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New Dataset Released by NASA SEDAC

New Dataset Released by NASA SEDAC

The NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC; WDS Regular Member), operated by the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) has released a new dataset. The  2015 Urban Extents from VIIRS and MODIS for the Continental U.S. Using Machine Learning Methods  is a highly accurate urban settlement layer at a resolution of 500 m, using 2015 satellite data and ...

Data Centre for Geography, Moscow to hold Workshop alongside GISCA 2020 & InterCarto. InterGIS 26

Data Centre for Geography, Moscow to hold Workshop alongside GISCA 2020 & InterCarto. InterGIS 26

Data Centre for Geography, Moscow  (WDS Regular Member) will hold a joint workshop with the International Eurasian Academy of Sciences  on 29 May 2020 in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. The workshop will take place in conjunction with the conference GIS in Central Asia (GISCA) 2020 and InterCarto. InterGIS 26. Topic: Developing of 'smart cities' in the Silk Road structures Tutors: Professor Hisham ...

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 ...