U.S.-China Workshop on Bilateral Earth Observation Data Sharing

When: Monday, August 25, 2014

to Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Where: National Academy of Sciences, 2101 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC

Secure World Foundation collaborated with the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) to hold a 1.5-day workshop on bilateral Earth observation (EO) data sharing and cooperation. Entitled "Moving Forward on Data Policy and Cooperation in Earth Observations: A Focus on Disaster Data," the workshop explored the opportunities and challenges surrounding the sharing of EO data for human and environmental security challenges on Earth. 

The invitation-only workshop brought together experts from the United States and China to discuss the importance of EO, national policies supporting EO data sharing, and case studies on sharing EO data for disaster management. 

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