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  • Numerous well-established and long term institutional programs exist which are of interest to the geospatial technologies and human rights community. A sample of these are presented here, and AAAS welcomes suggestions for additions. Please email us with your suggestion and include a link to the...
  • Item Type: Geodata Data Type: Vector Publication Date: 2009 URL : http://www.census.gov/ipc/www/idb/ The US Census Bureau’s International Data Base offers a variety of demographic indicators for countries and areas of the world with a population of 5,000 or more. The IDB has provided access to...
  • This page provides a tool that allows ‘fuzzy’ matches to be made with identified locations in Pakistan. Given the numerous languages, dialects, and other attributes of the region, it is common for spellings of placenames to drift quite a bit. This tool makes use of the standard Levenshtein Distance...
  • This page provides a tool that allows ‘fuzzy’ matches to be made with identified locations in the Ogaden region of Ethiopia. Given the numerous languages, dialects, and other attributes of the region, it is common for spellings of placenames to drift quite a bit. This tool makes use of the standard...
  • This page provides a tool that allows ‘fuzzy’ matches to be made with identified locations in eastern Chad and the Darfur region of Sudan. Given the numerous languages, dialects, and other attributes of the region, it is common for spellings of placenames to drift quite a bit. This tool makes use...
  • This page provides a tool that allows ‘fuzzy’ matches to be made with identified locations in eastern Burma. Given the numerous languages, dialects, and other attributes of the region, it is common for spellings of placenames to drift quite a bit. This tool makes use of the standard Levenshtein...
  • 2012 Mentor Award Recipient Cato Thomas Laurencin is recognized for his transformative impact and scientific contributions toward mentoring students in the field of biomedical engineering. Please read about the Mentor Award for Lifetime Achievement Recipient
  • Click Here to Review Active Cases Welfare of Scientists The scientific community has a long history of working to defend and protect the human rights of colleagues around the world and in the United States. The following organizations have programs or projects devoted to this important work.
  • Statements by the AAAS Board of Directors “ American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Statement Regarding the President’s Veto of the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act and the New Executive Order ,” 20 June 2007 AAAS Resolution: Statement on Human Cloning , adopted by the AAAS...