General Announcement

Editor-in-Chief Global Biogeochemical Cycles

The American Geophysical Union is seeking an editor-in-chief for the journal Global Biogeochemical Cycles. An ad is attached below. I’m on the search committee for this position and I’m happy to answer any questions you might have. It’s a great opportunity for the right person.

If this sounds like you, or like someone you know, please encourage them to apply. We would be especially grateful for applicants that helped broaden the population of editors in chief.

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SWEET related ontology survey

Dear Colleagues,
The ESIP Semantic Technologies Committee [1] invites you to complete a short survey [2]. The goals of this survey are to better understand how the Semantic Web for Earth and Environment Terminology ontology (SWEET) [3] is used within the Earth, Space, and Environmental science community as well as which aspects of semantic resources the community value.

Survey: Feasibility study to set up a Centre for Biogeosciences of the Environment in Cameroon (link fixed)

The Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD) invites you to participate in a survey on the needs and expectations of academic and non-academic stakeholders in relation to a feasibility study to set up a Centre for Biogeosciences of the Environment (CBE) in Cameroon.

Click on this link to access the survey: Take the Survey

NEON Science Summit

Earth Lab will be hosting the NEON Science Summit in Boulder, Colorado on October 15-17, 2019. This meeting will convene current and prospective users of data from the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) to explore major questions that can be addressed at continental scales. At this workshop you will further your understanding of NEON data products and their potential use, build a network of NEON data users, and help drive questions in ecology and environmental science.

Six volume book series 'Soils as a Key Component of the Critical Zone'

A six-volume series entitled Soils as a Key Component of the Critical Zone is available through Wiley. The series was part of the activities of the working group on soils at the Académie d’Agriculture de France (French Academy of Agriculture).

Volumes of 'Soils as a Key Component of the Critical Zone' include: