over 4 years ago

Announcing the winners

We’re thrilled to announce the winners of App-lifying USGS Earth Science Data.

View all the winners in the Gallery.

Thanks again to everyone who participated and made the challenge a great success!

The App-lifying USGS Earth Science Data team


over 4 years ago

Public voting is now open

The public voting period for App-lifying USGS Earth Science Data has begun. Browse the Submission Gallery and vote for your favorites!

If you’ve entered a submission, be sure to spread the word through your social networks.

Thanks,

The App-lifying USGS Earth Science Data team


almost 5 years ago

USGS Challenge Webinar Series - ScienceBase

Hello Challenge Supporters,

Thank you to everyone who has joined us for our webinars. We hope they have been helpful for you and they have helped to answer some of your questions. It is with great pleasure that we are announcing the final webinar in our twice weekly 30 minute webinar series providing a more in-depth look at each of the datasets.

Join us on March 12, 2013 at 3 pm ET for a webinar about ScienceBase – learn about this data management platform and the variety of information sources you can access.

ScienceBase is a data cataloging and collaborative…

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almost 5 years ago

USGS Challenge Webinar Series - National Fish Habitat Partnership

Hello Challenge Supporters,

Thank you to everyone who has joined us for our webinars. It is with great pleasure that we are announcing the next in our twice weekly 30 minute webinar series providing a more in-depth look at each of the datasets.

Join us on March 5, 2013 at 3 pm ET for a webinar about the National Fish Habitat Partnership – learn more about the data used to assess fish habitats and how to access it.

The mission of the National Fish Habitat Partnership is to protect, restore, and enhance the nation's fish and aquatic communities through partnerships…

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almost 5 years ago

USGS Challenge Webinar Series - Biocomplexity Thesaurus & the Core Science Metadata Clearinghouse

Hello Challenge Supporters,

It is with great pleasure that we are announcing the next in our twice weekly 30 minute webinar series providing a more in-depth look at each of the datasets.

Join us on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 3 pm ET for a webinar about the USGS Core Science Metadata Clearinghouse and Biocomplexity Thesaurus – learn more about these tools and their potential uses.

Metadata describes information about a dataset, such that a dataset can be understood, re-used, and integrated with other datasets. The USGS Core Science Metadata Clearinghouse is a repository that contains approximately 100,000 metadata records…

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almost 5 years ago

USGS Challenge Webinar Series - Ocean Biogeographic Information System-USA

Hello Challenge Supporters,

It is with great pleasure that we are announcing the next in our twice weekly 30 minute webinar series providing a more in-depth look at each of the datasets.

Join us on February 26, 2013 at 3 pm ET for a webinar about the Ocean Biogeographic Information System-USA (OBIS-USA) datasets -- what questions can they answer and how you can access the data.

OBIS-USA provides access to biogeographic data collected from U.S. waters and oceanic regions--the Arctic, the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Great Lakes. The data are aggregated…

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almost 5 years ago

USGS Challenge Webinar Series - Integrated Taxonomic Information System

Hello Challenge Supporters,

It is with great pleasure that we are announcing the next in our twice weekly 30 minute webinar series providing a more in-depth look at each of the datasets.

Join us on February 21, 2013 at 3 pm ET for a webinar about the Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) – what is ITIS and how you can access the data.

The need for scientifically credible taxonomic information is fundamental to ecosystem management and biodiversity conservation.  The goal for ITIS is to create an easily accessible database with reliable information on species names and their hierarchical classification.  ITIS…

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almost 5 years ago

USGS Challenge Webinar Series - