ESIP Update: Flowing into September #EarthScienceData

Welcome to the ESIP Update!  Read more for new events, open positions, Community Fellows applications, and more in the Earth science data community. 

ESIP News and Events

Welcome CDF as an ESIP Collaboration Area!

The Council of Data Facilities (CDF) is joining ESIP as a cluster. The group is a federation of geoscience data facilities sharing experiences, discussing common concerns, and collaborating on data infrastructure for Earth system science. They will be meeting this upcoming Friday, September 9 at 3 p.m. EDT.  Read more about our new Collaboration Area.

Supporting NOAA's Environmental Data Management Workshop (Sept 12-16)

ESIP staff will be all hands on deck to support NOAA's annual EDM Workshop. We will be around but focused on the meeting, so thank you for your patience with slower email and Slack replies next week.

The following week, we will get a chance to meet up in person for a staff retreat. Busy month!

ESIP Finance 101

Each month the ESIP Program Committee gathers to share updates on committee and cluster happenings. For their September meeting on Tuesday, Sept 13 at 2 p.m. EDT, the Program Committee is offering a special session open to anyone in the ESIP community to go over the basics of our nonprofit's finances. Head to the Community Calendar for event details.

2023 Applications for Community Fellows are Open

ESIP is an open space for data professionals at all career stages. Our Community Fellows and Raskin Scholars are important participants in the community. Help us find next year's cohort!

Applications for the 2023 Community Fellows are open through Friday, October 7.

Learn more about our Community Fellows and read some of their blogs

Collaboration Area Telecons

Here's what to expect this week:

  • Tuesday
    • Agriculture and Climate (2 p.m. EDT) 
    • EDIJ Committee (3 p.m. EDT)
    • Soil Ontology and Informatics (4 p.m. EDT)
    • Envirosensing (5 p.m. EDT)
    • COR (5 p.m. EDT)
  • Wednesday
    • IM Code Registry (2 p.m. EDT) 
  • Thursday 
    • Marine Data (2 p.m. EDT) 
    • CANCELLED IT&I Tech Dive Webinar (3 p.m. EDT) Catch up on past webinars on the IT&I playlist on ESIP's YouTube.
    • Research Object Citation (4 p.m. EDT)
  • Friday
    • Council of Data Facilities – CDF (3 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

What's Happening in Earth Science Data

To read…

*Does your org have a blog or news story to share with the #EarthScienceData community? Read a good article? Send them our way in ESIP Slack or email ESIP Communications Manager, Allison Mills,

Tune in…

NASA TOPS Community Forum  (Sept 8)

This month on Sept 8 at 1 p.m. EDT, the Transform to Open Science (TOPS) group will be discussing open science within two NASA Divisions: Biological and Physical Sciences and Heliophysics with Sam Gebre and Ryan McGranaghan. We will be asking for feedback on related open science activities in the other areas and looking at points where different domains' efforts could benefit and augment one another. Please register to join.

Intro to QGIS for Educators Workshops  (Sept 12-14)

QGreenland is offering a version of their popular beginner workshop tailored just for educators on September 8 from 4-8 p.m. EDT. This workshop is designed for people brand new to GIS who are interested in using the open-source geospatial data platform QGIS with their students.

Annual ASO Workshop (Sept 12-14)

The 2022 Annual Airborne Snow Observatories (ASO) Inc. Workshop will be held online via Zoom in September. This workshop has free registration and will include updates from the ASO Inc. team, presentations on cutting-edge research & operations using ASO data, engaging discussion panels, and keynote speakers.

Accelerating Climate Capacity, Engagement, and Leadership Summit (ACCELS) (Sept 22-23)

The CLEAN Network is organizing the ACCELS Summit which will be a virtual event on September 22-23. This is an opportunity for climate and energy literacy leaders to share, learn, and explore collaborations.  There is a $20 registration fee that can be waived if payment is a barrier.

Job Opportunities

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

  • Supervisory Team Leads, USGS Data Science, to lead teams focused on machine learning, web analytics, data visualization, or data reproducibility
  • Geospatial Software Engineer, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), to centralize and distribute data through the HydroSource initiative






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