Presentation on theme: "Core Test Sites WTF Projects & Applications Sub-Group John Faundeen WGISS-19 March 2005 Cordoba, Argentina."— Presentation transcript:
Core Test Sites WTF Projects & Applications Sub-Group John Faundeen WGISS-19 March 2005 Cordoba, Argentina
Outline Additions Plans Close Out
Additions Sites (From 5 to 8) Puget Sound – Terrain Mapping SG Railroad Valley – Infrared/Visible Optical SG Brazil SAR Calibration Site – SAR SG Data SPOT VEGETATION AVHRR Lidar
Plans Standardizing Site Minimum Set MODIS SRTM ETM+ Base SPOT Vegetation Via a NASA / GSFC Distributed Link Project Objective! Add Asian Test Site Possibly Gobi Desert and/or Siberia By September 2005 Engage CEOP and UN
Close Out The start of this project began with the acceptance of the original WTF plan by the Team Co-Chairs, which occurred on 15 October The Project is designed to develop prototyping of WGISS components of WTF for WGCV requirements. When the Project Co- Chairs are satisfied that the requirements have been met and the Project has become operational, the Project, Core Site WTF, will cease. The proposed end date for the current WTF is September 30, An operational WTF, with its host agency involvement, needs to be operational by September 1, 2005 to provide a 30-day service overlap and ensure continuity of service. - From Project Plan Probably occur in 2006….