Report of U.S.-China Workshop on Earth Observation Data Sharing Now Available

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

On August 25-26, 2014, the U.S. National Research Council’s Board on Research Data and Information, which also serves as the U.S. Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA), held a workshop with the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) to examine Earth observations (EO) data sharing and cooperation. As part of its ongoing effort to promote international cooperation in EO, Secure World Foundation was a key partner and sponsor of this activity. 

Now available, the report of the Bilateral US-China CODATA Workshop: Moving Forward on Data Policy and Cooperation in Earth Observations with a Focus on Disaster Data provides an overview of the program and highlights from the discussion. The report also features a full list of participants, which included representatives from CAS and partner agencies in China, as well as a diverse group of participants from all sectors of the U.S. EO community. 

Information about the event, including a link to the workshop report, is available here.

Last updated on November 20, 2014