Program ‘Innovate your Space’ DSI-TNO-SRON Symposium

Below the program is presented of our Joint Symposium “Innovate Your Space” by the TU-Delft Space Institute, TNO and SRON with the theme: ‘Innovation for Climate and Air Quality Monitoring’. If any alterations would be made, they will be posted on this page.

09:30     Registration
10:00     Welcome
10:15     P. Levelt (KNMI) on Air Quality and Health
10:45     Pitch round I (TU-Delft PhDs and PostDocs)

  • Mariska Koning – ‘Clouds blowing in the wind’
  • Gourav Mahapatra – ‘Towards a better understanding of Venus’ climate by probing cloud and haze properties’
  • Christos Gatidis – ‘Small-scale variability in rainfall and its effect on precipitation estimates from space’

11:15     Coffee
11:30     H. Dolman (VU) on Green House Gases and Climate
12:00     Pitch round II (TU-Delft PhDs and PostDocs)

  • Inger Bij de Vaate – ‘Using SAR altimetry to derive water levels in the Arctic’
  • Marcel Kleinherenbrink – ‘The Harmony mission: a new window to study climate-driven processes’
  • Weiran Li – ‘Remote sensing of firn properties in Greenland & Antarctica’

12:30     Lunch
13:45     R. Koop (NSO) on governmental aspects of Climate and Air Quality
14:15     S. Kampen (Airbus) on industrial aspects of Climate and Air Quality
14:45     Workshops:

  • NWO (TTW-Perspective) Space Optics – Eberhard Gill
  • NWO (TTW-Perspective) OLFAR – Marc Klein Wolt 
  • Innovation for Climate and Air Quality Monitoring – Avri Selig 

15:55     Wrap-up
16:00     Drinks
17:00     End