Calibration: The process of quantitatively defining the system responses to known, controlled signal inputs.

The process of assessing, by independent means, the quality of the data products derived from the system outputs.

Upcoming WGCV Events
WGCV-38 Plenary USA Sept 29 to Oct 3rd, 2014
WGCV-39 Plenary Berlin, Germany May 2015

The WGCV has a five-year work plan covering the period of 2011-2016. To download the latest copy, click here:  WGCV Work Plan Version 5.4

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37th CEOS Working Group on Calibration and Validation Plenary (WGCV-37) 

Hosted by the European Space Agency (ESA)

at ESRIN, Frascati, Italy
February 17-20, 2014


THANK YOU to our hosts for their wonderful hospitality!

 ,the WGCV Team 





 WGCV-37 Meeting Documentation





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A QA4EO Workshop on Providing Harmonised Quality Information in Earth Observation Data by 2015 was held from 18th - 20th October 2011 in Harwell, UK.  Visit the QA4EO website for meeting documentation and presentations.

The Draft QA4EO Implementation Plan is a result of the GEO QA4EO Workshop (Oct. 2011), the WGCV-34 Plenary (Feb 2012), and QA4EO side meetings at GEO CEOS Work Planning Meeting (Feb 2012) and SIT-27 Meeting (Mar 2012)SIT-27 QA4EO Side meeting presentation slides.


j0442176 To find out more details on the current focus for the work of the WGCV visit the Current Activities page

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Last Updated March 7, 2013.