The AmericaView Consortium is pleased to announce Earth Observation Day 2011 (EO Day 2011). AmericaView (AV) is a nationwide program that focuses on public domain remote sensing data and geospatial technology in support of applied research, K-16 education, workforce development, and technology transfer.

The purposes of Earth Observation, which will be held on April 8, 2011, are: 1) to recognize the importance of using remotely sensed data to monitor the Earth and its environments; and 2) to promote the use of remotely sensed data by K-16 teachers and students.