LSA SAF 6th User Training Workshop
University of Reading, Reading, UK
08-10 June 2015

The 6th User Training Workshop took place in Reading, UK from 8 to 10 June 2015 at the University of Reading.

Oral Presentations


6th LSA SAF User WorkshopUniversity of Reading


The EUMETSAT Network of Satellite Application FacilitiesLothar Schüller

Session 1 - Monitoring Land Surfaces from Space: Vegetation, Wild Fires and Drought

The LSA-SAF Albedo ProductsGrégoire Jacob
Annual Land Cover change using MODIS time series to improve emission inventoriesGerardo López-Saldaña
A Generic Retrieval Package for Land Parameters applied to Surface Albedo ProductsThomas Kaminski
Use of Airborne Multiangle and Multispectral Data to Assess Reflectance and Albedo Products of Geostationary SatellitesSaid Kharbouche
A new aerosol product based on MSG geostationary satellite observationsDominique Carrer
LSA SAF training activities in collaboration with EUMETSATJose Prieto
Current status and potential applications of the LSA SAF vegetation productsJavier García-Haro
Monitoring variation in onset, cessation and length of season using rainfall and normalised difference vegetation index in ZimbabweRaymond Mugandani
Exploring the potential use of vegetation related satellite products within an NWP frameworkSouhail Boussetta
Overview of the Sentinel-3 Mission Performance CentreJerome Bruniquel

Session 2 - Monitoring Land Surfaces from Space: Surface Radiation

Use of Satellite Data for Wild Fire Monitoring at INPEAlberto Setzer
Performance evaluation of the Meteosat SEVIRI FRP-PIXEL product from the Land Surface Analysis Satellite Applications FacilityWeidong Xu
A temporal active fire detection algorithm applied to geostationary satellite observationsGareth Roberts
Tailoring the Fire Risk Mapping product to forest managersCarlos DaCamara
MSG Toolbox: a new tool to facilitate the use of operational LSA-SAF productsTim Jacobs

Session 3 - Evapotranspiration / Drought Monitoring

Monitoring Evapotranspiration and Drought using Thermal Remote SensingChris Hain
The LSA-SAF evapotranspiration productsNicolas Ghilain
A thermodynamic method to estimate actual evapotranspiration of a grass field resembling closely the FAO reference grass, suitable for remote sensing applications: advection-free caseHenk de Bruin
Long term global scale root zone soil moisture monitoring at ECMWF using a surface-only land data assimilation systemClement Albergel
ESA's Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity Mission - contributing to land surface analysisSusanne Mecklenburg
A Near-Real-Time soil moisture product from SMOS observationsNemesio Rodriguez-Fernandez
Monitoring the state of vegetation over Slovenia using LSA SAF productsMateja Irsic Zibert
Evaluation of observation-driven evaporation algorithms: results of the WACMOS-ET projectCarlos Jimenez
Irrigation assessment via remote sensing evapotranspiration and land surface model dataMireia Romaguera
Advanced Biogeophysical Indices for Land Surface State Analyses and Drought Related ApplicationsJulia Stoyanova
Validation of MSG-2 SEVIRI Operational Evapotranspiration Product at Selected European SitesGeorge Petropoulos

Session 4 - Land Surface Temperature

Status of Land Surface Temperature production from the JPSS MissionYunyue Yu
Towards a Harmonized LST Product - the problem of angular anisotropy of LSTSofia Ermida
Suitability of Meteosat satellite data for climatological LST retrievalAnke Tetzlaff
A simple and accurate algorithm to estimate land surface temperature from microwave satellite observationsCatherine Prigent
Radiometric in-situ measurements over European & African sites for validating LSA SAF's land surface temperature productFrank Göttsche
Comparison of diurnal heating rate estimates derived from SEVIRI and MODIS (Terra and Aqua) for use in estimation of evaporative fraction for a case study in Amhara region, EthiopiaNathan Forsythe
Comparison of ECMWF model skin Temperature with SEVIRI LSTIsabel Trigo
Maximising the benefits of satellite LST within the user community: ESA DUE GlobTemperatureDarren Ghent
LSA SAF User SurveyCarla Barroso

Posters Presentations

DownWelling ShortWave Radiation from MSG Geostationary Satellite for LSA SAF: accuracy assessment of the diffuse component using SIRAMix method and input aerosol load and typeJean-Louis Roujean
Prototyping of LSA SAF AVHRR/Metop vegetation products with VEGETATION and SEVIRI dataJavier García-Haro
Algorithm development for gross primary production (GPP) in LSA-SAFÁlvaro Moreno Martínez
Prospective changes in the LSA-SAF evapotranspiration productsAlirio Arboleda
Potential for gas flare characterisation using the SEVIRI 1.6 micron channelDaniel Fisher
Land Surface Temperature Validation Against In Situ Station DataMaria Martin
Near-real time estimation and broadcasting of biophysical parameters from SEVIRI at the University of ValenciaJose Sobrino
Geostationary and Polar-Orbiting Satellite-Based Global Clear-Sky Surface Skin Temperature Using a Single-Channel Algorithm With Viewing Zenith Angle CorrectionBenjamin Scarino
Comparing satellite-derived and WRF-modeled Land Surface Temperatures for monitoring extremes over IranEfthymia Pavlidou
Algorithm improvement for correcting biases in LSA SAF FVC and LAI operational productsJavier García-Haro
Towards evapotranspiration products with increased spatial resolutionFrançoise Meulenberghs
Geothermal activity assessment via remote sensing land surface temperature and simulated dataMireia Romaguera
A new approach to fire detection by geostationary sensors based on temporal backgroundSofia Ermida
Radiative forcing from fire-induced shortwave albedo change at global scaleGerardo Lopez-Saldana
Prototype of LSA SAF Burnt Area ProductCarlos DaCamara
The WACMOS-ET LST DatasetJoão Paulo Martins
Land Surface Temperature LSA SAF Operational ProductsIsabel Trigo