[OSGeo-Discuss] Invitation to NASA Worldwind Europa challenge 2015
Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk
Sun Feb 1 11:24:34 PST 2015
On behalf of "Geo for All" http://www.geoforall.org , we would like to welcome strong global participation for the third edition of the NASA Worldwind Europa challenge. The aim of this challenge is to inspire ideas for building great applications that serves the INSPIRE Directive and uses NASA’s open source virtual globe technology World Wind. Details at http://eurochallenge.como.polimi.it/
This NASA challenge attracts the best minds to develop their ideas covering a broad range of domains from transportation to air quality to linked data. The previous competition winners work is available at
We thank Professor Maria Brovelli (Politecnico di Milano, Italy) and Patrick Hogan (NASA) for their efforts for this initiative which adds great momentum to our efforts to promote openness in education and research worldwide.
It is also our great pleasure to announce the inaugural ICA-OSGeo-ISPRS Awards for Open Geospatial Science for the winning student teams at this competition. We thank the ICA, OSGeo and ISPRS for the generous support for the student awards. The awards will be given at the FOSS4G-Europe 2015 in Como, Italy (July 2015).
The Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo) http://www.osgeo.org is a not-for-profit organisation founded in 2006 whose mission is to support and promote the collaborative development of open source geospatial technologies and data. OSGeo software and technologies are the major contributor for the global geospatial economy and used by millions of users in academia, governments and business worldwide and rapidly increasing.
International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) http://www.isprs.org is a non-governmental organisation devoted to the development of international cooperation for the advancement of photogrammetry and remote sensing and their applications.
International Cartographic Association (ICA) http://icaci.org is the world authoritative body for cartography, the discipline dealing with the conception, production, dissemination and study of maps.
We look forward to your strong participation for the NASA Worldwind Europa Challenge 2015 and joining our mission to make geospatial education and opportunities available for all.
This message and any attachment are intended solely for the addressee
and may contain confidential information. If you have received this
message in error, please send it back to me, and immediately delete it.
Please do not use, copy or disclose the information contained in this
message or in any attachment. Any views or opinions expressed by the
author of this email do not necessarily reflect the views of the
University of Nottingham.
This message has been checked for viruses but the contents of an
attachment may still contain software viruses which could damage your
computer system, you are advised to perform your own checks. Email
communications with the University of Nottingham may be monitored as
permitted by UK legislation.
More information about the Discuss