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Call for Applications: CODATA–RDA Research Data Science School

Call for Applications: CODATA–RDA Research Data Science School

The CODATA–RDA Research Data Science School will take place on 2–13 December 2019 in Costa Rica. This school will provide early career researchers (at MSc-level to 3 years after their PhD) from the Latin American Region with the necessary set of foundational data science skills to enable them to analyse their data in an efficient and effective manner for the 21st century. Description The ...

CODATA 2019 Beijing: Call for Presentations and Posters Extended to 8 July

CODATA 2019 Beijing: Call for Presentations and Posters Extended to 8 July

Due to a number of requests from session organizers, the Call for Presentations and Posters for CODATA 2019 Beijing: Towards next-generation data-driven science: policies, practices and platforms  (19–20 September 2019) is extended to 8 July. There will be no further extension, so please submit proposals at https://conference.codata.org/CODATA_2019/ by this deadline. Registration is also ...

New Datasets from NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center

New Datasets from NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center

The Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC; WDS Regular Member) has announced the release of the following datasets: Altimeter Corrected Elevations (ACE2), v2 (1994–2005) A 'data rescue' now the springboard for SEDAC's new Digital Elevation Data Collection (DEDC), the ACE2 dataset can be applied to flood risk assessment, land deformation monitoring, landslide modelling, ...

GEO and AWS Award 21 Projects with $1.5 M USD of Cloud Services

GEO and AWS Award 21 Projects with $1.5 M USD of Cloud Services

The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) has announced that 21 projects from 17 developing countries will be awarded $1.5 million USD worth of cloud services , grants, and technical support through the Earth Observation Cloud Credits Programme. Under the Amazon Sustainability Data Initiative (ASDI), this programme will enable Earth observations to support sustainable development across a ...

Call for Nominations for 2019 RDA Technical Advisory Board

Call for Nominations for 2019 RDA Technical Advisory Board

The Research Data Alliance (RDA; WDS Associate Member) is seeking candidates for the annual Technical Advisory Board (TAB) election, to be held in October and November 2019. TAB Terms are for three (3) years. We encourage participation from RDA members at all stages of their careers. Please note that current members of RDA’s Council, Secretariat, and Organizational Advisory Board are not ...

Invest in Open Infrastructure Launches – Invitation to Sign Statement of Support

Tuesday, 14 May 2018 saw the formation of Invest In Open Infrastructure (IOI) a global initiative to increase the availability and sustainability of open knowledge infrastructure. Read more at Invest in Open Infrastructure Launches . The needs of today’s diverse scholarly communities are not being met by the existing largely uncoordinated scholarly infrastructure, which is dominated ...