on Digital Earth (ISDE 11)

Geoffrey Boulton

Glaciologist and Open Science Advocate, University of Edinburgh


Geoffrey Boulton is Professor of Geology in the University of Edinburgh, a member of the Governing Board of the International Science Council and has recently stepped down as President of CODATA, where he was a champion of Open Data and Open Science. He has been a member of the UK Prime Minister’s Council for Science and Technology and Chair of the Royal Society’s Science Policy Centre. He is a much decorated glaciologist, where which Earth Observation Data is of vital importance.