The Federation of Earth Science Information Partners (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.
The Federation of Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) selected new leadership at its 2016 Winter Meeting. The officers and committee chairs took office on January 7, 2016 and are listed below.
The Federation of Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) honored three leaders in the field of Earth science information at the January 2016 ESIP meeting.
The Martha Maiden Lifetime Achievement Award for Service to the Earth Science Information Community was given to Ruth Duerr from the Ronin Institute for Independent Scholars. The award, named for Martha Maiden, Program Executive for Earth Science Data Systems at NASA, honors individuals who have demonstrated leadership, dedication and a collaborative spirit in advancing the field of Earth science information.
The Federation of Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) 2016 Winter Meeting will occur from January 6-8 in Washington, DC. The meeting theme is Earth sciences big data, which was chosen by the ESIP community to facilitate professional development opportunities, increase exposure and promote dialogue among ESIP community members on the many facets of big data and how they pertain to the Earth and space sciences.
Federation of Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) members and staff are leading and participating in a number of high-level sessions and activities during the world’s largest meeting of Earth and space scientists, the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting. These events are highlighted below; follow the links for more information.
Town Hall: A Conversation with DJ Patil, Chief Data Scientist of the United States
Monday, December 14, 6:15-7:15 p.m.
104 Moscone South
23 November 2015 | Boulder, CO — Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) and the Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN) have partnered to bring two live teleconferences from the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21), the United Nations Climate Change Conference, to educators, schools and communities.
ESIP has appointed seven student fellows who will contribute their expertise to a variety of Earth science data issues.
16 November 2015 | Boulder, CO — Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) has announced its 2016 class of student fellows. The fellowship provides Earth and computer science graduate students and postdoctoral researchers the opportunity to bridge the gap between informatics and Earth Science, and work closely with professionals in ESIP’s interdisciplinary, cross-sector groups on current Earth science problems.
January 15, 2015 — The Federation for Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) held their Winter Meeting, January 6-8, 2015 on the theme of “Earth Science and Data in Support of Food Resilience: Climate, Energy, Water Nexus". ESIP President Peter Fox said, “Once again the Winter Meeting theme reinforced how the Federation pushes the community limits of 'making data matter'. The quality and standing of the plenary speakers and panels, and the breadth and depth of the technical sessions is a testament to ESIP's vision.
January 15, 2015 — The Federation of Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2015 Martha Maiden Lifetime Achievement Award and the President’s award. Both awards recognized community members that have made outstanding contributions to ESIP and the broader Earth science data and informatics community.
August 11, 2014 - The Federation of Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP), in conjunction with the National Academy of Science’s Board on Research Data Initiatives (BRDI), held the workshop, “Planning for a Community Study of Scientific Data Infrastructure”, on January 7, 2014 in Washington, D.C. The workshop was designed to frame a community study of challenges and opportunities associated with scientific data infrastructure (SDI).