Every October, geologists, hydrologists, paleontologists and other professionals in the field of Earth Science get to revel in a little extra recognition. The rock-hammer and the gravelometer are dusted with glory: Earth Science Week is on its way.
The NASA Applied Remote Sensing Training Program (ARSET) develops courses for end-users on the application of satellite data and imagery to environmental decision-making activities related to water resources, air quality, and disaster management. ARSET makes course materials publicly available and actively encourages their use by environmental managers or others interested in developing their own applied remote sensing courses.
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Spatial Environmental Education: Teaching and Learning about the Environment with a Spatial Framework
Given the environmental concerns faced by the modern world, it is imperative that students, our future decision-makers, study and understand these issues to ensure we emerge at the end of the 21st century in a sustainable way. Decision-makers need to care about the planet, and the use of GIS in the study of the environment is essential.
As America’s Next Eco-Star, Katelyn Romanov says she intends to make it her personal duty to bring young people back into the environmental equation, and make clean energy and energy efficiency just as popular as March Madness.
The Quality Assurance Framework for Earth Observation (QA4EO) was established to provide a forum for debate and resolution of Quality Assurance (QA) issues within the EO community. A recent workshop tackled key QA concerns and established a roadmap to seek implementation of QA4EO throughout the EO community.