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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

     Koumbia
     Madagascar
     Tunisia
     Morocco
     Argentina
     Brazil
     Germany
     Belgium
     France
     Sengal
     China

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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2015 Science Meeting Presentations

December 08 2015

Updated Meeting Agenda

Meeting Summary and Action Items

Monday (Session 1)

Monday (Session 2)

Tuesday (Session 3)

Tuesday (Session 4a)

Tuesday (Session 4b)

 

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Monday 16 November 2015 (Day 1)

8:30     Registration

 

Opening Session:

Chair: Jean-Christophe Schyns

9:00     Welcome address (Belgian Science Policy Office)

9:10     Meeting Objectives - Pierre Defourny, JECAM co-lead

9:20     JECAM network update and report back from GEOGLAM advisors comittee meeting - Ian Jarvis, JECAM co-lead

9:40     GEOGLAM: status and achievements - Michel Deshayes, GEOGLAM

 

1st Session: Cross JECAM Sites experiment

Chair: Olivier Leo

9:55     JECAM/SIGMA large fields experiment for cropland - Nataliia Kussul

10:15   JECAM/SEN2AGRI cross sites benchmarking for cropland - Sophie Bontemps

10:35   JECAM/SEN2AGRI cross sites benchmarking for crop type - Gérard Dedleu

10:55   Coffee Break

 

2nd Session: 2015 Highlights from JECAM Sites

Chair: Don Ball

11:25   SA di Areco JECAM Site (Argentina) - Diego de Abelleyra, Santiago Veron

11:40   Kyiv JECAM Site Progress (Ukraine) - Nataliia Kussul, Andrii Shelestov

11:55   Free State JECAM Site (South Africa) - Terry Newby

12:10   Shandong JECAM Site (China) - Miao Zhang

12:25   Tari JECAM Site (Taiwan) - Chen-Ru Chen

12:40   Lunch

14:00   Koutiala JECAM Site (Mali) - Pierre Sibiry Traore

14:15   Koumbia JECAM Site (Burkina Faso) - Agnès Bégué

14:30   Antsirabe JECAM Site (Madagascar) - Valentine Lebourgeois

14:45   Marrkech JECAM Site (Morocco) - Vincent Simoneaux

14:45   Merguellil JECAM Site (Tunasia) - Bernard Mougenot

15:00   Sud-Midi Pyrenees JECAM Site (France) - Gérard Dedieu

15:15   Coffee Break

15:45   Hesbaye JECAM Site (Belgium) - Aline Léonard, Cindy Delloye

16:00   Barrax JECAM Site (Spain) - Fernando Carmacho

16:15   São Paulo JECAM Site (Brazil) - Agnès Bégué

16:15   Tocantins JECAM Site (Brazil) - Agnès Bégué

16:30   Asia-Rice experiment: current achievements - Shin-Ichi Sobue (by Skype)

16:30   Demmin JECAM Site (Germany) - B. Fichtelmann

16:45   Standards for in situ LAI and biophysical variables measurements - Fernando Camacho

        Discussion towards JECAM guidelines for in situ biophysical measurements

17:30   Open discussion on exhisting JECAM guidelines and expected evolution

18:00   Adjourn

 

Tuesday 17 November 2015 (Day 2)

3rd Session: CEOS support from Agricultural Monitoring

Chair: Benjamin Koetz

9:00     ESA Sentinel-1 and 2 mission status - Benjamin Koetz, ESA

9:20     CEOS Update, JECAM EO data access & NASA/JECAM Cloud based SDMS - Alyssa Whitcraft, Brian Killough, NASA

9:40     The Canadian Space Agency and engagement in support of the JECAM Science objectives - Yves Crevier, CSA

10:00   PROBA-V mission status and achievements - Joost Vandenabeele, Jean-Christophe Schyns, BELSPO

10:20   Pléiades, SPOT4/5 Take 5 & Venus mission - Gérard Dedieu, CNES

10:40   Coffee Break

 

4th Session: Collaborative Initiatives across JECAM Sites

Chair: Yves Crevier

11:10   Data Sharing: JECAM EO and in situ data licenses - Ian Jarvis, Pierre Defourny

        Discussion

11:30   JECAM SAR Cross Sites multi-platform Experiment - Heather McHairn, Pierre Defourny

        Discussion on scientific objectives and joint protocols

        Update on Cloud Services supporting the 2015 Collections of Radarsat-2 and Sentinel-1 data - Ian Jarvis

12:30   Lunch

 

5th Session: The Way Forward

Chair: Pierre Defourny

13:45   Feedback from GEOGLAM Advisory Comittee - Alyssa Whitcraft, Ian Jarvis

14:05   SIGMA current achievements and plans - Sven Gilliams

14:25   SEN2AGRI 2016 demonstration phase - Sophie Bontemps

        GeoODK - Xavier Blaes

15:30   Building on the Minimum Datasets Concept

        Open discussion about research questions to be addressed

16:00   Forthcoming research activities

  • JECAM/SIGMA small fields experiment
  • JECAM-AGMIP joint experiement opportunities
  • Landsat-8 and Sentinel-2 fusion experiment
  • UAV experiences exchange for 'in situ' calibration/validation data
  • SIGMA in situ data collection tool
  • JECAM/SEN2AGRI demonstration phase

