Geography 2.0: Virtual Globes

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Wednesday, March 29, 2006

First information circular: Virtual Globes Scientific Users Conference

Dr. Matt Nolan of the University of Alaska-Fairbanks and EarthSLOT project, has announced the call for abstracts and registration for the Virtual Globes Scientific Users Conference. The three-day conference and workshop will be held at the University of Colorado, Boulder, July 10-12, 2006.

The conference hopes to foster community-building among earth scientists and educators interested in virtual globes technology--including the compilation and dissemination of associated expertise and resources.

The program will be comprised of 15-minute talks, interactive posters, and several plenary invited talks. For the 15-minute talks and posters, abstracts are limited to 500 words.

The conference website, including a link for abstract submission, is:

At last month's AAG2006 Virtual Globes sessions, I was pleased to have Dr. Nolan participate as an invited panelist. In fact, while I was organizing the AAG activities, he provided me a great deal of helpful guidance, as well as, introductions to many of the technology developers. This upcoming Boulder conference undoubtedly will be quite excellent--particularly for the geoscience and education community.