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Copernicus User Awareness & Training Event

Hotel Novotel Lisboa, Lisbon. 13-14th February 2014. A two-day event bringing together users and experts to raise awareness of the benefits of Copernicus data and information, and providing attendees with the opportunity to participate in hands-on training and knowledge exchange activities.


  • Raise and enhance the awareness of Copernicus data and information to new and existing users.
  • Demonstrate and provide hands- on training on how to access and
    use Copernicus data and information.
  • Bring together domain experts, experienced, and new users of Copernicus data and information, to share insights about current developments and opportunities.


DAY ONE, Thursday 13th February

  • Users presenting and sharing their experiences on the use and uptake of Copernicus data and information.
  • European key speakers providing an overview on the current status of the Copernicus programme and how it can provide benefits to European societies.
  • Networking and poster session illustrating the practical uses of Copernicus data and information across four thematic areas: Emergency, Land, Marine and Atmosphere.
  • Panel discussions exploring opportunities and challenges in the use of Copernicus data and information.

DAY TWO, Friday 14th February

  • Four parallel hands-on half-day training workshops demonstrating the practical use and application of Copernicus data and information across the following thematic areas:
    • Emergency Management:Applications addressed include natural disasters, man-made emergency situations, and humanitarian crises
    • Land Monitoring: Applications addressed include agricultural monitoring, water availability monitoring, soil erosion monitoring, forestry monitoring, soil sealing and land take
    • Atmosphere Monitoring: Applications addressed include air quality monitoring including ozone, UV & solar energy, emissions, and climate forcing
    • Marine Monitoring: Applications addressed include marine environment monitoring (sea surface temperature, salinity), support of the Marine Strategy Frame

Open forum and plenary discussion summarising the main conclusions from the event.
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