The 8-th GEOSS Asia-Pacific Symposium
On 9-11 of September 2015 representatives of Space Research Institute NAS of Ukraine and SSA of Ukraine and of National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine took part as invited experts in the 8-th GEOSS Asia-Pacific Symposium, organized by People's Republic of China.
At the symposium topics on the prospects of GEOSS system development for the next 10 years (2016-2025) were discussed.
Deputy Director of SRI NASU-SSAU prof. Nataliia Kussul presented at the working group meeting «Agriculture and food security» with information on «Satellite Based Crop Classification and Field Area Estimation in Ukraine» (link to pdf).
Head of Department of Computer Science of Informational Technologies faculty of NULES of Ukraine prof. Andrii Shelestov presented at the working group meeting «GEOSS Asian-Pacific data sharing and GCI development» with report«Geospatial Solutions for Data Sharing within WDS and JECAM» (link to pdf).
At the Symposium the CEO of GEO Barbara Ryan was present. She appreciated Ukrainian input to GEOSS and supported initiatives of Ukrainian representatives.