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2nd PACE Applications Workshop

September 15-16, 2021
Online

This two-day event focused on future uses of PACE satellite data, products, and applications to benefit society and support decision-making in the context of water resources, air quality and health, climate, disasters, and ecological forecasting.

PACE Applications Workshop 2021 Virtual Agenda (with session recording links)

Day 1: Wednesday September 15, 2021

TIME [EDT] TITLE
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10:00 AM
Workshop Welcome & Logistics
  • Host: Erin Urquhart (NASA/SSAI)
  • Goals
    • Introduce NASA Applied Sciences, opportunities, & how the user community can get involved
    • Provide an overview of the PACE Mission & instruments
    • Update the community on the latest from PACE Project Science (data products, simulated & proxy datasets)
10:15 AM Engagement/Icebreaker Activity
10:20 AM
NASA Applied Sciences: Society & Science
  • Speaker: Emily Sylek-Glassman (NASA HQ)
10:40 AM
PACE Science! What's Behind the Lens?
  • Speaker: Jeremy Werdell (NASA GSFC)
11:00 AM
PACE Mission Overview & Updates
  • Speaker: Andre' Dress (NASA GSFC)
11:20 AM
PACE Data: Products, Formats, & What you Can Expect
  • Speaker: Antonio Mannino (NASA GSFC)
11:40 AM
PACE in Perspective: Pursuing Interdisciplinary Research/Teams and Mission Synergies
  • Speaker: Maria Tzortziou (CCNY)
12:00 PM LUNCH
1:00 PM Networking Break
1:20 PM
  • Host: Natasha Sadoff (NASA/SSAI)
  • Goals
    • Understand AQ community perspectives, needs, & challenges in the context of EOs supporting society & decision-making processes
    • Identify priorities in data usability and accessibility to better enable uptake and community partnerships
    • Determine foundations for the co-production & co-development of data, data products, & DSTs
1:25 PM
Using Satellite Data to Address Air Pollution and Climate Change: Bridging Science to Policy
  • Speaker: Susan Anenberg (George Washington University)
1:55 PM
Panel: Air Quality & Health Community Perspectives
  • Moderator: Helena Chapman (NASA HQ)
  • Panelists: Juan José Castillo (PAHO); Marcela Loria (Univ. OK); Alexei Lyapustin (NASA GSFC); Andy Sayer (NASA GSFC/USRA); Abigail Nastan (NASA JPL)
2:55 PM EA Poster Session- Networking Break
3:25 PM
Day 1 Closing & Day 2 Preview
  • Hosts: Erin Urquhart (NASA/SSAI) & Natasha Sadoff (NASA/SSAI)
3:30 PM ADJOURN

Day 2: Thursday September 16, 2021

TIME [EDT] TITLE
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10:00 AM
Day 2 Workshop Welcome & Logistics
  • Host: Natasha Sadoff (NASA/SSAI)
  • Host: Erin Urquhart (NASA/SSAI)
  • Goals
    • Understand WQ community perspectives, needs, & challenges in the context of EOs supporting society & decision-making processes
    • Identify priorities in data usability and accessibility to better enable uptake and community partnerships
    • Determine foundations for the co-production & co-development of data, data products, & DSTs
10:05 AM Engagement/Icebreaker Activity
10:15 AM
Satellite Earth Image Products Applied to Development of Regulatory Water Quality Standards
  • Speaker: John Lehrter (University of South Alabama)
10:45 AM
Panel: Water Quality & Resources Community Perspectives
  • Moderator: Stephanie Uz (NASA GSFC)
  • Panelists: Chris Davis (ME Aquaculture Innovation Center); Damian Brady (Univ. ME); Tim Moore (FL Atlantic Univ.); Lachlan McKinna (Go2Q Pty Ltd); Christine Lee (NASA JPL)
11:45 AM LUNCH
12:45 PM
  • Host: Natasha Sadoff (NASA/SSAI)
  • Goals
    • Explore societal needs plus effective applications that connect & serve, supported by the PACE research community
    • Lay the foundations for how to achieve the goal of usable, accessible, and actionable data and data products
    • Establish initial requirements for PACE training, capacity building, outreach, communication, & stakeholder engagement to support applications
    • Explore how NASA Applied Sciences Capacity Building Programs can support PACE Applications activities
12:50 PM
Panel: Setting up for Success: PACE and the NASA Capacity Building Program
  • Moderator: Nancy Searby (NASA GSFC)
  • Panelists: Eric Anderson (NASA MSFC); Amita Mehta (NASA/UMBC); Celeste Gambino (NASA/SSAI)
1:50 PM SAT Poster Session- Networking Break
2:20 PM Breakout Sessions: PACE Focus Areas
  • Moderators: Ivona Cetinić (NASA/USRA); Lachlan McKinna (Go2Q Pty Ltd)
  • Moderators: Andy Sayer (NASA/USRA); Kirk Knobelspiesse (NASA GSFC); Meng Gao (NASA/SSAI)
  • Moderators: Susanne Craig (NASA/USRA); Bryan Franz (NASA GSFC)
  • Moderators: Jeremy Werdell (NASA GSFC); Laura Lorenzoni (NASA HQ)
  • Moderators: Antonio Mannino (NASA GSFC); Sean Bailey (NASA GFSC)
3:05 PM
Workshop & Day 2 Closing
  • Host: Erin Urquhart (NASA/SSAI) & Natasha Sadoff (NASA/SSAI)
3:15 PM ADJOURN

Becoming an PACE Early Adopter begins with completing an application using our online webform. After review, selected proposers will contacted by PACE Applications Program coordinators. The PACE Early Adopter Guide provides detailed information, including review and selection criteria.

There are many benefits to becoming a PACE Early Adopter. Interested? Contact us directly at pace-applications@oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov if you have any questions.

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