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Polar Space Task Group (PSTG)
Sixth Session
Date: 13-15 September 2016
Venue: ESA ESTEC
Noordwijk, The Netherlands
Meeting room & Logistics
Report: PSTG-6_Final-Report
Related links : PSTG Home

ALL DOCUMENTS AND PRESENTATIONS

 

Agenda Item Related Working Documents

1

Welcome and Opening Remarks

 2  Introductions to Participants

3

Approval of Agenda (Provisional Agenda - v20160901 )

4

Keynote 1: Sentinel-1 Constellation and Applications

 5  Review of Action Items

6
6.1
6.1.1
6.1.2
6.1.3
6.1.4
6.2
6.3

6.4
6.5
6.6

Addressing Strategic Initiatives
Global Cryosphere Watch
- CryoNet In-situ Network
- Product Validation / Intercomparisons [ESA, NOAA]
- Key Contributions: SnowWatch, SnowPEx, SnowEx [DOC], ASO
- Agency Inventory on In-situ Snow Activities [ECCC]
Year of Polar Prediction 2017-2019 [DOC]
Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) [Overview, SatelliteNeeds, DOC]
GEO Cold Regions Initiative [DOC]
Polar Reanalyses [DOC]
US White House Arctic Science Ministerial

7

SAR Coordination Working Group Report

8

Keynote 2: CryoSat: ESA's Ice Mission Achievements

9
9.1
9.2

9.3

Status of Agency Responses to PSTG Strategic Plan
Evolution in user requirements [Ice Sheets, Permafrost (ppt, GlobPermafrost), Snow, Floating Ice, Glaciers]
Update to agency commitments [CNES, CONAE (Overview-Argentina National Acquisition Plan; SAOCOM IMAS), CSA/ECCC (ECCC IceBridge; TerrestrialSnowMission), ESA, ISRO, NOAA, NASA]
Key gaps and mitigation plan

10

Keynote 3: Polar Regions and Cryosphere Monitoring from Space: Future Outlook

11
11.1
11.2
11.3

Communications
Update on recent accomplishments [DOC]
What qualifies a PSTG accomplishment?
Communicating the value of PSTG
- PSTG SAR CWG Data Compendium [URL]
- Forthcoming Meeting Opportunities [URL]

12
12.1
12.2
12.3

Reporting
EC-PHORS
CGMS-44 [DOC]
CEOS SIT

13

Summary of PSTG-6 Actions

Background Documents / Information
INF. 1 General Meeting Information, Logistics
INF. 2 PSTG Strategic Plan 2015-2018
   


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