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Pickup Truck Coding & Agricultural Monitoring: Meet Lindsay Barbieri


Curled up in the driver's seat of a mud-layered pickup truck, I carefully tap out some final code adjustments on my laptop. The hum of the generator in the back drowns out the quiet air-gulping noises from our greenhouse gas analyzer beside it, so I keep a careful eye on the clock. Eight more minutes before...

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ESIP Interview: Denise Hills, Geologic Survey of Alabama


Denise Hills is Director of the Energy Investigations Program at the Geological Survey of Alabama. Denise earned a B.S. in geology from the College of William and Mary, and an M.S. in geology and geophysics from the University of Delaware. She then spent five years in the marine...

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Q&A with New ESIP Leadership: President Emily Law and Vice President Christine White


The Federation of Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) elected new leadership at its January 2016 meeting. Emily Law, who serves as the Data Systems and Technology Deputy Program Manager at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) was elected President. Emily has worked at JPL since 1996, where she provides leadership and management in the architecture, development and operations of...

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ESIP Data Stewardship Committee Updates: End of Year Activities and Looking Forward to 2016


Being the student fellow this year for the Data Stewardship Committee has been an amazing learning experience for me.  Through working with the Committee, not only did I get to know more Committee members and learn more about the Committee’s key collaborative areas, but I was also able to participate in some of the key projects.  

Among the various activities that I was able to contribute to (and had reported on in the previous blogs), data management training continues to be one of my favorite topics.  Even though the concept of data management is becoming more familiar with...

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