Minimize APVE II Workshop: Arctic Products Validation & Evolution Workshop II
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Programme (20 October 2015)
Day 1: Tuesday, 27 October 2015

8:00-8:30

Registration

8:35

Introduction

8:35

Ulrika Willén

SMHI, Sweden

Welcome and introduction

8:50

Bojan Bojkov

ESA, Italy

EO challenges in the Arctic and high-latitudes and the workshop objectives

9:20

Ralf Döscher

SMHI, Sweden

Challenges for climate science in the Arctic

9:40

Dennis Nazarenko

LOOKNorth, Canada

Overview of the first APVE Workshop: Canadian perspective

10:00

Yves Crevier

CSA, Canada

Coordination Framework for Satellite-Based EO Monitoring in the Government

10:20-10:45

Cofee Break

10:45

Cryosphere Session (1/2) - Chair: C. Duguay

10:45

Kari Luojus

Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland

Integrated Monitoring of the Land Cryosphere Utilizing Active and Passive, Optical and Microwave Instruments

11:00

Thomas Nagler

ENVEO, Austria

Advancements in Snow and Ice Monitoring by the Sentinel Satellite Constellation

11:15

Birgit Heim (On Behalf of Annett Bartsch)

AWI, Germany

Permafrost long-term monitoring sites (Arctic and Antarctic) as focus areas for monitoring by satellite data

11:30

Michael Linden-Vørnle

National Space Institute, Denmark

Arctic infrastructure using satellites and unmanned systems

11:45

Land Session (1/2) - Chair: G. Leblanc

11:45

David Gustafsson

SMHI, Sweden

Assessment of in-situ and satellite based snow cover data for improving land to ocean discharge predictions with a pan-arctic hydrological model

12:00

Sébastien Saunier

TPZ/Magellium, France

The use of Landsat MSS historical data in the case of climate studies

12:15

Raymond Soffer

NRC, Canada

The Mer Bleue Arctic Simulation Study (MBASS)

12:30

Birgit Heim

AWI, Germany

User and Expert-supported Validation and Evaluation Experiments for high-latitude permafrost landscapes: ESA DUE PERMAFROST (2009-2012) and ongoing programs EnMAP, PAGE21, HGF-EDA

12:45-13:45

Lunch

13:45

Lake and Coastal Session (1/2) - Chair: P. Kowalczuk

13:45

Claude R. Duguay

University of Waterloo, Canada

Development of Arctic Lake Ice Products from MODIS and VIIRS Data

14:05

Dmytro Kyryliuk

Stockholm University, Sweden

Total suspended matter derived from MERIS data as indicator of coastal process extent in the Baltic Sea

14:25

Elina Kari

Stockholm University, Sweden

Retrieval of suspended particulate matter from turbidity­ model development, validation, and application to MERIS data over the Baltic Sea

14:40

Atmosphere (1/2) - Chair: R. Preusker

14:40 Susanne Crewell University of Cologne, Germany (AC)3:  A German initiative to study ArctiC Amplification: Climate Relevant Atmospheric and SurfaCe Processes, and Feedback Mechanisms
15:00 Kathleen Wilmot(On behalf of Ralf Bennartz) Vanderbilt University, US High-latitude satellite product validation at Summit-Greenland

15:20-15:45

Coffee Break

15:05 Salomon Eliasson SMHI, Sweden The CMSAF CLARA-A2 satellite dataset simulator - a general description and demonstration assessing EC Earth modelled Arctic cloud response to changing sea-ice cover
15:20 Karl-Göran Karlsson SMHI, Sweden Performance of Arctic cloud products in the CLARA-A2 AVHRR dataset
16:30 Discussion
17:30 End of day 1
17:30-19:00 Icebreaker
19:00 Non-hosted dinner

 

Programme (20 October 2015)
Day 2: Wednesday 28 October 2015

 

Review from Day 1

8:30

Bojan Bojkov

ESA, Italy

Overview and outcomes from Day 1

8:40

Cryosphere (2/2) - Chair: D. Gustafsson

8:40

David Small

University of Zurich, Switzerland

Sentinel-1 Backscatter Composite Products for Wet Snow Mapping

8:55

Jacob L. Høyer

Danish Meteorological Institute, Denmark

Validation of satellite ice surface temperature using field campaign observations in the Arctic

9:10

Steffen Tietsche

European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts, UK

Using satellite products to evaluate Arctic sea ice in the new ECMWF ocean reanalysis ORAP5

9:25

Discussion

9:35

Atmosphere session (2/2) - Chair: S. Crewell

9:35

Daniel Klaus

Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany

New insight of Arctic cloud parameterisation from regional climate model simulations, satellite-based and drifting station data

9:50

René Preusker

FUB, Germany

Water Vapour and cloud observations in the Arctic

10:05

Joseph Sedlar

Stockholm University, Sweden

Should we trust AIRS thermodynamic profiles over the remote Arctic Ocean?

