Assuring Quality in Earth Observation

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Cropped image of QA4EO logoThe 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.

Science Serving Society – Spring 2011 Virtual Poster Session

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Image of the DEVELOP team with Michael Bolden at the 49th Goddard Memorial Symposium

Image of the DEVELOP team with Michael Bolden at the 49th Goddard Memorial SymposiumStudents 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.

Inquiry-to-Insight (I2I): An International Digital Environmental Education Project

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Cropped image of voicethreadThe 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.