GIS4Schools: Improving STEAM Education in Secondary Schools

The improvement of STEAM education in Secondary Schools is the core objective of the Erasmus+ funded project “GIS4Schools”. Pupils will learn about GIS technology and how to use it to respond to climate change challenges. The project gives them the opportunity to use satellite data, provided by the European Earth Observation Programme Copernicus EU, at school.

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Earth Observation data and civil engineering: cost effective solutions for citizen’s safety

The use of Earth Observation (EO) data in civil engineering is not common. Yet, something is changing. Italian SME Survey Lab with its expertise in development, distribution and promotion of EO data and geomatics based monitoring systems, took the opportunity of H2020 project I.MODI, to demonstrate the importance of integrating different data streams into the map-based products used by civil engineers.

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EO uptake: the Holy Grail?

We’ve interviewed Dr Ian Thomas for some tips to advance EO Uptake based on his three-decade plus career as an Earth Observation (EO) specialist and supporter to end-users. This has been within various local, central and pan-government programmes in the United Kingdom, Western Europe, SE Asia, USA, Australia, Antarctica and New Zealand. (More on his current work at )

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