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GSA '16 Abstracts Deadline Tuesday, July 12! Monday, July 11, 2016 Abstracts Deadline is tomorrow, 12 July, at 11:59 PM Pacific Time.  GSA2016 ABSTRACTS DEADLINE: 12 July, 2016 11:59 p.m. PDT Don't miss out on the opportunity to convene with your colleagues and contribute to a rich and diverse scientific program at the GSA Annual Meeting & Exposition (GSA2016) this September in Denver, Colorado. Submit an Abstract Follow GSA on Twitter @geosociety #GSA2016 ​
Save the Date: Acting on Change: New Approaches & Future Practices in Digital Preservation, 30 Nov - 1 Dec 2016 Wednesday, July 6, 2016 The PERICLES Consortium in association with the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) are pleased to announce an international meeting and conference entitled ‘Acting on Change: New Approaches and Future Practices in Digital Preservation’. The two-day conference will be held at the Wellcome Collection Conference Centre, London (UK) on 30 November- 1 December 2016 and will examine a range of... more
Position Open: Faculty Position in Geology or Geophysics, University of Hawai'i at Manoa Thursday, June 30, 2016 Faculty Position in Geology or Geophysics at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa The Department of Geology and Geophysics at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Earth science at the rank of Assistant Professor (or Associate Professor for an exceptional candidate with 4 years or more experience at assistant level or equivalent). Candidates... more
Call for Big Data in the Geosciences abstracts for GSA 2016 Monday, June 27, 2016 At this year's GSA Annual Meeting, there will be several Geoinformatics-related sessions. (View all sessions here.) Special call for abstracts to session T47: Big Data in the Geosciences. We welcome presentations that showcase new capabilities and opportunities in big data that will allow tackling complex, multidisciplinary problems that were previously not realistic as well as transforming the “... more
Postdoctoral Position, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaii, Manoa Friday, June 24, 2016 Postdoctoral position at SOEST, U of Hawaii at Mānoa A full-time postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Geology and Geophysics at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa to participate in funded research in support of the expansion of the Generic Mapping Tools (GMT) to Python (possibly via Cython), with applications in plate tectonics and geodynamics. A one-year initial appointment is... more
Use Case session at AHM Thursday, June 23, 2016 The TAC Use Case Working Group will hold a breakout session at the AHM (1:30 pm on Wed, July 6).   Goals:  Present the status of the Use Case Working Group work to date, and solicit input on next steps and priority directions; and  Discuss whether and how use case efforts underway in other components of EC could/should be streamlined, aligned in methodology, and/or if the outputs should be... more
Staff Associate Position, LDEO/Columbia University Wednesday, June 22, 2016 The Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University invites applications for a Staff Associate to join a team of scientists, data managers, and IT developers to contribute to the development and maintenance of digital scientific data and information systems operated by the Lamont Geoinformatics group. Primary responsibilities of this position will be the compilation and management of... more
EarthCube Architecture Workshop 2016 Final Report Available for Community Comment Friday, June 17, 2016 The Architecture Workshop Organizing Committee has completed the final report & references docs (for now). While this includes some synthesis of the results since the workshop, this report represents a “stake in the ground” for use with the AHM, and to motivate the next steps needed.  An Executive Summary at the beginning outlines high points; the two figures there are duplicated in the doc,... more
Call for Nominations for CODATA Prize 2016 for Outstanding Achievement in Advancing the Availability, Qualiity, and Use of Data for Research Thursday, June 9, 2016 CODATA Prize 2016 to Recognise Outstanding Achievement in Advancing the Availability, Quality and Use of Data for Research The CODATA Prize is made every two years at our conference. It is a major award which recognises outstanding achievement in advancing the availability, quality and use of data for research. The 2016 CODATA Prize will be presented at SciDataCon 2016, 12-13 September 2016,... more
iPRES 2016: Registration & Program Overview Now Online Tuesday, May 17, 2016 iPRES 2016, 13th International Conference on Digital Preservation, Bern - Switzerland, October 3-6, 2016   We are pleased to announce that online registration for iPRES 2016 is now open: http://www.ipres2016.ch/frontend/index.php?folder_id=350 Profit from early bird rates by registering before August 1st, 2016. Furthermore the initial programme overview is now online: http://www.ipres2016.ch/... more