Happy Earth Observation Day 2011!

Earth Observation day logoApril 8, 2011 marks Earth Observation Day – an event that’s been “observed” since 2006 when the U.S. Department of the Interior announced the Earth observing satellite program. Earth Observation Day is organized by the AmericaView Consortium, a nationwide program that partners with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and focuses on public domain remote sensing data and geospatial technology in support of applied research, K-16 education, goal of supporting remote sensing science and technology in the K-12 curriculum.