Sunday, February 26, 2012

Virtual Geography Convention 2012: The AAG's Conference on Twitter Second Update

Welcome to the kick-off of the 2012 Virtual Geography Convention!  If you have a presentation or blog post you wished published please contact me at catholicgauze [at] gmail [dot] com!  

An update on the useful and not so useful information being shared at the Association of American Geographers conference in New York City.

Michael Gould:  Chinese Geography has 3 pillars: human, physical, and GIS. Interesting classification.

Michael Gould:  In China! RT Geography is part of college entrance exams for Arts students.

Michael Gould:  "Australian Geography is healthy, but not recognized." No Geography deprtment at any aussie univ!?

Christoph Koettl:  watching interesting presentation on using low-res sat imagery for monitoring- we normally use high-rez

Molly Polk:  Asst Secretary for DOI says hope for 5 is dimming. Good news is that Landsat8 will launch in early 2013.

Ashley Baharestani:  Hearing Kurt Iveson speak on the 9-11 security state at

Kalli Fullerton:  presnting "street performes & a sense of place" thats me!

David Madden:  gayatri spivak's antipode lecture at : you want to talk about "good" globalization? we have a name for that: international socialism!

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