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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, January 24, 2019 (All day)

The NASA Applied Remote Sensing Training Program (ARSET) is offering a free online training series to introduce participants to the use of satellite data for conservation and biodiversity applications. The series will highlight specific projects that have successfully used satellite data. Examples include monitoring chimpanzee habitat loss, decreasing whale mortality, detecting penguins, monitoring wildfires, and biodiversity observation networks.

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, January 31, 2019 (All day)

The MAUPP project (Modelling and forecasting African Urban Population Patterns for vulnerability and health assessments) is a four-year research project (2014-2018) funded by the STEREO-III program of the Belgian Science Policy (BELSPO). A free conference and a workshop will be organized in Nairobi, Kenya, both to present and discuss the scientific results of the project and to demonstrate the potentialities of the developed datasets.

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019 (All day) to Tuesday, February 19, 2019 (All day)

This introductory webinar series will share lectures, case studies, and demonstrations with representatives of indigenous peoples' organizations and will focus on how Earth observations (EO) data and tools can provide spatial information for forest monitoring, mapping ,and responding to ecosystem threats.

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Thursday, February 7, 2019 -
10:30am to 4:00pm

You are cordially invited to a scoping workshop for the CRA regarding finding Pathways to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (Pathways to the SDG’s). This workshop is going to be held during the Leverage Points 2019 conference at Leuphana University in Lüneburg, Germany.

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Monday, May 20, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, May 25, 2019 (All day)

The overall goal of the workshop is to familiarize the workshop participants with the Decision Support System for Agrotechnology Transfer (DSSAT v4.7); the Cropping System Model (CSM) for the simulation of crop growth and yield, soil and plant water, nutrient, and carbon dynamics; and the application of models to real world problems, such as crop and resource management, climate change and climate variability, carbon sequestration, food security, biofuels, and environmental sustainability.

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Monday, July 1, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, July 7, 2019 (All day)

The Journal of Peasant Studies (JPS), College of Humanities and Development Studies (COHD) of China Agricultural University (Beijing), and Future Agricultures Consortium (FAC) are jointly organizing a new initiative: JPS Annual Summer Writeshop-Workshop in Critical Agrarian Studies and Scholar-Activism for PhD students and young researchers (up to 5 years from PhD completion) who are based in or are originally from the Global South.



Sunday, July 7, 2019 (All day) to Friday, July 12, 2019 (All day)

Applications now being accepted until January 15th! Students will develop an integrated understanding of land system science and landscape assessment.

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019 (All day) to Friday, August 30, 2019 (All day)

Scientists are invited to contribute to the conference and to share their research on the sustainability transformation in the 21st Century. Contributions are welcome from all fields of research.