Globalwatch/Fire Station Earth 
Douglas Ling  
Program Director 
 
Marc Blumenthal 
Program Advisor 
The Learning Guild  
 

P.O.Box 391193 
Cambridge 
MA 02139-0023 
U.S.A. 
 

ph +1-617-504-8882 
fax +1- 617-374-9902
 

Projects:
United Nations
Global Programme

Mission

To promote public understanding of environmental problems and natural disasters through data monitoring and visualization, and to disseminate the value-added data as well as information about the best practices which offer potential solutions to these problem. 

Objectives

  • To promote the public understanding of global environmental problems and natural disasters through visualization of real-time monitoring and historical data.

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  • To add value to existing and under utilized global, regional and local environmental data resources through the development of networks and Internet/WorldWideWeb tools which can integrate and manipulate multiple data sets.

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  • To develop, utilize, and demonstrate user-freindly, graphical interfaces that allow visualization of data in a way that is understandable by the population at large 

  • To identify and disseminate information about the best practices which provide appropriate solutions to environmental problems and natural disaster mitigation. 
  Globalwatch/Fire Station Earth operates under the aegis of The Learning Guild, a Massachusetts registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.