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WG and VC Session Objectives and Content Jean-Louis Fellous SIT Chair Team CEOS SIT-29 Meeting – Session 2 – Item 8 CNES, Toulouse, France 9 th -10 th April 2014
SIT-29 Meeting CNES, Toulouse, France 9 th -10 th April 2014 Slide: 2 WG and VC Session Objectives and Content Under Point 6, SIT Chair briefly introduced Session 2 and defined the high-level objectives and strategic goals that will be pursued during her mandate. On behalf of the SIT Chair team I shall now Outline in some more detail this session objectives and content, Review the membership, composition and leadership of VCs and WGs, and Provide a quick overview of the outcomes from VC-WG telecons.
SIT-29 Meeting CNES, Toulouse, France 9 th -10 th April 2014 Slide: 3 Session 2 agenda 9 INFORMATION / DECISION – 75 MINUTES WG and VC Session – VC focus (15 mins per topic) VC Co-Leads will review briefly the current status and issues for SIT decision/action of their respective VC. - OSVW-VC status and issues – training activities, international engagement (P Counet on behalf of P Chang and J Figa) - OST-VC status and issues – recent results, continuity (J Lambin) - OCR-VC status and issues – relationship with IOCCG, data access (J Lambin) - PC-VC status and issues – GPM, continuity, international engagement (R Oki, C Ishida) - ACC-VC status and issues – continuity of limb sounding (R Eckman) 12:00 – 13:15 Lunch on site (hosted)13:15 – 14:15 9 INFORMATION / DECISION – 45 MINUTES WG and VC Session (continued) (15mins per topic) - SST-VC status and issues - Comparison campaign and SST Operational Validation Project (C Donlon remote connection) - VC Deliverables (S Hosford) Discussion and Synthesis (J-L Fellous, moderator) 14:15 – 15:00 10 INFORMATION / DECISION – 15 MINUTES Land Surface Study Group (J Dalge - remote connection) 15:00 – 15:15 Break15:15 – 15:45 11 INFORMATION / DECISION – 45 MINUTES VC and WG Session – WG focus WG Chair or Vice-chair will review briefly the current status and issues for SIT decision/action of their respective WG. - WGISS issues for SIT decision/action (R Moreno) - WGCV issues for SIT decision/action (S Srivastava) - WGCapD issues for SIT decision/action (J Olwoch) 15:45 – 16:30 12 INFORMATION / DECISION – 30 MINUTES Brief review and wrap (CNES SIT Chair Team) 16:30 – 17:00
SIT-29 Meeting CNES, Toulouse, France 9 th -10 th April 2014 Slide: 4 Objective #1: Synergy VCs & WGs Two lines of action aim at developing the desired synergy between VCs and WGs Encourage more focused exchanges and collaboration between the WGs and the VCs to support and develop the VCs and thematic WGs o Discussions initiated by Past SIT Chair and recent telecons between SIT Chair Team, VCs and WGs helped identify several areas of potential cross-collaboration I’ll come back to it later on Follow promising examples, such as o WGCV and SST-VC We’ll hear more about it under agenda items 9 and 11 o WGISS support for WGDisaster Recovery Observatory We’ll hear more about it under agenda item 11 and during Session 4 o Production of ECVs by VCs interacting with WGClimate
SIT-29 Meeting CNES, Toulouse, France 9 th -10 th April 2014 Slide: 5 Objective #2: focus on deliverables Two lines of action aim at focusing on VC & WG deliverables: Interact with GEO during the development of the next Implementation Plan/Work plan o This topic is open for discussion under agenda item 12 Seek alignment with GEOSS post year plan o We’ll hear more about it under agenda item 9
SIT-29 Meeting CNES, Toulouse, France 9 th -10 th April 2014 Slide: 6 Objective #3: broaden active participation Two lines of action aim at obtaining and/or strengthening the involvement and active participation in VCs and WGs of CEOS agencies holding key asset Engage more agencies into WG and VC leadership and activities o I’ll come back to it later on o We’ll hear more about it under agenda items 9 and 11 Revitalize the LSI-VC? o Potential for enhanced coordination in land surface imagery at “regional” level (e.g. South America, South-East Asia)? o This topic is open for discussion under agenda item 10. o Based on the outcomes of this discussion, the SIT Chair Team will be preparing a position paper on that matter for presentation at a later stage, perhaps at the SIT technical workshop in September
SIT-29 Meeting CNES, Toulouse, France 9 th -10 th April 2014 Slide: 7 Objective #4: linking VCs & Science Two lines of action aim at establishing and/or improving the linkages between VCs and existing relevant scientific such as GRSST, IOCCG, OSTST, IPWG (Precipitation), etc. Identify gaps and/or hurdles in these linkages Work with the sponsors of the relevant scientific groups with a view to build on complementarity, commonalities, and to improve overall coordination and efficiency o We’ll hear more about this under agenda item 9 o This topic will be open for discussion under item 12
SIT-29 Meeting CNES, Toulouse, France 9 th -10 th April 2014 Slide: 9 WGs’ and VCs’ Membership (1) Affliliation Representative NRSCC, China Prof. Chuanrong Li ASI, Italy Vittorio de Cosmo BELSPO/IASB-BIRA, Belgium Jean-Christopher Lambert (AC subgroup vice-chair) CNES, France Patrice Henry CREDSA, China Fu Qiaoyan CSA, Canada Satish Srivastava (WGCV chair) CSIRO, Australia Geo Australia Tim Malthus Medhavy Thankappan DLR, Germany Albrecht von Bargen (WGCV vice-chair) Manfred Zink (SAR subgroup chair) ESA Bojan Bojkov (AC subgroup chair) Philippe Goryl GISTDA, Thailand Raweewan Nutpramoon INPE, Brazil Leila Fonseca Flávio Ponzoni ISRO, India Dr. A. Senthil Kumar, NRSC Dr. B. Karthikeyan, SAC JAXA, Japan Keiji Imaoka JRC, EC Jean-Luc Widlowski Giuseppe Zibordi NASA, USA Garik Gutman Miguel Rom á n (LPV subgroup vice chair) NMRS, China Xiaolong Dong (MW subgroup chair) NOAA, USA Changyong Cao ROSCOSMOS, Russia Kirill Emelyanov Alexander Konyakhin UKSA, UK Nigel Fox (IVOS subgroup chair) Jan-Peter Muller (TM subgroup chair) University of Zurich, Switzerland Gabriela Schaepman-Strub (LPV subgroup chair) USGS, USA Gyanesh Chander Gregory Stensaas The WGCV Web page contains a list seemingly up-to-date of CEOS agency representatives. The same is true for several other WGs/VCs
SIT-29 Meeting CNES, Toulouse, France 9 th -10 th April 2014 Slide: 10 WGs’ and VCs’ Membership (2) The WGISS Web page contains a list obviously outdated. The same is true for several other WGs/VCs The WGCapD Web page supposedly containing the list of members is not accessible Category not found You may not be able to visit this page because of: an out-of-date bookmark/favourite a search engine that has an out-of-date listing for this site a mistyped address you have no access to this page The requested resource was not found. An error has occurred while processing your request.
