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ISRIC: Sneak Preview of New Edition of SoilGrids250m & Request for Feedback

ISRIC: Sneak Preview of New Edition of SoilGrids250m & Request for Feedback

ISRIC – World Soil Information  (WDS Regular Member) has been updating its soil property maps for the world (SoilGrids250m). Numerous improvements were implemented since publication of the '2017 version', making this a completely new product. A sneak preview is available here ; the full version with supporting web viewer will be released around March 2020. So far, the layers have been ...

Closing Date Extended to 30 November: RDARI: International Survey of Institutional Research Data Services

Closing Date Extended to 30 November: RDARI: International Survey of Institutional Research Data Services

Survey Closing Date Extended to 30 November. 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 ...

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. ...

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 ...