DAY 1

 DAY 2








    TUESDAY 2 JULY 2019

08:30 - 09:00 Registration & Coffee Big Hall
Opening Session
09:00 - 09:20 Welcome, ESA’s EO Programme Michael Rast
09:20 - 09:30 WS Objectives and Logistical Information Michael Berger
Session-1:International Initiatives
09:30 - 09:50 UNCCD LDN and GEO’s LDN Initiative Ichsani Wheeler
OpenGeoHub Foundation [UNCCD] Wageningen University & Research, NL
09:50 - 10:10 GloSIS: Towards a Global Federation of Soil Information Systems Yusuf Yigini
Global Soil Partnership, FAO, IT
10:10 - 10:30 EU’s Soil Thematic Strategy and EIONET Task Force Soil Monitoring Rainer Baritz
European Environment Agency [EEA], DK
10:30 - 10:50 LUCAS Topsoil Initiative and the European Soil Data Center (ESDAC) Arwyn Jones
European Commission Joint Research Centre, IT
10:50 - 11:10 The Role of Remote Sensing in Global Digital Soil Mapping: the Example of SoilGrids Luís Moreira de Sousa
ISRIC - World Soil Information, NL
11:10 - 11:30 Coffee Break Big Hall
Session-1:International Initiatives - continued
11:30 - 11:50 Soil Erosion as a Global Threat: Translating Science into Policy and Action on the Ground Clara Lefèvre
Global Soil Partnership, FAO, IT
11:50 - 12:10 The World Atlas on Desertification Melanie Weynants
EC - JRC, World Atlas of Desertification, IT
12:10 - 12:30 GlobalSoilMap: a Scientific Framework for Global Soil Mapping and Monitoring Vera Leatitia Mulder
Wageningen University, Wageningen, NL
12:30 - 12:50 Soil data, activities and collaboration within the EuroGeoSurveys: the Earth Observation and Geochemistry Expert Groups contribution Veronika Kopackova
Czech Geological Survey, CZ
12:50 - 13:10 Modeling and Monitoring Soil Variables in Spacetime: Towards Global 3D+T Soil Information Systems Tomislav Hengl
OpenGeoHub Foundation, NL
Round Table Discussion from 13:10 to 13:30
13:30 - 14:30 Lunch Canteen
Session-2: Potential information derived from space-based EO systems for soil monitoring
14:30 - 14:50 Passive (VNIR-SWIR-TIR) Remote Sensing of Soils Eyal Ben Dor
Tel Aviv University | TAU, IL
14:50 - 15:10 Potential Contributions of passive and active microwave observing systems for Global Soil Mapping Wolfgang Wagner
TU Wien, AT
15:10 - 15:30 Supporting Soil Health and Sustainability by utilizing Hyperspectral data – the need for standardization George C. Zalidis
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR
15:30 - 15:50 The Brazilian Soil Spectral Library (BSSL): from Construction to Community and Consulters José Alexandre Melo Demattê
University of São Paulo (USP), BR
15:50 - 16:10 Coffee Break Big Hall
Session-2: Potential information derived from space-based EO systems for soil monitoring - continued
16:10 - 16:30 Regional Characterization of near Surface Soil Properties via a Combination of Methods from Multispectral Sentinel-2 Data, Hyperspectral Data, Geophysics and Field Data Michaela Frei
Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR), DE
16:30 - 16:50 Soil Organic Carbon Mapping in Croplands using LUCAS Topsoil Database and Sentinel-2 Data Bas van Wesemael
Université catholique de Louvain, BE
16:50 - 17:10 Research And Products For Soil Applications At Barcelona Expert Center Miriam Pablos
Institute of Marine Sciences (ICM), ES
17:10 - 19:30 Poster Session with Ice Breaker
Welcome drink
Big Hall