ESIP Update: Ready for Ignite@AGU? ūüĒ•

This year Ignite@AGU will be at the Great American Music Hall. Rock on.

In the ESIP Update this week:

ESIP News and Events

Ignite@AGU is back for 2023!

This year, our rockstar Ignite@AGU presenters will take the stage at the Great American Music Hall in San Fransisco. Will you be one of them?

Applications are due by Friday, October 27. Save the date for the event: Wednesday, December 13 starting 6 p.m. during the AGU Fall Meeting.

Community Fellows 2024 Applications are Due Soon!

Help us spread the word! The application for the next cohort of ESIP Community Fellows is open and due by Oct 6. We also have a LinkedIn posting that we encourage you to share!

Learn more:

Events and ESIP Staff Retreat

It's a busy couple weeks! Thanks for your patience as the ESIP team juggles multiple event support and travel through the end of the month. We are still available and you can always reach us at 

Community Calendar

Here is what to expect this week:
  • Monday
    • Cloud Computing (1 p.m. EDT)
    • Partnership Committee (3 p.m. EDT)
  • Tuesday
  • Thursday¬†
Select the meeting you'd like to attend, login instructions are included in description. We list all times in U.S. Eastern Time; check the time in your time zone.

Please review and follow our community guidelines and data privacy policy. 

Collaboration Areas

Open Science Cluster: Cyberinfrastructure

The Open Science Cluster meets next on Sept 26 at noon EDT. Guest speaker Natasha Stavros will present “Open Science Cyberinfrastructure Supports Equitable Access to NASA Big Data – The ImgSPEC Case Study.”

IT&I Rants and Raves: Internet of Water

The IT&I committee provides a venue for a monthly community webinar on current Information Technology and Interoperability topics co-hosted with the USGS Community for Data Integration.

The latest presentation with Kyle Onda from the Internet of Water on “Water data standardization: Navigating the AntiCommons” is available on the ESIP YouTube channel.¬†

Cluster Opportunties

Changes in a Collaboration Area's focus, format, and leadership are part of the healthy life cycle of collaboration. Some projects wind down ‚ÄĒ a process we call going on hiatus ‚ÄĒ while others shift under a new direction.¬†

These evolutions are opportunities for participants in the ESIP community to pick up leadership experience or explore new topics. 

Currently, three Clusters are seeking new leadership:

If you are interested in joining one of these groups or stepping up as a co-chair, then email ESIP Community Director Megan Carter Orlando:

What's Happening in Earth Science Data

To Read…

Tune in…

Shaping the Future with Researcher-Run Journals (Dec 10)

Seismica is hosting a free workshop on researcher run journals in San Fransisco before the AGU Fall Meeting. The three-hour event takes place December 10 and is a crash course in journal building. Space is limited to 50 participants, so register early.

Check Out…

Interdisciplinary User Needs Survey (Sept 29)

NASA’s Earth Science Data System Working Groups (ESDSWG) Interdisciplinary User Needs strives to understand the needs of the interdisciplinary users of NASA Earth science data and provide guidance accordingly.

OpenAQ Community Survey (Sept 30)

OpenAQ is committed to serving air quality stakeholders around the world, and the results from our community surveys inform the tools we build and the partnerships we develop. The more feedback we receive, the better we can respond to your needs.

Introduction to Cloud Native Geo (Nov 1)

Matt Hanson and the Element 84 team of experts are hosting a free, virtual cloud native geospatial workshop on Nov 1. (All attendees will receive a surprise in the mail after completing the workshop!) Spaces are limited & registration opens soon. Stay in the loop through:

Job Opportunities

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

  • Data Scientist¬†|¬†NOAA‚Äôs National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) | to build up the¬†NOAA Next-Gen Cloud Archive and Access system
  • Associate Director | Internet of Water | to help lead in the¬†¬†Center for Geospatial Solutions of the Lincoln Institute
  • Software Developer |¬†Internet of Water | to develop leading practices in water data management¬†
  • Research Faculty |¬†East Tennessee State University College of Public Health | to help grow the¬†Center for Rural Health Research
  • Program Director |¬†Clark University | to lead the¬†Center for Geospatial Analytics
  • Geospatial Software Engineer | Clark University | to work on¬†research projects that require advanced geospatial data analysis and software development expertise






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