FAQ

General

When is the Earth Engine for Research and Higher Education Workshop?
The workshop will be held on December 15, 2015 and will run from roughly 5pm - 9:30pm.

Which costs are covered as part of the workshop, and what are participants expected to pay on their own?
The training and materials are provided free to participants, as well as a light meal. The participants cover the cost of any travel to and during the workshop, such as airfare, hotel accommodations, etc.

What can I expect at the workshop?
The workshop will teach highly practical tools which organizations can use to collect, host, analyze, visualize, and publish map data using the power of the cloud. The workshop also provides a chance for researchers and educators to network with one another. 

Is there an agenda? What will be covered?
We plan to cover a core subset of Google mapping technologies. Special attention will be paid to new Google tools available for research and higher education, primarily Google Earth Engine. See our Agenda page for more info. 

Can anyone attend the Earth Engine at AGU workshop? How much does it cost? 
This hands-on workshop is limited to 100 participants. Due to limited space, we will accept participants on a first come, first serve basis. 

In what languages will the training be given?
Regretfully, we can only offer the training in English at this time. 

I'm not able to attend this workshop. Will there be future opportunities?
For information on future workshops and opportunities, check out our Events Calendar.