The production and distribution of the global biophysical products of the Copernicus Global Land Service are performed by 3 consortia in charge of the Operations of the Vegetation and Energy variables (Consortium 1 led by VITO), of the Operations of the Cryosphere and Water variables (Consortium 2 led by CLS), and of the Distribution (Consortium 3 led by VITO), respectively.
HYGEOS is involved in the 3 consortia by:
coordinating the scientific activities of Consortium 1, in particular concerning the evolution of portfolio, the quality of products and the communication.
performing the quality assessment of the Water Bodies and being member of the expert teams in charge of the Lake Surface Reflectance in Consortium 2.
supporting Consortium 3 leader to ensure the consistency and the quality of the product information provided on the CGLS website from a scientific viewpoint.
Funder: Joint Research Center (JRC) for European Commission (EC) Duration: 2016 - 2019 Contact at Hygeos:Roselyne Lacaze