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AGU Fall Meeting – U23A-05: Curse of the Zombie Petabytes

Moscone Center (West - 3002), San Francisco

Session: Going, Going, Gone: Future Proofing the Twentieth Century Record of Our Science Abstract: Total world digital information, estimated at about 1 zetabyte (ZB=10^21) in 2010, is forecast to reach 30-40 ZB by 2020. The storage available will then only be about 15 ZB. Scientific data, while a small fraction of that volume, pose a thorny problem for data-driven Earth science disciplines ...

FE Data and Observations Task Force Meeting

Science Council of Japan, Tokyo

Future Earth  (FE) established a Data and Observations Task Force co-chaired by Dr Eduardo Brondizio (FE Science Committee) and Mr Mario Hernandez (FE Engagement Committee). The Task Force will initiate activities at upcoming two half-days meetings, the second of which is a working session during the FE Science and FE Engagement Committee meetings in Tokyo. ICSU-WDS will be contributing to both ...

FE Data and Observations Task Force Meeting

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mexico City

Future Earth  (FE) established a Data and Observations Task Force co-chaired by Dr Eduardo Brondizio (FE Science Committee) and Mr Mario Hernandez (FE Engagement Committee). The Task Force will initiate activities at upcoming two half-days meetings, the first of which is  a side event at the GEO XII Plenary . ICSU-WDS will be contributing to both meetings, together with  CODATA  and  GEO ...

GEO XII Plenary & Mexico City Ministerial Summit

Hilton Mexico City Reforma and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mexico City

The  Twelfth Plenary Session  of the  Group on Earth Observations  (GEO XII) will include a Ministerial Summit on 13 November 2015. ICSU-WDS is a GEO Participating Organization, and a lead contributor of the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) Data Management Principles Task Force  and, in particular, of the development of the GEOSS Data Management Principles Implementation ...

Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

Sendai International Center

The Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will be held from 14 to 18 March 2015 in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. Several thousand participants are expected, including at related events linked to the World Conference under the umbrella of building the resilience of nations and communities to disasters. The United Nations General Assembly Resolution for 2013 on ...

EarthCube All-Hands Meeting

Washington, D.C. USA

The EarthCube All-Hands Meeting will bring together project institutions, partners, collaborators, and scientists from across the globe to share their progress and experience with EarthCube thus far, and discuss and plan activities for the upcoming year. This meeting will be held from June 24-26, 2014 at the Renaissance Dupont Circle hotel in Washington, D.C. This event is designed in the ...