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USP Course: Utilizing Ocean Satellite Data to Understand Life in Our Oceans
USP Course: Utilizing Ocean Satellite Data to Understand Life in Our Oceans
01/08/2017 to 01/20/2017


**Utilizing Ocean Satellite Data to Understand Life in Our Oceans:
A Satellite Remote Sensing Training Course Sponsored by the** **University of the South Pacific**

_Principle Instructor: Bruce Monger, Cornell University_

**Sunday January8**:

Participants Arrive at USP

_7:00pm_

_Ice breaker pizza and beer_

**Monday January 9****:**

Morning 1.

Personal introductions and overview of course content

Morning 2.

Introduction to remote sensing and basic image analysis concepts (_lecture_)

Afternoon 1.

Working with UNIX and Python (_lecture_)

Afternoon 2.

Setting up computer user accounts and begin working with Python

**Tuesday January 10****:**

Morning 1.

Fundamentals of optics (_lecture_)

Morning 2.

Continue Python (_computer work_)

Afternoon 1.

Continue Python (_computer work_)

Afternoon 2.

Continue Python (_computer work_)

**Wednesday January 11****:**

Morning 1.

Pigment Algorithms (_lecture_)

Morning 2.

Primary Production Algorithms (_lecture_)

Afternoon 1.

Atmospheric correction (_lecture_)

Afternoon 2.

Continue Python (_computer work_)

**Thursday January 12**

Morning 1.

Introduction to SeaWiFS, MODIS, MERIS, VIIRS and HICO
Part I (_lecture_)

Morning 2.

Introduction to SeaWiFS, MODIS, MERIS , VIIRS and HICO
Part II (_lecture_)

Afternoon 1.

Ordering SeaWiFS/MODIS/MERIS/VIIRS Data (_short lecture_)

Afternoon 2.

Ordering SeaWiFS Data and MODIS Data (_computer work_)

**Friday January 13****:**

Morning 1.

Using SeaDAS in _Interactive/GUI_ _Mode_ (_lecture_)

Morning 2.

Using SeaDAS in _Interactive/GUI Mode_ to process from Level-1 to Level-3 (_computer work_)

Afternoon 1.

Running SeaDAS with pre-written Python Scripts for batch processing data from Level-1 to Level-3 (_lecture_)

Afternoon 2.

Running SeaDAS with pre-written Python Scripts for batch processing data from Level-1 to Level-3 (_computer work_)

**Weekend Break**

**Monday January 16****:**

Morning

Running SeaDAS with pre-written Python Scripts for batch processing data from Level-1 to Level-3
(_continue_ _computer work_)

Afternoon

Running SeaDAS with pre-written Python Scripts for batch processing data from Level-1 to Level-3
(_continue_ _computer work_)

**Tuesday January 17****:**

Morning 1.

SST theory, data download and reading data into Python (_lecture_)

Morning 2.

SST theory, data download and reading data into Python (_computer work_)

Afternoon 1.

Continue SST computer work

Afternoon 2.

Continue SST computer work

**Wednesday January 18****:**

Morning 1.

Wind theory, data download and reading data into Python (_lecture_)

Morning 2.

Wind theory, data download and reading data into Python (_computer work_)

Afternoon 1.

Continue Wind computer work

Afternoon 2.

Continue Wind computer work

**Thursday January 19****:**

Morning 1.

Altimetry theory, data download and reading data into Python (_lecture_)

Morning 2.

Altimetry data download and reading data into Python (_computer work_)

Afternoon 1.

Continue Altimetry computer work

Afternoon 2.

Continue Altimetry computer work

**Friday January 20****:**

Morning 1.

Empirical Orthogonal Function (EOF) Analysis (_lecture_)

Morning 2.

Empirical Orthogonal Function (EOF) Analysis
(_computer work_)

Afternoon 1.

Continue EOF Analysis computer work

Afternoon 2.

Continue EOF Analysis computer work

**Saturday January 21: Participants Depart**


USP Suva

Participants at the event: [field_event_participants]
Event Organizer: [field_event_organizer]
Contacts/References: [field_event_contacts_refs]
Call for Action: [field__call_for_action]
USP Suva
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Transforming Transportation 2017
Transforming Transportation 2017
01/12/2017 to 01/13/2017


Event Details @ http://sdg.iisd.org/events/transforming-transportation-2017/


Washington D.C., US

Participants at the event: [field_event_participants]
Event Organizer: [field_event_organizer]
Contacts/References: [field_event_contacts_refs]
Call for Action: [field__call_for_action]
Washington D.C., US
 
