Programme

DAY 1: 16 November 2017 

08:00 Welcome coffee

08:30 Welcome (Stéphane Isoard - EEA)

08:40 Welcome and objectives of the User Uptake Workshop  (Ils Reusen - VITO and Mariano Bresciani - CNR)

08:50 GEO Aquawatch Initiative (Ils Reusen - VITO  on behalf of Emily Smail - NOAA)

09:00 Introduction to Copernicus (Ils Reusen - VITO on behalf of Copernicus Support Office)

09:10 Copernicus Global Land Service - Water Quality (Stefan Simis - PML)

09:20 Plans for using Earth Observation data for the implementation of the Water Framework Directive in Ireland (Gary Free - EPA Ireland)

09:30 About the potential of using Copernicus Sentinel data for water quality monitoring at Rijkswaterstaat (Anneleen Oyen - Rijkswaterstaat) 

09:40 INFORM project overview incl. the geoportal (Ils Reusen - VITO)

10:00 INFORM end-user interaction (Mariano Bresciani - CNR)

10:15 Coffee Break

10:45 Water quality modelling (Miguel Dionisio Pires - Deltares)

11:15 Sediment products (Ils Reusen - VITO)

11:30 Light attenuation and euphotic depth products (Dimitry Van der Zande - RBINS)

11:45 Chlorophyll  a, Phycocyanin and Phytoplankton functional types products (Mariano Bresciani - CNR)

12:00 Macrophytes products (Paolo Villa - CNR)

12:15 Primary Production and Sun-induced chlorophyll fluorescence products (Claire Neil - U Stirling)

12:30 CDOM products (Stefan Simis - PML)

12:45 Stratification products (Karin Schenk - EOMAP)

13:00 LUNCH

14:00 Interactive session (Lakes, Lagoons, Wetlands, Rivers, Models, Geoportal) 

16:00 Coffee Break

16:15 Open discussion - End-user feedback and requirements for future products

17:00 Reception

18:30 Closure

 

DAY 2: 17 November 2017 

08:30 Welcome coffee

09:00 Recommendations for future satellite missions (Dimitry Van der Zande - RBINS)

09:15 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)

10:00 Open discussion - Way forward and concluding remarks

10:30 Coffee break

11:00 Practical hands-on session: iCOR atmospheric correction hands-on demonstration using the SNAP toolbox (Clémence Goyens - VITO)

13:00 LUNCH

14:00 Practical hands-on session: ACOLITE atmospheric correction hands-on demonstration (Quinten Vanhellemont - RBINS)

16:00 End of the workshop