UNEPNOWPAP CEARAC

The Third Meeting of NOWPAP Working Group 4 (WG4)

The Third Meeting of NOWPAP Working Group 4 (WG4) was held on 6-7 July 2006 in Toyama, Japan. The meeting discussed refinement of the "NPEC Guideline for Eutrophication Monitoring by RS," RS Training program on data analysis, and development of RS information network. The meeting also reviewed the future joint activities of NOWPAP WG3 and WG4.

Date : 6-7 July 2006
Venue : Tower 111 (INTEC Bldg.), Toyama, Japan
Participants : Experts of NOWPAP WG4, Invited Guests and the Secretariat
Summary of the meeting :
  1. Overview of the activities and budgets of CEARAC and WG4
    1. The Secretariat reported CEARAC activities for the 2004-2005 biennium and presented the workplan and budget for the 2006-2007 biennium.
    2. The Secretariat also reported activities of the NOWPAP Working Group 4 (Remote Sensing) for the 2004-2005 biennium and presented its workplan and budget for the 2006-2007 biennium, which had been approved by the 4th Focal Point Meeting for NOWPAP CEARAC (Toyama, Japan, 8-9 March 2006).
  1. Refinement of the "NPEC Guideline for Eutrophication Monitoring by RS" by the NOWPAP Members
    1. The Secretariat presented the workplan for the refinement of the "NPEC Guideline for Eutrophication Monitoring by RS" by the NOWPAP Members, which had been approved by the 4th FPM of NOWPAP CEARAC.
    2. The meeting contended that the final goal of the guidelines is on extending them to the local governments and agreed to implement the activity for the guideline refinement work based on the procedure and timeline proposed by the Secretariat.
  1. RS Training program on data analysis
    1. The Secretariat presented the workplan for implementation of RS training course on data analysis.
    2. The Secretariat proposed the meeting to implement the activity for the RS training program based on the procedure and timeline.
  1. Discussion on "Development of RS information network"

    The Secretariat presented the workplan for development of RS information network. Dr. Mitnik then presented the updated plan of the website on oil spill monitoring.

  1. Discussion for the future joint activities of NOWPAP WG3 and WG4
    1. The Secretariat presented Mid-Term and Long-Term strategies of CEARAC and objectives of NOWPAP WG3 and WG4, to promote the discussion of the future joint activities of NOWPWP WG3 and WG4.
    2. The Meeting agreed that the revised documents for Mid-Term and Long-Term strategies of CEARAC will be distributed to WGs members.

See Report of the Third Meeting of NOWPAP Working Group 4

Report Report

Report of the Third Meeting of NOWPAP Working Group 4

Annex01 Annex I

List of Participants for the Third Meeting of NOWPAP Working Group

Annex02 Annex II

List of Documents for the Third Meeting of NOWPAP Working Group 4

Annex03 Annex III

Agenda for the Third Meeting of NOWPAP Working Group 4

Annex04 Annex IV

Annotated Agenda for the Third Meeting of NOWPAP Working Group 4

Annex05 Annex V

Report of CEARAC activities for the 2004-2005 biennium and Workplan and Budget for the 2006-2007 biennium

Annex06-1 Annex VI

Report of NOWPAP Working Group 3 (Harmful Algal Blooms) for the 2004-2005 biennium

Annex06-2 Annex VII

Report of NOWPAP Working Group 4 (Remote Sensing) for the 2004-2005 biennium

Annex06-3 Annex VIII-1

Report of the revised Terms of References for NOWPAP WG3

Annex06-4 Annex VIII-2

Report of the revised Terms of References for NOWPAP WG4

Annex07 Annex IX

Workplan and Budget of the NOWPAP WG4 for the 2006-2007 biennium

Annex08 Annex X-1

Refinement of "NPEC Guideline for Eutrophication Monitoring by Remote Sensing" by the NOWPAP Members

Annex09 Annex X-2

Interim review of NPEC Guideline for Eutrophication Monitoring by RS in China

Annex10 Annex X-3

Interim review of NPEC Guideline for Eutrophication Monitoring by RS in KoreaAnnex X-4
Interim review of NPEC Guideline for Eutrophication Monitoring by RS in Russia

Annex10 Annex XI

Provisional Implementation plan of RS training program on data analysis

Annex10 Annex XII

Development of remote sensing information network

Annex10 Annex XIII

Mid and long term strategy of CEARAC and objectives of NOWPAP WG3 and WG4

Annex11 Annex XIV

List of experts of NOWPAP Working Group 4

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