 
Seventh Session of the Assembly of IRENA
Seventh Session of the Assembly of IRENA
01/14/2017 to 01/15/2017


Event Details @ http://sdg.iisd.org/events/seventh-session-of-the-assembly-of-irena/


Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Participants at the event: [field_event_participants]
Event Organizer: [field_event_organizer]
Contacts/References: [field_event_contacts_refs]
Call for Action: [field__call_for_action]
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
»
 
UNGA Briefing on STI Forum
UNGA Briefing on STI Forum
01/12/2017

Event Details @ http://sdg.iisd.org/events/unga-briefing-on-sti-forum/


New York City, US

Participants at the event: [field_event_participants]
Event Organizer: [field_event_organizer]
Contacts/References: [field_event_contacts_refs]
Call for Action: [field__call_for_action]
New York City, US
 
 
 
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USP Course: Utilizing Ocean Satellite Data to Understand Life in Our Oceans
USP Course: Utilizing Ocean Satellite Data to Understand Life in Our Oceans
01/08/2017 to 01/20/2017


**Utilizing Ocean Satellite Data to Understand Life in Our Oceans:
A Satellite Remote Sensing Training Course Sponsored by the** **University of the South Pacific**

_Principle Instructor: Bruce Monger, Cornell University_

**Sunday January8**:

Participants Arrive at USP

_7:00pm_

_Ice breaker pizza and beer_

**Monday January 9****:**

Morning 1.

Personal introductions and overview of course content

Morning 2.

Introduction to remote sensing and basic image analysis concepts (_lecture_)

Afternoon 1.

Working with UNIX and Python (_lecture_)

Afternoon 2.

Setting up computer user accounts and begin working with Python

**Tuesday January 10****:**

Morning 1.

Fundamentals of optics (_lecture_)

Morning 2.

Continue Python (_computer work_)

Afternoon 1.

Continue Python (_computer work_)

Afternoon 2.

Continue Python (_computer work_)

**Wednesday January 11****:**

Morning 1.

Pigment Algorithms (_lecture_)

Morning 2.

Primary Production Algorithms (_lecture_)

Afternoon 1.

Atmospheric correction (_lecture_)

Afternoon 2.

Continue Python (_computer work_)

**Thursday January 12**

Morning 1.

Introduction to SeaWiFS, MODIS, MERIS, VIIRS and HICO
Part I (_lecture_)

Morning 2.

Introduction to SeaWiFS, MODIS, MERIS , VIIRS and HICO
Part II (_lecture_)

Afternoon 1.

Ordering SeaWiFS/MODIS/MERIS/VIIRS Data (_short lecture_)

Afternoon 2.

Ordering SeaWiFS Data and MODIS Data (_computer work_)

**Friday January 13****:**

Morning 1.

Using SeaDAS in _Interactive/GUI_ _Mode_ (_lecture_)

Morning 2.

Using SeaDAS in _Interactive/GUI Mode_ to process from Level-1 to Level-3 (_computer work_)

Afternoon 1.

Running SeaDAS with pre-written Python Scripts for batch processing data from Level-1 to Level-3 (_lecture_)

Afternoon 2.

Running SeaDAS with pre-written Python Scripts for batch processing data from Level-1 to Level-3 (_computer work_)

**Weekend Break**

**Monday January 16****:**

Morning

Running SeaDAS with pre-written Python Scripts for batch processing data from Level-1 to Level-3
(_continue_ _computer work_)

Afternoon

Running SeaDAS with pre-written Python Scripts for batch processing data from Level-1 to Level-3
(_continue_ _computer work_)

**Tuesday January 17****:**

Morning 1.

SST theory, data download and reading data into Python (_lecture_)

Morning 2.

SST theory, data download and reading data into Python (_computer work_)

Afternoon 1.

Continue SST computer work

Afternoon 2.

Continue SST computer work

**Wednesday January 18****:**

Morning 1.

Wind theory, data download and reading data into Python (_lecture_)

Morning 2.

Wind theory, data download and reading data into Python (_computer work_)

Afternoon 1.

Continue Wind computer work

Afternoon 2.

Continue Wind computer work

**Thursday January 19****:**

Morning 1.

Altimetry theory, data download and reading data into Python (_lecture_)

Morning 2.

Altimetry data download and reading data into Python (_computer work_)

Afternoon 1.

Continue Altimetry computer work

Afternoon 2.

Continue Altimetry computer work

**Friday January 20****:**

Morning 1.

Empirical Orthogonal Function (EOF) Analysis (_lecture_)

Morning 2.

Empirical Orthogonal Function (EOF) Analysis
(_computer work_)

Afternoon 1.

