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Google Earth Outreach is offering two workshops geared toward higher education institutions, focusing on tools that are useful for undergrad and grad-level teaching, coursework, and research in GIS and remote sensing. The workshops are intended for mapping and technology specialists looking to "collect, host, analyze, visualize, and publish map data using the power of the cloud."Read more...
The European Space Agency is organising a "Big data from Space" event to address the barriers that hamper an effective use of large volumes of Earth observation data. The event will focus on issues associated with the organisation and delivery of large volumes of contemporary and historical Earth observations, either space-based or from ground (including ubiquitous information-sensing mobile devices, aerial sensory technologies, wireless sensor networks).
The event will be held June 5-7, 2013 in Rome, Italy. Information is available from the event web site.