Annual Meeting

Symposium on Physical Geography at the 2015 AAG Annual Meeting

A special feature of the upcoming 2015 AAG annual meeting is the one-day Symposium on Physical Geography, scheduled for Thursday, April 23. The overall intent of the symposium is to raise the visibility of physical geography research at the AAG annual meeting, and provide additional networking opportunities to facilitate and enhance dialog among physical geographers…
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MyCOE / SERVIR Capstone Fellows Describe Their Experiences

Joel Kowsky, NASAIn the spring, 14 students traveled from all over the world to Washington, , to discuss their efforts using satellite data and mapping technologies to address climate change issues in their regions. The efforts are part of the My Community, Our Earth (MyCOE) / SERVIR Fellowship Program. The student-led projects address a range of issues…
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Esri Donates $1 Billion in GIS Software to US K-12 Schools

Responding to President Barack Obama’s call to help strengthen STEM education through the ConnectED Initiative, Esri president Jack Dangermond announced today that Esri will provide a grant to make its advanced mapping software running on cloud infrastructure provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS) available for free to the more than 100,000 elementary, middle, and high schools in the…
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AAG Names Warren Washington its 2014 Honorary Geographer

The Association of American Geographers has chosen Warren M. Washington to receive the 2014 AAG Honorary Geographer Award for his contributions as a pioneer in the development of coupled climate models and recognizes him as a leading scientist in the area of climate variability and change. Coupled climate models are now a foundation of climate…
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