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Second Circumpolar Conference on Geospatial Sciences and Applications
Westmark Hotel, Fairbanks, Alaska, USA
August 4-6, 2009

GeoNorth 2009 logo.This conference is a unique opportunity to discuss issues and present current research related to geospatial activities in the arctic environment. This conference provides an opportunity to present results associated with the International Polar Year, environment and climate change monitoring and geographic analysis, geospatial standards and their application, and the construction of virtual collaborative networks including Arctic mapping and the virtual Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure (ASDI).

Sessions are scheduled for the following themes:

  • Virtual globes and GeoBrowsers
  • Capturing Local and Traditional Knowledge
  • Imagery, remote sensing, and sensor networks for the arctic landscape
  • Arctic Mapping and Data Access

Forum on the development of an Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure

  • Moving Towards Arctic SD
  • National Activities in support of Arctic SDI
  • Data Access and Sharing
  • Policy Baseline for Arctic SDI
  • Technical Baseline for Arctic SDI
  • Arctic SDI Initiative Development

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