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SPM1.21

Geohazards Community of Practice (GHCP) of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) (public)
Convener: Hans-Peter Plag 
Thu, 01 May, 08:30–12:00  / Room Y7
The Geohazards Community of Practice (GHCP, http://www.geohazcop.org) of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO, http://www.earthobservations.org) will present and review its work plan and its contribution to the GEO Work Plan Task DI-01 “Informing Risk Management and Disaster Reduction.” One main activity is the development of a “Global Geohazards Information System for Disaster Risk Reduction” (GGIS-DRR) and the concept for this system will be discussed. Another activity is a white paper on extreme geohazards and disaster risk reduction, which will be briefly presented (and discussed in detail in a separate dedicated splinter meeting. Coordination of GHCP activities with similar programs of other organizations will also be addressed.

The detailed agenda for the meeting will be available at the GHCP meeting web page at http://www.geohazcop.org/meetings. Details on DI-01 can be found on the GEO Work Plan Web Page at http://www.earthobservations.org/geoss_imp.php.