Collaboration Areas

A community-driven organization, the ESIP Federation is an independent forum for addressing topics of interest to many in the Earth science data and technology community. Participation in the ESIP Federation is open to organizations that are involved 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 data management programs that promote their broader agency mission.

The work of the ESIP Federation is advanced through collaborations among members who contribute their expertise to resolving common problems of the community. Partners participate together through the work of Committees, Working Groups and Clusters. To be aware of the general happenings around ESIP, sign up for weekly Monday Updates and to send to the ESIP Community, ESIP-All list-serv.

These groups can be categorized into three larger collaborative areas that further define the work of the ESIP Federation. Anyone with an interest in these areas is welcome to participate in the monthly telecons. Information on the committees and when they meet can be found on their respective pages

To create a new cluster, contact Erin Robinson (

Collaboration Area Lead Join List-serv
Agriculture & Climate

Bill Teng/Nancy Hoebelheinrich

SF: Lindsay Barbieri

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Climate Education Margaret Mooney List Link
Cloud Computing Thomas Huang/ Phil Yang List Link
Data Stewardship

Justin Goldstein

SF: Sophie Hou

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Data Study (Science Data Enterprise) Anne Wilson List Link

Emily Law/Karen Moe

SF: Sean Barberie

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Discovery Doug Newman List Link
Documentation Ed Armstrong/Ted Habermann List Link
Drones   List Link
Drupal Adam Shepherd/David Bassendine List Link
Earth Science Data Analytics Steve Kempler List Link
Education LuAnn Dahlman List Link
Energy and Climate Ana Privette/ Richard Eckman List Link

Corinna Gries

SF: Fox Peterson

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Information Quality Ramapriyan/Moroni/Peng List Link
Information Technology & Interoperability Ethan Davis List Link
Libraries Line Pouchard List Link
Products and Services Christine White List Link
Science Software

Chris Lenhardt

SF: Nic Weber

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Semantic Web

Tom Narock/Beth Huffer

SF: Brandon Whitehead

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Usability    List Link
Visioneers Steve Diggs List Link
Web Services Soren Scott List Link


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