Minimize IDEAS+ Level 1 workshop

An IDEAS+ (Instrument Data quality Evaluation and Analysis Service) Level 1 workshop was held at PMOD-WRC in Davos on 8 and 9 December 2015. The main objectives of the meeting were to follow up on the first Level 1 workshop held on 10 and 11 June 2013  and to discuss and review approaches to calibration, Level 1 processing, traceability and uncertainty estimates.

The programme and presentations are available below. 


Tuesday-Wednesday 8-9 December 2015





Bojan Bojkov (ESA) and Gareth Davies (Serco)

Major points arising from the first Level 1 meeting in June 2013 (and LPVE/APVE)

Gareth Davies (Serco)

Overview of IDEAS+ Task 3 activities

Gareth Davies (Serco)
Introduction to PMOD/WRC Julian Gröbner

Level 1 activities


Calibration and Data Quality Toolbox

Steve Mackin (EOSense)

Radiometric Uncertainty Tool

Javier Gorrono (NPL)

IMPETuS (Intercomparison of Multi sPEctral data over Test Sites)

Alessandro Burini (Rhea)

Atmosphere and ground-based measurements


Ground-Based Instrument Calibration – A Pulsed Tuneable Laser System for the Characterisation of Spectrometers (ATLAS)

Julian Groebner (PMOD-WRC)

OMI validation and Pandoras

Alexander Cede (Luftblick)

Brewer-OMI comparisons using EUBREWNET

Alberto Redondas (AEMET)
Maintenance for ground-based validation instruments calibration laboratory Gael Picoulet (Lille)

Terrestrial (including airborne measurements)


Mer Bleue Arctic Surrogate Simulation Study "MBASSS"

Ray Soffer (NRC)
Airborne Hyperspectral Activities at the NRC Flight Research Laboratory Ray Soffer (NRC)

Time Series Fusion

Sebastien Saunier (Telespazio)

Geometric Quality Parameters

Sebastien Saunier (Telespazio)



Discussion of major points and recommendations All
Summary of actions All
Scope and date of next meeting All