Earth Knowledge Interview with Finextra, leading information source for worldwide financial technology!



Earth Knowledge founders Julia and Frank Armstrong D’Agnese supply some answers to the key challenges of the Sustainable Finance Industry as a result of their work bringing science based data from around the globe into an accessible format for use in decision making.
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PREP & White House Launch PRESS

Earth Knowledge Highlighted in White House Launch of PREP

Earth Knowledge is a founding member of PREP - Partnership for Resilience and Preparedness launched by The White House & World Resources Institute September 22, 2016



PREP Press Release, September 22, 2016

Earth Knowledge highlighted in White House Launch of Partnership for Resilience and Preparedness (PREP), as founding technology member.

“It was great having Earth Knowledge join the Partnership for Resilience and Preparedness (“PREP”) as a founding member. They played a key role building a bridge to the pioneering resilience work of the Sonoma County Climate Resilience Team as well as planners working in the community of Caldas in Colombia. Together with Sonoma County and others, Earth Knowledge played a critical role ensuring that the beta platform was co-designed, and co-created by the community decision-makers that it seeks to support.”Janet Ranganathan, WRI V.P.

White House PREP Launch Fact Sheet, The White House, September 22, 2016

White House Forms Public-Private Partnership for Climate Preparedness,

PREP-aring for a changing climate by harnessing the data revolution. World Resources Institute (WRI) blog



Earth Knowledge’s client Sonoma County collaborated with EK and PREP to assist in co-design of PREP Beta Platform.

"Earth Knowledge has been a tremendous resource to our Sonoma County Climate Resilience Team as we developed our PREP beta dashboard. Earth Knowledge provided the resources necessary to pull together our regional climate risk data into one single online dashboard that will benefit our community and others around the world for years to come."Sonoma County Water Agency General Manager, Grant Davis

"White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Recognizes Sonoma County Climate Resilience Team, Launches Partnership for Resilience and Preparedness."

Sonoma County Gazette

Sonoma Sun



A lot has happened since 2003, here are some of the news organizations that have talked about us.

Albuquerque Express
Alpha Trade Finance
Arizona Daily Star
Arizona Commerce Authority
B2B Guide to Social Media
Bloomberg Business
Biz Tucson
Boston Business Journal
CBS Business News - Dallas, Tx.
Dallas News
Digital Journal
Directions Magazine
Environmental Expert
Google Earth Outreach
Google Earth Blog
Google Enterprise Blog
Google Maps Mania
India Times
International Business Times
KVOA News Tucson, Arizona
Larry Feriazzo
Le Technoblog du LAC
Red Orbit
Philadelphia Online Learning
San Francisco Chronicle
The Science Bench
Serene Global
Social Episodes
Sys-Con Media
USA Today
World News Network
Yahoo News


Ed Parsons - Google Geospatial Technologist

A world of many globes May 6th, 2011
"This is something I have been waiting to see since the Google Earth API was introduced a few years ago. The Earth Knowledge Virtual Globe is a project..."

Google Earth Blog

Earth Knowledge Portal launched April 27th, 2011
"Earth Knowledge, a well-known information technology firm, has recently released their "Earth Knowledge Portal", an impressive collection of data that is tied together using the Google Earth Plug-in. Congrats to Earth Knowledge for putting together such a powerful product."

Google Earth Outreach

News from Google Earth Outreach May 1st, 2011
"In our opinion, this breadth of data and ease of exploration gives us the ability to understand. With the act of understanding giving us the ability to make an informed choice and take responsibility for our own "home", we're so enthusiastic about EarthKnowledge's efforts to provide this to millions of people around the world."

Social Media Guru Paul Gillin

Earth Knowledge is a Great Example of Content Curation April 25th, 2011
"Earth Knowledge is a great example of content curation. Earth Knowledge takes curation to a new level."


Interview with Kate Brodock, the Executive Director of Digital and Social Media at Syracuse University October 29th, 2011 "Who is doing content curation right? BBC, Al Jazeera ..... and Earth Knowledge, which is a really neat Google Maps mashup."

Additional information about Kate Brodock can be found at



Google Partnership

Earth Knowledge partnered with Google following the 2006 launch of Google Earth and has since incorporated the innovative product into the Decision Tools platform. Today, Earth Knowledge designs ways to integrate Google Products into its technology offerings.


The collaborative partnership has produced several successful projects:

  • 2007-2013: A global information hub known as “Earth Knowledge Portal & Virtual Globe,” provided 24/7, live-streaming multimedia content that was categorized and searchable in partnership with Google Earth Outreach, United Nations, NASA, BBC, Guardian, Reuters and World WildLife Fund.

  • 2010: Earth Knowledge tested and built the Haiti Earthquake Virtual Globe which was a key use-case Daniel Chu emphasized when announcing the release of the Google Earth API plugin into the Maps API Premier product.

  • 2011: In partnership with the Google Earth Outreach team, a new version of the Earth Knowledge Portal & Virtual Globe launched utilizing semantic tagging, auto-categorization, geo-tagging and a number of narrated Google Earth Tours.
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