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This is the latest newsletter of the European Association of Geographers (EUROGEO). This month, stories include the Geography at Work conference, becoming part of Geo4All and the publication of the INSPIRE GWF Report,  Other news stories include a Citizen Science survey, GeoCapabilities and the EcoCity summit, ocean literacy news and some free to access journals. There are links to many other geo-news items from August 2015. 

Geography at work conference
EGEA-Alumni in cooperation with EUROGEO invites all geographers to the conference Geography at Workin Baarlo, The Netherlands. Participants are invited to present in parallel sessions (e.g. academic research, education, public institutions, GIS, corporate business). There will be keynote speakers, round tables, training, fieldwork and networking sessions. Email if your company / institution is interested in becoming a partner. Apply/register at 


The report of the INSPIRE-Geospatial World Forum has been published.This was a collaboration between the European Commission & Geospatial Media and Communications. The report is based on the five-day long conference attended by over 1700 delegates from 104 countries, cutting across geospatial companies, user industries, government representatives and senior academia. Download the report

Being Part Of Geo4All 

EUROGEO is a member of Geo4All, you can join at  The mission is "Making geospatial education and opportunities accessible to all". The goal is to promote and enhance education, research and service activities carried out by stakeholders in the area of Open Geospatial Science & Applications all over the world., Download the first Geo4All newsletter.

EcoCity World Summit  

The Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi (EAD) is pleased to announce the next Ecocity World Summit (ECWS) to be hosted in Abu Dhabi from 11-13 October 2015. The event is the longest running conference for ecological city design, development and functioning in the world. Find out more and register 

Free Journal Access

Publishers are offering free access to journals: Routledge with the NCGE on their centenary, offer 100 free articles. For Taylor and Francis, open access environment journals are available and MDG research articles. The European Journal of Geography is open access at 

Citizen Science Survey  

The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC), is undertaking an international survey of interoperability arrangements, hosting and data management practices of Citizen Science projects around the world. The aim is to insight into Citizen Science projects and best practice. Deadline to participate is 31 August, The aim is to provide invaluable information and insight into Citizen Science projects and best practice. Take the Survey!

In case you missed it .... 

Geology of the Anthropocene
Organizations intervening at the science-policy interface 
Fighting Fire with Data - in forestry & land management
Ocean's Biggest Current Carries More Water Than Thought

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Ocean literacy: EUROGEO is a partner in the SeaChange H2020 Project. As part of this activity we provide you with the latest project news and marine science and ocean policy stories  
The GeoCapabilities Project will create a training course for teachers as leaders in Geography curriculum making. It will be presented at the IGU and EUGEO conferences this month. Visit the GeoCapabilities Web site to see videos, read papers and find out the latest news.  

Eye On Earth Competitions  

The Eye on Earth initiative has launched three Data Innovation Showcase competitions giving a a chance for bloggers, citizen scientists and designers to win a trip to Abu Dhabi for the Eye on Earth summit in October 2015. You can find out more at

Other Geography News 

This newsletter brings you access to a collection of geographical news from social media, newspapers and latest research. There are news items on Climate, Environment, Human, Economic and Physical Geography.. The news also includes some of the latest free publications to download and teaching resources. More 

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Geography Teaching Resources
Geographical Jobs


2016 EUROGEO Meeting
• Upcoming Events
• Geo-media News

Other News

• Geography in Europe
• Other Geo-stories this month
• European Journal of Geography
Other Geo-News Stories
Free Publications


• Resources for Teaching & Research
• Grants & Funding
Fellowships, jobs and careers

The World of Geography

• Human Geography News
• Physical Geography News
• Climate News 
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