Calling Inquiring Minds: Citizen Science Association Hosts 2015 Conference

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Opportunities for learning, networking, and connecting are the focus of the upcoming Citizen Science 2015 conference. This Citizen Science Association event will take place Feb. 11-12 in San Jose, California. Participants on every side of citizen science, from research coordination to volunteering, are invited to join the conversation.

Connecting with Geoscience Systems: Earth Science Week 2014

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Earth Science Week 2014 will focus on the interconnectedness of Earth systems. The international event is celebrated from Oct. 12-18. Opportunities for involvement include student contests, local activities, and a citizen science initiative. Potential participants are encouraged to begin planning now.

5th Digital Earth Summit Planned for Japan

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The 5th Biennial Digital Earth Summit will be held in November in Nagoya, Japan. As an offshoot of the UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development, the focus of the summit will be on how digital Earth technologies can be used to address sustainability education and other global issues.

Finalists: 2013 Student Essay Contest on ‘Science Technology for Observing Earth’s Climate’

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essay contest Student authors from around the globe contributed submissions to Earthzine’s 2013 Student Essay Contest. Five finalists were selected. We are now entering a second round of judging that includes a blog discussion between Earthzine readers and the authors. The blogging portion of this competition will continue through Oct. 31. Click and participate.

Call for Papers — Technology for Earth Observation

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Credit: Soil Science. Earthzine is seeking articles of 800-1,500 words for the ‰ÛÏ2013 Earth Science Technology Showcase,‰Û an online presentation of technology developments for the Earth science community. Principal investigators from the NASA Earth Science Technology Office (ESTO) are invited to participate, along with ESTO team members, collaborators, and students.

On the 2nd Symposium on Advances in Geospatial Technologies for Health

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ISPRS logo A Working Group of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) is organizing its 2nd Symposium on Advances in Geospatial Technologies for Health. The symposium is in collaboration with the 5th International Conference on Medical Geology (MEDGEO-2013), and the goal is to enhance cross-disciplinary collaborations to improve health and well-being by utilizing Earth observing technologies and data.