GOFC-GOLD Land Cover Implementation Team Workshop

The second meeting of the GOFC-GOLD Land Cover Implementation Team (LC-IT) was held 2-4 March 2004 at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany. The new ESA GOFC-GOLD LC-IT project office hosted the meeting.
The meeting was organized as “kick off” for the new office and focused on several general objectives:

    1. Introduce and inaugurate the ESA LC-IT project office,

    2. Review and evaluate previous accomplishments and implementation objectives of the GOFC-GOLD LC-IT,

    3. Discuss current and planned efforts in global earth observations of land dynamics,

    4. Develop action plans and coordinate future GOFC-GOLD LC implementation activities.

Further workshop impressions

The detailed workshop agenda can be downloaded here.

The meeting was attended by members from the GOFC GOLD LC-IT, representatives from several national and international organizations and space agencies (e.g. from ESA, DLR, CNES, CEOS, GTOS, FAO, AFRICOVER), and members of the scientific community and companies. Other participants represented other GOFC Implementation Teams, Regional Networks and other major contributors to GOFC-GOLD related initiatives. The participant list can be downloaded here.