Draft programme

DAY 1: 16 November 2017 (Start 8:30)

Welcome (Stéphane Isoard - EEA)

Welcome and objectives of the User Uptake Workshop  (Ils Reusen - VITO and Mariano Bresciani - CNR)

GEO Aquawatch Initiative (Ils Reusen - VITO  on behalf of Emily Smail - NOAA)

Introduction to Copernicus - TBC

Copernicus Global Land Service - Water Quality (Stefan Simis - PML)

Plans for using Earth Observation data for the implementation of the Water Framework Directive in Ireland (Gary Free - EPA Ireland)

Plans for using Copernicus Sentinel data for water quality at Rijkswaterstaat (Anneleen Oyen - Rijkswaterstaat) - TBC

INFORM project overview incl. the geoportal (Ils Reusen - VITO)

INFORM end-user interaction (Mariano Bresciani - CNR)

Water quality modelling (Miguel Dionisio Pires - Deltares)

Sediment products (Ils Reusen/Liesbeth De Keukelaere - VITO)

Light attenuation and euphotic depth products (Dimitry Van der Zande - RBINS)

Chlorophyll  a, Phycocyanin and Phytoplankton functional types products (Mariano Bresciani - CNR)

Macrophytes products (Paolo Villa - CNR)

Primary Production and Sun-induced chlorophyll fluorescence products (Claire Neil - U Stirling)

CDOM products (Stefan Simis - PML)

Stratification products (Karin Schenk - EOMAP)


Interactive session (Lakes, Lagoons, Wetlands, Rivers, Models) 

Open discussion - End-user feedback and requirements for future products


DAY 2: 17 November 2017 (End 16:00)

Recommendations for future satellite missions (Dimitry Van der Zande - RBINS)

Introduction to iCOR and ACOLITE atmospheric correction for Landsat-8 and Sentinel-2 (incl. validation results and intercomparison) (Clémence Goyens - VITO and Dimitry Van der Zande - RBINS)

Open discussion - Way forward and concluding remarks

Practical hands-on session: iCOR atmospheric correction hands-on demonstration using the SNAP toolbox (Clémence Goyens - VITO)


Practical hands-on session: ACOLITE atmospheric correction hands-on demonstration (Quinten Vanhellemont - RBINS)