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GCOS/GTOS/WCRP Terrestrial Observation Panel for Climate (TOPC), 17th Session

The 17th session of the TOPC was held on the 16-17th March 2015 at the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL at Birmensdorf, Switzerland.

(Last update: 17 April 2015)

Meeting Report

 

List of documents

All presentations as zip file (50-5 MB) (Status:28 April 2015)

Agenda Item
Presentation No.
Description

Notes

1
 
2.1
TOPC-17 and AOPC-20, Report from the Director  
2.2
Group on Earth Observations (GEO) - 2015 Update -  
3.1
GCOS/UNFCCC/IPCC Workshop ‘Enhancing observations to support preparedness and adaptation in a changing climate – Learning from the Fifth IPCC Assessment Report’ Part of the presentation given in agenda 2.1
3.2
Workshop on Observations for Climate Change Mitigation: a brief summary  
4.1
Report from GCOS Space Rapporteur, including CEOS Climate activities and ECV Inventory / ESA Climate Change Initiative  
4.2
Land Product Validation (LPV), Sub-group Update  
5.1
A preliminary review on some carbon related ECVs  
5.2
Cryosphere and Oceans 2015  
6.1.1
Snow Cover ECV
6.1.2
Global terrestrial Network for Glaciers: Monitoring of an ECV in a Research Based Environment  
6.1.3
Ice Sheets  
6.1.4
Global Terrestrial Network for Permafrost GTN-P  
Update on GTN-H  
6.2.1
ECV River Discharge and the Global Terrestrial Network for River Discharge GTN-R  
6.2.2

Activity of International Data Centre on Hydrology of Lakes and Reservoirs (HYDROLARE)

 
6.2.3
Soil Moisture ECV: Status 2015  
6.3.1
Albedo, FAPAR and LAI: Status on the implementation of ECVS  
6.3.2
Update on Observing Land Cover as Essential Climate Variable
6.3.3
Current capabilities for Observing Forest Above Ground Biomass  
6.3.4
Fire Disturbance Activities in 2014  
6.4
Update on the GCOS Status Report  
CEOS ECV Inventory  

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