The American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) is honoring ongoing Earth Day efforts by recognizing colleges and universities who have excelled in attempts to further the field of ecological sustainability.
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.
Students from the DEVELOP National Program present their research results in the 2011 spring term virtual poster session. Ten Earth science projects were conducted across that nation by eight different DEVELOP teams, focusing on topics such as water quality, disaster management, public health, and ecological forecasting. DEVELOP is a training and development program that provides students and young professionals with experience in utilizing and integrating satellite remote sensing data into real world applications while extending NASA Earth science research and technology to society.
Earthzine is pleased to announce the winners of the 2010 University and College Student Essay and Blogging Competition, “Making Citizen Observations a Global Vision.” Co-sponsored by NASA, this year’s contest attracted well-written, thought provoking essays and an international dialogue with students on important environmental issues.
The Inquiry-to-Insight (I2I) project, a collaboration between Gothenburg University in Sweden and Stanford University in California, offers an educational program combining information and communication technologies (ICT), social networking Internet communities, and pedagogy directed at learning about and envisioning solutions to global environmental issues.