Recent Activity: ESIP/RDA Earth, Space, and Environmental Sciences IG

06 Dec 2019

RDA Plenary 15 Announcements - Registration And Calls For Co-Located Events And Posters Now Open

 

RDA is excited to announce several important pieces of information related to RDA Plenary 15: Data for Real-World Impact, which will be held from 18-20 March 2020 in Melbourne, Australia at the Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre, MCEC (https://mcec.com.au/).   This event will be hosted by CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) with the support of the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC).

28 Nov 2019

Deadline For P15 Group Session Submissions Extended To 5 December 2019

Dear RDA members, 

 

RDA's 15th Plenary meeting, Melbourne, Australia, 18-20 March 2020 

 

The deadline to submit session proposals for Plenary 15 in Melbourne, Australia has been extended to 5 December 2019, midnight UTC.

16 Nov 2019

Open Science

The following initiatives might be of interest to some.
The report on Reproducibility and Replicability in Science (2019) by National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine provides recommendations to researchers, academic institutions, journals, and funders on steps they can take to improve reproducibility and replicability in science. Details at  http://sites.nationalacademies.org/sites/reproducibility-in-science/inde...

10 Nov 2019

The World Science Day for Peace and Development 2019 - "Open Science, leaving no one behind"

I wish to send greetings to everyone on The World Science Day for Peace and Development 2019 [1].
GeoForAll community has been contributing to Open Science and Open Education over many years. Details athttps://www.osgeo.org/foundation-news/the-world-science-day-for-peace-an...

09 Oct 2019

P14 Session Chair Update

In preparation for Plenary 14 in Helsinki, please refer to the information presented below pertaining to your breakout sessions.

 

Remote Participation

  • Remote participation will be available in each meeting room through GoToMeeting, which will be running from the laptop provided by the University. By just opening your presentation on this laptop, remote attendees will be able to view your slides and hear you speak.

04 Sep 2019

RDA website unavailable due to maintenance on 4 and 5 September 2019

Dear RDA members,

 

The following message is to inform you that RDA website is scheduled for a technical maintenance from today 4 September at 10:00 UTC until tomorrow 5 September at 10:00 UTC.

Messages sent to RDA Group mailing lists may not be delivered during the maintenance period.

 

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

 

RDA Team

15 Aug 2019

RDA's 14th plenary: ESIP/RDA ESES IG - Globally Networking within ESES data infrastructures, as well as beyond to those of other domains

Dear Interest Group members,

Congratulations! Your session application ESIP/RDA ESES IG: Globally Networking within ESES data infrastructures, as well as beyond to those of other domains has been approved. Please consider this your official notification of acceptance. 

22 Jul 2019

Bridging the Geospatial Digital Divide

Digital Earth Africa [1][2] will transform the continent’s capacity to process and analyze satellite data for better decision making across many areas, including water, forest and coastal resource management, agriculture, and urban development. This is a good example of Bridging the Geospatial Digital Divide . I am grateful to all colleagues working on this excellent initiative.

28 Jun 2019

Call for Abstracts: WDS Co-convened Session at AGU 2019

Dear Colleagues,

My sincere apologies that you have likely received this message through several channels, but I hope it might of interest to at least some members of the IG.

The 2019 Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union will be held on 9–13 December 2019 in San Francisco, CA. WDS is co-convening the following session, and we would like to encourage your abstract submission by the deadline of Wednesday, 31 July.

24 Jun 2019

Plenary 14 Session Submission Deadline Is Thursday!

With Plenary 14 (P14) scheduled to occur from October 23-25, the deadline for session submission is this Thursday, 27 June at 16:00 UTC.

Submissions for meeting sessions are open to working groups, interest groups, joint groups and birds of feather (BoF) meetings.

Please note, however, submissions are accepted from group chairs only. If you submit a session request for a group, please notify the other chairs of that group.

01 Jun 2019

World Meteorological Organization reform

Might be of interest to some. WMO Reform aims has been published. The reform aims to coordinate systems of observation and data management, to standardize observations and measurements, to provide mechanisms for engaging with partners beyond the WMO community and to harmonize services for decision making and socioeconomic benefits.

16 May 2019

Plenary 14: Call for Sessions, Collocated Events, Posters and Registration Now Open!

Taking place from 23-25 October 2019, the 14th RDA Plenary will take place in Dipoli, the nature-immersed building of Aalto University, Helsinki, in Finland, “one of the happiest countries in the world”, states Per Öster, CSC-IT Center For Science Director and Co-Chair of the P14 Programme Committee.

08 Apr 2019

Notes and presentations from the P13 Breakout session

Dear all
We had quite a successful breakout session at P13 in Philadelphia last week
Here is a google doc that has the meeting notes and links to presentations and the catalogue: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Dzt8tXwd2OZEBkAUCHhqyVLxOldD7lNb6L9D...
Note there are lots of suggestions for what we could do in Helsinki, so it looks like the group still has life in it yet!

24 Jan 2019

P13 Session Accepted - ESIP/RDA Earth, Space, and Environmental Sciences IG: Consolidating Global Connections and Collaborations

Dear group,
Congratulations! Your session application  - ESIP/RDA Earth, Space, and
Environmental Sciences IG: Consolidating Global Connections and
Collaborations - has been approved and will appear in the RDA Plenary 13
Programme.  Please consider this your official notification of acceptance.
The detailed Plenary 13 programme will be published online by 11
February, 2019, and your scheduled session time will be published in the
programme. The programme will also include the link to your meeting web

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