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CP4O 1 st Progress Mtg ESRIN 22/11/12 1 Cryosat Plus 4 Oceans Mid Term Review NOC, Southampton 25-26 June 2013.

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1 CP4O 1 st Progress Mtg ESRIN 22/11/12 1 Cryosat Plus 4 Oceans Mid Term Review NOC, Southampton June 2013

2 2 CP4O Mid Term Review & SAR Altimetry Expert Group CP4O MTR:14:00-18:00 Tues 25 th to 09:00-12:00 Weds 26 th SAR Altimetry Expert Group: 13:30-18:00 Weds 26 th – 09:00-15:00 Thurs 27th

3 Two Year project supported by the ESA Support to Science Element programme and CNES Objectives: Build a sound scientific basis for new applications of CryoSat-2 data over the open ocean, polar ocean, coastal seas and for sea-floor mapping. Generate and evaluate new methods and products that will enable the full exploitation of the capabilities of the CryoSat-2 SIRAL altimeter, and extend their application beyond the initial mission objectives. Ensure that the scientific return of the CryoSat-2 mission is maximised. Preparation for Sentinel-3, Jason C-S The CP4O Project

4 Open Ocean Low Rate Mode: Accuracy /continuity with previous and concurrent missions SAR Mode: RDSAR processing, New SAR re-tracking schemes Coastal Ocean SAR Mode: Fine scale coastal features / minimise land contamination SARIN Mode: Discriminate/mitigate contamination from off-nadir land targets Polar Ocean LRM, SAR and RDSAR: Processing schemes applicable to sea-ice affected regions Improvements to mean sea surface, mean dynamic topography, polar ocean circulation, polar tide models Sea Floor SAR Mode: Ability to map uncharted sea-mounts / features Geophysical Corrections Ionosphere, wet troposphere, regional tide models CP4O Sub-Themes – Science Objectives

5 5 CP4O – Mid Term Review Objectives Review WP2000 & WP3000 deliverables: D2.1 Preliminary Analysis Report, D2.2 Development and Validation Plan, D3.1 Data Set. D3.2 Data Set User Manual. Review progress in WP4000 and review early draft versions of deliverables from WP4000: D4.1 Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document, D4.2 Product Validation Report Review and consolidate planned activities to Third Review Point (Autumn 2013) – which is primarily completion of WP4000 Identify and critical dependencies and major risks

6 6 CP4O Expert Review Panel Walter Smith - NOAA, USA Natalia Galin - NOAA/UCL, USA/UK Katharine Giles – UCL, UK (in memory) Keith Raney - 2kR-LLC, USA Laurent Phalippou –Thales Alenia Space, France Rob Cullen – ESA Xiaoli Deng -Newcastle Univ, AUS Requested Input Review the approach taken, and for recommendations on how best to take the work in CP4O forward (Don’t contribute to the formal process of accepting or rejecting the deliverables.)

7 7 Suggested Questions: WP2000 Does the “Preliminary Analysis Report” (D2.1) provide a complete analysis of the state of the art for SAR altimetry as it was on the reference date of October 2012? Are there any clear gaps or inaccuracies? Does the Development and Validation Plan (D2.2) provide a clear definition of the products to be developed and the approach to be taken? WP4000 For each of the activities / products Is the theoretical basis sound? Is the source data set and processing approach sensible? Is the time period and geographical extent of the demonstration data set appropriate? Are the validation technique and data sets suitable? General Questions - Do you have any changes to suggest in the products being developed and the validation approach being applied (bearing in mind finite resources of project)? - Are there any potentially important products / applications not being covered?

8 8 1. Welcome, Adoption of the Agenda

9 CP4O MTR NOC Southampton, June Day th June

10 CP4O MTR NOC Southampton, June Day th June

11 11 2. Project Overview and Status, Review of Action Items

12 CP4O Work Flow 12

13 13 CP4O – Project Plan timings

14 CP4O Technical Deliverables 14

15 CP4O Meetings 15

16 CP4O Payment Milestones 16

17 17 Action Items See action list:

18 18 3. WP2000 – Preliminary Analysis of the State of the Art (TU Delft) Overview of Work Package Presentation of D2.1 Preliminary Analysis Report (PAR) Presentation of D2.2 Development and Validation Plan (DVP)

19 19 4. Data Set Requirements Overview of Work Package (isardSAT) Summary of Data Set compiled for WP4000, presentation of D3.1 (Data Set) and D3.2 Data Set User Manual Data links and web pages (SatOC)

20 20 5. WP4000 Product Development and Validation Overview (NOC) Status and presentation of draft initial D4.1 (Algorithm Theoretical Basis Documents), D4.2 Product Validation Report LRM for Open Ocean (TU Delft) LRM for Open Ocean (CLS) RDSAR for Open Ocean (STARLAB and TU Delft?) RDSAR for Open Ocean (CLS) SAR for Open Ocean (Starlab) SAR for Open Ocean (CLS) SAR for Coastal Ocean (NOC) SARIN for Coastal Ocean (isardSAT) SAR for Sea Floor Mapping (DTU Space) SAR for Polar Ocean (DTU Space) Geophysical Corrections (U Porto,) Geophysical Corrections (Noveltis) Geophysical Corrections (TUDelft)

21 21 Day 2 WP4000, WP5000, WP7000, other issues

22 22 5. WP4000 Product Development and Validation -continued Overview (NOC) Status and presentation of draft initial D4.1 (Algorithm Theoretical Basis Documents), D4.2 Product Validation Report LRM for Open Ocean (TU Delft) LRM for Open Ocean (CLS) RDSAR for Open Ocean (STARLAB and TU Delft?) RDSAR for Open Ocean (CLS) SAR for Open Ocean (Starlab) SAR for Open Ocean (CLS) SAR for Coastal Ocean (NOC) SARIN for Coastal Ocean (isardSAT) SAR for Sea Floor Mapping (DTU Space) SAR for Polar Ocean (DTU Space) Geophysical Corrections (U Porto,) Geophysical Corrections (Noveltis) Geophysical Corrections (TUDelft)

23 23 5. WP4000 Product Development and Validation -continued Review of status Expected Completion Dates

24 24 6. WP5000 – Impact Assessment (CLS) overview of activities required contributions and inputs, deliverables, risks

25 25 7. Outreach, Promotion and Publication Project Brochure Meetings ESA Living Planet Symposium. Edinburgh 9-13 September 2013 OSTST AGU COSPAR (Moscow August 2014) EGU (April 2014) – special session? Others? SatOC will maintain a CP4O listing of all presentations and publications on the CP4O website.

26 26 8. Other Issues Situation re additional work proposed in Technical Proposal

27 27 9. AOB, Next Meeting


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