Continue EOF Analysis computer work

Afternoon 2.

Continue EOF Analysis computer work

**Saturday January 21: Participants Depart**


USP Suva

Participants at the event: [field_event_participants]
Event Organizer: [field_event_organizer]
Contacts/References: [field_event_contacts_refs]
Call for Action: [field__call_for_action]
USP Suva
 
 
 
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Seventh Session of the Assembly of IRENA
Seventh Session of the Assembly of IRENA
01/14/2017 to 01/15/2017


Event Details @ http://sdg.iisd.org/events/seventh-session-of-the-assembly-of-irena/


Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Participants at the event: [field_event_participants]
Event Organizer: [field_event_organizer]
Contacts/References: [field_event_contacts_refs]
Call for Action: [field__call_for_action]
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
 
 
UN World Data Forum
UN World Data Forum
01/16/2017 to 01/18/2017


Event Details @ http://sdg.iisd.org/events/world-forum-on-sustainable-development-data-w...


Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Participants at the event: [field_event_participants]
Event Organizer: [field_event_organizer]
Contacts/References: [field_event_contacts_refs]
Call for Action: [field__call_for_action]
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
 
 
Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA 2017)
Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA 2017)
01/19/2017 to 01/21/2017


Event Details @ http://sdg.iisd.org/events/global-forum-for-food-and-agriculture-gffa-2017/


Berlin, Germany

Participants at the event: [field_event_participants]
Event Organizer: [field_event_organizer]
Contacts/References: [field_event_contacts_refs]
Call for Action: [field__call_for_action]
Berlin, Germany
 
 
 
UNFF Working Group and Special Session
UNFF Working Group and Special Session
01/16/2017 to 01/20/2017


Event Details @ http://sdg.iisd.org/events/unff-working-group-and-special-session/


New York City, US

Participants at the event: [field_event_participants]
Event Organizer: [field_event_organizer]
Contacts/References: [field_event_contacts_refs]
Call for Action: [field__call_for_action]
New York City, US
 
 
 
2017 Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week
2017 Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week
01/16/2017 to 01/19/2017


Event Details @ http://sdg.iisd.org/events/abu-dhabi-sustainability-week-2/


Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Participants at the event: [field_event_participants]
Event Organizer: [field_event_organizer]
Contacts/References: [field_event_contacts_refs]
Call for Action: [field__call_for_action]
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
 
 
ECOSOC President's Retreat
ECOSOC President's Retreat
01/20/2017 to 01/21/2017


Event Details @ http://sdg.iisd.org/events/ecosoc-presidents-retreat/


New York City, US

Participants at the event: [field_event_participants]
Event Organizer: [field_event_organizer]
Contacts/References: [field_event_contacts_refs]
Call for Action: [field__call_for_action]
New York City, US
 
 
World Forum on Sustainable Development Data (World Data Forum)
World Forum on Sustainable Development Data (World Data Forum)
01/16/2017 to 01/18/2017


Event Details @ http://nr.iisd.org/events/world-forum-on-sustainable-development-data-wo...


Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Participants at the event: [field_event_participants]
Event Organizer: [field_event_organizer]
Contacts/References: [field_event_contacts_refs]
Call for Action: [field__call_for_action]
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
 
 
 
 
 
UNFF Working Group and Special Session
UNFF Working Group and Special Session
01/16/2017 to 01/20/2017


Event Details @ http://nr.iisd.org/events/unff-working-group-and-special-session/


New York City, US

Participants at the event: [field_event_participants]
Event Organizer: [field_event_organizer]
Contacts/References: [field_event_contacts_refs]
Call for Action: [field__call_for_action]
New York City, US
 
 
Leanne in Fiji
Leanne in Fiji
01/16/2017 to 01/20/2017





Participants at the event: [field_event_participants]
Event Organizer: [field_event_organizer]
Contacts/References: [field_event_contacts_refs]
Call for Action: [field__call_for_action]
 
 
IUCN Oceania 10th Birthday Celebration
IUCN Oceania 10th Birthday Celebration
01/16/2017 to 01/20/2017





Participants at the event: [field_event_participants]
Event Organizer: [field_event_organizer]
Contacts/References: [field_event_contacts_refs]
Call for Action: [field__call_for_action]
 
 
2017 International Water Summit
2017 International Water Summit
01/16/2017 to 01/19/2017


Event Details @ http://sdg.iisd.org/events/2017-international-water-summit/


Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Participants at the event: [field_event_participants]
Event Organizer: [field_event_organizer]
Contacts/References: [field_event_contacts_refs]
Call for Action: [field__call_for_action]
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
 
 
 
Tenth World Future Energy Summit
Tenth World Future Energy Summit
01/16/2017 to 01/19/2017


Event Details @ http://sdg.iisd.org/events/tenth-world-future-energy-summit/


Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Participants at the event: [field_event_participants]
Event Organizer: [field_event_organizer]
Contacts/References: [field_event_contacts_refs]
Call for Action: [field__call_for_action]
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
 
 
 
Consultations on First Draft of Modalities Resolution for Global Compact on Migration
Consultations on First Draft of Modalities Resolution for Global Compact on Migration
01/16/2017

Event Details @ http://sdg.iisd.org/events/intergovernmental-negotiations-on-global-comp...


