2nd International Marine Science Communication Conference

 6-8 December 2016, Bruges – Belgium Bolstering understanding of ocean research and its possible applications for society at large is the most effective way to trigger concrete actions in favour of a healthier ocean. That was the main message behind the organization of the 2nd International Marine Science Communication Conference, CommOCEAN (Bruges, 6-8 December 2016). … Continue reading “2nd International Marine Science Communication Conference”


16 – 20 January 2017, Arles, France SWOS (Satellite-based Wetland Observation Service) and Ecopotential share more than being both two H2020 projects: SWOS aims to make best use of Remote Sensing data for monitoring Ecosystem Services in wetlands, with a particular focus on areas where availability of data is poor. Stakeholders’ involvement is essential in … Continue reading “Joint meeting ECOPOTENTIAL-SWOS”

Land-cover change monitoring and analysis workshop in the Negev

7 – 9 February 2017, Ben Gurion University – Sede Boker, Israel One of the major challenges in ECOPOTENTIAL is the detection of changes over time in Protected Areas. The use of GIS will be of major help for handling and analysing the required information. For this aim, the Remote Sensing Laboratory of Ben Gurion … Continue reading “Land-cover change monitoring and analysis workshop in the Negev”

Application of Earth Observation tools in protected areas workshop – Establishing a community of practice

2-5 May 2017, Pisa, Italy Innovative technologies for Earth Observation and modelling are emerging. European Protected Areas (PAs) have the opportunity to be at the forefront in their application, such as for demonstrating the value their ecosystems bring to society. The main aim of this meeting is to determine what kind of products and tools … Continue reading “Application of Earth Observation tools in protected areas workshop – Establishing a community of practice”

The 9th GEOSS Asia-Pacific Symposium

1-13 January, 2017, Tokyo, Japan The 9th GEOSS Asia-Pacific Symposium, to be held in Tokyo, Japan, from 11-13 January, 2017, will address the theme of Earth Observations Supporting the Implementation of the SDGs in the Asia Pacific Region. The Symposium is being organized by Japan GEO and the GEO Secretariat, with the support of Japan’s … Continue reading “The 9th GEOSS Asia-Pacific Symposium”

ESA World Cover 2017 Conference

14 – 16 March 2017 – Frascati, Italy The European Space Agency together with GEO, FAO and EU are organising the WorldCover 2017 Conference. The event will be hosted in ESA-ESRIN from 14 to 16 March 2017. The conference is open to Land Cover users, scientists, students, representatives from National, European and International Space Agencies, … Continue reading “ESA World Cover 2017 Conference”

RSCy2017 — Fifth International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geo-Information of the Environment

20 – 23 March 2017, Paphos, Cyprus In the past 4 years, the RScy2013, RSCy2014, RSCy2015 and RSCy2016 conferences have been extremely successful and included experts in the fields of remote sensing and geo-information from over 40 different countries every year. The conference sessions and workshops include presentations regarding the state-of-the-art methods and innovative projects … Continue reading “RSCy2017 — Fifth International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geo-Information of the Environment”

European Geosciences UnionGeneral Assembly 2017

23–28 April 2017, Vienna, Austria The EGU General Assembly 2017 will bring together geoscientists from all over the world to one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences. The EGU aims to provide a forum where scientists, especially early career researchers, can present their work and discuss their ideas with experts … Continue reading “European Geosciences UnionGeneral Assembly 2017”

IUFRO 8.01.02 Landscape Ecology Conference 2017

24-29 September 2017, Halle (Germany) The International Union of Forest research Organisation will hold a conference with the theme “The Green-Blue Nexus: Forests, Landscapes and Services” which aims to address to what extent and how the status of any particular forest ecosystem and its temporal dynamics, should be included in the overall assessment of ecosystems and … Continue reading “IUFRO 8.01.02 Landscape Ecology Conference 2017”