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The newsletter brings the first Call for abstracts for EUROGEO 2015. Register for sessions and abstracts now. This newsletter contains information about an alpine summer school, the action4climate competition, 'Geoforall', the Geography World Record attempt and free soils data. Geographical Educators are seeking a response to their new Declaration and find out about the IGBP bulletin. 
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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. Call for sessions and abstracts published. More

Communicating Geography 

Call for abstracts
We invite contributors from all areas of the discipline and related subjects to submit abstracts for oral presentations, hands-on workshops and posters at our 2015 Annual meeting. The conference theme is "Communicating Geography: serving our world", though abstracts relating to other areas will also be welcome. 
Deadlines: Sessions (by February 1st 2015)
Paper, Poster and Workshop Abstracts March 12th 2015
See more at: 
Early bird rate ends March 12th 2015

Geo In The News 

This newsletter brings you access to a collection of 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 

Action4Climate Competition

The Action4Climate competition inspired young directors from around the world to send in their climate change stories. More than 230 entries from 70 countries were received, showing a new world of climate impacts, solutions and actions. Connect4Climate is a campaign, a coalition, and a community that cares about climate change.

Alpine Summer School

The main goal of the Joint Summer School 2015 is to provide students with innovative practical and methodological skills to characterize complex terrain and object features using close- and near range remote sensing techniques.
Register by December 30th 2014

Issue 3 European Journal of Geography download now  

Issue 3 of the European Journal of Geography has been published and is free to download. The Journal now on Scopus, s based on the European Association of Geographers’ goal to make European Geography a worldwide reference and standard. The latest issue contains seven articles on historical analysis, wildfire risk assessment, location analysis, social perception, communicating climate change, catchment approaches and Belgrade tourism. More

Geo For All Update 

EUROGEO is a member of the 'Geo For All' initiative. Just 3 years ago Prof. Georg Gartner and Arnulf Christl  signed the MoU for this important activity.  It has been growing at a rapid rate.  Download the overview slides for Geo For All. More 

Free Global Soil Grids at 1km resolution

New global coverage of soils grid at 1km ground resolution is now available at provided by ISRIC. More

Geo- World Record Event This Week 

Next week the Geography record week starts. Lots more schools have signed up recently so there are  almost 24,000 students in over 160 schools worldwide!  More 

IGBP e-Bulletin 

News includes Future Earth global hubs. The five global hubs for the ten-year initiative Future Earth met in Stockholm 20-22 October to develop plans for the new programme. The meeting coincided with IGBP's Officers' Meeting also in Stockholm. The two groups met to discuss managing the transition to Future EarthMore

Geo-Edu Research: Response Needed

The draft Declaration focuses on research in geography education and elucidates the reasons for this, and who and what it covers.  It relates to pre-school, schools and post-school (including higher education) levels.  Hence it uses a common style of terminology, to be inclusive. Documents and description are available on the CGE website, accessed via the box in the top right corner:
The deadline for feedback is February 28th, 2015, sent to Simon Catling  

Why, Where Matters? 

EUROGEO Members GeoEconomy have published "Why 'Where' Matters". This book examines why geospatial perspectives and geography matters. The tag line is "Practical Advice for Individuals, Communities, Companies and Countries.". How to get the book 


International Collaborative Writing Groups 2015 (ICWG2015)
As part of the ISSOTL 2015 Conference hosted in Melbourne Australia, colleagues are invited to apply to participate in a year-long international collaborative writing group. Topics are concerned with the scholarship of: student employability, work and practice-based learning, inclusive teaching and learning, assessment in the digital age, the flipped classroom, the student learning process and supporting new academics in teaching and learning. More

Free Publications
Geographical Jobs


2015 EUROGEO Meeting
• Global Souls Grids Data

• Alpine Summer School
Geo For All Update
IGBP E-Bulletin

Other News

• Book: L&T with geo-media
Other Geo-Stories This Month
• European Journal of Geography
Free Geoed publications
Geography Teaching Resources
Other Geo-News Stories


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

The World of Geography

• Geography in Europe
• Human Geography
• Physical Geography
• Climate 
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