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NSF Workshop on the Application of SmallSat and Commercial Imagery to Arctic Science
From Monday 21 May 2018
To Tuesday 22 May 2018
Location University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA

The Workshop
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has funded a workshop to bring scientists and experts together to discuss the new era of Arctic science enabled by the availability of high-resolution commercial satellite imagery. Participants will address questions that help drive new science and satellite collection strategies to report in a long-term science community driven plan.

Detailed Information
When: May 21-22, 2018

Where: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Host: Polar Geospatial Center

Application Requirements:
1-2 page document with your contact information describing the new Arctic science enabled by commercial and SmallSat imagery. In addition, a shapefile or KMZ describing the geographic extent of the requirement and the optimal times for collection can be included.

Please email your files as attachments to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Application Deadline: March 30, 2018

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For more information, go to: Workshop homepage

Monday 21 May 2018

Contact APECS

APECS International Directorate
Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research
Telegrafenberg A45
14473 Potsdam
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