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Geo for Good Summit

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"Our Geo for Good Summit is an annual conference intended for nonprofits, scientists and other changemakers who want to leverage technology and use mapping tools (such as Google Earth, Earth Engine, Environmental Insights Explorer, and My Maps) for positive impact in the world.

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10/04/2022, 12:00am - 10/06/2022, 12:00am
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Mountain View, CA

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2nd Climate Observation Conference

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Climate observations are of fundamental importance for reconstructing, monitoring, understanding, attributing, predicting, projecting, mitigating, and adapting to climate change. They are instrumental for assessments and policy implementations, such as the IPCC and the 2015 Paris Agreement. The need for systematic climate observations is increasing with the growing urgency for adaptation and mitigation measures that can require high resolution information.

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10/17/2022, 12:00am - 10/19/2022, 12:00am
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Darmstadt

Global Climate Observing System (GCOS)

EUMETSAT

GEO Blue Planet 5th Symposium

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GEO Blue Planet will hold its 5th Symposium between 24 and 28 October 2022. For the first time, this signature GEO Blue Planet event will take place in Africa, in Accra, Ghana. This year’s symposium, themed Local Action in Support of Global Traction, is specifically geared towards improving GEO Blue Planet’s engagement with African nations in an effort to expand the EO community of practice, strengthen local capacity and provide access to resources, tools and services.

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10/24/2022, 12:00am - 10/28/2022, 12:00am
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Accra

GEO Blue Planet Secretariat

AIR Centre

University of Ghana

University of Energy and Natural Resources in Ghana

GEO Week 2022

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GEO Week 2022 will be held from 31 October to 4 November 2022 in Accra, Ghana.

This will be an in-person event with the possibility of remote participation.

More information will follow soon...

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10/31/2022, 12:00am - 11/04/2022, 12:00am
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Accra

Group on Earth Observations (GEO)

5th International Symposium & Field Workshop: Living with Climate Change

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11/08/2022, 12:00am - 11/11/2022, 12:00am
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El Mesala Hotel
Luxor

Egyptian Society of Environmental Changes (ESEC)

Arabic
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27th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP27)

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Introduction

Addressing the climate crisis requires bold and rapid collective action

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11/06/2022, 12:00am - 11/18/2022, 12:00am
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Sharm El-Sheikh

Egypt

UNFCCC

UN/Azerbaijan Workshop on the International Space Weather Initiative: The Sun, Space Weather and Geosphere

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Introduction

Globally there is growing interest in better understanding solar-terrestrial interactions, particularly patterns and trends in space weather. This is not only for scientific reasons, but also because the reliable operation of ground-based and space-based assets and infrastructures is increasingly dependent on their robustness against the detrimental effects of space weather.

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10/31/2022, 12:00am - 11/04/2022, 12:00am
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Baku

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

Bake State University

International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG)

1st Space4Water Stakeholder Meeting

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Objectives

At this first stakeholder meeting the Space4Water stakeholder community has an opportunity to get to meet and know each other in person. The workshop's objectives include the identification of

  • shared community objectives for the Space4Water community
  • approaches to assessing user needs within the community and water related sectors towards the space sector
  • approaches to facilitate matchmaking between users with needs and existing gaps and stakeholders who have solutions to (partial) problems

 

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10/27/2022, 12:00am - 10/28/2022, 12:00am
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Vienna International Centre
Vienna

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)