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Job Announcement: Associate Director of the Polar Data Catalogue

Job Announcement: Associate Director of the Polar Data Catalogue

The following job posting is announced at the University of Waterloo for an Associate Director of the Polar Data Catalogue (WDS Regular Member): Job ID# 2018-2829 - Associate Director, Polar Data Catalogue/Canadian Cryospheric Information – Geography, USG 12 [More information can also be found in this attachment .] Overview Manage the daily scientific, technical and ...

Applications Invited for International Training Workshop Hosted by WDC-RRE

Applications Invited for International Training Workshop Hosted by WDC-RRE

The World Data Center for Renewable Resources and Environment (WDC-RRE; WDS Regular Member) is inviting applications for an International Training Workshop on Resource & Environment Scientific Data Sharing and Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Service for “the Belt and Road” that it will host on 09–28 October 2018 in Beijing, China. This workshop is aimed at refining the scientific data ...

ORNL DAAC Manager Job Announcement

ORNL DAAC Manager Job Announcement

The Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) seeks a thought leader in environmental data management and distribution to provide leadership and oversight to the NASA-funded ORNL Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) group. The ORNL DAAC (WDS Regular Member) is one of the NASA Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) data centers responsible for providing free and open access ...

New Datasets Released by SEDAC

New Datasets Released by SEDAC

Three new datasets have been released by the NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC; WDS Regular Member): Gridded Population of the World (GPWv.4.10) The first ever global dataset on the spatial distribution of population broken down by age group and male versus female is now available . The most recent update to the fourth version of the Gridded Population of the World ...

CESSDA Expert Tour Guide for Data Management

Over the past year, research data management experts from eleven organizations within the Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA)—including, DANS and the Swedish National Data Service (WDS Regular Members)—have combined forces to create a detailed and thorough guide on data management across the research data life cycle. The Expert Tour Guide introduces the concepts ...

Global Glacier Change Bulletin No. 2 (2014–2015)

Global Glacier Change Bulletin No. 2 (2014–2015)

The  World Glacier Monitoring Service  (WGMS; WDS Regular Member) has announced the publication of the second issue of the Global Glacier Change Bulletin series which provides an integrative assessment of worldwide and regional glacier changes at two-year intervals. It serves as an authoritative source of illustrated and commentated information on global glacier changes based on the latest ...