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We wish you a happy New Year. Our newsletter goes out to more than 10,000 subscribers, it is an excellent way of promoting your new products, courses, research and projects. In this issue we include Geography and Star Wars, the latest issue of our journal, COP21 update, news from projects, information from EUROGEO member organisations and more .... become a member of the association now 

EJG Issue 

The latest issue of the European Journal of Geography (EJG) is now available to read and download. The latest papers include articles on spatial competneces, quality of life in EU cities, cartography and visual correspondence, large-scale semantic 3D landscape models, residential mobility and farmers perceptions of soil erosion Find out more

Malaga 2016: First Call

The first Call for sessions and abstracts at EUROGEO 2016 is announced. You are invited to submit proposals for sessions, papers and poster in area of geographical researchFind out more


As an NGO, EUROGEO participated  in the COP21 negotiations in Paris. We organised well attended side events on the themes of Urban Life and the role of Local Authorities. There has been a lot of activity since the Paris Agreement was signed. Find out more


Become a member of EUROGEO and support our work in promoting geography and the work of geographers, influencing policy at national and European levels, connecting geographers around the world and innovating in education and training. Join EUROGEO now

Reviewing 2015

It's traditional to end the year with a review. The following stories caught our eyes:
11 maps, charts to challenge your perceptions of Europe
2015 climate events should prompt more policy action
At least two dozen volcanoes erupted in 2015 
Europe in Review 2015 - Unwanted exodus 
Ocean Networks: top 10 highlights of 2015 
Obama GIS STEM education initiative
Paris Climate Agreement Changes Everything - More news 

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Geography and Star Wars   

Based on the latest blockbuster Star Wars movie, geography teachers and educators have been developing interesting and exciting resources for classroom and home use. Try some of these out:
Map of Star Wars filming locations 
Film tourism a growing trend
The geography of the new Star Wars film? 
Star Wars in the classroom
Geography Strikes Back
Star Wars Pikochart 

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Mountain R & D Journal 

Mountain Research and Development, Vol 35, No 4, is available online and open access. Papers include studies of participatory process implemented in North Korea, modeling-based papers look on permafrost and land surface temperature in China, forest cover change in Romania, and glacial lakes in the Himalaya. Further papers discuss a fog collection system in Eritrea, a threatened medicinal herb in Sikkim, a threatened species in Uttarakhand, wildlife conservation attitudes in the Kashmir Valley, and the need for high quality and reliable data in the Himalayas. Latest Issue

Shaping Maptionnaire  

EUROGEO members Maptionnaire have announced some new features asked for by their customers and now coming to their product next year. These include many new languages, 3D questionnaires, heatmaps more customisation and inserting audio and video directly into maps using your mobile device. You can try it out for free through their Web site:

Climate Change Updates 

With COP21 there has been a lot of attention on climate change in the news. We provide a series of recent items collated from from social media, newspapers and including some of the latest research. Climate change news 

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Geo- Jobs, Studentships 

Lots of new geographical jobs, research posts, consultancy possibilities, studentships and grants are available from the EUROGEO LinkedIn page 

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EUROGEO Projects


The GeoCapabilities Project is now in its final year of development.  The key objective is to create teacher training materials to develop teachers as curriculum leaders … through a 'capabilities' approach. The project has produced a series of research papers and video clips on the topic. Partners will attend the AAG and EUROGEO conferences in 2016. Project website. Latest newsletter

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I-Use Statistics

A free training course on Statistics in secondary school subjects can be accessed from the I-Use Project Web siteThere are materials on visualising data, misleading statistics and pedagogical issues. I-Use Web site.  Follow I-Use on Facebook and Twitter


EUROGEO is partner in a new Erasmus+ education project called SMILE. SMILE is Soft Mobility Integrated Learning in English - through sustainable transport in Primary Schools. The project aims to develop learning materials for use in non-formal situations. Follow SMILE on Facebook.

GI Learner

EUROGEO starts a new Erasmus+ KA2 project on the use of GIS, called GI Learner. GI Learner aims to develop learning lines for the use of GIS in Secondary School education. It follows work from previous projects like iGuess and digital-earth. The project is undertaking a literature review on learning lines and spatial thinking..

Sea Change Ocean Literacy   

The first Sea Change newsletter has been published by the Horizon 2020 project looking to raise awareness and promote ocean literacy in education and to citizens . The newsletter will published every six months and is archived on the Sea Change Project website. Download the newsletter (10Mb)

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