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Wednesday, November 25, 2009

VGI Research positions at JRC

Lago di Como, NE of Ispra Ispra. Image taken yesterday HUNAGI Visuals resource, 2009



From our daily mail:
"VGI Research positions at JRC
More general information about terms and conditions are available: http://ies.jrc.ec.europa.eu/call-for-grantholders
Dr. Max Craglia European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Spatial Data Infrastructures Unit T.P. 262, I-21027 Ispra (VA), Italy Tel: +39 0332 78 6269 Fax: +39 0332 78 6325 e-mail: massimo.craglia@jrc.ec.europa.eu

International Journal of Spatial Data Infrastructures Research
http://ijsdir.jrc.ec.europa.eu/ "
In the presentation of Robin Waters and the SG of HUNAGI tomorrow, the change of the role of the users of GI will be also emphasized by the unprecedently emerging VGI trend populating geotagged informations worldwide in the billions magnitude.
In this context the Workshop jointly organised by the UCSB, Los Alamos National Lab and the Vespucci Initiative devoted to this topic should be mentioned and for references revisited at:
http://www.ncgia.ucsb.edu/projects/vgi/products.html  
The European speaker who delivered a presentation on "SDI vs VGI" in 2007 was the same Prof. Max Cralia of DG JRC, Editor-in-chief of IJSDR, who will be the keynote speaker here in Torino tomorrow at the EUROGI Conference "European SDI Best Practices Award".

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