WORKSHOP PROGRAMME AND POWER POINT PRESENTATIONS


 9:00 9:30
  Opening

SESSION 1:  MedWet inventory method: Background & Future expectations

9:30-9:45

The MedWet Initiative.

Spyros Kouvelis, MCU

9:45-10:00

Overview of the MedWet inventory work 1993-2006, from MW-1 to MW-CODDE.

Pere Tomas Vives, TdV

10:00-10:15

The MedWet Inventory method: data collection & storage, habitat system.

Joao Carlos Farinha, ICN

10:15-10:30

Planning the adoption of  RS & SDIs techniques: Expectations of the present workshop.

Eleni Fitoka, EKBY

Abstract
 

SESSION 2: Remote Sensing prototype products for inventorying and monitoring Mediterranean wetlands 

10:30-11:00

Habitats and flooding duration's satellite monitoring applied to wetlands, an example: the Camargue (the Rhone delta).

Alain Sandoz, TdV

Abstract 

11:00-11:30

Use of Landsat to create national wetland lists and organize a MedWet database archive: The Albanian Wetland Inventory case.

Antonis Apostolakis, EKBY

Abstract

11:30-11:45

 Coffee break

11:45-12:15

GlobWetland: Inventorying, Monitoring and Assessment of Wetlands from Space. European Space Agency.

Diego Fernandez, ESA

Abstract

12:15-12:45

Exploring the scale dependence of landscape metrics when estimated by satellite imagery. SPIN example in Kerkini Lake, Greece.

Eleni Fitoka, EKBY

Abstract

12:45-13-15

Classification of habitats using satellite imagery.

Iphigenia Keramitsoglou, University of Athens

Abstract

13:15-14:15

Lunch 

14:15-14:45

FP6 Geoland EO-based approaches relevant for Wetlands monitoring.

Alistair Lamb,  INFOTERRA Abstract
Presentation 2

14:45- 15:15

Mapping and monitoring of wetland habitats in Northern Germany. Examples
from the EU projects: SPIN and Geoland.

Michael Bock, DLR

Abstract
 

SESSION 3: Possibilities to include Mediterranean wetlands in future remote sensing product developments 

15:15-15:30

From  GlobWetlands to the operational use of EO tecnology for the monitoring of Mediterranean wetlands.

Diego Fernandez, ESA

Abstract

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The use of ALOS PALSAR data for wetland inventory, mapping and monitoring: examples from the K&C Initiative.

Ake Rosenqvist, SSC and John Lowry, NCTWR

Abstract
 

SESSION 4: Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDI)

15:30-15:45

The MedWet Web Information System: an SDI application.

Lena Hatziiordanou, EKBY and Panagiotis Katsaros, AUTH

Abstract

15:45-16:00

Application oriented use of GIS and the networking activity of the GISIG Association. Emanuele Roccatagliata, GISIG Abstract

16:00-16:15

CORINE Land Cover & Land and Ecosystem Accounting tools.

Jean-Louis Weber, EEA

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Coastal activities of the Global Terrestrial Observing System (C-GTOS): Spatial data infrastructure and remote sensing Applications for in situ monitoring sites.

John Latham, GTOS/FAO of the UN

Abstract

16:15-16 :45

Coffee break  
 

Discussion & Future steps (16:45 - 18:00)

  • Collaboration agreements between MedWet/CODDE project and RS experts for the adaptation of selected prototype products (organization of tests and preparation of application guidelines).

  • Possibilities of making Mediterranean wetlands a case study into new Earth Observation (EO) projects or initiatives.

  • Participation of MedWet as a Spatial Data Interest Community (SDIC) during the development phase of the INSPIRE initiative.

  • Participation of MedWet to the C-GTOS.

 

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