CEOS Development Environment


Event Dates: September 4th - 6th, 2013
SDCG-4 Group Photo

SDCG-4 Group Photo


4th Meeting of the Ad Hoc Space Data Coordination Group for the Global Forest Observations Initiative

Location: Pasadena, California, USA

Agenda [Word] [PDF]

Minutes [Full PDF] [Reduced PDF] [Actions]

All Meeting Materials (zip) 


Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

Room: Earthquake Media room 269, South Mudd Building

Time Topic Lead
08:30-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:10 Welcome, Introductions, Meeting Objectives SDCG Co-Chairs
09:10-09:20 GFOI News, Context and Status S Eggleston, GFOI Office
09:20-09:30 Action Status [SDCG-3 action table] G Dyke, SDCG SEC
SESSION 2: ELEMENT 1 – Baseline Global Data Acquisition Strategy [Chair: A Rosenqvist] [presentation]
09:30-9:35 Global Baseline Data Strategy Introduction [presentation] A Rosenqvist, SDCG
9:35-10:00 2013 Implementation Plan

  • Status & tracking
  • Landsat-7 and Landsat-8 [presentation]
  • Changes in status since SDCG-3 (February 2013)
T Cecere, E Fosnight, USGS
10:00-10:15 2014 Implementation Plan − Overview  A Rosenqvist, SDCG
10:15-14:15 Core Data Streams: Changes in status since SDCG-3 (February, 2013)
10:15-10:30 ESA [presentation]

  • Sentinel-1A and -2A launch status
  • Sentinel Data Policy update/confirmation
FM Seifert, ESA
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-10:55 INPE/CRESDA [presentation] − CBERS-3 status A Rosenqvist (for J Dalge, INPE and C Guo, CRESDA)
10:55-11:05 CONAE/ASI [presentation]

  • Update on SAOCOM-1 status
A Rosenqvist (on behalf of L Frulla, CONAE)
11:05-11:15 CSA [presentation]

  • Status of RCM launch and Data Policy
Y Crevier, CSA  
Contributing Data Streams:Changes in status since SDCG-3 (February, 2013)  
11:15-11:25  JAXA [presentation]

  • Update on ALOS-2 status
M Shimada, JAXA
11:25-11:35 DLR [presentation]

  • TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-XFM
Seifert (on behalf of H Staudenrausch, DLR)
 11:35-11:45 NSC

  • Updates on data provision discussions
E M Hagen
11:45-12:15 Element 1 Coverage and Future Plans [presentation] B Killough, CEOS SEO
12:15-13:15 Lunch
 13:15-13:45 Element 1 Coverage and Future Plans (cont’d) [presentation]  B Killough, CEOS SEO
13:45-14:15   2013-2014 Implementation Plans

  • Discussion and actions
SESSION 3: ELEMENT 3 – Data Supply for R&D Activities [Chair: A Rosenqvist]
14:15-14:35 Element 3 support for R&D [presentation] A Rosenqvist
14:35-14:45 CNES (from Session 2) [presentation]

  • Update on related SPOT activities
S Hosford, CNES
SESSION 4: ELEMENT 2: Space Data Services and National Data Acquisitions [Chair: FM Seifert]
15:00-16:00 GFOI Operational Scenario S Eggleston, S Ward
16:00-17:15 Categories for GFOI Space Data Services (Element 2) [presentation]

  • Historical Coverage Characterisation [presentation]
  • Ensured Ongoing Coverage
  • Core Data Delivery
  • Core Data Value Adding o e.g. WELD, NSC Pixel Mining [presentation]
  • Data Processing

Element 2 Services Paper Draft v0.3 [word] [PDF]

17:15-17:30 Discussion: Linkage between Space Data Coordination and the Methods and Guidance All
17:30-18:00 Preparation for Day 2 S Wilson, USGS and PE Skrovseth, NSC
18:00 Adjourn

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Room: Salvatori Room, South Mudd Building

SDCG-4 Country Packages

Time Topic Lead
SESSION 5: National MRV status and space data needs [Chair: S Wilson]
08:00-08:30 Registration
08:30-08:45 Welcome and Round Table Introductions S Wilson, Co-Chairs
08:45-09:30 GFOI [presentation]

  • Overview
  • Methods & Guidance for countries
  • Space Data Services for countries
S Eggleston
09:30-10:00 SDCG role and GFOI Space Data Services

Incl. Q&A on the Space Data Services [presentation]

GFOI Space Data Services Paper Draft v0.3 [word] [PDF]

S Ward, Co-Chairs
Country Information

  • MRV & reporting status
  • space data requirements & status
  • following template
  • 30 mins each including discussion
10:00-10:30 Colombia [presentation] E Cabrera / G Galindo
10:30-11:00 Peru [presentation] R Giudice / W Llactayo
11:00-11:15 Break
11:15-11:45 Ecuador [presentation] D Granja / C Cando
11:45-12:15 Mexico [presentation] A Sandoval
12:15-13:15 Lunch
13:15-13:45 Guyana [presentation] J Singh/P Watt
13:45-14:15 Honduras [presentation] E Duarte
SESSION 6: Practical solutions and actions on data supply [Chair: S Ward]
14:15-14:45 SDCG Response [presentation] [data needs table]

  • Actions
  • Discussion
S Ward, Co-Chairs
14:45-16:00 Institutionalization of capacity for financing and organization of satellite data services for REDD-countries [presentation]

  • Roles for UN-REDD/FAO, World Bank and GFOI
E M Hagen, UN-REDD/WB Reps
16:00-16:15 Break
16:15-17:00 Country relationship management & next steps [presentation] S Eggleston and Co-Chairs
17:00-17:40 Session with Indonesia/Australia [presentation] All, N Fitzgerald (via GTM)
17:40-18:00 Action summary & adjourn SDCG SEC
18:00 Adjourn

Friday, September 6th, 2013

Room: Earthquake Media room 269, South Mudd Building

Time Topic Lead
SESSION 7: ELEMENT 2 CONCLUSIONS [Chair: G Dyke] [overview presentation]
09:00-10:00 Follow up on Day 2:

  • Review of main points from Day 2
  • Confirm assignments & responsibilities
  • Actions (G Dyke) FM Seifert, Co-Chairs
10:00-11:00 Scaling & Phasing Element 2

  • Day 2 county needs identified
  • UN-REDD country readiness
  • Element 1 strategy countries
A Rosenqvist, SDCG Co-Chairs
11:00-11:30 Assignments for Next Steps:

  • CEOS SIT Workshop and Plenary reporting
  • Updating the Global Acquisitions strategy
  • Developing the Space Data Services Strategy
  • Progress towards SDCG-5 and SIT-29
11:30-11:45 SDCG-5 Discussion All
SESSION 8: GEOGLAM [Chair: B Killough]
11:45-15:15 Review of SIT Workshop Side Meeting materials and discussion [side meeting materials] [SEO presentation]
15:15 Adjourn
15:15 – 17:00 SDCG Executive Group Meeting in Earthquake Media room 269, South Mudd Building

Note: SDCG-4 took place the week before the 2013 CEOS SIT Technical Workshop, which took place 10-12 September at the same location.