ESIP Update 🌎 Registration is open for July 2022

Welcome to the ESIP Update 🌐 Our July 2022 ESIP Meeting is open – register and submit sessions.

ESIP Meeting registration is open!

Join us in Pittsburgh this July

Whether we see you in person or virtually, we look forward to a great, inspiring gathering. 

🌏 General meeting info:
🌎 Register:
🌍 Book your hotel:
🌎 Meeting agenda: 
🌏 Submit a session: Breakout session proposals are due April 29

If you have feedback or questions, send it our way:

Meeting Info + FAQs

Collaboration Area Telecons

Here's what to expect this week:

  • Monday
    • Cloud Computing (1 p.m. EDT) Guest speaker Alex Merose from Google presenting on Apache Beam for geospatial data
    • Meetings Committee (2 p.m. EDT) Open to all; discussing the meeting this July
    • Partnership Committee (3p.m. EDT) Open to all; discussing new partner applications
  • Wednesday
    • Soil Ontology and Informatics (1 p.m. EDT) Guest speaker Luís de Sousa from ISRIC presenting on GLOSIS
  • Thursday 
    • Open Source Science Transformation (noon EDT) New cluster — this is the group's first gathering.

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

ESIP News and Events

Call for Sessions Open for July 2022 ESIP Meeting

We are excited to share that the session proposal portal is open for the July 2022 ESIP July Meeting to be held in Pittsburgh, PA. Submit session proposals by Friday, April 29. 

More details will be shared on and Sched as they become available and reach out to with questions.

ESIP Lab RFP: Machine Learning Tutorials

This special ESIP Lab request for proposals looks to help researchers transition machine learning (ML) workflows into well-documented, interactive, and shareable tutorials. Specifically, the funds will support tutorials related to hydrology, seismology, or the cryosphere.

Up to $5,000 ($7,000 if including Geoweaver) can be awarded for each proposal. Read the full RFP and how the projects will be incorporated into the NSF's GeoSMART curriculum. 

This Week in Earth Science Data

This image shows the average concentration of Arctic sea ice on Feb. 25, 2022. The yellow outline shows the median sea ice extent for the month of March as observed by satellites from 1981 to 2010. Credits: Joshua Stevens/NASA Earth Observatory

To read…

Tune in…

Invitation for 3rd EarthCube Model Data RCN workshop 
The RCN project is hosting another workshop to tackle open issues in preservation, sharing, and curation of data and software from research that uses simulations. The workshop will run July 25-27 in Grand Forks, North Dakota and participant travel costs will be covered. To apply, fill out this Google Form by March 31. 

National Microbiome Data Collaborative (NMDC) Community Conversation
NMDC's next gathering is April 6. The topic explores How High Are Your Standards? and the  importance of metadata standards for FAIR data. Register via Zoom.

Informing Harmful Algal Bloom Emergency Response Webinar
ESIP partner organization GeoCollaborate is hosting a series of webinars focused on harmful algae blooms (HAB). The speakers will address emergency response scenarios and datasets as a collaboration between GeoCollaborate and the Indian River Lagoon Council.  Register for one of the following sessions:

Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) Hybrid Conference
TDWG 2022 call for organized sessions is open through April 15. The conference theme is Stronger Together: Standards for Linking Biodiversity Data. The conference will be hybrid with an in-person gathering in Sofia, Bulgaria October 17-20, 2022.

Open Science Pathways in the Earth, Space, and Life Sciences
SciLifeLab Data Centre and the American Geophysical Union (AGU) are hosting a free, half-day Open Science event on May 9 focusing on several themes:

  • The Path to Open, Reproducible Science – Stories from the Research Community
  • How to Open Science – Practical Use Cases, Lessons Learned from the Research Community
  • Open Science from a Broader Context – What Open Science Means from the National and International Perspectives

Job Opportunities

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

  • Senior Java Web Developer, Science Systems and Applications Inc. (SSAI),  to support development tasks and work as a technical lead
  • Geoinformatics Scientist, Carnegie Institution for Science’s Earth and Planets Laboratory, with an expertise in astromaterials infromatics and data management 
  • Senior Full Stack Developer, Dryad, to build and maintain our Dryad's publishing platform and support current and future integrations
  • Multiple job openings, National Snow and Ice Data Center, to manage
     and distribute data from NASA satellites to a cloud environment






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