[ESIP-all] Mobile App Session at AGU - Call for presenters

Margaret Mooney Margaret.Mooney at ssec.wisc.edu
Thu Jul 28 10:48:07 EDT 2011

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting 
(http://sites.agu.org/fallmeeting/) will take place in San Francisco 
from December 5th-9th this year, with *abstracts due**a week from today 
on Thursday August 4th. *

We're convening a session on *Mobile Apps for Environmental Monitoring 
and Education.
*We're pleased to share this list of invited speakers in the hopes that 
you'll consider sharing your project too:
     Liam Gumley, SSEC, UW-Madison (Cloud App for iPhones)
     Rahul Ramachandran, ESIN (ESIP iPhone App for non-developers)
     Tim Carter, Butler University (Raindrop: An Innovative Educational 
Tool for River Awareness)
     Robyn Weeks, Weather Channel (Weather Apps for droids, iPhones & iPads)

ED35: Mobile Apps for Environmental Monitoring and Education
*Description: Approximately four billion people own cell phones with 
steady trends towards smart phones and multiple mobile devices. This 
trend combined with advances in mobile technologies provides a unique 
opportunity to connect with millions. And since several challenges 
facing society require short term responses from large numbers of 
people, mobile applications are essential tools for education, 
environmental stewardship and public safety. From citizen science 
projects to classroom instruction to community preparedness, the 
opportunities are endless and the potential exponential. Presenters and 
attendees alike are invited to bring their mobile devices and share 
details about apps under development and projects that utilize mobile 

Abstract information: 
Abstract submission: http://agu-fm11.abstractcentral.com/

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