ESIP Update: Community Fellows application is open

Help us find the next Community Fellows for 2024!

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ESIP News and Events

Community Fellows 2024 Applications are Open

Help us spread the word! The applications for the next cohort of ESIP Community Fellows are open:

ESIP Community Fellows are graduate students interested in bridging the gap between informatics and Earth science. This fellowship provides early career researchers a chance to work closely with professionals in an interdisciplinary, cross-sector group by supporting one of the ESIP Collaboration Areas and helping at the ESIP Meetings.

Learn more:

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ESIP Meeting Announcements

ESIP Meeting Highlights Webinar (Aug 23)

Join us for the ESIP Meeting Highlights Webinar. This Wednesday, August 23 at 3 p.m. US Eastern Time, community leaders share quick recaps to synthesize sessions and elevate calls to action that came up during the meeting. Register via the ESIP Community Calendar.

Community Calendar

Here is what to expect this week:
  • Monday
    • Operational Ethics (1 p.m. EDT)
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
    • ESIP Meeting Highlights Webinar (3 p.m. EDT)
  • Thursday 
    • (2 p.m. EDT)
    • Air Quality (4 p.m. EDT)
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Collaboration Areas

The Semantics Harmonization Cluster Wants to Help You

The Semantics Harmonization Cluster made a survey to find out what kind of semantics-flavoured training/capacity development they can offer the ESIP community. Help them plan by completing this Semantics Training Prioritization form.

Physical Samples Cluster: DataCite Presentation

The next meeting of the ESIP Physical Samples Cluster is August 22 at 5 pm EDT and features a presentation by Dr. Rorie Edmonds: “DataCite Samples, Related Identifiers and Metrics.”

Open Science Cluster: 2i2c

The next meeting of the ESIP Open Science Cluster is August 22 at noon pm EDT and features a presentation on “2i2c: Building open source infrastructure for research, education, and local communities.”

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From Ocean to Cloud—Enabling Workflows and Data Utilization (Aug 23)

In this webinar, representatives from NASA's Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center (PO.DAAC) will discuss recent experiences migrating code and workflows for generating oceanography datasets to the cloud. Learn more and join the webinar on Aug 23 at 2 p.m. US Eastern Time.

Strategies for Machine Learning Reproducibility (Aug 22)

FAIR in ML, AI-Readiness & Reproducibility (FARR) Research Coordination Network kicks off its off its AI reproducibility webinar series with a focus on ML reproducibility with presentations by Odd Erik Gundersen and Kevin Coakley. Register for the event and join them on Aug 22 at 11 a.m. US Eastern Time. 

Jumpstart Your Sustainability Plan (due Sept 8, Sept 12-14)

Jumpstart offers practical and effective steps for developing a sustainability strategy. This free mini-course offers research professionals, PIs of research and teaching-focused gateways, and project teams the perfect way to kick off sustainability planning, from new grants to mature projects. Apply by Sept 8 for the mini-course Sept 12-14.


Energy, Fire, and Changing Landscapes – Satellite Applications (Sept 21-22)

Join the two-day Energy, Fire, and a Changing Landscape: Satellite Applications in partnership with National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and Howard University, in Boulder, CO, running September 21-22. 

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Project Phoenix

Project Phoenix is a new community science project to study how wildfire smoke impacts birds in California. Open to birders of all levels of experience, volunteers help monitor birds by conducting weekly, ten-minute surveys of birds at a location of their choosing, beginning now through the end of October. Project Phoenix is a joint partnership between the UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

Rising Star Award – Gateways 2023 (Sept 1)

Know a colleague or student going above and beyond or taking the initiative to learn a new skill for a project? Recognize them through the Rising Star of the Year! Selected Rising Stars of the Year individuals will receive an honorarium of $500 and a certificate. Awardees will also be recognized at the Gateways 2023 conference Oct 30-Nov 1. Nominate a Rising Star by September 1.

Outstanding Student Presentation Award (OSPA) Program (Sept 15)

The AGU Outstanding Student Presentation Award (OSPA) Program is a great way to foster the development of new informatics professionals in the earth sciences! To make OSPA a success for the AGU Informatics Section, we need two people to serve as coordinators for our Section's OSPA. The time commitment is minimal (~1-2 hours per week November through mid-January). Reach out to Madison Langseth by Sept 15.

Applications for the Philip Lee Phillips Society Fellowships (Sept 15)

Conduct research at the Library of Congress in the largest and most comprehensive cartographic collection in the world. The eight-week residency includes an $11,500 stipend with the possibility of an additional $2,000 honorarium for a lecture and publication. Apply by September 15.

2024 NCEAS Environmental Data Science Summit Application

The second Environmental Data Science (EDS) Summit takes place in Santa Barbara on Feb 6-7, 2024 to discuss communication and translation of environmental data to broad and diverse audiences. Applications to attend the EDS are now open and selected participants (about 100 people) will be notified this fall. There is funding to cover full travel for up to 60 individuals. Learn more through the UC Santa Barbara’s National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) website.

Job Opportunities

Join ESIP Slack and check out the #job-opportunities channel.

  • Earth Scientist | Center for Astrophysics | to join open science initiatives in the NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
  • Postdoctoral Researcher | CIRES/Environmental Data Science Innovation and Inclusion Lab (ESIIL) | to produce innovative and/or applied environmental biology research while also representing and encouraging a diverse environmental data science community
  • Python Software Engineer | Airborne Snow Observatories | to support API and backend development
  • Applied Science Software Engineer | Airborne Snow Observatories | to do airborne lidar/hyperspectral data processing and operations software development
  • Open Positions | Tetra Tech | From cybersecurity to project management to software development






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