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Job Advertisement: Director, Data Services, IRIS

Job Advertisement: Director, Data Services, IRIS

Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS; WDS Regular Member), a consortium of 125 U.S. universities dedicated to the operation of facilities for the acquisition, management and distribution of seismological data, is hiring a Director of Data Services (DS) to manage its Data Services directorate. The Director is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the IRIS Data ...

ESIP is Hiring New Community Director

ESIP is Hiring New Community Director

Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP; WDS Partner Member) is looking for a new Community Director to support its operations under the direction of the ESIP Executive Director. The person will be responsible for managing the ESIP community collaboration areas, membership, and online assets. This is an outstanding opportunity for anyone community-minded and Earth Science data-driven to be ...

Job Announcement: Associate Director of the Polar Data Catalogue

Job Announcement: Associate Director of the Polar Data Catalogue

The following job posting is announced at the University of Waterloo for an Associate Director of the Polar Data Catalogue (WDS Regular Member): Job ID# 2018-2829 - Associate Director, Polar Data Catalogue/Canadian Cryospheric Information – Geography, USG 12 [More information can also be found in this attachment .] Overview Manage the daily scientific, technical and ...

Applications Invited for International Training Workshop Hosted by WDC-RRE

Applications Invited for International Training Workshop Hosted by WDC-RRE

The World Data Center for Renewable Resources and Environment (WDC-RRE; WDS Regular Member) is inviting applications for an International Training Workshop on Resource & Environment Scientific Data Sharing and Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Service for “the Belt and Road” that it will host on 09–28 October 2018 in Beijing, China. This workshop is aimed at refining the scientific data ...

New Datasets Released by SEDAC

New Datasets Released by SEDAC

Three new datasets have been released by the NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC; WDS Regular Member): Gridded Population of the World (GPWv.4.10) The first ever global dataset on the spatial distribution of population broken down by age group and male versus female is now available . The most recent update to the fourth version of the Gridded Population of the World ...

CESSDA Expert Tour Guide for Data Management

Over the past year, research data management experts from eleven organizations within the Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA)—including, DANS and the Swedish National Data Service (WDS Regular Members)—have combined forces to create a detailed and thorough guide on data management across the research data life cycle. The Expert Tour Guide introduces the concepts ...