[ESIP-all] Fwd: Request for Information on Development of a National Plan for Civil Earth Observations

Parsons, Mark parsom3 at rpi.edu
Fri Nov 8 16:31:29 EST 2013

Thanks Carol. Important stuff.

Might I be so bold to suggest that the ESIP membership sing in a harmonious voice on one key message:

Involve data scientists/managers/curators/stewards directly in the science and observations early and throughout the process at all levels (senior planning to field/lab support). This means funding data science as an integral part of the scientific and observing effort and before, during, and after the observation period.


On Nov 8, 2013, at 12:37 PM, Carol Meyer <carolbmeyer at esipfed.org<mailto:carolbmeyer at esipfed.org>> wrote:

Please comment as you deem appropriate. This plan has been coming for some time and it likely will inform many policies for our collective future.

Kind regards,

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From: Stryker, Tim <Timothy_S_Stryker at ostp.eop.gov<mailto:Timothy_S_Stryker at ostp.eop.gov>>
Date: Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 2:24 PM
Subject: Request for Information on Development of a National Plan for Civil Earth Observations
To: "Stryker, Tim" <Timothy_S_Stryker at ostp.eop.gov<mailto:Timothy_S_Stryker at ostp.eop.gov>>

Dear Colleagues in Earth Observations,

On Tuesday, November 12, the Federal Register is scheduled to post OSTP’s Request for Information (RFI) on development of the U.S. National Plan for Civil Earth Observations.   In the meantime, the RFI is publicly accessible via the on-line Federal Register, through the link below:


We  would welcome your input as we develop the Plan.  If you wish to provide input, I would encourage you to do so via the RFI’s downloadable form, which should be sent to earthobsplan at ostp.gov<mailto:earthobsplan at ostp.gov>.

With thanks and best regards,

Tim Stryker

Tim Stryker
Director, U.S. Group on Earth Observations Program
U.S. National Science and Technology Council
Executive Office of the President
(202) 419-3471<tel:%28202%29%20419-3471>
tstryker at ostp.eop.gov<mailto:tstryker at ostp.eop.gov>

Carol B Meyer
Executive Director
Foundation for Earth Science
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