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Earthzine Seeks Student Essays on ‘Science Technology for Observing Earth’s Climate’ for International Contest

July 22, 2013

xlogo.png.pagespeed.ic.k6m4qA_-dTWhat are your perspectives on advances in Earth science technology?

Earthzine ( invites undergraduate and graduate students from around the world to submit an essay to its 2013 Student Essay Contest on “Science Technology for Observing Earth’s Climate. The contest offers students an opportunity to sketch visions and raise critical thoughts that can be discussed with Earthzine’s global readership.

Earth observation technology collects and processes data on climatic conditions on Earth. The 2013 Student Essay Contest is a platform to share views on Earth science technology, which includes hardware for data collection, computer infrastructures for data management, and software and algorithms for data analysis.

The essays can be reports on how you use Earth observation technology or your critical views on developments of these technologies.

What further technological advances do we need to understand Earth’s climate? What problems have been solved with Earth observation technology? What are your experiences with this kind of technology? What insights did you gain on climatic conditions on Earth from using Earth observation technology?

Accepted essays will be published at  and judged by a panel of experts, with $1,500 (U.S). in prizes awarded to the top entry or entries. The process for judging will include two weeks of online discussion with Earthzine readers and judges.

The prize funding is sponsored by Northrop Grumman, a leading global security company.

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  1. July 30, 2013 4:36 pm

    Thanks for featuring the contest! Much appreciated. Jeff. Managing Editor. Earthzine. The deadline is Sept. 3

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