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2006-07-03 | Workshop

Final Agenada workshop Frascat

Please find here the final agenda for the "Earth Observation in Epidemiology" workshop (ESA/ESRIN, Frascati, Italy, 8-10 March).

Earth Observation in Epidemiology Workshop

8-10 March 2006, ESA/ESRIN, Frascati, Italy

AGENDA

Wednesday 8th March, 16:00 - 17:30
[15:30 - 16:00 Registration and Coffee]
Introduction
16:00 "Welcome", Simon Pinnock, ESA-ESRIN, Italy
16:10 ?Introduction / Overview and Status of the EPIDEMIO project?, Kathrin Weise, Jena-Optronik, Germany
16:50 "ESA Earth Observation Programme and How to get Data", Simon Pinnock, ESA/ESRIN, Italy
17:30 [Cocktail]
Thursday 9th March, 09:30 - 18:30
[09:00 - 09:30 Registration]

Earth Observation supporting Human Health (Part I)
Cartography and Urban Mapping
9:30 "EPIDEMIO: SPOT5 data for Urban Mapping - Methods and results for cities in Africa" Sherry McHugh, C-Core, Canada
9:50 ?Vulnerability Assessment of the Megacity Istanbul with Remote Sensing and GIS?, Achim Roth, DLR, Germany
10:10 ?EPIDEMIO: Digital Elevation Maps ? Stereo and Interferometrical height maps for test sites in Africa? Andreas Wiesmann, Gamma Remote Sensing, Switzerland
10:30 "Respond: Cartography and Mapping in the ESA GMES Service Element for Humanitarian Aid", Herbert Hansen (Keyobs)
11:00 [Coffe]
11:30 ?Breeding sites of malaria vectors - ground truth in two urban settings of Sub-saharan Africa?, Stefan Dongus und Barbara Matthys, STI Switzerland
12:10 ?Projection of in field data on satellite images?, J.-P. Meert, WHO Geneva, Switzerland [tbc]
Land Cover
12:20 ?EPIDEMIO: Water body maps ? mapping water bodies in Africa, methodology and results?, Andreas Wiesmann, Gamma Remote Sensing, Switzerland
12:40 ?EPIDEMIO: Land cover mapping and monitoring, potential and limitations of MERIS, Landsat and ENVISAT data in tropical rainforest areas?, Florian Siegert, RSS, Germany
13:00 [Lunch]
14:00 ?Characterization of environmental conditions of Ebola outbreaks in Gabon and Congo: remote sensing data provide clues information?, Ghislain Moussavou, CIRMF, Gabon
14:20 ?EPIDEMIO: Land cover change mapping for test sites in Ethiopia?, Florian Siegert, RSS, Germany
14:40 ?Remote Sensing data contribution for epidemiological studies in rural and urban areas: Examples of Lagdo Lake (North Cameroon) and Niamey city (Niger)?, Jacob Kouam?, University LaValle, France / Cote d'Ivoire
Disease and Environmental Factors
15:00 ?Increase in incidence of Mycobacterium ulcerans infection ('Buruli ulcer') and environmental changes?, Gerd Pluschke, Swiss Tropical Institute, Switzerland
15:30 [Coffee]
16:00 ?Temporo-spatial clustering and infection dynamics of malaria parasites in the Ashanti Region, Ghana?, J?rgen May, Bernhardt Nocht Institute Hamburg, Germany
16:30 ?Linking remote sensing and disease data using spatial statistical methods - application for Schistisomiasis and malaria risk mapping?, Penelope Vernatsou, Swiss Tropical Institute, Switzerland
17:00 ?Environmental risk factors and Schistosomiasis: application in Ihosy district,Madagascar", Rindra Randremanana, Pasteur, Madagascar
17:30 ?Spatio - temporal impact of environmental factors and landscape components on malaria vectors in South East Asia?, Val?rie Obsomer, Prince Leopold Institute for Tropical Medicine, Belgium
17:50
Aude de Clercq, Giuseppe Ottavianelli, HISTAR Solutions, Netherlands


Friday 10th March, 09:30 - 13:00

Earth Observation supporting Human Health (Part II)
Disease, Meteorology and Climate
9:30 ?EPIDEMIO: Wind Blown Dust Map for Meningitis risk areas in Africa?, Christelle Barbey, Silogic, France
9:50 ?Use of dust maps for meningitis surveillance and factor analysis: preliminary results", Isabelle Jeanne, CERMES, Niger
10:20 ?Climate and meningitis outbreaks in West Africa?, Pascal Yaka, CNRS, Paris / Burkina Faso?
10:40 ?EPIDEMIO: Mapping Land Surface Temperature for Malaria epidemics in Africa?, Christelle Barbey, Silogic, France
11:00 [Coffee]
11:30 ?EPSAT-SG a method for fine scale rainfall estimation?, Jean Claude Berg?s, Universit? Paris, Department: PRODIG, France
11:50 ?Use of Remote Sensing for Monitoring Climate Variability for Integrated Malaria Early Warning Systems?, Pietro Ceccato, Columbia University International Research Institute for Climate and Society, USA
Outlook
12:10 "GEO objectives and Tasks planned for 2006/7", Guy Duchossois, GEO Secretariat,WMO, Switzerland
12:30 "Future ESA Earth Observation Satellites" Simon Pinnock, ESA/ESRIN, Italy
Discussion and Conclusions
Round-table and wrap-up

[End of Meeting]

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