Panel Session on “Big data processing: What is the added value, for which applications?” at Oceans conference, Marseille.
Finding Hope at Home and in a Deep Ocean of Possibilities
In this annual series, IEEE Earthzine staff and guest contributors offer short essays on their sources of hope or inspiration in the face of widespread global change.
Insight for a Changing World: 14th GEO Plenary
GEO pivots its strategic mission to focus on putting it vast resources into the hands of users.
Data and Knowledge Preservation
Invasive species data and knowledge preservation is vital for future research, and collection methods impact data quality.
PREPping Access to Climate Data
Through the Partnership for Resilience and Preparedness (PREP), a collaboration between public, private, and government sectors, open-source data may change the way the world approaches climate change.
A Connected Ocean (ACO) Conference Planned for October in France
ACO 2016 is planned for Oct. 11-13, 2016, in Brest, France. ACO stands for “A Connected Ocean,” and the conference will focus on new approaches, technologies and challenges in relation to ocean processes. The event is endorsed by the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society (OES) and the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG). AOC 2016 organizers note that the ocean … Read More
GEOGLAM: Working Together to Reduce Poverty and Fight Global Hunger
A global effort to make agricultural projections available to anyone with an Internet connection may hold the key to fighting hunger and reducing poverty. On a hot and humid June day in 1943, with World War II still raging in Europe and the Pacific, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt welcomed delegates from around the world to the first-ever United Nations … Read More
Big Data Flows: Water, Outsourcing, and the Flood of Data
Big Data is booming, and water utilities are beginning to be able to take advantage by leveraging the skills of those who already know how to collect and manage data.
3D Visualizations for a Three-Dimensional World
Using technologically advancing GIS data for public decision making/policy.
Imaging Earth: Utilizing Advances in Earth Observation
Improvements in satellite and computing technology mean we can collect much more Earth observation data than ever before. Utilizing that data is a challenge we’re still working on, however.
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