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Luis Antunes

Training Consultant : Google Earth na Sala de Aula
Madeira, Portugal
Luis Antunes is a Geographical Engineer and have a Master in Georesources. Have more than 300 hours of teacher training in various areas of Geographical Sciences, like GIS Opensource and Google Earth. Now a days, he works in the Madeira's Regional Health Service in spatial modeling of aedes Aegypti mosquitoes and spatial epidemiology of dengue cases from 2012/2013 outbreak.

In 2013 published the book "Google Earth in the Classroom" by Porto Editora and since then creates cartographic resources under this project. Until November 2014, were published 29 maps, available for free download from the youtube channel (http://goo.gl/X3w1UP). In addition, have a blog in Latin American site of spatial technologies "Blog Google Earth in the Classroom" (http://mundogeo.com/google-earth-na-sala-de-aula) and also created an online course "Google Earth for teachers and researchers" (http://www.geoeduc.com/produtos/curso-online-google-earth-para-professores-e-pesquisadores/).

Has passion for new technologies that makes our everyday life easer, especially when it encourages new teaching techniques as are the Google Apps. The purpose of these practical sessions is to combine new technologies with mapping tools: Google Geo API (http://goo.gl/gPxgIA) and Google Earth (http://goo.gl/VcKEFJ).