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EGU Town Hall: Trust is capital in research data repositories

Austria Center Vienna (ACV), Room 0.96, Vienna, Austria

We encourage EGU participants, researchers interested in data stewardship, data practitioners, and representatives of data repositories, to join us for this  EGU 2017 town hall meeting  (25 April 2015 19:00–20:00 room 0.96) and learn more about the benefits of certification of data repositories against the Core Trustworthy Data Repositories Requirements and discuss ways to improve the ...

Data Initiatives in Africa – Opportunities and Challenges for Research and Sustainable Development

Grenoble, France

The World Data System (WDS) in collaboration with the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD: ), the Observatoire des Sciences de l’Univers de Grenoble (OSUG : ) and with support from the Group on Earth Observations (GEO: ) will be hosting a 2-day exploratory meeting on 12–13 April 2017 hosted at the OSUG in Grenoble.   WDS ...

WDS Asia – Oceania Conference, 2017

The WDS Asia–Oceania Conference 2017 will reinforce the WDS community in this region and help establish a collaborative system for access to and dissemination of research data. In particular, the conference will support existing international research priorities such as those of ICSU sponsored programmes: Future Earth, the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk, and the Urban Health and Well. ...

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NASA Earthdata Webinar: Atmospheric Event-based Research using NASA GHRC Tools and Services

Adobe Connect (Time is given in UTC)

The NASA Global Hydrology Resource Center (GHRC) Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC)—a WDS Regular Member—archives data related to hazardous weather, its governing dynamical and physical processes, and associated applications. The GHRC DAAC addresses common observing system data challenges by providing user services that aim to make atmospheric data more accessible and easy to use across ...

Webinar – FAIR Data in Trustworthy Data Repositories: Everybody wants to play FAIR, but how do we put the principles into practice?

This webinar is within the framework of both EUDAT/RDA and OpenAIRE and will discuss and compare core certification and the FAIR principles. It will be run twice in order to reach a global audience: Monday, 12 December at 15.00 CET Tuesday, 13 December at 10.00 CET Website: Registration (Max 500 ...

ICSTI ITOC and TACC Workshops

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, 1550 Court Place, Denver, Colorado 80202, USA

The International Council for Scientific and Technical Information (ICSTI) is pleased to invite a ll ICSTI and non-ICSTI delegates to attend two workshops organized by our Information Trends and Opportunities Committee (ITOC) and Technical Activities Coordinating Committee (TACC) on 10 September 2016 in Denver, Colorado, USA. Held at the same venue, the ICSTI workshops immediately precede ...

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GEO Data Providers Workshop

Florence, Italy

Data providers members of WDS interested in contributing to the Group on Earth Observations' GEOSS are invited to attend the 2nd GEO workshop, whether your data is already brokered by GEOSS or if your data could be integrated as a new resource. The  First GEO Data Providers workshop  was held as a side event during the GEO-XIII Plenary in St. Petersburg, to strengthen the dialogue ...

RDA 7th Plenary and Side Events

Hitotsubashi Hall, Tokyo, Japan

The Research Data Alliance (RDA) will hold its next  Plenary Meeting  for the first time in Asia! The 7th edition will take place 1–3 March 2016 in Tokyo, Japan, where the ICSU World Data System International Programme Office is hosted by the Japanese National Institute of Information and Communications Technology. Beyond this geographical proximity, WDS is strongly involved in RDA ...

AGU Fall Session – PP53B-2352: Normalizing paleoclimate variables in support of data-intensive science

Moscone Center (South - Poster Hall), San Francisco

Session: Decoding Paleoenvironmental Proxies: Developments, Challenges, Refinements, and Mechanisms III Posters Abstract: Paleoclimate data are extremely heterogeneous – hundreds of different types of measurements and reconstructions are routinely made by scientists on an even larger number of kinds of physical samples. This heterogeneity is one of the biggest barriers to the development of ...

Important Deadlines

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Call for Papers Closes for WDS-convened Session at AGU 2016

Paper contributions are invited for the session  Publishing and Managing Data: The case for Trustworthy Digital Repositories  accepted in the Earth and Space Science Informatics focus group at the  AGU 2016 Fall Meeting . This session is expected to highlight the important role played by the WDS community in seizing the opportunities and addressing the challenges outlined in the below ...

Room Block Expires for IDW 2016

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel

Rooms have been blocked at the Sheraton Downtown Hotel at a discounted rate of 199 USD/night (+ 29.35 USD/night tax) until 26 August. Availability is limited and rooms are being booked out fast. To avoid disappointment, r eserve your room now ! 

Early Bird Registration Deadline for IDW 2016

The Early Bird rate to register for International Data Week 2016 will end on 8 August, after which all of the registration packages will increase by 100 USD. To ensure that you get the best rate register now !