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07-07-2017 Minutes

S4C Meeting Friday 7th July 2017, 10:00 – 14.00 Meeting Room 1&2, Novotel Reading Centre

24-06-2016 CDSSG Framework

Framework for realisation of benefits of Climate Data from Space – Development thoughts Presented by Beth Greenaway, Head of Earth Observation at the UK Space Agency

24-06-2016 Coordinator Presentation

Update from CDSSG acting coordinator Dr Claire MacIntosh

24-06-2016 SECTEUR Presentation

Briefing on SECTEUR (Sector Engagement for Copernicus Climate Change Services Translating European User Requirements) by Dr Maria Noguer

24-06-2016 CDS Presentation

Climate Data Store Presentation by Dr Victoria Bennett

24-06-2016 Minutes

CDSSG Meeting Friday, June 24th, 2016, 108 Teaching Building, University of Reading, London Road Campus 10.30am – 3pm

PHASE TWO – CDSSG completes all UKSA targets

CDSSG meets 2015/16 targets  

PHASE TWO TASK 1 – Seamless supply chain

WP1. Supply chain analysis and description What have we learned so far?

PHASE TWO TASK 2 – Deliverables Guide

UKSA CDSSG Task 2: System design for routine climate data processing at Jasmin-CEMS. Guide to project deliverables, March 16, 2016. By Jane Lewis

PHASE TWO TASK 2 – System Requirements

UKSA CDSSG Task 2: System design for routine climate data processing at Jasmin-CEMS System Requirements Specification Mar 16, 2016 By Jane Lewis

PHASE TWO TASK 2 – System Design, Presentation

UKSA CDSSG Task 2: System design for routine climate data processing at Jasmin-CEMS By Jane Lewis and Debbie Clifford

PHASE TWO TASK 2 – Data Licensing Report

UKSA CDSSG – TASK 2: Report on Data licensing issues for Operational Climate Data Processing on JASMIN-CEMS

PHASE TWO TASK 3 – Final Report, By Barry Latter, RAL, Presentation

EO4CDS Pilot Project to Demonstrate Near Real Time Data Production from MetOp

PHASE TWO TASK 5 – System Costs By Kevin Halsall and Alex Hayward

UKSA CDSSG – Task: 5 Cost estimation of routine climate processing system activity. By Kevin Halsall and Alex Hayward, Telespazio VEGA UK Ltd

Easy access to climate data

Round-up of the current landscape, 24-05-2016. This document describes what is currently available to the end user community for online access and visualisation of climate data.

26-02-2016 Coordinator presentation

CDSSG Coordinator update. Debbie Clifford

26-02-2016 Systems Design Overview presentation

Overview of Systems Design CDSSG 2015/16 task 2 Debbie Clifford, on behalf of Jane Lewis

26-02-2016 Where Next presentation

Where next Climate / Space / Data / Services in UK?

An introduction to the CDSSG

An introduction to the CDSSG: Climate Data from Space Stakeholder Group. Harwell, 22/4/15

IGS Climate Services Report

This strategy has been produced to address the above IGS recommendation. It focuses on the role of IGS Climate Services reportinformation suppliers in the delivery of climate and climate-related services.

Space Growth Action Plan 2014-2030

Space Innovation and Growth Strategy 2014-2030 Space Growth Action Plan

CDSSG Meeting Report – 27th Jan 2015

This meeting’s purpose was to summarise the findings of the group to date, and provide recommendations to the UKSA for steps to implement the “seamless supply chain” for climate data from space.

Discussion Paper: Climate Data from Space in the UK

Discussion Paper: Climate Data from Space in the UK Chris Merchant (University of Reading) and Andy Shaw (Satellite Applications Catapult)

26-02-2016 Minutes

CDSSG Meeting Friday 26th February 2016, 10.00-14.30, room 103, LO22 University of Reading, London Road campus