Earth Science Week 2016 highlights awareness of global geoheritage.
A Web-based lesson called LearnEO! uses ocean color images to quantify phytoplankton seasonality and help us understand the functioning of coral reef ecosystems. Coral reefs are among the most biologically diverse ecosystems on Earth. They occupy less than 0.1 percent of the world’s ocean surface, and yet they host 25 percent of all the marine species (1). Coral reefs deliver … Read More
Colombian student research in Earth observations leads to poster session, suggest resource management improvements. For the fourth year in a row, senior students atåÊSt. George’s School in BogotÌÁ, Colombia, haveåÊparticipated in ÛÏEarth Observation: Science From Another Perspective,Û a project focusing onåÊusing satellite images to support research on questions based on one of nineåÊSocietal BenefitåÊAreas. This year, 74 students, working in … Read More
The 5th Biennial Digital Earth Summit will be held in November in Nagoya, Japan. As an offshoot of the UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development, the focus of the summit will be on how digital Earth technologies can be used to address sustainability education and other global issues.
Since 2012, senior students at St. George’s School in BogotÌÁ, Colombia, have participated in a team project called ÛÏEarth Observation: Science From Another Perspective.Û This year’s 88 students, working together in 12 teams, researched questions related to climate, one of the nine Societal Benefit Areas.
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