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Call for Applications: CODATA–RDA Research Data Science School in Pretoria

Call for Applications: CODATA–RDA Research Data Science School in Pretoria

The CODATA–RDA Research Data Science School will take place on 13–24 January 2020 in Pretoria, South Africa. The school provides early career researchers (M-level to postdoc) with the foundational data science skills, which include technical skills and responsible research practices, to enable them to work with their data in an effective and efficient manner required by 21st-century research. ...

RDARI: International Survey of Institutional Research Data Services

RDARI: International Survey of Institutional Research Data Services

The Research Data Architectures for Research Institutions (RDARI) Interest Group of the Research Data Alliance  (RDA; WDS Associate Member) is conducting a survey of the research data management services offered by universities and research institutions around the world. This will enable comparisons to be drawn between different institutions and help establish benchmarks for service ...

SCOSTEP: 15th Solar–Terrestrial Physics Symposium in 2022

SCOSTEP: 15th Solar–Terrestrial Physics Symposium in 2022

The Scientific Committee on Solar–Terrestrial  (SCOSTEP; WDS Partner Member) will hold the SCOSTEP’s 15th Quadrennial Solar–Terrestrial Physics Symposium (STP-15) at Alibag, India on 21–25 February 2022. SCOSTEP organizes the Solar–Terrestrial Physics (STP) symposium once every four years. SCOSTEP is engaged in three major activities: long-term scientific programmes, capacity building, and ...

ESIP is Hiring a Meetings Director

ESIP is Hiring a Meetings Director

Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP; WDS Partner Member) is looking for applicants to join their core team in the position of ESIP Meetings Director to support the organization of at least two national ESIP meetings per year, as well as several smaller convenings. The Meetings Director is expected to be passionate about the Earth science informatics community, self-motivated, and able to ...

Final Report Published on 'Search Relevance Recommendations for Earth Science Data'

The NASA Earth Science Data and Information System Project (NASA ESDIS; WDS Network Member) has announced that the NASA Earth Science Data System Working Group  (ESDSWG) on Search Relevancy and User Characterization has recently published its final report (a Technical Note) on 'Search Relevance Recommendations for Earth Science Data'. This report is the culmination of four years of work ...

NASA SEDAC Now Accepting Submissions of Datasets Related to Human-environment Interactions

NASA SEDAC Now Accepting Submissions of  Datasets Related to Human-environment Interactions

The NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC; WDS Regular Member), operated by the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), has begun accepting submissions of scientific data related to human-environment interactions that are of high utility to the human dimensions research and applications communities. In light of increased recognition of the ...