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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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ESIP Update: Documentation Update: ACDD V1.3 | 4th #RDAPlenary this week | NOAA, CUAHSI & @EarthCube News
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What is ACDD?

Attribute Conventions for Data Discovery (ACDD)… As a student fellow for the Documentation Cluster this term has been discussed regularly over the last few years.  But what is ACDD? Why is it important? Why do we keep talking about it?  These are all questions I have asked myself. 
What is ACDD?
The governing body for the convention is the...

ESIP Update: Provide input into the 2015-2020 Strategic Plan | Share Education resources with @ NESTA NSTA | News from NOAA, CUAHSI & RDA/WDS
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ESIP Update: FY15 Collaboration Area Plans | Call for Awards & Leadership | News from USGIN, Lingua Logica, CUAHSI & RDA/WDS
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ESIP 2014 Summer Meeting – Recap and Resources

The 2014 ESIP Summer Meeting took place July 8-11 at the beautiful Copper Mountain Resort, located at an elevation of 9,700 ft. in Frisco, Colorado. The meeting, themed “Linking It Together: Sustainable Software Advancing Science Data and Services,” offered a multitude of activities for everyone in attendance. We had 300 people at the meeting, 36 more attended remotely, at least 5 co-located meetings (LTER, DataOne, HDF, OPeNDAP and Software Carpentry), 84 breakout sessions...

ESIP Student Opportunities - Raskin Scholarship and Student Fellowship

As students head back to the classroom it is time to start thinking about ESIP student opportunities. 

Raskin Scholarship 

In March 2012, the ESIP Federation lost long-time member, Rob Raskin. Rob was soft-spoken, easy-going, wise and an Earth science information partner extraordinaire. Rob was a mentor to many aspiring Earth science data professionals. In collaboration with Rob’s family, the ESIP Federation and the Foundation for Earth Science remember Rob and...

Member Highlight: SERC InTeGrate

InTeGrate is funded by a 5-year STEP Center grant from the National Science Foundation. The program supports the teaching of geoscience in the context of societal issues both within geoscience courses and across the undergraduate curriculum. Our goal is to develop a citizenry and workforce that can address environmental and resource issues facing our society.

The first goal of the InTeGrate project is to develop curricula that will dramatically increase Earth literacy of all...

Summer Meeting Recap: Definition of Sustainable Software

The ESIP 2014 summer meeting's theme was "Linking It Together: Sustainable Software Advancing Science Data and Services"

From our view, a focus on software sustainability is meant to address challenges related to the development, deployment, and maintenance of reusable software (Katz et al. 2014) - but what ESIP, as a community, means by both software and sustainability remains somewhat unclear.

By software,  we mean...

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