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Landsat Science Team Meeting - January 8-10, 2008

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
January 8-10, 2008


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Landsat Science Team - January 2008

Tuesday, January 8

Introductions and Review of Meeting Objectives (Curtis Woodcock, Boston University; Tom Loveland, USGS, and Jim Irons, NASA)   

  • Landsat Project Report (Kristi Kline, USGS)
  • Landsat Pilot Report (Kristi Kline, USGS)

Landsat Data Continuity Mission Progress

  • Overall Mission Status and NASA LDCM Activities and Status Update (Bill Ochs, NASA)
  • USGS LDCM Activities and Status Update (Mike Headley and Tim Newman, USGS)
  • OLI Characteristics, Status, and Schedule (Jeanine Murphy-Morris and Ed Grigsby, NASA)
  • NASA OLI Status Discussion (Ed Grigsby, NASA)
  • OLI Open Discussion

Other Landsat-Related Reports

  • Mid-Decadal Global Land Survey (Jeff Masek, NASA)
  • 1.91 Final North America Scene Selection using LASSI (Jeff Masek, NASA)
  • Data Augmentation Activities (Ray Byrnes, USGS)


Wednesday, January 9

  • Landsat Archive (Ray Byrnes and Kristi Kline, USGS)
  • Landsat Browse Study (Eugene Fosnight, SAIC)
  • State of the Landsat Archive (Kristi Kline, USGS)
  • International Cooperator Network Status (Steve Labahn, USGS) 
  • Global Landsat Archive Consolidation (Steve Covington, Aerospace)

  • Landsat-5 TM and Landsat-7 ETM+ Performance Update (Brian Markham, NASA)
  • Consistent Landsat Calibration: ETM+ to OLI (Dennis Helder, SDSU and Ron Morfitt, SAIC)
  • Landsat Archive Calibration Issues and Potential Strategy (Dennis Helder, SDSU)

  • The National Land Imaging Program (Bruce Quirk, USGS)
  • Landsat Image Mosaic of Antarctica (Patricia Vornberger, NASA SAIC)
  • Review Actions and Priorities (Woodcock, BU)

Thursday, January 10

  • The CEOS Constellation for Land Surface Imaging (B. Bailey, USGS)
  • Building a Consistent Data Stream from Landsat and Landsat-like Data (Feng Gao, NASA ERT)
  • LDCM Standard L1T (Dwyer, USGS)
  • Impacts of Resampling Method on Thermal Data (Rick Allen, U of Idaho)
  • Resampling and Predefined Grid Discussion (John Schott, RIT)
  • Next Generation Monitoring Datasets (David Roy, SDSU)
  • A primer on 1.38 µm cloud detection (Lazaros Oreopoulos, UMBC)
  • Identification of Winter 2008 Meeting Recommendations
  • 2008 Summer Meeting Planning