Maritime Forum

Polar View progress meeting - Brussels

Event date:
15/02/2010 - 07:00 to 18/02/2010 - 07:00
Table of Contents

    The focus of this meeting will be the long-term sustainability of the Polar View network and its services, as well as the continued collaboration with other relevant activities (e.g. GMES core/downstream services, ESA initiatives, other national/international programs).

    MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15
    09:00 Welcome and Introductions
    Welcome and introductions, Logistics and housekeeping, Agenda
    T. Puestow, J. Cheek
    09:30 Polar View Update
    Progress to date
    Accomplishments
    Remaining challenges
    Purpose/structure of meeting
    T. Puestow
    10:00 Access to COSMO-SKYMED Data
    Opportunities for Polar View
    Challenges
    Way forward
    F. Parmiggiani, roundtable discussion
    10:45 Break
    11:00 Linkages and Opportunities
    GMES (incl. core/downstream activities)
    ESA CCI
    SAFs
    Others
    Roundtable discussion
    12:00 Lunch
    13:00 Long-Term Sustainability of Polar View Network
    Rationale
    Models for structure, organization and funding
    Way forward
    D. Arthurs, roundtable discussion
    14:30 Break
    15:00 Long-Term Sustainability of Polar View Network (cont.)
    Rationale
    Models for structure, organization and funding
    Way forward
    Roundtable discussion
    16:00 Preparation for Day 2
    Confirm breakout groups
    Select session chairs/rapporteurs
    Roundtable discussion
    17:00 Adjourn
    19:30 Dinner: TBD
    TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16
    09:00 Introduction to Breakout Sessions
    Schedule
    Logistics
    T. Puestow, J.Cheek
    09:15 Breakout Sessions
    Snow monitoring
    Antarctic activities
    Others sessions as identified during Day 1 (e.g. sea ice/iceberg services, glacier, river/lake ice)
    Breakout groups
    10:30 Break
    11:00 Breakout Sessions (cont.)
    Snow monitoring
    Antarctic activities
    Others sessions as confirmed during Day 1
    Breakout groups
    12:30 Lunch
    13:30 Breakout Sessions (cont.)
    Snow monitoring
    Antarctic activities
    Others sessions as confirmed during Day 1
    Breakout groups
    15:00 Break
    15:30 Summary of Breakout Discussions
    Reports from the sessions
    Actions
    Session rapporteurs, roundtable discussion
    16:30 Wrap-up
    17:00 Adjourn
    WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17
    09:00 Other Business/Open Issues
    As identified during Days 1 and 2
    Roundtable
    10:30 Break
    11:00 Other Business/Open Issues (cont.)
    As identified during Days 1 and 2
    Roundtable
    12:00 Adjourn

     

    contact

    Thomas Puestow

    Senior Manager, Earth Observation

    C-CORE

    Captain Robert A. Bartlett Building

    Morrissey Road

    St. John's, NL

    Canada A1B 3X5

    Tel: 709 737-2586

    General Fax: 709 737-4706

    http://www.c-core.ca