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GEO

March 17, 2017

Launch of INTERGEO 2017: Topics that Get the Geo-IT Sector Noticed

Berlin | 3, 2, 1 and lift-off. The 2017 INTERGEO season is underway, with a programme fully reflecting its long-standing key focus – “Knowledge and action for planet Earth”. Once again in 2017, the leading international trade fair for geodesy, geoinformation and land management’s hot topics will highlight ground-breaking developments and projects of a dynamic

July 15, 2016

WOC Accredited as Partner to Group on Earth Observations (GEO)

The World Ocean Council has been approved as a Participating Partner to the Group On Earth Observations (GEO) – which includes 102 Member governments, the European Commission, and 103 Participating Organisations (international bodies with a commitment to advance Earth observations). In addition to the WOC, this month GEO also accepted other new partner organisations, including:

March 31, 2016

GSDI 15 World Conference Keynote Speakers Announced

The Global Spatial Data Infrastructure (GSDI) Association is pleased to announce that Mark Reichardt, President of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), and Barbara Ryan, Secretariat Director of the Intergovernmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO), will deliver two of the keynote addresses at the upcoming GSDI 15 World Conference (GSDI 15 - http://m1e.net/c?73682120-TPTmXgW1SJAno%40387003173-jypP68k5pjRNA Each GSDI Conference

March 21, 2016

GEO Launches Early Warning Crop Monitor to Fight Food Insecurity

The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) introduced the Early Warning Crop Monitor (EWCM), a new tool that provides consensus reports on crop conditions in countries at risk of food insecurity in Central and South America, Africa, the Middle East, and Central and East Asia.

March 18, 2016

GEO Announces Launch of Early Warning Crop Monitoring Tool

The Group on Earth Observations announced the launch of the Early Warning Crop Monitor, a new tool to fight food insecurity. The announcement was made during the GEO 36th Executive Meeting held in Geneva on 8-9 March. Developed by the GEO Global Agricultural Monitoring Initiative (GEOGLAM), initiated by the G-20 Agriculture Ministers, the Early Warning

November 4, 2015

GEO Unleashes the Power of Open Data in Mexico City, November 9 – 13

Geneva, November 4, 2015 — Hosted by the Government of Mexico, the intergovernmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO) will convene its international Plenary and Ministerial Summit on 9-13 November in Mexico City. Against the backdrop of recent approval of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the upcoming Conference of the Parties (COP21) to the UN Framework

January 30, 2015

GEO Announces Call for Participation in 8th GEOSS Pilot with OGC Leadership

Jan. 30, 2015—The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) has announced a Call for Participation (CFP) in the 8th phase of the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) Architecture Implementation Pilot (AIP-8). AIP-8 aims to increase the use of GEOSS resources by end-users. An end-user might be, for example, a farmer in a developing nation

December 9, 2014

The Most Detailed Ecological Land Units Map in the World

Redlands, Calif., Dec. 9, 2014—Esri and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) are pleased to announce the development of the highest spatial resolution ecological land units (ELUs) map of the world ever produced. The Global ELUs map portrays a systematic division and classification of ecological and physiographic information about land surface features. The work was commissioned

November 25, 2014

Open and Machine-readable Data Fuel the Group on Earth Observations

A report from the recent plenary session of the Group on Earth Observations by Timothy Stryker, the director of the U.S. Group on Earth Observations Program, emphasized the importance of open and machine-readable data.

November 11, 2014

The Group on Earth Observation Holds Its 11th Plenary Session

The Group on Earth Observation convenes its 11th plenary session in Geneva this week under the theme “Taking the Pulse of the Planet.”