World Bank Climate Data Briefing
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (EST)
World Bank Open Climate Data Meeting
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (ET) Washington, DC
Following the recently launched World Bank Open Climate Data Initiative and AppsForClimate competition, join data experts, developers, and the climate change specialists for a discussion on how open data can help address the challenges of climate change.
- Brief overview of the Open Climate Data Initiative
- Walk-through of recently released open climate data and other data sources
- Case study: Visualizing climate data with Open Source mapping tools
- Open discussion: Leveraging open climate data and ideas for new apps
The goal of this session is to bring together the technology and climate communities to learn about open climate data and explore new ways to use them. Some ideas may evolve into great entries in the AppsForClimate competition.
Read our blog post for more details.