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Landsat Science Team Meeting February 17, 2021

Landsat Science Teams consist of USGS and NASA scientists and engineers, external scientists, engineers, and application specialists, representing industry and university research initiatives. The Science Teams are tasked with providing scientific and technical evaluations to the USGS and NASA to help ensure the continued success of the Landsat program. 

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Presentations from this meeting can be searched on the Landsat Science Team Meeting Presentations webpage. 

Virtual via Microsoft Teams Platform

February 17, 2021

2018-2023 Landsat Science Team - February 2020
2018-2023 Landsat Science Team. Picture taken February 2020

Meeting Objective:

To brief the Landsat Science Team on U.S.-Europe cooperation on Landsat and Sentinel-2, Europe’s Sentinel-2 and Land Surface Temperature Mission (LSTM) programs, and Landsat Collection 2 data access.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

  • Opening Remarks, Order of virtual proceedings, meeting objectives, announcements (Chris Crawford, USGS /Jeff Masek, NASA) 
  • U.S.-Europe cooperation on Landsat and Sentinel-2 (Tim Stryker, USGS)
  • Europe Sentinel-2 program update (Ferran Gascon, ESA)
  • Europe LSTM program update (Benjamin Koetz, ESA)
  • Landsat Collection 2 U.S. Analysis Ready Data Status (Chris Engebretson, USGS)
  • Landsat Collection 2 Data Access Update (Kristi Kline, USGS)
  • Landsat Science Team discussion (David Roy, Michigan State University / Curtis Woodcock, Boston University)
  • Meeting Conclusion
  • Landsat Science Team Wrap-up and Out-brief