Highlights -> ESIP Student Fellow Applications **OPEN**. Please pass on the info to students you know - due Nov. 11.  

ESIP Monday Update - October 21, 2013

Good Morning! A few quick updates: 

  1. Call for Winter Meeting Sessions: The ESIP Winter Meeting planning is in full swing. The call for breakout sessions is out: Please add your sessions by mid-November. Registration and hotel links will come out next week.  
  2. ESIP Student Fellows: One of the ways that we work to get more students and early career folks involved in the Federation is through the Student Fellow Program. Student Fellows work with ESIP collaboration areas that align with their research. We are accepting applications now. Please forward this on to students you might know. Thanks! 
  3. Martha Maiden Nominations: 10 days to submit your Martha Maiden nomination packages. Nominations can be submitted electronically. The award will be presented at the January Meeting. 

Around the Federation: 

  • EarthCube Test Enterprise Governance Advisory Committee Nomination
  • [JobOpp] Mid-Level Developer CIRES/NGDC
  • Elsevier Data Rescue Competition - Submissions due Oct. 31

Telecons this week:
- Wednesday: Decisions; Drupal
- Thursday: Data Study

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Thanks - 


Around the Federation 

EarthCube Test Enterprise Governance Advisory Committee Nomination
The EarthCube Test Enterprise Governance group is seeking nominations for appointment to the EarthCube Test Enterprise Governance Advisory Committee (AC) to review and help guide the process of managing and setting up a demonstration governance framework for EarthCube over the next two years, as part of NSF-funded project EarthCube Test Enterprise Governance: An Agile Approach, led by Principal Investigator M. Lee Allison (University of Arizona). For all details and to apply see the Ning site:

[JobOpp] Mid-Level Developer NGDC/CIRES
CIRES has an immediate opening for a well-qualified Software Engineer. The successful applicant will be a member of a small team responsible for a challenging variety of duties related to the development of a software-based solutions that meet science driven requirements. Ideal applicants will have enterprise software development experience using both front-end and server-side technologies. Details:

Elsevier Data Rescue Competition!
What's your favorite data rescue effort? In case you missed it. There is $5000 prize being offered for a great geoscience data rescue effort. Do you know of such an effort? Nominate the heroes at Deadline extended to 31 October. Prize to be awarded at AGU.
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