A series of three related sessions at next spring's European Geoscience Union meeting in Vienna - (27 April – 02 May, 2013) - that should be of interest to the OpenTopography community. All three sessions focus on "Digital Landscapes", and are part of the "GM2 - Geomorphometry" program group:
Paul Morin, Director of the Polar Geospatial Center at University of Minnesota wrote to let us know about the availability of new high-resolution (2 meter) digital elevation models for parts of the Arctic. The data are photogrammetrically derived from DigitalGlobe WorldView-1 and 2 satellite imagery. Details:
UNAVCO is running a pair of short courses at the 2013 Geological Society of America meeting in Denver next month (October 27-30th) that may be of interest to the OpenTopography community. Details are below. The early registration deadline is September 23rd.
For Researchers (faculty, graduate students and geoscience professionals):
OpenTopography is co-convening the following session at the 2013 Geological Society of America meeting, October 27-30th in Denver, CO. We encourage OpenTopography community members working with digital terrain data to submit an abstract.
T91. Geological and Geomorphological Applications of Digital Terrain AnalysisSponsors: GSA Geoinformatics Division; GSA Environmental and Engineering Geology Division
NCALM is pleased to announce two awards supported by Optech Inc., and Riegl USA Inc. - the Kurt Frankel and Clint Slatton Awards. Information on the two awards is below. Complete guidelines and nomination forms can be found on the www.ncalm.org website. In addition, requests for nominations will also be advertised in EOS on May 7, 14, and 21st.
Deadline for nominations is June 1, 2013. Nomination forms should be emailed to Laura Murphy, Program Manager at email@example.com.
UNAVCO is offering a paid internship for summer 2013 to focus on the development of community support resources for the UNAVCO Geodetic Imaging (Terrestrial Laser Scanning (TLS) - a.k.a., ground-based LiDAR) program.
OpenTopography is a co-sponsor of a 2013 European Geosciences Union Summer School program on: "Understanding Earth-surface processes in the alpine environment from high resolution topography". The course will be taught July 29 to August 4th, 2013 in Italian Dolomites.
Ramon Arrowsmith (ASU) - a Co-Investigator on OpenTopography - is on the summer school scientific committee and will be presenting a keynote talk during the course.
Aims and Scope: