2016 Science Meeting Presentations

January 17 2017

A summary of the requirements received by 10 October 2016 are in the JECAM Site Summaries condensed spreadsheet.


Please be advised that there is an improved and expanded version of the JECAM Site Data Methods Questions spreadsheet which needs to be filled in by all sites and sent to Alyssa Whitcraft.



Meeting Summary and Action Items

Tuesday (Session 1)

Tuesday (Session 2)

Wednesday (Session 3)

Wednesday (Session 4)



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Tuesday 11 October 2016 (Day 1)

8:30     Registration and coffee


Opening Session:

Chair: Ian Jarvis, JECAM co-lead

9:00     Welcome address, Ian Jarvis, Nataliia Kussul

9:15     Meeting Objectives - Pierre Defourny, JECAM co-lead

9:30     JECAM network update and report back from GEOGLAM advisors comittee meeting - Ian Jarvis, JECAM co-lead

9:45     GEOGLAM: status and achievements - Michel Deshayes, GEOGLAM

     Inbal Becker-Reshef
     Chris Justice


2016 Highlights from JECAM Sites

Chair: Nataliia Kussul

10:00     JECAM Site Introductions


11:15     Poster presentations from JECAM sites.

12:30     Lunch


1st Session: Multi-Site Experiements: Updates and Discussion

Chair: Pierre Defourny, JECAM co-chair

13:30     Sentinel-2 for Agriculture demonstration over multiple sites, Nicolas Bellemans, UCL

13:50     STARS smallholder farming experiment using VHR time series, X.Blaes and U. Schultess

14:10     SIGMA Cross site initatives, Sven Gilliams, VITO

     JECAM Support (STAC database, VEGA platform to share JECAM data, etc)
     Yield estimations
     Agricultural Trend Analysis

14:30     JECAM experiement about the training sampling density, SIGMA partners

     François Waldner
     Diego de Abelleyra

14:50     JECAM SAR Cross-site experiemnt (Crop Identification), Andy Davidson

15:10     New research questions for cross site approach, Chair discussion all

15:30     Coffee Break



2nd Session: Revisiting the EO Data Needs for a Global System of Systems

Chair: Alyssa Whitcraft, GEOGLAM

16:00     GEOGLAM's Earth Observation Requirement; R&D Outcomes to Operational Requirements and Guidance

18:00     Adjourn



Wednesday 12 October 2016 (Day 2)

3rd Session: CEOs support and joint protocols for Agriculture Monitoring

Chair: Yves Crevier, CSA

9:00     JECAM EO data and in situ data licences, Ian Jarvis

     2016 Collection of Radarsat and Sentinel-1 time series Status of Pleiades availability for JECAM sites.

9:20     ESA Sentinel-1, 2 and 3 mission status and data availability, Benjamin Koetz, ESA

     Discussion on scientific objectives, processing standards and joint protocols



4th Session: The Way Forward

Chair: Pierre Defourny

9:45     JECAM initiative as GEOGLAM R&D component to develop a new generation of agriculture monitoring systems

     Open discussion about the way to capitalize JECAM outcomes. Open discussion about the way forward high resolution multi-sensor agriculture monitoring systems

10:45     Opportunities to go forward beyond SIGMA, STARS and Sentinel-2 for Agriculture projects

11:15     Summary, Action Items and Closing Remarks, Ian Jarvis, Pierre Defourny

12:30     End of meeting


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