Implementing and Monitoring the Sustainable Development Goals in the Caribbean: The Role of the Ocean

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Identifying and Articulating Knowledge Needs for the Implementation and Monitoring of the Sustainable Development Goals in Caribbean Small Island States and Matching Those Needs to Knowledge, Tools, and Data.

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Dr. Argyro Kavvada

Argyro Kavvada is an expert on atmospheric science and climate dynamics, and is currently serving as the Executive Secretary of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Earth Observations in Service of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (EO4SDG) Initiative, on behalf of the United States / National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). She received her Doctorate and Masters degrees in Atmospheric and Oceanic Science from the University of Maryland, College Park, specializing in Climate Dynamics. She also received a Masters degree in Applied Mathematics and Statistics from Georgetown University, and a Bachelors degree in Physics from the Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Kavvada supports NASA's engagement with the interagency U.S. Group on Earth Observations (USGEO) and the international Group on Earth Observations (GEO) in terms of applying Earth observations for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. She also represents NASA at the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Ad-Hoc Team and serves as the GEO representative to the United Nations Working Group on Geospatial Information (WGGI).

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This workshop was sponsored by:

under grant 80NSSC17K0241