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A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 453

A VerySpatial Podcast
Shownotes – Episode 453
23 March 2014

Main Topic: Our conversation on volunteer science

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  • Am I Awake by They Might Be Giants

  • News

  • Unity 5.0 announced
  • FCC’s proposed new e911 requirements to include indoor positioning
  • NASA launches new global codeathon challenge targeting coastal flooding
  • Oracle geodatabase issue for ArcGIS 10.2.1
  • Beta version of new USGS website…focus on science

  • Web Corner

  • Volunteer Science

  • Main topic

  • This week we offer some of our thoughts on volunteer/citizen science initiatives and their role in raising awareness and fostering greater public understanding and interest in science.

  • Events Corner

  • Edinburgh International Science Festival: 5-20 April, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • USA Science and Engineering Festival Expo: 26-27 April, Washington, DC
  • Science Festivals Alliance
  • World Science Festival: May 28-June 1, New York City
  • Australia’s National Science Week: 16-24 August throughout Australia