Data to Action: Increasing the Use and Value of Earth Science Data and Information

ESIP’s 2019 webinar series explores activities within and outside of ESIP that contribute to increasing the use and value of Earth science data and information by addressing three main questions: How do these activities contribute to increasing the use and value of Earth science data and information? What are quantitative and qualitative ways that can be used to assess and measure this use and value? And, what are the challenges and opportunities that currently exist in further increasing the use and value of Earth science data and information? Join us for the webinars below. Webinars are recorded and posted to the ESIP YouTube Channel here.


Supporting Better Water Management and Planning in a Changing Climate

When: Friday June 21st, 2019 at 1:00 pm ET
Join: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/292855413

Water planners and managers want their decisions to be based on the best available information. Yet, too often, there is a lack of two-way dialogue between suppliers of scientific information (e.g., researchers) and potential users of scientific information (e.g., water utilities) that create barriers and can lead to inappropriate uses. This presentation by Dr. Julie Vano promotes a conversation on how we might overcome these barriers. Dr. Vano will share details about newly released guidance on Dos and Don’ts for using climate information for water resources planning and management and highlight several complementary efforts, done in partnership with decision makers, to share information and foster engagement to improve climate resilience. More info here.


The Fourth National Climate Assessment: Translating Data to Inform Decisions

When: Friday May 17th, 2019 at 1:00 pm ET
View the Recording: HERE

Join us to hear from a panel of speakers on how the Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4) was developed, including what standards of transparency and traceability were used, and how the reach of NCA4 is being expanded through outreach and derived products. More info here.


ESIP Collaboration Area Highlights

When: Friday April 19th, 2019 at 1:00 pm ET
View the Recording: HERE
ESIP is home to 30+ vibrant and diverse community-driven collaboration areas centered around Earth science data challenges and opportunities. Several collaboration areas will share lightning presentations about their recent activities and efforts to increase the use and value of Earth Science data. This webinar aims to broaden awareness of ESIP collaboration area activities, increase communication and collaboration between existing collaboration areas, and invite new participants to join. To learn more about ESIP collaboration areas, see here.


How NASA, NOAA, and the USGS Increase the Use and Value of Earth Science Data and Information

Friday March 22nd, 2019 at 12:30 pm ET
View the Recording: HERE
Join us to hear from representatives of ESIP’s sponsors, NASA, NOAA, and the USGS, on how their organizations contribute to increasing the use and value of Earth science data and information.

Check back soon for more upcoming webinars. To see what’s coming up in ESIP’s IT&I Tech Dive Webinar Series, see here.