Deadline for abstracts is May 31, 2021.
2021 SpecNet Community Meeting Information
2021 SpecNet Community Meeting
Please join our virtual meeting!
Date: June 25
Time: 12:00 to 4:00 PM EDT
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).