ESIP Monday Update: Geospatial ESIP Mashup | Summer Meeting Details posted | AGU Nominations due in 3 weeks!

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ESIP Monday Update: Geospatial ESIP Mashup | Summer Meeting Details posted | AGU Nominations due in 3 weeks!

Highlights -> Geospatial ESIP Mashup | Be thinking of Summer Meeting session ideas | AGU Nominations due in 3 weeks!

Weekly Update - Feb.25, 2013

Good morning! We have started to add details on the Summer Meeting to the website. Hotel information is posted for the room block. Next Monday we will send out the call for sessions, so be thinking about the what you'd like to contribute to the meeting. For more direct input on the meeting, please join the Visioneers call this afternoon. 

Around the Federation:

- Reminder: AGU Call for Nominations

- Upcoming EarthCube Domain workshops 

Telecons this week:

- Today: ESC (11 EST), Cloud Computing, Visioneers, Geospatial

- Tuesday: Semantic Web, 

- Wed: Decisions

- Thurs: Energy& Climate

Two administrative notes: (1) This week and next week I will be out of the office and checking email less frequently, so if you need immediate assistance email Carol Meyer, (2) I will send out an update next week, so if you have things for next week's update please send to me by Sunday evening.

Thanks - 


Geospatial Cluster Call TODAY, 3 EST.  

The Geospatial group is doing a lot of really neat things! One thing to note is the Geospatial ESIP MashUp on the agenda for today's call. 


 * Introducing GEM 2013 - Geospatial ESIP Mashup 2013

   - Overview of the GIS Experiment our cluster will be conducting this year

   - Potential collaborators, targeted organizations (NASA, NOAA, USGS, EPA)

   - Invaluable support and insight being provided by OGC members (thanks!)

   - Resources (ESIP Testbed, Commons, Amazon Web Services)

   - Plans to document and formalize GEM 2013, with timeline for experiment

 * Upcoming meetings and conferences

   - FOSS4G North America (May 22-24 2013, Minneapolis MN)

   - ESIP Summer Meeting (July 9-12 2013, Chapel Hill, NC)

 * NASA ESDSWD Geosptial Information System Working Group

   - EDSIS support group with overlapping goals

REMINDER: | Commons | Testbed | Wiki Single sign-on. Currently, we have single sign-on between all of the ESIPFed drupal sites. Over the next two weeks we will be integrating this sign-on to the wiki as well. More details will follow to those of you with accounts. Thanks to the UAH group for their hard work on this!  


Around the Federation: 

AGU Award Nominations

The 2013 Union medals, awards, prize nominations deadline for submission is March 15, 2013. ESIP Co-Sponsors the Falkenberg Award. Please consider nominating your colleagues.

Upcoming EarthCube Domain workshops 


Date: March 4-5, 2013

Location: Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA

Organizers: Kim Kastens (Education Development Center), Ruth Krumhansl (Education Development Center), Chery Peach (Scripps)

Contact: Cheryl Peach, cpeach AT

Petrology and Geochemistry

Date: March 6-7, 2013

Location: National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC

Organizers: Chuck Conner (University of South Florida), Elizabeth Cottrell (National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution), Radjeep Dasgupta (Rice University), Kerstin Lehnert (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University), Abani Patra (SUNY Buffalo)

Contact: Kerstin Lehnert, lehnert AT

Sedimentary Geology

Date: March 25-26, 2013

Location: University of Utah, Salt Lake City

Organizers: Marjorie Chan (University of Utah), David Budd, University of Colorado Boulder

Contact: Marjorie Chan, marjorie.chan AT

Community Modeling

Date: April 22-23, 2013

Location: Boulder, CO

Group Organizers: Louise Kellogg (University of California, Davis), Jennifer Arrigo (CUAHSI), Lorraine Hwang (Computational Infrastructure Dynamics), Scott Peckham (Community Surface Dynamics Modeling System), David Tarboton (Utah State University)

Contact: Ariel Shoresh, ariel AT (Travel Logistics), Lorraine Hwang, ljhwang AT (Workshop Questions)

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Erin Robinson
Information and Virtual Community Director
Foundation for Earth Science | 314.369.9954 |

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