Event: IGES Thacher Contest Sign in Create Account Dates: December 16, 2011 – April 16, 2012 Location: Arlington, VA USA Event Provider: Inst. for Global Envir. Strategies Event Type: Other Website: http://www.strategies.org/ThacherContest Also a part of this event: Description: The 2012 Thacher Environmental Research Contest, held by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, provides high school students (grades 9-12) with the opportunity to conduct innovative research on our changing planet and win cash prizes for their efforts. Students must demonstrate the best uses of the latest geospatial tools and data to study the Earth. Entries can be submitted by individuals or teams.