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This month there are articles on Mapita crowdsourcing, our European Journal latest issue, MYGEOSS funding Call, State of Europe survey, Favourite Fieldwork, Statistics course, SPACIT and hundreds of other stories.

New EJG Issue Published 

The latest issue of the European Journal of Geography has been published and is available for free download at The issue has articles on Italian smart tourism, urban green space network evaluation, changing water bus routes, visual qualities of future geography textbooks, integrating tour maps in education, geo-teachers attitudes towards self-evaluation and an analysis of school excursions.

Crowdsourcing with a map of ‘experiences’

EUROGEO’s new member organization, Mapita, has been a forerunner in changing public participation practices in urban development contexts and making local resident insight a more integral element in planning processes. Read more about Maptionnaire and explore how to create your own project with its easy-to-use editor. You can meet Mapita at the Annual conference in May. More

State of Europe 

The University of Siena and the JRC have launched this flash survey of public opinion in Europe on four key topics: environment, inequalities, privacy, and work. Take the survey - More

"MYGEOSS" Smart App Call  

The European Commission (DG RTD and JRC)  launched an open call for the development of innovative applications (mobile or web-based) using openly available or crowd-generated data in different domains addressing citizens’ needs. The focus is on developing applications that will provide users with quantitative or qualitative information on the changing environment, e.g. change detection in climate, biodiversity, water bodies, coastal areas, built environment, green areas, forestry, agricultural land and crops, and atmospheric composition. Deadline for submitting application concept, prototype, or user story is 30 April. More 

Favourite fieldwork memories 

Share your favorite field memories with other mountain researchers on Facebook! Fieldwork is (one of) the best part(s) of mountain research, so share your stories! Write a short narrative (~200 words) and either post it directly to the MRI Facebook timeline - More

Statistics Course For Educators

EUROGEO is a partner in the EU funded I-Use Project. I-Use developed ready made lesson materials and a toolbox for educators to easily create their own statistics learning activities. The project will hold an in service teacher training course in Copenhagen, 7-10 September 2015 If you would like to attend, all information is available at  European educators can apply for Erasmus + KA1 grants from the European Commission to attend. More

Latest Geo- In The News 

This newsletter brings you access to a collection of March 2015 geo-news from social media, newspapers and latest research. There are items on Climate, Environment, Human, Economic and Physical Geography.. The news also includes free publications to download and teaching and larding resources. More 

SPACIT Courses Available

EUROGEO was a partner in the SPACIT (education for spatial citizenship) project, coordinated by the Department of Geo-Informatics of the University of Salzburg. The concept of spatial citizenship was developed for secondary teaching and in-service training to combine geography, political education and Web 2.0 technologies. The goal was to create online and F2F courses to equip teachers with the relevant competencies necessary through the everyday use of geo-media technologies. The course can be downloaded from the project Web site. More 

EUROGEO Conference 2015 

"Communicating Geography: serving our world" 21-22 May 2015

The 2015 EUROGEO Annual Meeting and Conference will be organised in conjunction with and hosted by the Turkish Association of Geographers (TAG), in Ankara on 21-22 May 2015. An optional field excursion to Cappadocia will take place all day on 23 May 2015. You can still register to participate.. More

Geography Teaching Resources
Free Publications


2015 EUROGEO Meeting
I-Use course
Environmental Management 
• Spatial Citizenship course complete
2015 International Year of Soils

Other News

• Book: L&T with geo-media
• Other Geo-stories this month
• European Journal of Geography
Free Geo-ed publications
Other Geo-News Stories
Geographical Jobs


• Resources for Teaching & Research
• Geo-media News
• Upcoming Events
• Fellowships, Grants & Funding
• Jobs and careers update

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• Human Geography
• Physical Geography
• Climate News 
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