SIT-29 Meeting CNES, Toulouse, France 9 th -10 th April 2014 Slide: 11 Overview of VC-WG telecon outcome Eleven telecons were held in late January-early February involving participation of SIT Chair and her team (plus the CEO and a representative of CEOS Chair) with the leaders of the five WGs and six VCs Three objectives were pursued Introduce and review the status and issues and potential resolutions that may require SIT Chair support Continue the discussion on issues raised in side- meetings or previous telecons Prepare SIT-29 discussions and subsequent action Swift exchange of views and actions identified Short reports on tag-up telecons available
SIT-29 Meeting CNES, Toulouse, France 9 th -10 th April 2014 Slide: 12 Action items from tag-up telecons (1) ActionContentDue date SIT-Chair/WGCV/1SIT Chair Team to encourage CEOS agencies to provide additional funding and resources in support of the Calibration campaigns. SIT-29 SIT-Chair/WGCapD/1WGCapD to coordinate with WGISS on data access By SIT-29 SIT-Chair/WGDisasters/1WGDisasters to consider merging Data and Supersites Coordination Teams By SIT-29 SIT-Chair/WGDisasters/2SIT Chair Team to plan for a “mini-Plenary” session at SIT-29 including formal approval of WGDisasters’ organization and structure. By SIT-29 SIT-Chair/WGDisasters/3WGDisasters to extend the Call for DRM Pilot requirements to all CEOS agencies. By SIT-29 SIT-Chair/WGClimate/1SIT Chair Team to contact past SIT Chair and JAXA to inquire on the designation of a new CTF contact and on his/her presence at SIT-29 By mid-February
SIT-29 Meeting CNES, Toulouse, France 9 th -10 th April 2014 Slide: 13 Action items from tag-up telecons (2) ActionContentDue date SIT-Chair/ACC-VC/1SIT Chair Team to pursue efforts to better engage agencies in ACC-VC activities. SIT-29, Plenary and beyond SIT-Chair/ACC-VC/2SIT Chair Team to support ACC-VC recommendation for limb sounding missions. SIT-29, Plenary and beyond SIT-Chair/SST-VC/1SST-VC to submit a request for a side meeting at Technical workshop By mid-July SIT-Chair/SST-VC/2SIT Chair Team to pursue its efforts to better engage agencies from China, Korea and other countries in the SST-VC activities. SIT-29, Plenary and beyond SIT-Chair/OST-VC/1SIT Chair Team to help clarify the status of OST-VC ToRs By Plenary SIT-Chair/OST-VC/2SIT Chair Team to pursue its efforts to better engage agencies from India, China, Russia, and Japan in the OST-VC activities. SIT-29, Plenary and beyond SIT-Chair/OST-VC/3OST-VC to explore the possibility to hold a side meeting during the next OSTST in Konstanz October 2014
SIT-29 Meeting CNES, Toulouse, France 9 th -10 th April 2014 Slide: 14 Action items from tag-up telecons (3) ActionContentDue date SIT-Chair/OSVW-VC/1SIT Chair to confirm the engagement of CNES in OSVW-VC activities and re: the CFOSAT mission identify the appropriate contact person. By SIT-29 SIT-Chair/OSVW-VC/2Saldana to report about plans for future training workshops. By SIT-29 SIT-Chair/OSVW-VC/3SIT Chair Team to work with Roshydromet and Roscosmos about their potential engagement in the VC, in relation with the launch of Meteor-M3 in SIT-29, 2014 Plenary and beyond SIT-Chair/OCR-VC/1SIT Chair Team to pursue efforts to better engage agencies in OCR-VC activities. SIT-29, Plenary and beyond SIT-Chair/OCR-VC/2OCR-VC leaders to convey the conclusions of IOCCG meeting to SIT Chair team 15 March 2014 SIT-Chair/PC-VC/1SIT Chair Team to pursue its efforts to better engage agencies from China and Russia in the PC-VC activities. SIT-29, Plenary and beyond