D 3.2 Evaluation report from first cycle of development

Project deliverable

Under the UN Framework convention on climate change, governments are obliged to report emissions of greenhouse gases as inventories. MELODIES work package 3 has been developing new land cover and soil moisture products, targeted at the reporting requirements of the UK government, along with a linked data portal to explore these datasets more interactively and widen their uptake.

A series of meetings between the work package and its users (the institutions involved in supplying information for the reporting process) have taken place, resulting in the following requirements for the different data products.