May 22, 2017
The World Meteorogical Organization, the United Nations system’s authoritative voice on weather, climate and water, honored Professor Gordon McBean with the sixty-second International Meteorological Organization (IMO) Prize for his outstanding work in meteorology and climatology and his leadership as a scientific…
May 15, 2017
As part of the Global Observation of Forest Cover and Land Dynamics (GOFC-GOLD) Program START organized with partners a workshop to explore how remote sensing can support agricultural production and improve food security in South and Southeast Asia.   South/Southeast Asian countries…
April 19, 2017
The Mediterranean Symposium on Smart City Applications (SCAMS 2017) is a multidisciplinary international conference organized by the Mediterranean Association of Sciences and Technologies (MediAST) in collaboration with the Laboratory of Computer Science, Systems and Telecommunications (LIST) and the Faculty of Sciences…
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April 11, 2017
March has been a busy month for the FRACTAL project, with a week-long training for the embedded researchers in Cape Town, and the first city learning labs for Maputo and Windhoek taking place. START traveled to Windhoek for the city…
April 11, 2017
As part of the Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR) program, in January 2017 Mary Thompson-Hall attended a workshop on Experiential Learning aimed at training participants in conveying complex climate-related information to diverse audiences using participatory games. Interactive games can…
April 11, 2017
The Belmont Forum, START, Future Earth, and regional partners organized two workshops on conducting transdisciplinary (TD) research in the first quarter of 2017. The workshops focused on advancing principles of co-design and co-production in the natural, social, and engineering sciences…
April 11, 2017
During February 15-17, 2017 the Southeast Asia START Regional Center (SEA-START) has conducted the third and final training workshop on Assessing Community Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change. Over the past 18 months, 15 government planners from Cambodia, Lao PDR,…
April 11, 2017
An international research program, the Digital Belt and Road (DBAR) Initiative, was launched in Beijing in December 2016 to take advantage of Earth observation to address common issues, including climate change, food security, protection of world heritage sites, unbalanced economic…
April 07, 2017
PARR has now reached its halfway point for the 2016/2017 round of fellowships. Out of the nine fellows, six have completed their fellowship residencies at the University of the Philippines, Los Baños and the National Science and Technology Center for…
March 31, 2017
START International has become a formal partner of the Belmont Forum. The Belmont Forum is a group of the world’s major and emerging funders of global environmental change research. It aims at mobilizing international resources to accelerate delivery of environmental research.…