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ESIP UPDATE: June 13, 2016

Good morning ESIP,

A big thank you to everyone who participated in the ESIP Evaluation Survey. Your input will help us determine how to position ESIP to achieve the greatest impact as we move into our third decade—and to chart a course for sustainable, long-term growth and success! 

As always, if you have any items you'd like to see included in the next update, contact me at Have a great week! 

Annie (AB)

Meeting News

  • Session Content Deadline: Tuesday, June 21
Federation News
  • Raskin Scholar: Congratulations to Amanda Weigel
  • Natural Resources, Nutrient Loading and NetworkX: New ESIP Student Fellows Post
Around the Federation
  • New AGU Data Blog Post
  • 2016 EarthCube All Hands Meeting
  • Big Data Challenges, Research and Technologies in the Earth and Planetary Sciences
  • [JobOpps]: National Digital Stewardship Resident
  • Tuesday: Education | Discovery
  • Thursday: ESDA | Drones
View ESIP's meeting calendar here. All call-in information is linked from the calendar. 
Meeting News
Session Content Deadline: Tuesday, June 21
A reminder to everyone who submitted sessions to the ESIP Summer Meeting: The deadline to add session content to the ESIP Commons is Tuesday, June 21. Please have your session author list, abstract and any notes finalized by this time.
Federation News
Raskin Scholar: Congratulations to Amanda Weigel
ESIP awarded the 2016 Robert G. Raskin scholarship to Amanda Weigel, a graduate student in Earth system science and Research Associate with the Global Hydrology Resource Center Distributed Active Archive Center at the University of Alabama in Huntsville’s (UAH) Information Technology and Systems Center.

Read more here

Natural Resources, Nutrient Loading and NetworkX: New ESIP Student Fellows Post
In making the exciting (and sometimes daunting) journey through an interdisciplinary PhD program in Natural Resources with a dual focus in Ecological Economics and Complex Systems, I have a tremendous appreciation for the opportunity to engage with the ESIP community. Being an ESIP Student Fellow has helped me navigate the complicated waters between earth science and data science, first in the Agriculture and Climate Cluster and now in the Earth Science Data Analytics Cluster.

Read more here.

Around the Federation
New AGU Data Blog Post
A new data set from the Urban Spatial Data Collection of the NASA Socioeconomic Data and Application Center (SEDAC) operated by the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) depicts urban land use and informal settlements for the years 1982, 1992, 1998 and 2002 in the city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Read more here.

2016 EarthCube All Hands Meeting
The EarthCube community’s goal is a cyberinfrastructure framework that facilitates future research through apps, tools and data management innovations. EarthCube would like to invite you to join us at an All Hands Meeting in Denver, CO from July 6-8, to meet members of the community and to provide input on EarthCube’s future direction: Registration for the meeting is open until June 24:

Big Data Challenges, Research and Technologies in the Earth and Planetary Sciences
Workshop Website:
Workshop Location: part of IEEE International Big Data Conference 2016, Washington D.C.
Workshop Date: Monday, December 5, 2016

A new paradigm is needed in order to increase the productivity and effectiveness of scientific data analysis for Earth and planetary science investigation. This paradigm must recognize that architectural and analytical choices are interrelated, and must be carefully coordinated in any system that aims to allow efficient, interactive scientific exploration and discovery to exploit massive data collections, from point of collection to analysis and decision support.

Read more here

[JobOpps]: National Digital Stewardship Resident
The National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) is a collaborative field experience program developed by The Library of Congress and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). This will be the third cohort of residents based in Washington, D.C. The program aims to develop a community of professionals in the dynamic field of digital stewardship.

Read more here.

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Annie Burgess
Foundation for Earth Science | 585.738.7549 |

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