IEEE GRSS IDEA’s Down to Earth podcast

Down to Earth podcast

Welcome to “Down to Earth”, a 30-minute podcast about innovative geoscience and the incredible people behind it. Each week, we host a different guest to talk about science, careers, and passions. From stories about meeting their idols, to investigating their science superpowers, and all the fascinating research and engineering projects in between, Down to Earth is sure to become your quick and compelling catch-up on the people and the work in geoscience. This podcast is presented by the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society.

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Our Initiatives

Women Mentoring Women

IDEA Women Mentoring Women Mentorship is an incredible experience that strongly benefits both the mentee and mentor. Our Women Mentoring Women program seeks to connect women across all stages of

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Professional Development Microgrants

IDEA IEEE GRSS IDEA Professional Development Microgrant Motivation and Goal The IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS) Microgrant Program aims to provide financial support to students and young professionals

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Initiatives Under Development

IDEA Initiatives Under Development Survey on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in GRSS In 2021, we hope to launch the first society-wide survey on diversity, equity, and inclusion within GRSS. Survey results

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Who We Are

Heather McNairn

Co-Chair, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada

Shawn Kefauver

Co-Chair, Universitat de Barcelona

Alina Zare

WMW, University of Florida

Vicky Vanthof

WMW, University of Waterloo

Margot Fleming

WMW, University of Waterloo

Qian Zhan

member, China University of Geosciences

Fairouz Stambouli

member, German Aerospace Center

Natalia Caro

member, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Mariko Burgin

member, NASA Jet Propulsion Lab

Nkeiruka Onyia

member, Lenkè Space & Water Solutions Ltd