CEOS Development Environment


Event Dates: September 4th - 8th, 2017


The 2017 Meeting of the Group on Earth Observations GLobal Agricultural Monitoring Initiative

Location: Frascati, Italy

Hosted By: The European Space Research Institute (ESRIN)

Week at a Glance

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Agenda: [ Word | PDF ]

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

MORNING: Joint with LSI-VC-4 and GEOGLAM

14:00-14:30 Welcome, Objectives, & GEOGLAM Program Updates (Ian Jarvis)  

GEOGLAM EO Requirements: Session I (Alyssa Whitcraft, Pierre Defourny)

  • 2012-2014 Requirements Effort Review: Defourny Diagram, Montreal Meeting, and Beyond
  • 2016-2017 Requirements Refresh Status: Rationale, Approach, and JECAM Site Inputs
  • Group Discussion on Scale & Scope: R&D vs. Operational; National-Regional-Global
16:00-16:20 Break  

GEOGLAM EO Requirements: Session II (Alyssa Whitcraft)

  • Next steps on Requirements Refresh
  • Considerations for Future Missions & CEOS Potential Responses
  • Discussion
18:00 Adjourn   

Thursday, September 7th, 2017


Technical Aspects of the Requirements (Ian Jarvis)

  • Major Trends in EO Data: High Frequency, High Spatial Resolution Optical and SAR
  • Pre-processing, Storage, and Dissemination of Increasing Data Volumes
10:00-10:20 ESA Thematic Exploitation Platform – (Espen Volden – TBC)
10:20-10:40 Interaction with CEOS data activities – FDA and Data Cube (Brian Killough)
10:40-11:00 Discussion on Next Generation Data Architectures
11:00-11:15 Break

Regional Network Updates (10-15 minutes each)

  • AfriGAM (Terry Newby)
  • RAPP (RAPP Co-Leads – Clement Adjorlolo and Juan Pablo Guerschman)
  • Asia-RiCE (Thuy LeToan – TBC) (Presentation)
  • GEOGLAM Latinoamerica (Carlos di Bella and Alyssa Whitcraft, in absentia)
12:05-12:20 GEOGLAM and the SDGs (Ian Jarvis)
12:20-13:00 Discussions around LSI-VC and future of the Ad Hoc WG; preparation for Friday Morning report-back (Brad Doorn, Selma Cherchali)  
13:00 Adjourn; Lunch

 Joint with LSI-VC-4 and GEOGLAM

Friday,  September 8th, 2017

MORNING: Joint with LSI-VC-4 and GEOGLAM