Minimize Dragon 3 Final Results Reporting

The 2016 Dragon symposium will serve as the close of the Dragon 3 Cooperation (2012 to 2016). The Symposium is organised in 6 thematic workshops. Each thematic workshop will include final results presentations by each of the projects as follows:

  • Outline the objectives of the research
  • Detail the ESA, TPM & Chinese EO mission data acquired and investigated during the course of the Dragon 3 Programme
  • Detail the in-situ data measurements and requirements made and the joint field visits undertaken in P.R. China
  • Report on the projects' achievements, final results, conclusions and recommendations
  • Inform on papers published in scientific journals or conference proceedings
  • Report on the young scientists training
  • Outline academic exchange programmes developed

Dragon 3 scientists are kindly requested to submit their abstracts for an oral presentation using the online system.


Poster Session for Dragon 3 Young Scientists

On the afternoon of 4 July 2016 (Day 1), there will be a special poster session dedicated to research by young scientists. Prizes will be awarded for the best posters in each thematic category. The session will be judged by Dragon lead investigators.

Poster presenters are kindly requested to submit an abstract using the online system.

Minimize Dragon 4 Cooperation projects' Kick Off

The Symposium will also serve as the formal kick off for Dragon 4 Cooperation projects. EO data delivery will commence in July 2016 and last for 4 years. The presentations will be made on the successful projects from the Dragon 4 call for proposals. This call concerns the exploitation of Copernicus Sentinels, ESA, TPM and Chinese EO data for science and applications development. All of the project executive summaries will be provided in both English and Chinese and will be distributed to Symposium participants at the Symposium. The Chinese and European Lead Investigators shall undertake the following:

  • Inform on the project's objectives
  • Detail the Copernicus Sentinels, ESA, Chinese and TPM data to be investigated
  • Inform on the project's schedule, planning & contribution of the partners
  • Indicate the level and training of young scientists on the project
  • Detail the in-situ data measurements and requirements
  • Provide details on expected field data collection campaigns and periods in P.R. China
  • Inform on the expected results

Please note that for accepted proposals, the Dragon 4 executive summaries as submitted during the Dragon 4 call will be distributed (in pdf) at the Symposium.