New York City, US

Participants at the event: [field_event_participants]
Event Organizer: [field_event_organizer]
Contacts/References: [field_event_contacts_refs]
Call for Action: [field__call_for_action]
New York City, US
 
 
World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017
World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017
01/17/2017 to 01/20/2017


Event Details @ http://sdg.iisd.org/events/world-economic-forum-annual-meeting-2017/


Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

Participants at the event: [field_event_participants]
Event Organizer: [field_event_organizer]
Contacts/References: [field_event_contacts_refs]
Call for Action: [field__call_for_action]
Davos-Klosters, Switzerland
 
 
World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017
World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017
01/17/2017 to 01/20/2017


Event Details @ http://nr.iisd.org/events/world-economic-forum-annual-meeting-2017/


Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

Participants at the event: [field_event_participants]
Event Organizer: [field_event_organizer]
Contacts/References: [field_event_contacts_refs]
Call for Action: [field__call_for_action]
Davos-Klosters, Switzerland
 
 
 
 
 
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Informal Meeting of UNGA on the Sustaining Peace Agenda
Informal Meeting of UNGA on the Sustaining Peace Agenda
01/24/2017

Event Details @ http://sdg.iisd.org/events/informal-meeting-of-unga-on-the-sustaining-pe...


New York City, US

Participants at the event: [field_event_participants]
Event Organizer: [field_event_organizer]
Contacts/References: [field_event_contacts_refs]
Call for Action: [field__call_for_action]
New York City, US
 
 
 
 
BIOPAMA Programme Steering Committee meeting
BIOPAMA Programme Steering Committee meeting
01/27/2017


Brussels, Belgium

Participants at the event: [field_event_participants]
Event Organizer: [field_event_organizer]
Contacts/References: [field_event_contacts_refs]
Call for Action: [field__call_for_action]
Brussels, Belgium
 
 
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CGRFA 16
CGRFA 16
01/29/2017 to 02/02/2017


Event Details @ http://biodiversity-l.iisd.org/events/cgrfa-16/


Rome, Lazio, Italy

Participants at the event: [field_event_participants]
Event Organizer: [field_event_organizer]
Contacts/References: [field_event_contacts_refs]
Call for Action: [field__call_for_action]
Rome, Lazio, Italy
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Consultation on Indigenous Peoples’ Participation at UN
Consultation on Indigenous Peoples’ Participation at UN
01/30/2017 to 02/01/2017


Event Details @ http://sdg.iisd.org/events/consultation-on-indigenous-peoples-participat...


New York City, US

Participants at the event: [field_event_participants]
Event Organizer: [field_event_organizer]
Contacts/References: [field_event_contacts_refs]
Call for Action: [field__call_for_action]
New York City, US
»
 
Sixth ECOSOC Youth Forum
Sixth ECOSOC Youth Forum
01/30/2017 to 01/31/2017


Event Details @ http://sdg.iisd.org/events/sixth-ecosoc-youth-forum/


New York City, US

Participants at the event: [field_event_participants]
Event Organizer: [field_event_organizer]
Contacts/References: [field_event_contacts_refs]
Call for Action: [field__call_for_action]
New York City, US
 
 
CGRFA 16
CGRFA 16
01/30/2017 to 02/03/2017


Event Details @ http://sdg.iisd.org/events/cgrfa-16/


Rome, Lazio, Italy

Participants at the event: [field_event_participants]
Event Organizer: [field_event_organizer]
Contacts/References: [field_event_contacts_refs]
Call for Action: [field__call_for_action]
Rome, Lazio, Italy
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CGRFA 16
CGRFA 16
01/30/2017 to 02/03/2017


Event Details @ http://nr.iisd.org/events/cgrfa-16/


Rome, Lazio, Italy

Participants at the event: [field_event_participants]
Event Organizer: [field_event_organizer]
Contacts/References: [field_event_contacts_refs]
Call for Action: [field__call_for_action]
Rome, Lazio, Italy
»
 
 
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