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Open Day on Open Science 2020: Drop Your Data FAIR

Open Day on Open Science 2020: Drop Your Data FAIR

DANS (WDS Regular Member) will hold an online  Open Day on Open Science at 13:00–17:00 (Europe/Amsterdam UTC+2) on 24 September 2020. T he afternoon will focus on research data management, data archiving, and data reuse, with a particular emphasis on (young) scientists and data librarians.  Online registration  to join the Open Day is mandatory. Register here The Open Day on ...

Job Opportunity: ESIP Operations Director

Job Opportunity: ESIP Operations Director

Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP; WDS Partner Member) is looking for a detail-oriented team player to join ESIP in the position of ESIP Operations Director. The ESIP Operations Director will be a fulltime exempt member of the team who will lead the operational aspects of the organization including: bookkeeping, contracting, human resources, and meeting planning roles. If you know of ...

Open Positions within NASA ESDIS Project

Several positions have opened/will open to serve on the  NASA Earth Science Data and Information System Project  (NASA ESDIS Project; WDS Network Member). These positions are located at the Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). 1. System architect for ESDIS at GSFC (Closes: 1 September) This person will be responsible for providing the information architecture vision of the Earth Observing ...

New Dataset and Publication from SEDAC

New Dataset and Publication from SEDAC

The NASA  Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center  (SEDAC; WDS Regular Member) has announced the release of t he Food Insecurity Hotspots Dataset . This dataset consists of gridded data identifying the level of intensity and frequency of food insecurity over ten years between 2009 and 2019, as well as hotspots of consecutive food insecurity events, for five regions: Central America and ...

Call for Abstracts: WMO Data Conference 'Earth System Data Exchange in the 21st Century'

Call for Abstracts: WMO Data Conference 'Earth System Data Exchange in the 21st Century'

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) will hold the above Data Conference on 16–18 November 2020 at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Representatives from WMO Members, space agencies, the private sector, global data users, academia, development partner organizations, and other United Nations agencies and international organizations are invited to submit abstracts and to attend. ...

PLOS Survey of Funders’ and Institutions’ Open Research Priorities

PLOS Survey of Funders’ and Institutions’ Open Research Priorities

PLOS , a nonprofit Open Access publisher empowering researchers to transform science, is investigating how well funders' and institutions’ needs are met for evaluating how researchers are sharing research data and code. PLOS is asking for the data community to complete a survey to assist in the activity. This survey is open to respondents globally, and should be shared widely. About the ...