GEOEssential Work Package 4 (WP4) workshop, 24-26 July 2018, Frankfurt Main, Germany

GEOEssential Work Package 4 (WP4) workshop, 24-26 July 2018, Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Institute (BiK-F) Frankfurt am Main, Germany. In July, the GEOEssential Work Package 4 (WP4) members met in Frankfurt to discuss progress, establish collaborations, and define next steps to be taken. The event was organized by Aidin Niamir, Ricarda Prinz, Marta Gómez Giménez, and Thomas Hickler (BiK-F). This WP is based on five pillars: i) mapping the data landscape and data determination of EVs for Biodiversity and Ecosystems (led by CREAF); ii) species distribution and biodiversity indicators (led by GFZ); iii) ecosystem functioning and EBV indicators resilience (led by CNR), iv) strategies for supporting biodiversity policy needs… Read More

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Workshop on Sustainable Development Goals, 19-21 June 2018, Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil

In June, the SGN team of GEOEssential (Aidin Niamir and Marta Gómez Giménez) attended the workshop on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that Prof. Dr. Pedro Brancalion organized at the Luiz de Queiroz College of Agriculture, University of São Paulo. A group of researchers and policy experts met to discuss the status of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on a global scale. In particular, we focused on the SDGs 6: clean water and sanitation, 14: life below water, and 15: life on land. The workshop aimed at analyzing how to report on areas with high potential for intervention to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The follow-up work will focus on… Read More

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The ESA Earth Observation – Φ-week, 22-26 October 2018, Rome, Italy

The European Space Agency (ESA) is organising a Φ-week event focusing on EO Open Science  and FutureEO – to review the latest developments in Open Science trends and kick-start innovative activities of the recently created Φ-department looking at FutureEO, and its associated Φ-lab aiming to identify, support and scale bold EO ideas.The event will be hosted in ESA-ESRIN from 22 to 26 October 2018. Please submit your abstract before 1st April 2018 by clicking HERE View more details HERE

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