NASA Europa Challenge 2015

Kodiak A World Bridge™ Team Wins NASA Europa Challenge!

The Kodiak Island Borough School District’s A World Bridge™ team was announced winner of the prestigious NASA Europa Challenge on Friday, July 17, 2015 at the FOSS4G Conference in Como, Italy. Congratulations to a most incredible, inspiring work - the Global Earthquake Forecast System Project, and is the first high-school level team to compete. The Team is grateful for the new opportunities provided at the conference.

Europa Award

Left to right: OSGeo President Jeff McKenna; Bob Bishop-CEO, Centre for Earth Simulation, Geneva; Patrick Hogan, NASA Ames Research Center, Trillium Learning President Ron Fortunato and the Kodiak World Bridge Team


NASA Europa Challenge 2015 Trophy (photo credit Phil Davis)

About the NASA Europa Challenge - For 2015, the Kodiak A World Bridge™ team submitted a proposal for programming real-time pre-earthquake data on NASA Web World Wind. The following link includes the current website with that GEFS application, code and project information:

Kodiak GEFS World Wind App

Kodiak Europa Challenge Website


Future Europa Challenges will be represented by statewide, national and international collaborative  World Bridge teams. 

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