Space Solutions for

Climate Change & Environment

  Thursday, 2 June 2016        09:00 - 18:00        Room: Mississippi

  • climate3


09:00 Introduction
Mauro Facchini
Head of Copernicus Service, DG GROW, European Commission
Opening by the Dutch Presidency
Sharon Dijksma
Minister for the Environment, The Netherlands
Singapore Air Quality Management
Chris Steenmans
Head of Programme ICT and Data Management, European Environment Agency (EEA)
09:40 Marine Environment Monitoring
Chair: Reinhard Blasi, European GNSS Agency (GSA)
Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service and Climate
Pierre Bahurel
Mercator Ocean
Ocean climate monitoring / ocean state report
Karina von Schuckmann
Mercator Ocean
10:30 Coffee Break
Arctic Monitoring and Applications
Johnny Johannessen
Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center
Marine Use Case
Vincent Donato
French Naval Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service (SHOM)
11:40 Air Quality
Chair: Pepijn Veefkind, Koninklijk Nederlands Meteorologisch Instituut (KNMI)
Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service
Richard Engelen
European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecast (ECMWF)
Monitoring of Emissions for Air Quality and Climate
Pieternel Levelt
Koninklijk Nederland Meteorologisch Instituut (KNMI)
Global Air Quality Constellation
Claus Zehner
European Space Agency (ESA)
PM10 Monitoring using space-borne observations
Alessandro di Menno
ISPRA - Istituto Superiore per la Protezione e la Ricerca Ambientale
13:00 Lunch Break
iSPEX: using space technology to turn smartphones into scientific equipment to measure air pollution
Frans Snik
Leiden University
Frank Baier and Jürgen Vogel
DLR and bavAIRia e.V.
14:40 Topic Presentation: Climate Change/CO2
Chair: Mauro Facchini, DG GROW, European Commission
Copernicus Climate Change Service
Dick Dee
European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecast (ECMWF)
Climate Adapt
Chris Steenmans
Head of Programme ICT and Data Management, European Environment Agency (EEA)
The challenge of climate services in the insurance sector
Ralf Toumi
Head of Space and Atmospheric Physics, Imperial College London
EDgE: an End-to-end Demonstrator for improved decision making in the water sector in Europe
Christel Prudhomme
Principal Hydrologist, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (NERC)
15:50 Coffee Break
16:20 Topic Presentation: Climate Change/CO2 (continued)
ECEM Project (Energy)
Alberto Troccoli
University of East Anglia
CO2 Emission Monitoring System
Bernard Pinty
Scientific Officer, DG GROW, Copernicus Services, European Commission
Mark Dowell
Senior Scientist, Joint Research Centre (JRC), European Commission
17:00 Discussion - Round Table
Perspectives Air Quality Management, Climate Change Adaptation and the Future of Global GHG Emission Monitoring
Pieternel Levelt, Richard Engelen, Dick Dee, Stephen Briggs [tbc], Caroline Richter [tbc]
17:45 Conclusions

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