Webinar: AWS - GEO Earth Observation Cloud Credits Programme
News / 20 February 2019
Date: 12 March 2019
Times: 7:00 UTC / 12:00 UTC / 15:00 UTC
Format: 30 minute presentation, 30 minute Q&A
Registration cost: Free
The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) Earth Observation Cloud Credit Programme offers GEO Member agencies and research organizations from developing countries access to free cloud services to help with the hosting, processing and analysis of big data about the Earth to inform decisions for sustainable development.
The AWS - GEO Earth Observation Cloud Credits Programme Webinar will answer basic questions related to the initiative, including:
During this entry-level webinar, participants will learn how the Cloud Credits Programme can help researchers and policy makers around the world make faster and better decisions, through a high-level overview of cloud concepts and core AWS services including Amazon EC2 and Amazon S3. The webinar will also demonstrate how AWS can be used to facilitate work with large-scale Earth observation data.
Jed Sundwall, Open Data Global Lead, Amazon Web Services
Douglas Cripe, Senior Scientific Advisor, Group on Earth Observations
Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) highlights the value of open data and Earth observations