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Workshop on socioeconomic benefits of geospatial information

This workshop will be conducted in Boulder, CO on June 12-14. The due date for abstracts has been extended to March 30, 2012. There is still time for submittal.

The aim for the workshop is the creation of a four year, multi-disciplinary program that…

IEEE Global Humanitarian Conference – virtual on line sessions

The IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference is taking place in Seattle on October 31 through November 2, 2011 at the Renaissance hotel in down town Seattle.. You can attend selected sessions through the web. The selected sessions will be announced on…

The Earth’s Environment, Observations and Benefits

First presentation – September 21, 2011 at 14:00 UTC. This is the first of  a series of web presentations on advances in environmental information and its impacts on our lives, both locally and globally. The first presentation is by an internationally…

IEEE GHTC Conference

The IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference will take place in Seattle, WA USA, October 30 – November 1, 2011. Read GHTC Message 090611


Workshop on Socio-economic benefits

A workshop on the socio-economic benefits of GEO-GEOSS is planned for July
11-13 at the Joint Research Center in Ispra Italy. The purpose of the workshop is
to identify a program of activities to undertake during 2011-14 to support the
GEO 10-year…

IEEE President addresses GEO Summit

The Group on Earth Observations Ministerial Summit was held in Beijing, China on 5 November 2010. The IEEE Delegation was led by Professor Moshe Kam, 2011 IEEE President and CEO. The IEEE participated in the deliberations and hosted an exhibit. Prof Kam…

Science Editor for Earthzine

Earthzine is recruiting a motivated individual with interest in environmental issues to serve as Science Editor to support the development of its technical content. Earthzine is an on-line publication of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, a…

New Editor for Best Practice Wiki

Interoperability is usually thought of as standards and interoperability arrangements. Another important aspect of interoperability is the implementation practices – call them either “best practices” or “common practices”.  IEEE sponsors the best…

IEEE Proposals selected by GEO

The Group on Earth Observation has selected four IEEE proposals as part of an international initiative to support research and development for societal benefit areas of agriculture, water, human health and energy.  The selections included:

JR Sharma -…

IEEE Foundation awards grant to ICEO

The IEEE Foundation has awarded a grant to ICEO for continuing and expanding the water for food security and health in Rajasthan, India.  The project is for a baseline survey in Rajasthan to create a geo-spatial database using earth observation data sets of…

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