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September 23, 2019
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Upcoming Meetings

 

Inviting Session Proposals for ‘Big Data’ Theme at Goldschmidt 2020

 













The Goldschmidt Conference is the premier International meeting of geochemists annually. In 2020 the conference will include it's first ever data-related theme “New Approaches in Geochemistry: Nanoscale to Big Data”. It will be held in Honolulu in 2020 at the Hawai'i Convention Center (June 21-26).

 

This is a great opportunity for the EarthCube community and other geoscientists to highlight data-driven science, new computational and data analytics methodologies, and emerging cyberinfrastructure capabilities including data systems, modelling platforms, and data standards in geochemistry, petrology, and geochronology.

 

Session proposals should be submitted at https://goldschmidt.info/2020/callForSessions and
workshop proposals should be submitted at https://goldschmidt.info/2020/callForWorkshops,
both by October 18, 2019.

Kerstin Lehnert (Theme Co-ordinator)
Ken Rubin (Co-chair of the local organizing committee of Goldschmidt 2020)



Theme 6 Description:
The development and application of novel approaches to geochemical research commonly provides the impetus for exciting scientific discoveries. In recent years, advances in analytical and structural methods, the exponential increase of online available datasets, and the progress in computational and theoretical tools allow us to now observe and predict geochemical processes across a vast range of spatial and temporal scales in terrestrial and extra-terrestrial environments. This theme seeks to highlight the new approaches that are being utilized to understand the geological, geochemical and biological processes responsible for compositional and structural variations observed from sub-micrometer to global and planetary scales across the broad range of materials, surfaces, interfaces and defects found in the terrestrial and extra-terrestrial environments. These may have formed in experiments or have been theoretically modeled. This theme will include methods-oriented sessions, for instance, sessions focusing on new frontiers in instrumentation for the micro- to nano-scale geochemical characterization of natural or laboratory samples. Data-oriented sessions that highlight innovative data mining, data analytics, and data visualization methods that progress our understanding of geochemical processes, as well as new and emerging cyberinfrastructure capabilities including data systems, modeling platforms, and data standards for geochemistry are also a part of this theme.

EarthCube Infrastructure and the Helioportal

 

EarthCube Participants from the Center for Computational Heliophysics are collaborating with NOAA and NASA and making big impacts with EarthCube Data Infrastructure.


Check out the video and slides from their latest presentation, where they talk about how our understanding solar flares can be affected by their database project, and what their plan is to make that happen. 

EarthCube Related Sessions at GSA 2019


 

This year's annual meeting for the Geological Society of America has begun! It includes various sessions and posters that involve EarthCube community members and their activities. Stop by to learn more about their work today and tomorrow!

TODAY! 79-5 SPARROW: A DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND CYBERINFRASTRUCTURE COMPONENT
TARGETED AT GEOCHRONOLOGY LABORATORIES

QUINN, Daven P.,
University of Wisconsin – Madison Department Of Geoscience,

Monday, 23 September 2019, 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Room 225AB, North Building


TODAY! 108-3 ACTIVE LEARNING APPLIED TO UNDERGRADUATE FIELD STUDIES

KAMOLA, Diane L. and DOWNEN, Matthew R.,
Department of Geology, University of Kansas

Monday, 23 September 2019, 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Hall AB, North Building


TODAY! 126 T73. Structural Geology in the 21st Century: Rheology of Naturally Deformed Rocks (Posters)

Basil Tikoff, Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI and Whitney M. Behr, Department of Earth Sciences, ETH Zürich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), Zurich, Switzerland Posters

Monday, 23 September 2019, 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Hall AB, North Building

 

TODAY! 142 T73. Structural Geology in the 21st Century: Rheology of Naturally Deformed Rocks 

Basil Tikoff, Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI and Whitney M. Behr, Department of Earth Sciences, ETH Zürich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), Zurich, Switzerland - Session

Monday, 23 September 2019, 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Room 229A, North Building

 

186 T172. Information Systems and the Geological Sciences: Reaching for the Future (Posters)

Mary C. Hill, Geology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, Suzanne A. Pierce, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX and Basil Tikoff, Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI - Posters

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Hall AB, North Building
 

177 T172. Information Systems and the Geological Sciences: Reaching for the Future

Mary C. Hill, Geology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, Suzanne A. Pierce, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX and Basil Tikoff, Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI - Session

Tuesday, 24 September 2019
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room 125AB, North Building

 

Booth 535

GSA Geoinformatics and Data Science Division/EarthCube
 

EarthCube Forms of Council of Funded Projects

 

 

 

 

Calling all current and past EarthCube project participants!  







Please join our newly formed EarthCube Council of Funded Projects (ECFP) to have a more direct voice in EarthCube planning and implementation over the coming years. We expect the group to have lively discussions of  geosciences  data access, geosciences workflow support, component interoperability, standards and specifications, long-term sustainability of Geoscience cyberInfrastructure, and more.  

Read more about the new council in a blog post here, written by the EarthCube leadership Council Chair, Ken Rubin.

If you are interested in joining, please send an email to James Davies at jdavies@ucar.edu.

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