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Wildfires in areas contaminated with Caesium-137 following Chernobyl nuclear catastrophe in 1986.

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March 31, 2022

The ongoing military escalation in Ukraine may release Caesium-137 from contaminated soils and vegetation. A group of scientists and remote sensing experts from Greenpeace and GLP members call for increased monitoring and assessment of the environmental and health implications and broader land system impacts of combat on the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone (CEZ) and beyond.   Read full post

Jobs

May 10, 2022

The Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management (IGN), Faculty of Science at University of Copenhagen is offering a PhD scholarship in Geography commencing 01.08.2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will work with researchers focusing on remote sensing, natural resource management and hydrology.

Jobs

May 10, 2022

The Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management at University of Copenhagen invites applications for a position as Associate Professor or Tenure-track Assistant professor in GIS-Geoinformatics.The position aims at strengthening the application of Geoinformatics, with a focus on Geographical Information Systems (GIS) in research fields such as human geography, land cover/use analysis, climate change mitigation/adaptation, and urban and landscape planning. Application deadline is July 15, 2022.

Event

May 10, 2022

NASA’s Applied Remote Sensing Training Program (ARSET) has opened a new open, online introductory webinar series: Measuring Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide from Space in Support of Climate Related Studies. This 4-part training, delivered in English and Spanish, will provide an overview of atmospheric carbon dioxide measurements from space with the OCO-2 and OCO-3 satellite mission and demonstrate how to access, search, filter and display XCO2 data using Jupyter Notebook. Course Dates: May 24, 26, 31, and June 2 English Session: 12:00-14:00 EDT (UTC-4) Spanish Session: 15:00-17:00 EDT (UTC-4)

Jobs

April 27, 2022

The Department of Biological Sciences (DBS), National University of Singapore (NUS), invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in Conservation Science and Sustainability.The position offers a unique opportunity to be part of a global leading university, collaborating with top colleagues in the areas of ecology and evolution, and be located at the epicenter of the global biodiversity crisis. End of advertisement period: 19 Jun 2022.

Jobs

April 27, 2022

Post-Doctoral Position in exploring Tipping points in the West African Hydrological Cycle.The work proposed for this position will focus on exploring regime shifts and tipping points crossing that could occur by different climate and land use scenarios. The deadline for application is May 7th , 2022. The offer is a full time 24-month fixed-term contract, starting in July 1st, in The Institute for Geosciences and Environmental research in Grenoble, France.

News

April 22, 2022

The GLP IPO has welcomed a new staff member, who will be assisting with our Working Groups, events, and more.

Event

April 21, 2022

Join us for an informal Meet & Greet with GLP members, especially new members. We will do introductions and networking, using breakout rooms as needed.

News

April 21, 2022

A new article in Ecology and Society investigates how successive waves of actors are driving land-use change in Niassa, Mozambique.

News

April 21, 2022

A new article in Environmental Research Letters proposes a data-driven methodological routine based on multivariate statistical analysis to identify the most relevant indicators for mapping and characterizing SES archetypes in a particular region.