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LCLUC Science Team Meeting Agenda
Observations and Data for Land Cover and Land Use Change: Focus on Agriculture
Thursday, October 6, 2011
Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, Alexandria, VA

Meeting Room: Plaza C

Meeting presentations can be found here:

9:00 AM     Welcome – Garik Gutman, NASA HQ

9:15 AM     Review of LCLUC Observations and Data and Land Use – Chris Justice, UMD

9:30 AM     Some Current LCLUC Projects Addressing Aspects of LU and LCC Observations with Ag Focus (15 min each)

    • Crop type mapping – Matt Hansen, UMD
    • Field size distribution – David Roy, SDSU
    • Cropping intensity – Xiaoming Xiao, University of Oklahoma
    • Land Abandonment – Kirstin de Beurs, University of Oklahoma (confirmation pending)

10:30 AM   BREAK

11:00 AM   Invited Talks (20 min each)

    • Mapping agro-forestry systems – David Skole, Michigan State University
    • GEO Cropland mapping initiative – Steffen Fritz, IIASA
    • Emerging model data requirements for land use information – George Hurtt, UMD

12:00 PM   Fine Resolution (15 min each)

    • GSFC Fine Resolution Data Initiative – Chris Neigh, GSFC
    • Fine resolution automated mapping – Luigi Boschetti, UMD / Andrea Baraldi, UMD

12:30 PM   LUNCH

2:00 PM     Breakout group: Land-use Datasets for Modeling (Magnolia A/B, and C Meeting Rooms)

3:00 PM     BREAK

3:15 PM     Report Back

3:45 PM     Discussion

4:00 PM     Conclusions and Actions – Chris Justice, UMD

4:15 PM     Close of Meeting – Garik Gutman, NASA HQ






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