2021 SpecNet Community Meeting Information
2021 SpecNet Community Meeting
The goals of this year’s SpecNet Community Meeting are to provide opportunities for investigators to describe their work, present results, discuss new approaches, encourage new investigators, develop network-wide studies, and to advise SpecNet on how to advance these activities.
Elapsed time Topic
0:00 Welcome, meeting logistics, charge to group (how best can Specnet advance the science of proximal remote sensing?)
0:10 Introduction to Specnet (John Gamon)
0:30 Plenary talk 1 (aim to be 15 minute talk with 5 minutes for questions)
0:50 Flash talks 1 (5 minute talks with 2 minutes of questions)
1:30 Discussion 1
2:20 Plenary talk 2
2:40 Plenary talk 3
3:00 Flash talks 2 (assuming 8 minutes per talk allows 3-4 talks)
3:30 Discussion - way forward (some topics to address: What should Specnet do: to develop a community of investigators; to learn about the needs of the community; to develop ad hoc groups to address specific issues; to encourage and include students; develop collaborations among sites; address scaling problems including linking to satellite data for calibration and validation; to connect to flux community; encourage data archiving; connect to ecosystem modeling; moving forward for an RCN; etc.)
Potential breakout group discussions:
- Data sharing;
- Data standardization;
- Canopy function (SIF, PRI, CCI);
- Canopy structure (NDVI, NIRv, EVI, Lidar, etc).
Deadline for abstracts is May 31, 2021.