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Job Opportunity: ESIP Executive Director

Job Opportunity: ESIP Executive Director

Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP; WDS Partner Member) is looking for its next Executive Director. As announced in the FY19 Annual Report  and at the 2020 Winter Meeting, Erin Robinson will be stepping down as Executive Director at the end of her second term in October 2020 after 10 years as ESIP staff and over 15 years as part of the ESIP community. The ESIP Board has retained ...

Essay Competition: Open Data Challenges to Address Global and Societal Issues

Essay Competition: Open Data Challenges to Address Global and Societal Issues

An invitation to take part in the CODATA connect – Data Science Journal Early Career Essay Competition  The first of its kind, the  Committee on Data for Science and Technology  (CODATA; WDS Associate Member)  Connect Early Career and Alumni Network in collaboration with the CODATA Data Science Journal (DSJ) is organizing an Essay Competition for Early Career Researchers (ECR), defined as ...

Data Steward at Ocean Networks Canada

Data Steward at Ocean Networks Canada

Ocean Networks Canada  (ONC; WDS Regular Member) is hiring for a two-year position as a Data Steward at the  University of Victoria , starting on 20 April 2020. This position is primarily responsible for acquiring, verifying, and maintaining metadata and data for ONC. Properly curated data is critical for scientific and non-scientific users to understand, interpret, and analyze information ...

Report on Recommendations for Services in a FAIR Data Ecosystem

Report on Recommendations for Services in a FAIR Data Ecosystem

In 2019,  OpenAIRE  (WDS Partner Member)—in collaboration with  FAIRsFAIR , the European node of the  Research Data Alliance  (WDS Associate Member),  EOSC-hub ,  and  FREYA — ran three workshops around services to support Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable (FAIR) data. The workshops were designed to explore, discuss, and propose recommendations on how existing data ...

International FAIR Convergence Symposium & CODATA General Assembly

Save the Date! Committee on Data for Science and Technology  (CODATA; WDS Associate Member) and  GO FAIR  will convene the International FAIR Convergence Symposium on 22–23 October 2020 in Paris, France, followed by the CODATA General Assembly on 24 October 2020.  International FAIR Convergence Symposium & CODATA General Assembly The International FAIR Convergence Symposium ...

NASA SEDAC Dataset Used in Coronavirus Mapping & Release of PEST-CHEMGRIDS

NASA SEDAC Dataset Used in Coronavirus Mapping & Release of PEST-CHEMGRIDS

NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC; WDS Regular Member) Gridded Population of the World data, via the  Population Estimation Service , was used in this map feature on the spread of the coronavirus:  Maps Show Where Coronavirus Started and Why Officials are So Worried . The  Global Pesticide Grids (PEST-CHEMGRIDS)  dataset is now available. Developed to assess human and ...