go in the future.

15 min

 

30

CEOS Analysis Ready Data (ARD) (Adam Lewis, SIT Co-Chair & Ed Armstrong, SST-VC Co-Lead)

●       CEOS Analysis Ready Data (ARD) Strategy 2021 (For Endorsement)

●       Beyond Land: CEOS Analysis Ready Data (ARD) Governance Framework
(For Endorsement)

●       CEOS Analysis Ready Data (ARD) Oversight Group nominations (For Information and Discussion)

●       CEOS Analysis Ready Data (ARD) Product Family Specification (PFS) Template (For Information)

Discussion and Decisions (5 min)

25 min 

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Break (22:00 UTC)

15 min

 

Session 1 (Continued): CEOS Core Business – Virtual Constellation Reports

 

31

Land Surface Imaging Virtual Constellation (LSI-VC) (10 min presentation; Steve Labahn, USGS) (For Information)

Questions and discussion (5 min)

15 min

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32

Atmospheric Composition Virtual Constellation (AC-VC) (10 min presentation; Barry Lefer, NASA) (For Information)

Questions and discussion (5 min)

15 min

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33

Precipitation Virtual Constellation (P-VC) (10 min presentation; Chris Kidd, NASA) (For Information)

Questions and discussion (5 min)

15 min

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34

Ocean Surface Topography Virtual Constellation (OST-VC) (10 min presentation; Estelle Obligis, EUMETSAT and Annick Sylvestre-Baron, CNES) (For Information)

Questions and discussion (5 min)

15 min

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35

Ocean Surface Vector Wind Virtual Constellation (OSVW-VC) (10 min presentation; Stefanie Linow, EUMETSAT) (For Information)

Questions and discussion (5 min)

15 min

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36

Sea Surface Temperature Virtual Constellation (SST-VC) (10 min presentation; Christo Whittle, CSIR) (For Information)

Questions and discussion (5 min)

15 min

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37

Ocean Colour Radiometry Virtual Constellation (OCR-VC) (10 min presentation; Laura Lorenzoni, NASA) (For Information)

Questions and discussion (5 min)

15 min

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Adjournment of Day 3 (0:00 UTC)

 

 

Thursday, November 4

Start: 11:00 UTC (meeting will open 30 minutes prior to start time)

 

 

Session 4: CEOS Leadership Transitions and Closing Business

 

38

RESERVED TIME – Carryover discussions from prior agenda topics

30 min

 

39

CSIRO-GA SIT Chair 2020-2021 Report (CSIRO-GA 2020-2021 SIT Chair Team) (For Information)

●       Priority theme progress

15 min

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40

ESA Incoming SIT Chair 2022-2023 Presentation (Ivan Petiteville, ESA 2022-2023 SIT Chair Team) (For Information)

●       Priority themes

20 min

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41

CEOS Strategic Implementation Team Chair (SIT Chair) Transition

(CSIRO-GA SIT Chair Team to the ESA 2022-2023 CEOS SIT Chair Team)

10 min

 

42

CNES 2022 CEOS Chair Presentation (Selma Cherchali, CNES 2022 CEOS Chair) (For Information)

15 min

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43

CEOS Chair Transition (NASA 2021 CEOS Chair Team to the CNES 2022 CEOS Chair Team) (Karen St. Germain, NASA 2021 CEOS Chair; Selma Cherchali, CNES 2022 CEOS Chair)

10 min

 

44

CEOS 2021 “Year in Review” Video (For Information)

10 min

 

Break (12:50 UTC)

15 min

 

45

Review of Preliminary Action and Decision Record (NASA 2021 CEOS Chair Team) (For Information and Discussion)

25 min

 

46

Closing Remarks (Karen St. Germain, NASA 2021 CEOS Chair)

10 min

 

Adjournment of Day 4 and the 35th CEOS Plenary (13:40 UTC)