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Proposed Bylaw Change: long-inactive and sometimes no-longer-existing ESIP members (30 Day Notice)


From your Constitution and Bylaws and Excom Committees: resolving the issue of long-inactive and sometimes no-longer-existing ESIP members.

We are proposing a bylaw change that would allow the Partnership Committee to declare an ESIP to be inactive, and then after a time, should they not become active, to revoke their membership.
 
Please take a look at the wording.  We have several ESIPs that were funded projects several years ago, and which no longer exist. We have other ESIPs that could use some incentive to be more active.
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New Partnership Applications Posted - Fall 2014 Class


The Partnership Committee has posted nine new member applications for the 30 day review period. We have a diverse set of applications from ESIP Type 1’s (data centers), 2’s (research centers) and 3’s (applications). The new applications are from: 

Beef Cattle and Biosecurity – there’s a lot going on!


Beef Cattle and Biosecurity – there’s a lot going on!

As we begin to think about food security for the ESIP 2015 winter meeting, I wanted to take a moment to mention an aspect of this element of food security that while it does not often directly present the opportunity to use the geospatial climate data and services that many work with, some of the issues that crop up in information management are situations with which you may be familiar. I’ve been in the process of writing my dissertation proposal, which is looking at analyzing information resources about cattle...

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What is ACDD?


Attribute Conventions for Data Discovery (ACDD)… As a student fellow for the Documentation Cluster this term has been discussed regularly over the last few years.  But what is ACDD? Why is it important? Why do we keep talking about it?  These are all questions I have asked myself. 
 
What is ACDD?
The governing body for the convention is the ESIP Documentation Cluster. From the...

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