Sponsored by
Geological Society of America (Geoinformatics Division)
U.S. Geological Survey
GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam
British Geological Survey
Bundesanstalt für Geowissenshaften und Rohstoffe
American Geophysical Union (Earth and Space Science Informatics)
European Geosciences Union (Earth and Space Science Informatics)
National Science Foundation

Geoinformatics 2008

Data to Knowledge

11-13 June 2008
GeoForschungsZentrum, Potsdam, Germany

Discovery, integration, management, and visualization of geoscience data with the goal of improving our understanding of the processes that have shaped the earth and our environment over time will be highlighted at the Geoinformatics 2008 Conference. Globalization of geoinformatics based research and education in support of meeting societal challenges will be significant for the conference.

The Conference provides an international forum for researchers and educators from earth and planetary sciences, and information technology/computer science to present new data, data analysis or modeling techniques, visualization schemes or technologies as they relate to developing the cyberinfrastructure for the geosciences.


Organizing Committee:

Kristine Asch (BGR, Hannover, Germany)
Sally Brady (USGS, Reston, VA USA)
Peter Fox (UCAR, Boulder, CO USA)
Linda Gundersen (USGS, Reston, VA USA)
Ian Jackson (BGS, Nottingham, United Kingdom)
Jens Klump (GFZ Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany)
Peter Löwe (GFZ Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany)
Márta Nagy-Rothengass (European Commission, Brussels, Belgium)
A. Krishna Sinha (Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA USA)
Andrea Schwerdtfeger (GFZ Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany)
Dogan Seber (SDSC, San Diego, CA, USA)
Lesley Wyborn (Geoscience Australia, Canberra, Australia)


For additional meeting information, please visit http://gi2008.gfz-potsdam.de/index.php?id=1044.