17:00   Summary, Action Items and Closing Remarks - Ian Jarvis, Pierre Defourny

17:30   End of 2015 JECAM Science Meeting

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Standards Documents

August 18 2014

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JECAM Guidelines: Definition of the Minimum Earth Observation Dataset Requirements

JECAM Guidelines for Cropland and Crop Type Definition and Field Data Collection

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2014 Science Meeting Presentations

July 28 2014

Updated Meeting Agenda

Meeting Summary and Action Items

Monday (Session 1)

Tuesday (Session 2)

Tuesday (Session 3)

Wednesday (Session 4)

Wednesday (Session 5)

 

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Monday 21 July 2014 (Day 1)

9:20     Meeting Objectives and Update of JECAM & GEOGLAM     

1st Session: Progress Reports from JECAM Sites

Chair:  Andrew Davidson

10:00   France JECAM Site Progress Report - Gérard Dedieu

10:20   Break

10:40   Morocco JECAM Site Progress Report - Gérard Dedieu

11:00   Tunisia JECAM Site Progress Report - Gérard Dedieu

11:20   Jiangsu JECAM Site (China) Progress Report - Shao Yun

11:40   South Nation JECAM Site (Canada) Progress Report - Heather McNairn

12:00   Red River JECAM Site (Canada) Progress Report - Heather McNairn

12:20   Lunch

13:20   CFIA-Ottawa JECAM Site (Canada) Progress Report - Elizabeth Pattey

13:40   Madagascar JECAM Site Progress Report - Agnès Bégué

14:00   Burkina Faso JECAM Site Progress Report - Agnès Bégué

14:20   Brazil – Sao Paulo JECAM Site Progress Report - Agnès Bégué

14:40   Argentina JECAM Site Progress Report - Diego de Abelleyra and Santiago Verón

15:00   Taiwan JECAM Site Progress Report - Chi-Farn Chen

15:20   Break

15:40   Ukraine JECAM Site Progress Report - Nataliia Kussul

16:00   Belgium JECAM Site Progress Report - Pierre Defourny

16:20   South Africa JECAM Site Progress Report - Renaud Mathieu

16:40   Proposed Kenya, Senegal & Tocantins JECAM Sites - Agnès Bégué

16:50   DEMMIN - Test Site for Remote Sensing in Agricultural Application - Bernd Fichtelmann

17:00   Discussion

17:45   Overview Summary of JECAM Site Reports - Ian Jarvis

18:00   Adjourn

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Tuesday 22 July 2014 (Day 2)

2nd Session: CEOS Space Agencies and Commercial Data Providers

Chair: Brian Killough

8:30     SDMS and CEOS Data Access Tools - Brian Killough

9:00     RapidEye Mission Update - Andrew Pylypchuk (BlackBridge)

9:15     CNES Mission Update - Gérard Dedieu

9:30     DLR Mission Update - Bernd Fichtelmann

9:45     JAXA Mission Update - Kei Oyoshi

10:00   DMC II Mission Update - Gary Holmes

10:15   Break

10:30   NASA Mission Update - Brian Killough

10:45   CSA Mission Update - Dean Flett

11:00   Discussion: Open Minimum EO Datasets: Issues, Challenges, and Solutions - Pierre Defourny

12:00   Lunch

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3rd Session: Collaborative Initiatives and Opportunities

Chair: Pierre Defourny

13:00   AsiaRiCE - Shin-ichi Sobue

13:20   OPTIRAD - Jon Styles

13:30   Sentinel Agri-2 - Pierre Defourny

14:00   SIGMA - Sven Gilliams

14:45   Break

15:15   Field Data Collection Tools - Pierre Defourny, Andrew Davidson

            ArcPad Demo & SIGMA Field Data App Review

15:30   Discussion and endorsement of minimum in-situ data and collection standards

17:30   Adjourn

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Wednesday 23 July 2014 (Day 3)

4th Session: Agricultural Monitoring Workshop

Chair: Ian Jarvis

9:00     Collaborative Strategy with GEOSS - WMO - Dr. Byong-Lyol Lee

9:20     SAR Agricultural Applications - Heather McNairn

            Rice Phenology - Yun Shao

            SAR Applications in Argentina - Diego de Abellyra & Santiago Verón

10:00   Break

10:30   Local Sampling to Regional and National Monitoring Frameworks - Bahram Daneshfar

11:30   Open Data Sharing Solutions - Sven Gilliams, Brian Killough

12:30   Lunch

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5th Session: Lessons Learned and the Way Forward

Chair: Chris Justice

13:30   Countries at Risk: Discussion of Research Needs - Agnès Bégué et al

14:00   What We Have Learned and How We Plan to Improve It, and Revisions to the JECAM Science Plan - Discussion with JECAM Site Leads and Data Providers 

15:10   Break

15:30   Summary, Action Items and Parking Lot       

16:00   Adjourn

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2014 JECAM Science Meeting

May 29 2014

Joint Experiment for Crop Assessment and Monitoring (JECAM) Science Meeting  July 21 -23, 2014
K.W. Neatby Building, Central Experimental Farm
960 Carling Avenue,
Ottawa, Ontario Canada

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