You don’t have to talk with Dr. Doug Muchoney for very long to discover his enthusiasm. Based at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in Virginia, Muchoney is the U.S. representative for the Global Forest Observation Initiative (GFOI). In an interview with Earthzine, he shared a look into his experience with the GFOI so far.
Blue Planet Initiative Works Toward Atlantic Ocean Observing System
Oceans and Society: Blue Planet, a task of the latest Group on Earth Observations work plan, will present its vision for a new Integrated Atlantic Ocean Observing System at an upcoming GEO-X session.
The Group on Earth Observations Looks Toward a Second Decade of Data Sharing
Since 2005, the international Group of Earth Observations has been working to make vital data about our planet widely available and create a Global Earth Observation System of Systems. The group meets in Geneva starting on Jan. 12, to assess past work and chart a course for another decade.