2014 © Lenka Dvorakova

Current LCLUC challenges in SCERIN: Assessing Ecosystem Function and Processes
9-10 June 2014, Krakow, Poland

The second meeting of GOFC-GOLD South Central and East European Regional Information Network (SCERIN-2) is planned
for 9-10 June 2014. It will be hosted by Drs. K. Ostapowicz and J. Kozak, Institute of Geography and Spatial Management
at the Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland (http://www.gis.geo.uj.edu.pl/ZGIS/eng/aboutus/contact.ht).

SCERINs goals are to promote the use and improve the quality and availability of Earth System remote-sensing data in South Central and Eastern Europe (SCE). SCERIN-2 will focus on regional and local issues related to satellite data products, methodologies, and end users. Time is set aside for discussions of the SCERIN focus groups on FG1: Forest monitoring: disturbances, health and biomass, FG2: Land Cover Changes: agricultural land abandonment, urban expansion; and to discuss the formulation of New FG3: Validation/verification network for support of current and future satellite NASA (HyspIRI, Landsat) and ESA missions (GMES program).

Further information about the network and the prior meetings are available on the SCERIN web site http://www.fao.org/gtos/gofc-gold/net-SEERIN.html. Further information regarding the meeting agenda and logistics
will be available at the SCERIN conference web-site at (http://csebr.cz/scerin2014/. Please let us know of your interest
and availability to participate in SCERIN-2 (contact information below).

SCERIN-2 is planned in coordination with the Second Trans Atlantic Training (TAT-2, http://web.natur.cuni.cz/gis/tat/) initiative, to be held June 5-8 2014.
We are looking forvard to meeting you there!