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1 24 th APAN Earth Monitoring Working Group Sessions Pakorn Apaphant EMWG Co-chair August 28-31, 2007 Xi-An, China

2 24 th APAN Meeting, Xi’An August 28-31, 2007 Earth Monitoring becomes more and more important

3 24 th APAN Meeting, Xi’An August 28-31, 2007 Our Bridge Thanks to high bandwidth internet, EM information cannot be limited by political boundary

4 24 th APAN Meeting, Xi’An August 28-31, 2007 Earth Monitoring Working Group Natural Resouce Area Natural Resouce Area –Agriculture –Earth Monitoring –Earth System Established: July 1998 Established: July 1998 Co-Chair: Pakorn Apaphant, Ph.D. Co-Chair: Pakorn Apaphant, Ph.D. Hirokazu Yamamoto (AIST) Vice Chair: Chris Elvidge, Ph.D. Vice Chair: Chris Elvidge, Ph.D Members from 12 countries 60++ Members from 12 countries –India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Korea, USA, Philippines, Vietnam, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Australia, and Singapore

5 24 th APAN Meeting, Xi’An August 28-31, 2007 Objectives To utilize the APAN network resources in the exchange and distribution of earth observation satellite data in a full and open manner with a minimum time delay and minimum cost, recognizing relevant international instruments, national policies and legislation. To utilize the APAN network resources in the exchange and distribution of earth observation satellite data in a full and open manner with a minimum time delay and minimum cost, recognizing relevant international instruments, national policies and legislation. Preservation and open access to the long term record of satellite earth observation data through digital archives. Preservation and open access to the long term record of satellite earth observation data through digital archives. Open access to a wider range of geospatial data of the Asia Pacific region. Open access to a wider range of geospatial data of the Asia Pacific region.

6 24 th APAN Meeting, Xi’An August 28-31, 2007 Objectives Exchange of open source software for use in the access, display and analysis of earth observation satellite data. Exchange of open source software for use in the access, display and analysis of earth observation satellite data. Review of information requirements for consumers and policymakers in environmental, economic, and social arenas to further expand EO data utilization. Review of information requirements for consumers and policymakers in environmental, economic, and social arenas to further expand EO data utilization. Capacity building activities to engage participation from all nations in the region and to maximize the availability and utilization of earth observation satellite data in developing countries. Capacity building activities to engage participation from all nations in the region and to maximize the availability and utilization of earth observation satellite data in developing countries. Exploration and prototyping of innovative technologies and distributed methods for accomplishing the above. Exploration and prototyping of innovative technologies and distributed methods for accomplishing the above.

7 24 th APAN Meeting, Xi’An August 28-31, 2007 Our assets are growing! APAN Backbone ALOS ASIAES THEOS Sentinel Asia NOAA Global Mosaic GEO GRID

8 The 24 th APAN EM Workshop Objectives To explore the use of earth observations in the Asia Pacific region to achieve societal benefits. You can find more and more examples……..

9 24 th APAN Meeting, Xi’An August 28-31, 2007 EM Workshop –Aug 28, 2007 August 28, 2007 GEO Grid Session Introduction to Earth Monitoring Working Group, Pakorn Apaphant Extraction of Urban Area Using ASTER Imagery and the Existing Land Cover Data on GEO Grid, Koki Iwao, AIST(VTC) Validating land cover maps with Degree Confluence Project information on GEO Grid, Koki Iwao, AIST (VTC) Validating Global Digital Elevation Models with Degree Confluence Project information and ASTER-DEM on GEO Grid, Koki Iwao, AIST (VTC)

10 24 th APAN Meeting, Xi’An August 28-31, 2007 EM Workshop –Aug 28, 2007 August 28, 2007 Remote Sensing Data Network for Regional Application Session Web Mapping Service Development For DMSP Satellite Data(VTC) Ben Tuttle, CIRES University of Colorado and Chris Elvidge, NOAA National Geophysical Data Center Long-distance network transferring remote sensing data, Zhang Qing, China Remote Sensing Ground Station Satellite data applications of MAFFIN/AFFRIC, Izumi Nagatani, MAFFIN Review of the new EMWG website, Izumi Nagatani, MAFFIN ASIAES Demo, Pakorn Apaphant, GISTDA EMWG Meeting !!

11 24 th APAN Meeting, Xi’An August 28-31, 2007EM-WG Membership is open to anyone who attends one of our sessions or meetings Membership is open to anyone who attends one of our sessions or meetings If you are here and would like to be a member – let us know! If you are here and would like to be a member – let us know! Discussion Discussion –Changing of Co-Chair  Hirokazu Yamamoto (AIST) to  Koki Iwao (AIST) –Sessions in Hawaii Meeting (25 th )  Urbanization and Global Environmental Change  EM Information network for Natural Hazard Management  Possible for funding for limited number of participants


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