Event

Fifth GEOSS Asia-Pacific Symposium

This Symposium is organized by the GEO Secretariat and GEO Japan, with the support of Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). Its theme is “Towards the Establishment of Data Sharing and Data Integration in the Asia-Pacific Region,” and its objective is to promote the exchange of data and information through the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) and to find solutions for achieving societal benefits through GEOSS in the Asia-Pacific region. Technical sessions will be held on the following topics: Asian Water Cycle Initiative (AWCI); Asia-Pacific Biodiversity Observation Network (AP-BON); Forest Carbon Tracking (FCT); and Ocean Observation and Climate.  

dates: 16-18 March 2011   location: Tokyo, Japan   contact: Fifth GEOSS AP Symposium Secretariat (Remote Sensing Technology Center of Japan)   phone: +81-3-5561-9151   fax: +81-3-5574-8515   e-mail: geoss-ap5@restec.or.jp   www: http://www.geoss-ap-symposium.org/