10:20

Abhay Devasthale

SMHI, Sweden

Towards improved understanding of the vertical structure of the Arctic atmosphere: Contributions from the A-Train convoy and relevancy for ESA missions

10:35

Discussion

10:50-11:05

Coffee Break

11:05

Lake and Coastal Session (2/2) - Chair: C. Duguay

11:05

Miroslaw Darecki

Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

Remote sensing of the euphotic zone depth in stratified Arctic waters.

11:25

Tiit Kutser

University of Tartu, Estonia

Validation of ocean colour products in inland and coastal waters of Northern Europe

11:55

Piotr Kowalczuk

Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

Bio-optical properties of the West Spitsbergen Shelf. The baseline for the validation and uncertainty characterisation of Earth Observation products in the European Arctic.

12:10

Brigit Heim

AWI, Germany

From Ocean Colour to Organic Carbon

12:30-13:30

 

Lunch

13:30

Land Session (2/2) - Chair: F. Gascon

13:30 George Leblanc (On behalf of N.T Roulet) NRC, Canada Long-term measurements of the ecology, hydrology and carbon biochemistry of a northern peatland – projects for remote sensing calibration
13:45 George Leblanc NRC, Canada Airborne hyperspectral vegetation products over Mer Bleue Canada: its use as a surrogate northern bog
14:00 Said Kharbouche Mullard Space Science Laboratory, UK Assessment of different Satellite reflectance Products over the Arctic Region from the NASA CAR instrument
14:15 H. Peter White NRCAN, Canada Spectral image simulation of the Mer Bleue Arctic surrogate study site (MBASSS) and ISDAv2
14:30 Discussion
15:30-15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 Conclusions and recommendations – Way forward
Chairs: B. Bojkov and U. Willén
17:30 End

 

Minimize Author Instruction

Oral presentations:

15 min talk: the talk should be 12 min. actual presentation + 3 min. discussion. Max 10 slides.
(please bring a poster if you want in addition to your talk)
 

Poster instructions:
There will be a general poster session/icebreaker at the end of the Workshop: Day 1
Poster dimension must be: Height: 119cm and Width: 84cm

Participation at the workshop is free of charge.

Minimize Logistic Information

The venue for the meeting will be at the Museum of Work - Arbetets Museum
http://www.arbetetsmuseum.se/about-the-museum/

 

How to reach Norrköping
 

By flight:

Norrköping airport (http://www.norrkopingflygplats.se/en) has direct connections to Helsinki.

Stockholm Skavsta airport (http://www.skavsta.se/en), situated 50 minutes by bus from Norrköping, has connections by e.g. Ryanair.

Linköping airport (http://www.linkopingsflygplats.se/en), situated 30 minutes by taxi from Norrköping, has direct connections to Amsterdam and Copenhagen.

Stockholm Arlanda airport (http://www.arlanda.se/en), situated 2 hours by train from Norrköping, has international connections.
 

By train:

Train connections to Norrköping from Arlanda (2-2.5 h), Stockholm (1.5 h) and Copenhagen (4 h). More information: http://www.sj.se/start/startpage/index.form?l=en

 

Hotel information:

Block reservations with SMHI rates have been made at 4 hotels

Hotel Kneippen (15 rooms) 650 SEK including breakfast http://www.kneippen.se/en/
Last day to book 16 October 2015 – booking reference APVE
 

Hotel President (20 rooms) 875 SEK including breakfast  
Last day to book 5 October 2015 – booking reference 14070278
http://www.profilhotels.com/hotel-norrkoping-hotel-president/ 
 

Elite Grand Hotel Norrköping (25 rooms) 890 SEK including breakfast
Last day to book 28 September 2015 – booking reference –GSMH261015
https://www.elite.se/en/hotell/norrkoping/grand-hotel/
 

Scandic Norrköping City (25 rooms) 885 SEK incl breakfast
Last day to book 25 September 2015 – booking reference SMH261015
http://www.scandichotels.com/Hotels/Sweden/Norrkoping/Scandic-Norrkoping-City/