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Press Release: Federation for Earth Science Information Partners 2015 Winter Meeting, New Officers, Student Fellows and Members

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.

Press Release: Federation for Earth Science Information Partners - 2015 Peer Recognition

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.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Mercury System received the Certificate of Registration from the United States Copyright Office

Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Mercury- Metadata Data Management System received the Certificate of Registration from the United States Copyright Office.

Copyright Effective date June 18, 2013.

Authors:  Ranjeet Devarakonda, Giriprakash Palanisamy, James M. Green and Bruce E. Wilson
Mercury-Metadata Data Management System TXu 1-873-934 CR No. 50000002

ESIP Federation Promotes Data Life Cycle Collaboration During Winter 2012 Conference

Washington, DC, January 11, 2012– The ESIP Federation held its winter meeting in Washington, DC from January 4-6, 2012, with more than 170 participants attending. Focused on a theme of Connections Through Collaboration: Engaging Community Throughout the Data Life Cycle, the ESIP Federation heard from experts, practitioners and users about current and future collaborations.

Seven New Members Elected to Federation of Earth Science Information Partners

January 10, 2012 —The Assembly of the Federation of Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP Federation) elected seven new partner organizations, bringing total membership to more than 135 organizations. (See below for a complete list of new members).  Partnership in the ESIP Federation is open to organizations that work with Earth science data and who wish to work across communities to expose, gather and enhance in-house capabilities in support of their organization’s own mandates.  

ESIP Federation Elects 4 New Partners

September 2, 2011  — The Assembly of the Federation of Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP Federation) elected four new partner organizations, bringing total membership above 130 organizations, a record of strong growth during the 14-year history of ESIP. The new member organizations include (member type in parenthesis):

Federation for Earth Science Information Partners Elects New Officers

January 12, 2011 — The Federation for Earth Science Information Partners elected officers to its executive committee for 2011-2012. The new officers started their terms, January 5, 2011, during the ESIP Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Seven New Members Elected to Federation of Earth Science Information Partners

January 11, 2011 —The Federation of Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP Federation) elected seven new member organizations, bringing total membership above 125 organizations. (See below for a complete list of new members).

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