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Watch this Space! An inspiring fan-girl moment at Space2Connect

With a stellar 1,000 space innovators, the largest-ever space applications networking event in the UK rightly made headlines, but it is also the quality of those connections that make Space2Connect an unmissable date in my calendar. Not to mention the chance to see my radio hero in real life! There were 300 participants in the 1st year, ~500 the second year and ~1000 in 2020, Space2Connect has given a strong message that the sector is growing and those working in it are very eager to connect,…

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Climate Services in China – engaging users

There’s so much to know about China, the continent-sized country with more than 100 cities, each with a population of over 1 million. A culture that has a different year by which to measure time, with the New Year in 2020 beginning on 25th January, the Year of the Rat. A country with a continental variety of climates, from the summer monsoon, to the temperatures remaining below zero for three months of the year in areas bordering Mongolia and Russia. It is with this awe-inspiring sense of…

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Big Data & The Environment 'book club' at the Curious Lounge

You’ve heard of book clubs, well here comes Data Skills Club – all the benefits of self-paced studying in your own time and space with the bonus of meeting up with a friendly community of like-minded people to extend your learning experience. Our free online course, Big Data & The Environment, opens on November 4 and you can join our first Data Skills Club in Reading, Berks, UK, to chat face-to-face with the course Editor.

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Easier access to open data without the IT overheads

Just another EO data project? No, European data hub NextGEOSS is being recognised as important to business and agriculture, both strategically and operationally

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IEA expertise is behind Show Your Stripes Downloads

Show Your Stripes downloads have captured imaginations around the world and raising awareness of climate change - the IEA is behind the successful website.

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We take you behind the scenes as RE-SAT workshops begin

We are excited that the second round of RE-SAT Phase 2 workshops with our first tranche of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) partners is now underway. The workshops enable the RE-SAT team to further develop our software platform, which will be used by our SIDS partners to help achieve their renewable energy targets and move away from reliance on fossil fuels.

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New CPD status as Big Data open online course re-opens

Our Big Data and the Environment open online course has been awarded CPD accreditation as it runs again for thousands of learners around the world, from all backgrounds and data disciplines. Go behind the scenes with an inspiring line-up of renowned experts, improve your skills, discover more about how we measure our environment to protect it.

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To boldly grow renewable energy – using space data & EO

When we first turned up in the Seychelles in 2017 to explain to our in-country partners that a combination of space data and our expertise could help them transition to a low carbon economy, the looked at the sky and then at us with suspicious eyes. Space sounded esoteric but they were intrigued and excited.

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Out of Africa

“If we are going to do anything more effective and meaningful than small scale pilots of climate services then as a sector we have to work on data standardisation and hence, interoperability” Posted January 2019 By Prof David Wallom, Associate Professor and Associate Director – Innovation of the Oxford e-Research Centre It’s not unusual in my line of work to come back from speaking at a data research event laden down with fresh insights, new ideas and a fistful of business…

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