Agenda & Keynote Speaker


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Day 1: Tuesday, 13 March 2018

8:00-9:00
Registration; Oral presentation submission
Opening session
9:00-9:15
Welcome and overview of the workshop
Peter Minnett, SOLAS SSC, USA
9:15-9:30
SOLAS overview
Lisa Miller, SOLAS SSC Chair, Canada
New and future relevant satellite missions
9:30-10:00
Invited: NASA’s Study of Earth System Processes and Components Relevant to the Surface Ocean-Atmosphere Interface - Jack Kaye, NASA HQ, USA
10:00-10:30
Invited: The ESA EO Scientific Exploitation Programme: Opportunities for SOLAS - Diego Fernández-Prieto, ESA ESRIN, Frascati, Italy
10:30-11:00
Coffee break
Novel platforms and sensors
11:00-11:20
NASA’s Plankton, Aerosol, Clouds, ocean Ecosystems (PACE) mission: Opportunity for collaborative science across the ocean-atmosphere interface - Lorraine Remer, University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA
11:20-11:40
The NASA Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS)
Chris Ruf, University of Michigan, USA
11:40-12:00
The HARP (Hyperangular Imaging Polarimeter) and use of nanosatellites for the measurment of aerosols, clouds and the ocean surface properties
J. Vanderlei Martins, University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA
12:00-12:20
Ocean-Atmosphere Remote Sensing using Hyperspectral Satellite Spectrometers - Diego Loyola, DLR, Germany
12:20-12:30
Discussion
12:30-14:00
Lunch
14:00-14:20
Sea Surface Scanner: Linking remote and in situ observations of the ocean-atmosphere interface - Oliver Wurl, University of Oldenburg, Germany
Challenging properties and processes
14:20-14:50
Invited: Aerosol remote sensing: why so difficult? - Kirk Knobelspiesse, NASA GSFC, USA
14:50-15:10
Studying the sensitive regimes and active regions of aerosol indirect effect for the ice clouds over the global oceans by using long-term satellite observations - Xuepeng Zhao, NOAA NESDIS, USA
15:10-15:30
Discussion
15:30-16:00
Coffee break
16:00-16:20
Using Remote Sensing Observations to Estimate Dust Deposition into Tropical Atlantic Ocean - Hongbin Yu, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA
16:20-16:40
Characterization of the reflectance coefficient of skylight from the ocean surface and implications to Ocean Color - Alexander Gilerson, City College of New York, USA
16:40-17:00
Dropsonde-Based Validation of Satellite-Derived Near-Surface Air Temperature and Specific Humidity Products - Gary Wick, NOAA, USA
17:00-17:20
Observations of seabed methane inputs to the lower atmosphere in the Arctic in winter using IASI satellites data - Leonid Yurganov, University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA
17:30-18:00
Discussion

 

Day 2: Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Posters available throughout the day!

             8:00-8:45              Poster setup; Oral presentation submission
Challenging properties and processes - continued
9:00-9:20
Airborne remote sensing of the upper ocean turbulence - Ivan Savelyev, US Naval Reseach Laboratory, USA
9:20-9:40
The 2015-2016 El Niño and the response of the carbon cycle: Findings from the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) mission - Abhishek Chatterjee, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA
9:40-10:00
Assessment of export efficiency equations in the Southern Ocean applied to satellite-based net primary production - Lionel Artega, Princeton University, USA
10:00-10:20
A deterministic inverse method for ocean skin temperautre profile retrevals from M-AERI measurements - Prabhat K. Koner, University of Maryland, USA
10:20-10:30
Discussion
10:30-11:00
Coffee break
Air-sea fluxes
11:00-11:30
Invited: Remotely Sensed Data Requirements for Turbulent Heat Flux Determination - Abderrahim Bentamy, IFREMER, France
11:30-11:50
An improved estimation of satellite derived surface humidity and air-sea latent heat flux - Hiroyuki Tomita, ISEE - Nagoya University, Japan
11:50-12:10
Improving Indian Ocean surface heat and freshwater flux estimates based on ocean measurements - James Carton, University of Maryland, USA
12:10-12:30
Effect of a Sea Spray Layer on Remote Sensing of Ocean Surface - Magdalena D. Anguelova, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC, USA.
12:30-14:00
Lunch
Challenging conditions
14:00-14:30
Invited: Observation of Arctic sea ice breakup and floe size during the winter-to-summer transition - Phil Hwang, University of Huddersfield, UK
14:30-14:50
The Multi-sensor Improved Sea-Surface Temperature: Continuing the GHRSST partnership and improving Arctic Data - Chelle Gentemann, Earth and Space Research, USA
14:50-15:30
Discussion
15:30-16:00
Tea break
16:00-16:10
Formation of breakout groups
16:10-17:30
Breakout session I
17:30-18:00
Breakout session I reports
19:30-21:00
Poster session

 

Day 3: Thursday, 15 March 2018

9:00-9:10
Formation of breakout groups
9:10-10:30
Breakout session II
10:30-11:00
Coffee break
11:00-11:30
Breakout session II reports
11:30-12:15
Plenary summary and future plans
12:15-12:30
Closing remarks
12:30-14:00
Lunch


Keynote Speakers


Abderrahim Bentamy  
Laboratoire Spatial et Interfaces Air-Mer
Institut français de recherche pour l'exploitation de la mer (IFREMER)
29280 Plouzané
France
Diego Fernández-Prieto
European Space Research Institute
European Space Agency
Frascati
Italy
Email
Phil Hwang University of Huddersfield
Queensgate
Huddersfield
HD1 3DH
United Kingdom

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Jack Kaye Associate Director for Research
Earth Science Division
Science Mission Directorate
NASA HeadquartersWashington, DC 20546
USA
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Kirk Knoblespeisse Dr. Kirk Knoblespeisse
NASA/GSFC
Greenbelt, MD 20771
USA
Email

 

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