GEO announces the launch of the first Group on Earth Observations GEO Appathon 2014 – an exciting new worldwide data science competition runs until 31 August 2014.. See www.geoappathon.org
The GEO Appathon is a global applications (App) development competition that aims to develop new, exciting and – most importantly – useful Apps using Earth observation data from the open and expansive Earth Observation data sets in the GEOSS Common Infrastructure (GCI). See www.geoportal.org
Participation is open to any non-commercial entity, individual or team from any background in any country. Apps can be created for any of the main operating systems, and can be designed for any type of portable device.
All Apps will be judged and the top three winners will receive a cash prize and a year-long GEO network endorsement and publicity for the App.
Visit the GEO Appathon website (www.geoappathon.org) for more rules, details of how to register and information about how you can help us unleash the power of Earth observation data.