Education and Capacity Building

Working Group 5 – Education and Capacity Building

WG-5 is responsible for educational content for policy makers, decision makers, and the general public. This group will also support, identify and lead capacity building efforts in developed and developing nations to expand the effective and timely utilization of Earth observations for societal benefits.


  • Bilqis Hoque,  Environment and Population Research Centre
  • Andrew Tyler, University of Stirling


  • Anthony Akpan, Pan African Vision for the Environment (PAVE), Nigeria
  • Laurence Carvalho, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
  • Paul Hanson, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Erin Hester, North Carolina State University
  • Peter Hunter, University of Stirling
  • Amos T Kabo-bah, University of Energy and Natural Resources, Ghana
  • Tania Jeannette Llamas Franco, National University of Asunción, Paraguay
  • Igor Ogashawara, IGB-Berlin, Germany
  • Kevin Rose, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy
  • Suhyb Salama, University of Twente
  • Blake Schaeffer, United States Environmental Protection Agency
  • Anthony Vodacek, Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Kathleen Weathers, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
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