Digital Earth was presented on Globalistics-2023

On April 17, 2023 at Lomonosov Moscow State University the Seventh International Scientific Congress “Globalism-2023: Sustainable Development in the Context of Global Processes”, dedicated to the 160th anniversary of Vernadsky, began its work. The session “Turning from socio-technogenic to socio-biospheric development of life and the world”, held on 25 April online, presented a report by Eugene Eremchenko (Moscow State University, Moscow) and Irina Angelina (DonNUET, Donetsk) “Globalism and Geocentrism: a new trend of management and a slot of opportunity for Russia”.

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Digital Earth presented at the Philosophy Department of Lomonosov Moscow State University

On April 18, 2023, a special volume of the journal Logos dedicated to the critical study of cartography was presented at the Faculty of Philosophy of Moscow State University. The presentation of the volume “Studies in Cartography” of the leading Russian philosophical journal Logos was widely announced both at Lomonosov Moscow State University, in Russia, and abroad, which characterizes the degree of general interest in the main theme of the issue – how and to what extent maps represent objective reality.

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On the Inside of Maps: Digital Earth Vision

The Russian Chapter of the International Society for Digital Earth (ISDE) took part in an important outreach project – a critical study of cartography, carried out by the leading Russian philosophical and literary journal “Logos”. A special issue of the journal, entitled “Research on Cartography»” (Logos, 2023, Vol. 33, No. 1), gathered together works by Russian and foreign authors devoted to the nature of maps and their internal transformation in an era of the Digital Earth as a new approach to the representation of external reality. Criticism suggests a crisis; the study aimed to outline the problem and identify the reasons behind the increasingly apparent inadequacy of maps to solve the task of objectively representing real space.

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3rd ISDE International Lectures

You are cordially invited to participate in the 3rd ISDE International Lectures, with the theme of Human Mobility Analytics in the Big Data Era. The event will invite three speakers to introduce the challenges of and approaches to the human mobility measurement based on big geosocial data, to share the applications of location-aware mobile device data to travel pattern analysis, and to shed light on the regularity and privacy issues in human mobility research.

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ISDE New 2023 Year’s Message

2022 has been an important and fruitful year for ISDE despite many unforeseen events that have created instability in our world. COVID-19, a new type of global threat has affected our society in various ways: this pandemic has exposed the fragility of the modern world and its exceptional vulnerability, accelerating the virtualization of society. The Ukraine-Russia crisis has created economic, environmental and social instability with serious consequences for our planet and in particular by reducing the «collaborative» attention towards sustainable development goals. About twenty years later, the concept of Digital Earth remains as relevant as ever. ISDE witnessed the important advances in technology and became aware of the new challenges and opportunities for Digital Earth. 

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ISDE Honorary President Huadong Guo was Appointed as ISC Fellow

5 December 2022, ISDE Honorary President, Prof. Huadong Guo was announced as one of 60 new ISC Fellows at a special event of the International Science Council (ISC), on the eve of the World Science Forum in Cape Town, South Africa.Nominated by President of the ISC Committee on Data (CODATA) and President of International Society for Digital Earth (ISDE), Prof. Guo was appointed by the ISC Foundational Fellowship Council from the nominees of a very high standard. The ISC Fellowship is the highest honor that can be conferred on an individual by the ISC, in recognition of their outstanding contributions to promoting science as a global public good.

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ISDE opens a global lecture hall

On the occasion of three year’s anniversary of the publication of Manual of Digital Earth with approximate 1 million downloads, International Society for Digital Earth (ISDE) will launch the ISDE International Lectures. The ISDE International Lectures are a series of online events which feature invited lectures by well-known international experts in the field of Digital Earth. The event will invite speakers to give lectures every two months. The purpose of the events is to bring international scholars in the relevant research fields of Digital Earth together to exchange academic perspectives, share research results, and disseminate the most cutting-edge and authoritative concept of Digital Earth. 

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