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FAIRsFAIR: Open Call for Data Repositories

Would you like to get dedicated support for your data repository to contribute to a culture change necessary to achieve wide adoption of FAIR practices within the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) and beyond? The FAIRsFAIR project started to work on practical solutions for the use of the FAIR data principles throughout the research data life cycle. Emphasis is on fostering FAIR data ...

World Stress Map 2016 Google Earth File Updated

World Stress Map 2016 Google Earth File Updated

A message from the World Stress Map Project (WSM; WDS Regular Member). You may have noticed that the display of the WSM database release 2016 in Google Earth is not working any more. Red crosses are displayed rather than symbols and lines that indicate the orientation of maximum horizontal stress. The reason is that the WSM web-server has moved to a new machine and the links in the old ...

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 ...