ESIP Update: Congrats to our new Raskin Scholar!

Welcome to the ESIP Update and congrats to Colette Brown, our 2022 Raskin Scholar. Read more about her research on arctic burn scars. 

ESIP Scholars and Community Fellows 

2022 Raskin Scholar is Colette Brown

We are excited to announce that graduate student Colette Brown with the Energy and Resources Group at UC Berkeley is this year's recipient of the Robert G. Raskin Scholarship. 

Read more about Colette's work validating ML algorithms for Arctic burn scars. You can also catch her presentation at Friday morning's plenary during the 2022 July ESIP Meeting. 

Building Trust in Machine Learning Outputs

In his guest post on ESIP's Merge blog, 2022 Community Fellow Mike Mahoney shares some of the challenges of applying machine learning to remote sensing data as well as a recent success: a new paper from his lab at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. 

Read more ESIP News & Stories

Collaboration Area Telecons

Here's what to expect this week:

  • Monday
    • Data Stewardship (3 p.m. EDT)
    • SWEET Working Session (4 p.m. EDT) 
  • Tuesday
    • Semantic Tech All (4 p.m. EDT)
  • Wednesday
    • Semantic Harmonization (2 p.m. EDT) 
    • Soil Ontology and Informatics (7 p.m. EDT) Guest speaker Andres Ferrerya on AgGateway WG04 and Modus
  • Thursday

    • Marine Data (2 p.m. EDT) Update on Argovis
    • IT&I Tech Dive Webinar (3 p.m. EDT) NASA Multi-Mission Algorithm and Analysis Platform (MAAP)
    • Research Object Citation (4 p.m. EDT)

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 Meeting Updates

Registration deadlines are coming up

We’ll be meeting in-person in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh and we do have a virtual option for attending #ESIP2022. 

🌏 General meeting info:

🌎 Register: (early registration ends Monday, June 20)

🌍 Book your hotel: (booking closes Friday, June 24)

🌎 Meeting agenda:

We also have a personalized template and social media posts with more details on the meeting. Please share!


Expanding access to the July 2022 ESIP Meeting

We are continuing the Expanding Access Meeting Scholarship. Students can apply through by Friday, June 17. Please share the link to help us make the meetings more inclusive and improve access for students from diverse backgrounds. 

ESIP also offers an application to waive or lower meeting registration fees. Anyone can apply through and applications are due this Friday, June 10.

What's Happening in Earth Science Data

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Tune in…

Community forum for NASA’s Transform to Open Science (TOPS) mission (June 9)

The introductory suite of the TOPS open science curricula is OpenCore. The focus of the curricula will give the learners participating a basic understanding of open science, and its ethos, why it benefits them, and how to actively participate in open science communities. All TOPS community meetings (e.g. panels, forums, and workshops) are free and open to all to attend with registration

Check Out…

Xarray survey is available (Closes June 30)

The 2022 Xarray User Survey is out now. Please take about five minutes to fill it out and help the Xarray developers. 

Lacuna Fund Invites Proposals to Develop Inclusive Climate Datasets (Due July 17)

The two funding tracks focus on machine learning datasets for equitable climate outcomes in climate and energy as well as climate and health. Proposals are due July 17 and the Lacuna Fund website has the full requirements and submission portal.

Midwest Big Data Hub: Open call for proposals (Due Aug 1)

Midwest Big Data Hub has issued a call for proposals for “Building Data-Enabled Resilient Communities.” The org invites proposals for collaborative activities that will further develop collaborative cross-sector partnerships through the Hub’s Smart & Resilient Communities Priority Area.

iCAS looking for speakers

NCAR is hosting the International Computing in the Atmospheric Sciences Symposium (iCAS) September 11-15, 2022 in Stresa, Italy. They are looking for in-person speakers and people interested can apply via this form and learn more about the gathering on the iCAS website

Job Opportunities

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

  •  Data Engineer, UCAR, to work within the Unidata program as an atmospheric science data expert and consultant
  • Geospatial Research Analyst, Geospatial Core Facility (GCF) at Montana State, to develop and support interdisciplinary geospatial scholarship, research, and proposals across campus
  • multiple positions focused on carbon modeling, Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI), to support FMI verification system for land ecosystems climate impacts






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