The Copernicus Training and Information Session to be held on 19 September 2018 in Reykjavík, Iceland, is part of a series of national Copernicus events. The European Commission is organising the Sessions at the request of, and in collaboration with countries involved in the Copernicus Programme.
The event aims to promote awareness of the many uses of Copernicus data and information, while providing the opportunity for hands on demonstrations and basic training regarding:
The Copernicus Training and Information Session targets both Copernicus “intermediate” end users (technical) and end user communities (non-technical).
For more information, please refer to the Agenda.
These events are open and free to registered participants.
The registration for this event is now closed.
Note that in case the number of participants reaches the maximum capacity of the venue, registration might close at an earlier date.
Cost: Free of charge
Venue: Grand Hótel Reykjavík
Address: Sigtún 38
City: 105 Reykjavík
Tel.: +354 514 8000
- The event will be moderated by Dr. Kolbeinn Árnason, from the National Land Survey of Iceland -
08:30 - 09:00
Registration and welcome coffee
09:00 - 09:45
Welcome and Introduction
09:45 - 10:20
Access to Data
10:20 - 10:50
10:50 - 11:35
Copernicus Land Monitoring Service (CLMS)
11:35 - 12:00
Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S)
12:00 - 13:00
13:00 - 13:40
Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service (CMEMS)
13:40 - 14:45
Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service (CMEMS) - Applications
14:45 - 15:05
Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS)
15:05 - 15:35
15:35 - 16:15
Copernicus Emergency Management (EMS)
16:15 - 16:45
Copernicus Local Use Cases
16:45 - 16:55
16:55 - 17:00
Reykjavík is accessible from two different airports.
Reykjavík Airport is located about 2 kms from the city centre and 5 km from the venue.
Downtown Reykjavík is then accessible by public transportation. For more detailed information about bus stops and time schedule, please visit the airport’s website.
The city centre can also be reached by a 25-min walk directly from the airport.
Keflavík International Airport is located 51 kms South-West from the city centre.
Many options (bus, taxi services, car rentals) are available to transit from Keflavík International Airport to Reykjavík. For more detailed information, please visit the airport’s website.
For transportation within Reykjavík, benefit from the dense Strætó's Route Network.
Name and contact details of local coordinator
Gunnar Haukur Kristinsson
Landmælingar Íslands / National Land Survey of Iceland
T: +354 430 9000
Email: gunnar [at] lmi.is
Copernicus Support Office / FDC
T: +33 1 53 66 11 11
Email: frederic.collomb [at] fdc.eu
Copernicus Support Office / SpaceTec Partners
T: +32 488 48 51 70
Email: debien [at] spacetecpartners.eu