High Resolution Topography Workshop

Dear High Resolution Topography Enthusiasts,

We invite you to participate in an NSF-funded EarthCube Research Coordination Network Workshop: Advancing the Analysis of High Resolution Topography (A2 HRT), August 21-24, 2018 in Broomfield, CO. The workshop brings together the Earth science community to discuss technical challenges and cyberinfrastructure requirements to answer scientific questions, coordinate research activities, and share best practices and resources.

Media Release: Biodiversity and Nature’s Contributions Continue Dangerous Decline, Scientists Warn

The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) released the outcome reports on the regional assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services for Africa, the Americas, Asia and the Pacific, Europe and Central Asia. Find all of these reports at https://www.ipbes.net/outcomes

CZ-TOP Project in France seeks Postdoctoral and Ph.D. Candidates

Funded by the French National Research Agency (ANR), a new CZ research project, “CZ-TOP”, seeks to integrate stable isotope tracers with reactive transport and non-steady state hydrologic modeling to gain an improved understanding of the processes that control concentration-discharge relationships in watersheds. The project will have positions available for two post-doctoral scholars and at least one Ph.D.

Student grants available for 2018 Goldschmidt Conference in Boston — Apply by May 11th

The Geochemical Society, as part of ongoing efforts to increase diversity in the geosciences, is seeking applications for student grants to attend the 2018 Goldschmidt Conference in Boston, August 12-18. The grants, supported by the National Science Foundation, are designed to facilitate participation by U.S. students from backgrounds or institutions that are underrepresented at the meeting.