Jun 2015 - Google Earth Engine Summit

Jun 2015 - Google Earth Engine Summit

Mountain View, CA - Climate Engine attended the First Annual Google Earth Engine Summit, a 3-day workshop at the Googleplex in Mountain View, CA from Jun 19-Jul 1, 2015. Team members Katherine Hegeiwsch, Britta Daudert and Donovan VanSant attended the event. Katherine Hegewisch gave a 3-minute lightning talk(YouTube) on Climate Engine.  

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Dec 2014 - AGU Google Hyperwall

Dec 2014 - AGU Google Hyperwall

San Francisco, CA - Climate Engine attended the American Geophysical Union (AGU) conference in San Francisco, CA in December 2014. The Climate Engine team gave two talks on the Google Hyperwall in the exhibits area of the event.  Team member Charles Morton gave one talk and Katherine Hegewisch, Britta Daudert and Alex Peterson gave the other. 

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Mar 2015 - White House Climate Data Initiative includes DRI partnership with Google

Mar 2015 - White House Climate Data Initiative includes DRI partnership with Google

In a White House press release launching the President’s Climate Data Initiative,  DRI was mentioned as a stakeholder in the Administration’s commitment to increase partnerships on climate change research. DRI’s role in the White House Climate Change Initiative falls under its private sector commitments. Researchers at DRI, along with colleagues from University of Idaho and University of Nebraska, will work with Google to create new web-based drought mapping and monitoring tools for the entire continental United States in near real-time and model water consumption by agriculture and natural vegetation across the globe.  

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