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ESIP News and Events

Thank You, ESIP Community!

This week we kicked off our new administrative committee meetings for 2022. We send our thanks to those leaders and committee members who served in 2021 and our new committee members for 2022.

Participation is open to the community and meeting dates and times are listed on the Community Calendar. Help us shape ESIP meetings, define governance, share new Earth science tools, and make ESIP a diverse, inclusive, and equitable space. 

New Community Fellow Guest Blog

In her guest blog, doctoral student Marion McKenzie from the University of Virginia shares her experience as a 2021 Community Fellow working with the Community Data Cluster.¬†McKenzie shares what she learned in the process¬†in her Guest Blog: The ‚ÄúCluster of [Positive] Discomfort.‚ÄĚ

Call for Raskin Scholarship Applications

The Raskin Scholarship seeks to promote collaboration, research support, and exposure for talented students in the Earth or computer sciences. The scholarship includes a $5,000 award and support to attend the July 2022 ESIP Meeting (July 18-22, 2022). Applications are due Friday, March 25.

Meeting Highlights Webinar ‚ÄĒ Available on YouTube

You can now catch the January 2022 Meeting Highlights Webinar recording on the ESIP YouTube, where you'll also find a playlist with all the recordings from the plenaries and breakout sessions. If you'd like to catch up on individual breakout sessions, review key takeaways, or check back on the group notes, then head over to the meeting's Sched page: 

Let's Collaborate

Collaboration Area Telecons

Here's what to expect this week: 

  • Monday¬†
    • Cloud Computing (1 p.m. EST) Guest¬†speakers Charles Stern and Rachel Wegener to provide a tutorial on pangeo-forge.¬†
    • Meetings Committee (2 p.m. EST)
    • Partnership Committee (3 p.m. EST)
  • Tuesday¬†
    • Ag & Climate (2 p.m. EST)¬†
    • COR (5 p.m. EST)¬†
    • Envirosensing (5 p.m. EST)
  • Wednesday
    • Soil Ontology & Informatics (12 p.m. EST)¬†Guest speaker¬†Kai Blumberg from the University of Arizona on OB and ENVO
    • IM Code Registry (2 p.m. EST)
  • Thursday¬†
    • Biological Data Standards¬†(2:30 p.m. EST)¬†
    • Disaster Lifecycle (4 p.m. EST)¬†

See the full telecon calendar. Select the meeting you'd like to attend, login instructions are included in description. Please review and follow our community guidelines. 

This Week in Earth Science Data



Tune in…

2022 EarthCube Annual Meeting: Building Beyond
The EarthCube Community welcomes everyone who is interested in the intersection between cyberinfrastructure and the geosciences to join us at the 2022 EarthCube Annual Meeting to be held June 14-16, 2022 in San Diego (La Jolla), California. 

The organizers welcome abstracts for Notebooks, Posters, Oral & Working sessions. Submit abstracts by March 8.

ESO Open Science Workshop

The second workshop of the Open Sourced Science for Earth System Observatory (ESO) Mission Science Data Processing Study is being held March 1-4. Visit the website to learn about the workshop and study. Register via Google Forms.

Check out…

Satellite-based early warning and alert systems for conservation applications
A graduate student from the University of Maryland, Baltimore College is conducting a survey  to document the applications of satellite-based early warning and alert systems for conservation and barriers to their use.

SGCI Mini Gateways 2022 (Due March 7)
With the success of virtual meetings, the Science Gateways Community Institute (SGCI) is running a “mini” conference April 5-7 to offer¬†diverse options for sharing work and networking in the community. The format includes tutorial sessions, panels, presentations in the form of lightning talks, and an open forum. Registration will be free and the call for submissions is open.¬†¬†

Einstein Foundation Award (Due April 30)
Call for entries: The international ‚ā¨500K Einstein Foundation Award honors researchers and institutions across all scientific disciplines working to advance research quality.¬†

Pathways to Enable Open-Source Ecosystems (Due May 12)
NSF is introducing a new program called ‚ÄúPathways to Enable Open-Source Ecosystems‚ÄĚ (PEOSE).¬†The purpose of the program is to harness the power of open-source development for the creation of new technology solutions to problems of national and societal importance.¬†The first phase proposal deadline is May 12, 2022, and more info is on the PEOSE website.¬†

Job Opportunities

Join ESIP Slack and check out the #job-opportunities channel.
You'll find positions like:

  • Community Services Manager, UCAR, help Unidata serve the UCAR community of¬†universities and their students, government agencies, scientific consortia, and the private sector
  • Information Manager, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory,¬†to design, develop, and manage a state-of-the-art information management system for the National Security Analysis Department
  • Senior C++ Software Developer – ArcGIS Spatial Analyst, Esri,¬†to create great spatial analytics tools for a worldwide GIS community






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