Announcement – Call for Papers: Global Human Health

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Cropped image of two Anopheles gambiae is soliciting articles worldwide for its theme issue on observing and monitoring Global Human Health, including contributions addressing current issues, techniques and applications of remote sensing, GIS, and geovisualization. The theme issue is scheduled for the third quarter of 2010, June 21 ‰ÛÒ September 21. Guest Editor is Assaf Anyamba, PhD.

Announcement – Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. announces a Call for Participation (CFP) in Phase 3 of the GEOSS Architecture Implementation Pilot (AIP)

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Image of GEO logoThe Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC®) announces a Call for Participation (CFP) in Phase 3 of the GEOSS (Global Earth Observation System of Systems) Architecture Implementation Pilot (AIP) issued by the Group on Earth Observations (GEO). The CFP documents are available at:

Education Around Earth – NASA Contest for Teachers Makes “Top Stars” of Stellar Lessons on Hubble

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Image taken by Hubble of star forming regionFind out how teachers who are stars in their classrooms can become “Top Stars” at a NASA-sponsored contest that invites U.S. formal (K-12 and college) and informal educators to submit their best examples of using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope in science, technology, engineering or mathematics education.

Announcement – Integrative geospatial science for disaster risk management @ EGU 2010

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Image of the European Geosciences Union 2010 logoThe annual General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union – one of the most prestigious events in the field of geoscience – will take place in Vienna, Austria from 02-07 May 2010. The Assembly will draw a crowd of scientists from all over the world, covering all disciplines of Earth, planetary and space science. Earthzine will support a special session within the Natural Hazards Program Group dedicated to the concept of disaster management, one of the GEOSS societal benefit areas.

Announcement – Earthzine Book Reviews

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Image of an open bookEarthzine would like to invite you to submit reviews and recommendations of some good books you’ve read lately! They can be fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama or prose. Thematically, they should address in some way one or more of the nine societal benefit areas of GEOSS: agriculture, biodiversity, climate, disasters, ecosystems, energy, health, water, weather; also oceans and sustainability.