AmericaView advances Earth observation education through remote sensing science, applied research, workforce development, technology transfer, and community outreach.

Education & Outreach

Energize Earth Observation Education and Outreach

  • Develop experiential learning activities, games, demonstrations, and art displays designed to enhance geospatial literacy.
  • Engage with K-12 teachers to develop and maintain standards-based educational materials and activities that link STEAM disciplines to community needs and issues.
  • Provide higher education students with an open, inclusive, and collaborative environment within internships, service learning programs, research opportunities, and interdisciplinary group projects.
  • Train the current workforce in industry, government, and academia using new data, products, tools, and methods.
  • Reach diverse audiences through informal education to promote the awareness and importance of Earth observation in society.

Strategic Partnerships

Expand Local, National, and International Strategic Partnerships

  • Expand its national program by identifying opportunities that sustain and expand the consortium.
  • Foster the development of educational resources that support Earth observation education, are freely available, and provide a foundational resource for the use of EO information and data to improve our world.
  • Establish strategic partnerships by identifying EO needs and opportunities in the public, private, and educational sectors.
  • Expand its international reach by establishing strategic partnerships through the GEO programs – with a focus on disaster and emergency response and education.
  • Expand working partnerships within and between StateView programs.


Strengthen Applied Remote Sensing Research

  • Augment EO research to address local to global geospatial information needs.
  • Secure funding from a variety of sources for sustaining and expanding applied remote sensing research at local to global scales.
  • Promote the awareness and applications of new and operational sensors, platforms, data characteristics, and their use in EO.
  • Expand innovative use of EO data, products and analytics by mobilizing the AV network.
  • Disseminate research methods and results through various publication formats and data portals that convey remote sensing procedures, best practices, and workflow recipes.

National Recognition

Serve as a Recognized National Remote Sensing Resource

  • Collaborate broadly with related organizations on research, outreach, and education to advance EO concepts and capabilities.
  • Champion AmericaView expertise in word and action.
  • Articulate the unique identity of AmericaView and its StateViews.
  • Continuously review and renew AV resources for relevance to the EO community.
  • Capture the imagination of the public and educate all communities.
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AmericaView's Successes

  • MissouriView Students Study Forest Conservation in Madagascar

    MissouriView is one of the newest members of the AmericaView network, joining us in 2021, and is led by Dr. Vasit Sagan at Saint Louis University. One of their activities this past year led to the development of an ArcGIS StoryMap that illustrates the research that students conducted on forest conservation using artificial intelligence in […]

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  • UtahView Creates Landsat Informational Poster Series

    UtahView recently completed a series of informational posters on the Landsat missions, collections, products, and Analysis Ready Data (ARD). These resources will help guide you through the history of Landsat and to better understand the data and data products. To learn more about UtahView activities and these posters, go to

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New data drop: 21 years of change over Hawaii!
@USGS LCMAP HI Collection 1.0 covers 2000-2020, expanding geographic coverage of the integrated suite of annual land cover and land surface change products from LCMAP.
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These latest maps of the #HungaTongaHungaHaapai eruption use #Pleiades and WorldView imagery to compare parts of Nomuka and Nuku Alofa islands before and after the eruption: #TongaVolcano


OhioView is holding free online GIS and Open Source Remote Sensing workshops on Feb 4th. Register by January 28th to reserve your seat!

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AmericaView's Partners


AmericaView values its partners and their powerful contributions towards the vision of Empowering Earth Observation Education through outreach, education, science, and research.