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Call to create a Digital Earth education curriculum

  • 1 December 2013

Four scientists with the International Society for Digital Earth (ISDE) have suggested developing an international curriculum (course system) to educate future professionals about how to help deliver the Digital Earth (DE) vision. In a letter published in the November 2013 issue of the International Journal for Digital Earth, Tim Foresman, Yola Georgiadou, Sven Schade and Josef Strobl claimed that ‘the …..Read More

Global Studio: strategies for challenged communities

  • 20 November 2013

Can a one page strategy diagram really fix all the challenges of the world’s under-privileged communities? Sceptics would say no. Yet it’s widely agreed that good communications among ‘stakeholders’ are vital to the success of all community development projects. The above diagram is a convincing summary of the main human transactions necessary to accelerate successful collaborations. It’s intended to guide …..Read More

Scientists applaud GEO printings of D_City report

  • 10 November 2013

International land surveying, geography, remote sensing and Earth observation (satellite) scientists are applauding the D_City: Digital Earth | Virtual Nations | Data Cities report. Online (originally as a preview for comment) since early 2012, the report now has been updated and printed via its sponsor, the Intergovernmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO). GEO and the International Society for Digital Earth …..Read More