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ESIP Innovator: Simon Hodson, CODATA Executive Director

Simon Hodson is Executive Director of CODATA http://www.codata.org, an organisation formed in 1966, whose mission is to strengthen international science for the benefit of society by promoting improved scientific and technical data management and use. He also sits on the Board of Directors of the Dryad data repository http://datadryad.org, a not-for-profit initiative to make the data underlying scientific...

Member Highlight: StormCenter Communications, Inc.

Making real-time decisions based on the right information has never been more critical than in today’s fast-past, globalized world. It has also never been more possible, with vast amounts of data and powerful analysis tools at hand. Geospatial data and tools, in particular, enable decision-makers to visualize and analyze complex systems...

ESIP Update: Excom Oct Updates, Ignite@AGU 2014, P&S Testbed Q&A on Tues | #nsfpolardatavis workshop & Giovanni Virtual Workshop, Job Opps
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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...
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ESIP Update: Ignite@AGU 2014 - Call for Speakers! | Draft ESIP Winter Meeting Agenda | C4P, CUAHSI & Giovanni Virtual Workshops, Job Opps
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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...

ESIP Update: Winter Meeting Sessions Due this Friday! | RDA TAB Election, Job Opps and Workshop save the dates
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Member Highlight: NCAR

The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is a federally funded research and...

ESIP Update: Call for Testbed Proposals Open | 2015 Student Opportunities | Vote for EarthCube Leadership Council | News from NOAA & CUAHSI
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