Live Coverage of GEO-XII

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From Nov. 11-13, 2015, researchers from around the world who depend on and develop Earth Observation data will gather in Mexico City for the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) 12th Plenary and Ministerial Summit.

Women of Tomorrow: European Space Agency Seeks to Set Girls on a Trajectory Toward Space

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The European Space Agency and international press agency Sipa Press are creating a touring exhibition that showcases the stories and testimonies of women around the world who share a passion for space. Since 1963, 58 women have broken through the barrier of Earth‰Ûªs atmosphere to explore the expanses of space. For each of these women and others working in the … Read More

Tracking Snow: The Cryosphere in an Era of Climate Change

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A new generation of weather satellites is helping researchers gain insights into the complex relationship between the cryosphere ‰ÛÒ the planet‰Ûªs cold regions ‰ÛÒ and the climate. With drinking water supplies dwindling around the world, understanding the cryosphere is becoming a front-burner issue.