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IDEAS+ Cal/Val Workshop 2015

17-Mar - 17-Mar 2015

Finmeccanica, Westminster

The first IDEAS+ (Instrument Data quality Evaluation and Analysis Service) Calibration/Validation workshop was held on 17 March 2015 at Finmeccanica, Westminster. The objectives were:

  • Familiarization of the main team members with the activities and scope of Cal/Val in IDEAS+;
  • Look for synergies between activities and identify/agree on any tasks needed for their coordination;
  • Agreement of monitoring/reporting of the newer more project-based activities.

The programme and presentations are available below. 

Tuesday 17 March 2015

Introduction and scope of the meeting

Gareth Davies (Serco)

Overview of Task 3 structure/activities

Gareth Davies (Serco)

Round table of presentations on individual activities


Support for instruments and cal/val contracts

Stefano Casadio (Serco)

Support for Proba-V

Fabrizio Niro (Serco)

Cal/val portal etc.

Alessandro Burini (Rhea)

Support for workshops and working groups

Françoise Labonté (FLC)

Calibration and data quality toolbox

Steve Mackin (EOSense)

Radiometric Uncertainty Tool

Javier Gorrono (NPL)

Discussion of how to group the new activities into themes (e.g. by instrument type, application, type of support etc.)


Terrestrial (including airborne measurements)


Atmospheric composition




L1 Working Group


Working group and strategic support

Arctic applications 
Reporting/management of projects 





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