Saturday, November 15, 2014

NASA for Kids, Students, Parents and Teachers

NASA 4 ALL !!!

Our Solar System

Inspiration, Knowledge and Respect for the final frontiers of our solar system (and not just for this one!!!).
Amazing approaching to the planets of our solar system through our PC, laptop or tablet! (visit the previous link to see!!!).
 The Solar Sytem

Many congratulations to NASA's scientists and pioneers of space exploration!
Advancing new perspectives for knowledge of our EARTH through Space and related technologies by NASA, especially for the future hope of this planet: kids!

Friday, May 30, 2014

45 Funded MSc Opportunities!

On M.Sc. opportunities page you can read the latest news for funded M.Sc. opportinities at Lancaster University in Data Science! 

(Source: John Murray, Ph.D. candidate).

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Invitation to Research Data Alliance Geospatial IG

As this blog is dedicated, among others, to the dissemination of multiple sources of geospatial data, related information and operational frameworks, the following post is published with best wishes for further success and development achievements:

All those interested (both staff and students) in "Geo" from all various themes of  geography - GNSS, transportation, environment, LBS  etc. - are invited  to join the Geospatial IG (which is under formation) of the Research Data Alliance.

The purpose of the Research Data Alliance  <>   is to accelerate international data-driven innovation and discovery by facilitating research data sharing and exchange, use and re-use, standards harmonisation, and discoverability. This will be achieved through the development and adoption of infrastructure, policy, practice, standards, and other deliverables. The RDA is supported by the European Commission, the U.S Government and the Australian Government.

Those interested to join  the Alliance  are welcomed (just register and  subscribe to Geospatial IG, <> , so we can start develop future collaborations for building this up.  I am looking forward to working with you on this. (This message was sent by Suchith Anand on 7th May 2014,

Monday, April 28, 2014

Students are needed for Psychogeographical Internship!!!

Circulate the following message to anyone interested!!!
Horizon Digital Economy Research Institute has 12 summer internships available at The University of Nottingham. Each internship is funded for 10 weeks. The internships are aimed at undergraduate students and current postgraduate students.
For more details of each internship and how to apply, see the webpage at

The closing date is Friday 23rd  May 2014.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Free LiDAR images for downloading ...!!!

Open Source Software and data without any cost are very important in approaching new solutions and perspectives in Geospatial Science, as well as in other scientific fields.
You could find more information about dowloading LiDAR images without cost on "Remote Sensing & GIS" page...

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Invitation of Dr. Avraam (Abraham) Mavridis as VIP Guest by "The Economist"

Dr. Avraam (Abraham) Mavridis was invited by "The Economist" to join as a VIP Guest of Panel Members at this year’s Feeding the World Summit (Sustainable Solutions for a Global Crisis) on February 13th 2014.

A high-level audience of NGOs, government representatives, academia and the private sector will gather in London to debate how they can collectively help solve world hunger whilst developing a food security system that works to the benefit of all members of the value chain.

More about Feeding the World 2014 Summit (Sustainable Solutions for a Global Crisis) :

- You can find here the programme of the summit

Confirmed 2014 Speakers of the Feeding the World 2014 Summit (Sustainable Solutions for a Global Crisis)
  • Event Chair: Emma Duncan, Deputy Editor, The Economist
  • H.E. Amadou Allahoury Diallo, High Commissioner for the 3N Initiative (Food Security and Agriculture), Government of Niger 
  • Kanayo F. Nwanze, President International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
  • Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director, World Food Programme
  • Hugh Grant, Chief Executive OfficerMonsanto  
  • David Nabarro, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Food Security and Nutrition, United Nations
  • H.E. Tumusiime Rhoda Peace,  Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, African Union Commission

- You can find here the Brochure about Feeding the World 2014 Summit. 

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Job Vacancies and Maps

Providing the objectives of Mapping is substantial to many aspects of contemporary life, research and activities, according to the needs of the society.
A very important issue on that, is Mapping Job Vacancies!
EURACCESS contributes through its portal by providing updated, high level job vacancies through its online map viewer, enabling to the user of the web-map to approach short information about the job opportunity with the location of the employment.

With best wishes to your efforts for a prosperous, creative and healthy New Year!

Dr. Abraham Mavridis