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EPOS Mobilizing the Data Revolution for Earth Science

EPOS, the European multi-disciplinary e-Infrastructure for Solid Earth Science, is being presented to a worldwide public of data professionals and researchers at the SciDataCon in Denver.  
SciDataCon is taking place 11-13 September 2016 within the International Data Week, whose theme is “From Big Data to Open Data: Mobilizing the Data Revolution”. EPOS fits in perfectly in the Data Revolution landscape, and Kirsten Elger will describe the EPOS ambitious coordinated effort for the creation of a multidisciplinary pan-European data infrastructure for Solid Earth sciences to support data integration for a safe and sustainable society. 

EPOS @ the SciDataCon 2016 international conference on research data, Colorado, 13 September 2016

The SciDataCon 2016 international conference on research data will be held on September (11-17) in Denver, Colorado. EPOS will be presented at the session: Enhancing data infrastructure services to sustain Earth Sciences researchers’ needs for a robust science, on September 13th 2016 at Grand Ball room.

A Torild van Eck tribute session @ ESC meeting, Trieste, 4-11 September 2016

During the 35th General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission (GA ESC) that will be held from 4 to 11 September, 2016 in Trieste, at the Trieste Terminal Passeggeri, Italy a special session will be dedicated to the memory of Torild van Eck, who sadly passed away on the 30th of November 2014.

EPOS WP16 Data Service meeting at GFZ Potsdam - 31th August-2nd September 2016

From August 31st until September 2nd  the EPOS IP Working package 16 is organizing a Data Service Meeting and a workshop at GFZ Potsdam discussing the implementation of data related tasks.

EPOS WP14 annual meeting & workshop just started at Nancy

The EPOS WP14 internal meeting just started at Nancy, Campus ARTEM, School of Mines in France. Opening by the WP leader Beata Orlecka-Sikora.

The EPOS Implementation Phase Council meeting in Madrid, 5-6 October 2016

Over two days, on October 5th and 6th 2016, EPOS IP has scheduled the second meeting of the Implementation Phase Council (IPC); the meeting will held in Madrid at the Hotel NH Madrid Ventas. The deadline to register is the 29th August 2016.

2nd EPOS IP Ethics Working Group teleconference

On August 23rd 2016 will be held the second EPOS Ethics Working Group teleconference with the main goal to discuss a structure for the EPOS Position Paper on Ethics.

The EPOS community mourns the passing of Paolo Gasparini

In the morning of the 28th of July, 2016, Paolo Gasparini, Emeritus Professor at University Federico II of Naples (Italy), passed away. It is a loss for EPOS and the scientific  community in Europe and beyond.

The joint proposal by the United Kingdom, France and Denmark has received the highest overall rank from the BGR for hosting the EPOS ICS-C

The EPOS Board of Governmental Representatives, taking into account the discussions that occurred during the last meeting in Lisbon and the comments of external evaluators collected by the Call Secretariat, has evaluated the three proposals submitted to select the country that will host the Central Hub of EPOS Integrated Core Services (ICS-C) and announced that the joint proposal by UK, France and Denmark received the highest overall rank and has been selected.