Japan: GOFC Regional Fire Workshop South East Asia: Southeast Asia: Regional Needs and Capabilities for Satellite-based Fire Monitoring, 20-21 February 2001

Global Observation of the Forest Cover (GOFC ) Regional Fire Workshop
Southeast Asia: Regional Needs and Capabilities for Satellite-based Fire Monitoring

20-21 February 2001, Earth Observation Research Center, NASDA, Japan

On 20-21 February the GOFC-Fire Implementation Team will be holding a workshop on Regional Needs and Capabilities for Satellite-based Fire Monitoring in Southeast Asia, to be hosted by NASDA’s Earth Observation Planning Department, Japan. A draft agenda and call for participation is attached. The draft agenda outlines topics of interest for the workshop, and will be finalized once we have received responses from presenters.

Remote sensing specialists who would like to present a paper at this workshop are encouraged to contact no later than 30 January 2001:
Lynn Hedlund by e-mail at lhedlund@virginia.edu

Workshop registration for those who are interested in attending the workshop (whether or not intending to give a presentation), please register with:
Hiroshi Ishiguro at ishiguro@restec.or.jp


Preliminary Agenda and Call for Presentations

The meeting will be hosted by, NASDA Earth Observation Planning Department, Office of Earth Observation Systems.

Draft Programme

20 February 2001

  • Welcome – NASDA
  • The GOFC Fire Project – Chris Justice (GOFC Fire Project leader)
  • Objectives of the Workshop – Chris Justice (GOFC-Fire)
  • Satellite Based Fire Monitoring Systems: Existing and Planned (Presentations Requested
  • Review of Existing National and Regional Fire Mapping and Monitoring Programs in Southeast Asia (Presentations Requested)
  • National and Regional Fire Information Needs (Presentations Requested)
  • Discussion / Breakout Sessions: Comparing User Needs to Current Capabilities.

21 February 2001

  • Overview of WGISS GOFC Testbed Fire Activities – Yonsook Enloe (Presentations Requested)
  • Report Back from the Breakout Groups
  • Discussion / Breakout Session: The Next Steps to Improve Regional Operational Fire Monitoring in Southeast Asia
  • Plenary Report Back
  • Developing Meeting Recommendations


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