[ESIP-all] Monday Update: CF Rant | Broker Hack-A-Thon | 100 Data Management Module Reviewers? | News from around the Federation

Erin Robinson erinrobinson at esipfed.org
Mon Apr 30 10:02:43 EDT 2012

Hi All -

Here are five brief, ESIP things going on this week:

5. IT &I <http://wiki.esipfed.org/index.php/Interoperability_and_Technology>has
their monthly Rant/Rave call, Thursday 3 ET. Ted Habermann, NOAA NGDC,
will give a rant and simultaneously restart the CF
the Documentation
 (For all telecon details, see the calendar <http://esipfed.org/telecons>)

4. The Earth Science
working with the EarthCube
Brokering Concept <http://earthcube.ning.com/group/brokering> award on a
broker hack-a-thon. In preparation for that, please take the data provider
user survey<http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/883858/EarthCube-Broker-Data-User-Survey>.
Also, the brokering principles
community comments.

3. ESIP Commons Preview - Telecon
We still have some work to do on theme, but we are close to finished and I
wanted to share some pieces that are functioning. All telecon minutes from
ESIP calls since January have been published to the
Moving forward this will be subscribe-able in your favorite RSS reader and
will include the recording of the call.

2. Data Management Short
going through a peer-review
of the modules <http://wiki.esipfed.org/index.php/Module_Review_Criteria>.
If you can review a module or have suggestions for others that may make a
good reviewer, please let Ruth Duerr (rduerr at nsidc.org) know. We are
looking for 100 reviewers - help us reach this goal!

1. (and of course) ESIP Summer
Meeting<http://wiki.esipfed.org/index.php/Summer_2012_Meeting> -
July 15-17, 2012. Draft Agenda
Opportunity for plenary lightning
Early registration ends May 31, register
(Virtual, student, 1-day, teacher rates all available)

*Around the Federation: *
*-* Via Curt Tilmes: The National Global Change Research Plan 2012-2021: A
Strategic Plan for the US Global Change Research Program is now available.
 The Plan will serve as the guiding document for USGCRP for the next
decade. You can read or download the Plan at: http://library.globalchange.**

- Via Ana Prados: NASA EO article on ESIP Workshop - Evaluating the Impact
of Earth Science, See link, starting on p.41, summary of workshop on
Evaluating the Impact of Earth Science http://eospso.gsfc.nasa.gov/**
- Via Rebecca Koskela: Walter E. Dean Environmental Information Management
Institute, 3 week course. For more details:
http://elibrary.unm.edu/courses/eimi/index.php - Via NSF: If you
have EarthCube Updates, please submit to earthcube at nsf.gov. Here is the first
The Earthcube ning site <http://earthcube.ning.com/>also provides more
current updates.
If there are things for next week's update you'd like included let me know.

Have a great week!


*Erin Robinson*
Information and Virtual Community Director
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