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    Title

    Water from Space: Societal, Educational and Cultural Aspects

    Description

    This is a joint session between the IAF Space Education and Outreach Committee and the IAA Commission VI. Inter-disciplinary in nature, it will explore the societal and cultural contexts of water as they are related to space. Possible topics include: political and economic issues; how the crises affecting oceans impact on society; the way the arts, popular culture and entertainment engage with cultural issues related to water, remote sensing co-ordination and public access; educational programmes relating to water from space, etc.

    Date

    2010-09-29

    Time

    11:45

    Room

    Club D

    IPC members
    • Chairman: Mrs. Annick Bureaud, Leonardo/Olats, France;

    • Chairman: Ms. Bee Thakore, Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC), United Kingdom;

    • Chairman: Ms. Lyn Wigbels, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, United States;

    • Rapporteur: Mr. Adrian Meyer, Space School Africa, South Africa;