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CM SAF User Workshop 2019

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5th CM SAF User Workshop on 3-5 June 2019 in Mainz, Germany. 2nd Announcement


The EUMETSAT Satellite Application Facility on Climate Monitoring (CM SAF) generates, archives and distributes satellite-based products in support of climate monitoring. 2019 is the 20th anniversary of the CM SAF.

The workshop will provide opportunities to

  • obtain an overview of CM SAF products and their applications in climate monitoring and analysis,
  • network with other users,
  • discuss the products with their developers and
  • raise user requirements for consideration during the CM SAF evolution up to 2027.

Topics that will be addressed during the workshop include:

  • Contribution of CM SAF to climate services and policy making (e.g., IPCC / GFCS)
  • Use of CM SAF data in support of climate monitoring and analysis
  • Capacity building and training activities

Dedicated poster sessions and discussion groups will allow to provide feedback to the CM SAF team.

Tentative Programme

Monday, 3 June 2019 (starting 13:00 p.m.)

  • Registration (starting 11:00)
  • Opening and key note lectures
  • Icebreaker

Tuesday, 4 June 2019

  • Plenary Talks
  • Discussion & Working Groups (WG), focussing on:

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  • Poster Session

Wednesday, 5 June 2019 (ending 13:00 p.m.)

  • Plenary with reports from Working Groups
  • Conclusions and future plans for CM SAF

The CM SAF focuses on provision of products related to the energy and water cycle


Please register after 31 Dec 2018 at


Location Mainz

  • 30 km from Frankfurt int. airport with direct railway connection
  • 2000 year history
  • centuries old wine tradition
  • near UNESCO World Heritage “Upper Middle Rhine Valley”

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Venue & Accommodation
The modern, 4-star Hotel “Novotel” in Mainz is located within walking distance of the main station, city centre and cultural sights: Novotel Mainz Augustusstr. 6, 55131 Mainz, Germany
There is no registration fee. Coffee breaks during the workshop and lunch on Tuesday are included. Participants will be required to book accommodation at Novotel Mainz after their registration has been confirmed. The daily rate including breakfast is €99.


CM SAF Consortium:
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Deutscher Wetterdienst
Finnish Meteorological Institute
Koninklijk Nederlands Meteorologisch Instituut
Met Office, United Kingdom
Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium
Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute

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