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Group on Earth Observations

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Global Push for Earth Observations Continues

The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) has been working for more than a decade to open access to Earth observation data and information, and increase awareness around their socioeconomic value. As GEO moves into the second decade...

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Investments in Open Earth Observation Data Set to Grow

Geneva - A global trend towards  open data, i.e. data that anyone can access, use and share without restriction is steadily replacing a previous tendency by governments to charge for Earth observations, especially satellite imagery. The Group...

Friday, November 18th, 2016

Open Earth Observation Data Now More Accessible

St Petersburg,  - At the Thirteenth GEO Plenary Meeting, held in St Petersburg, Russian Federation from 9-10 November, 2016, representatives from GEO’s 103 Member governments and 106 Participating Organizations (POs) convened to launch a new look for...

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

Unleashing the Power of Open Earth Observation Data Group on Earth Observations to Convene in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

Geneva - Hosted by the Russian Federation, led by ROSHYDROMET and ROSCOSMOS, the  intergovernmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO) will convene its international Plenary on 9- 10 November in St. Petersburg. The entire Earth observation community gathers...

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

China Announces Leadership Role as GEO Co-Chair

The Minister of Science and Technology for China, Wan Gang, has made a public announcement on China’s participation in the Group on Earth Observations (GEO). Read More via GEO