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Our newsletter provides updates from EUROGEO and its member organisations It provides information the the COP21 events being organised, the open access I-Use training course and Sea Change Project newsletter. There are free papers to download and the NASA World Wind competition as well as news from Mapita about Maptionnaire and GIS Ostrava. The newsletter has links to many other geo-news items from the last few weeks.

Shaping Maptionnaire  

EUROGEO members Maptionnaire have announced some new features asked for by their customers and now coming to their product next year. These include many new languages, 3D questionnaires, heatmaps more customisation and inserting audio and video directly into maps using your mobile device. You can try it out for free through their Web site:

3D Visualisation Project  

You can get your students engaged in an open source 3D visualization project, organised with the support of NASA! The competition is the Europa Challenge which this year has a focus on the INSPIRE Directive and to facilitate city needs, CitySmart. The current platform offers interesting technology. Find out more at

Climate Change COP 21 

EUROGEO will help organiise side events at COP21 in Paris on the themes of Urban Life and the role of Local Authorities. Entry is free. The venue for both meetings Espaces générations Climat COP21 – CMP11 at Le Bourget: Find out more

I-Use Stats

A free training course on Statistics in secondary school subjects is now available from the I-Use Project. The materials deal with misleading statistics, visualising data and the sustainable development goals. Visit the I-Use Web site to see more.  Follow I-Use on Facebook and Twitter

Sustainable Development Goals
Eye on Earth Data Revolution 

Eye on Earth Data Revolution is a video has been published by the Eye on Earth Initiative It explores what can be accomplished through the availability of and access to environmental, social and economic data?  Find out more

Virtual Issue - free access  

The Virtual Special Issue: Justice and the City has been made available until 31 December 2015. The issue focuses on progressive urbanisation and specifically the notion of the just city. This virtual special issue explores the debates and issues surrounding the relationship between cities and justice. Find out more 

GIS Ostrava 

EUROGEO is a supporting organisation of GIS Ostrava 2016. It will have the theme - the Rise of Big Spatial Data, paper and poster submissions are accepted until 20th December, 2015. All accepted papers will be published in the Proceedings by Springer as a part of the Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography SeriesKeynote speakers include Alex Singleton (Liverpool University), Martin Raubal (ETH Zurich), Prof. Gennady Andrienko and Natalia Andrienko (Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems). Find out more

Digital Earth Symposium 

The 9th International Symposium on Digital Earth was held in Halifax, Canada. with the theme “Towards a One-World Vision for the Blue Planet”. About 300 delegates from 28 countries attended the Symposium and shared their thoughts, researches, and practical applications relating to Digital Earth vision. The Symposium was hosted by the International Society for Digital Earth (ISDE), EUROGEO is a member, which aims to spread the concept of Digital Earth by providing an international platform for exchange. Find out more
Sydney, Australia will host the 10th International Symposium in 2017. More

Climate News Update 

This newsletter brings you access to climate and climate change news stories, collated from from social media, newspapers and including some of the latest research. More climate change news 

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Physical Geography Stories 

This newsletter brings you access to a collection of physical geography and hazards news stories from social media, newspapers and latest research. There are news items on drought monitoring, Arctic ponds, geological mapping and soil moisture. The newsletter also includes some of the latest environmental stories, free publications to download and teaching resources. More physical geography news 

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Geo- Jobs, Studentships 

EUROGEO regularly posts geographical jobs, research posts, consultancy, studentships and grants on it's LinkedIn page. Latest jobs include Senior Research Fellow, Analyst, Senior Technician, Research Associate and Lecturer. More 

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In case you missed it ....

"Blank Atlas" Geography blog 
Incorporate Spatial Thinking into Scientific Research
infographic: microbead pollution from personal care products 
Mediterranean migrant crisis: why is no one talking about Eritrea? - More news 

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Ongoing Projects

Ocean Literacy Newsletter   

The first Sea Change newsletter has been published by the Horizon 2020 project looking to raise awareness and promote ocean literacy in education and to citizens . The newsletter will published every six months and is archived on the Sea Change Project website. Download the newsletter (10Mb)

EUROGEO is partner in a new Erasmus+ project called GI Learner> this aims to develop learning lines in the use of GIS in Secondary education. It follows work from previous projects like iGuess and digital-earth  

First Call For Abstracts

The first Call for sessions and abstracts at EUROGEO 2016 has been announced. You are invited to submit proposals for sessions, papers and poster in area of geographical researchFind out more

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