ESIP Addresses Earth Sciences Big Data at its 2016 Winter Meeting
March-April 2016, The Earth Observer
The 2016 Federation of Earth Science Information Partners’ (ESIP) Winter Meeting was held at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, DC, January 6-8. Nearly 300 attendees came together to discuss current trends, problems, and emerging issues affect-ing the field of Earth science informatics. The three days of plenary talks, breakout sessions, poster presentations, and technical workshops addressed the meeting theme: Frontiers in Earth Sciences Big Data.
Creating Resilient Communities Through Earth Science DataMeeting
December 30, 2015, Eos
In July 2015 nearly 300 members of the Federation for Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP), a broad-based group of Earth science data and information technology practitioners, gathered for the annual summer meeting in Pacific Grove, California.
The Importance of Data Set Provenance for Science
December 4, 2015, Eos
Data do not exist in a vacuum. To be useful, data must be accompanied by context on how they are captured, processed, analyzed, and validated and other information that enables interpretation and use.
ESIP Federation Summer Meeting Addresses Data-Driven Community Resilience
September-October 2015, The Earth Observer
During the 4-day meeting, 8 plenary talks, 62 breakout sessions, and more than 50 poster contributions covered topics including data stewardship, evolving data products, interoperability, and citation and usability issues. In addition, a one-day professional development workshop for educators was held July 16, 2015.
Realizing the Value of a National Asset: Scientific Data
December 16, 2014, Eos
Conducting a National Research Council study that will provide high‐level strategic guidance could help address some of the challenges and opportunities related to Earth science data.