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GLOBAL SPACE-BASED INTER-CALIBRATION SYSTEM
11th SESSION OF THE EXECUTIVE PANEL
Date: Sunday 2 October 2011.  14h00 - 18h00
Venue: St Petersburg, Russian Federation (Sokos Hotel Palace Bridge -Same venue as CGMS-39)
Directions and Hotel information
Final Report: Published here : Reports and Publications (as soon as available) EP11 report

Agenda Item Related Working Documents and Background Information

1

 

OPENING OF THE SESSION
Introduction and welcome
Adoption of the agenda and meeting schedule

2

BRIEF UPDATE ON PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS

GEO/LEO and LEO/LEO IR correction, Solar channel calibration,LEO-LEO heritage instruments

3

IMPLEMENTATION AND ACCEPTANCE OF NEW PRODUCTS
Implementation of GEO-LEO Infrared correction in India
Pre-operational acceptance of demonstration products
(See section 3 of the Report to CGMS-39)

4

BRIEF UPDATE ON MICROWAVE ACTIVITIES

Collaboration with GPM X-Cal

5

CALIBRATION ACTIVITIES IN RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Calibration /validation activities and plans in Russian Federation (Roshydromet/Roscosmos/SPU)

6

DATA MANAGEMENT AND DISTRIBUTION
Harmonized web interface for product distribution
GSICS product cataloguing, metadata issues
Instrument performance monitoring web-based information
(See section 5 of the Report to CGMS-39 )

7

GENERAL METHODOLOGY AND INFRASTRUCTURE

Guide on Estimation of Uncertainty in GSICS intercomparisons
User registration system
Calibration sites

8

OTHER CALIBRATION ISSUES  TO BE CONSIDERED BY THE EXECUTIVE PANEL

Issues requiring support or coordination by GSICS

9

OUTREACH AND INTERACTION WITH USERS

Outcome of third GSICS Users' Workshop  (J. Lafeuille, T. Hewison. X. Wu)
(See also Section 7 of the Report to CGMS-39)
Journal publications and scientific conferences:
  Special issue of Journal (T. Hewison)
Outreach actions (including web)

10

MEMBERSHIP AND PARTNERSHIPS

Evolving membership
Coordination with CEOS WGCV
Collaboration with SCOPE-CM
Report to CGMS-39  (M. Goldberg)

11

OVERALL WORK PLAN

GSICS Operations Plan
Status of Executive Panel Actions
Executive Panel Guidance for future actions

12

NOMINATION OF EXECUTIVE PANEL VICE-CHAIR

13

ANY OTHER BUSINESS

Draft GSICS Principles (T. Hewison, J. Schmetz)

14

DATE AND PLACE OF NEXT MEETINGS

Next GDWG-GRWG meeting
Next Executive Panel meeting

General Background Documents/ Information
  Final Report of the 10th GSICS Executive Panel
  Final Report of the GRWG-GDWG Joint Meeting, Daejeon, Rep. Korea, 22-25 March 2011
  Members of the GSICS Executive Panel and Working Groups
  Terms of Reference of the Executive Panel
  Terms of Reference of the GDWG
  Terms of Reference of the GRWG

 

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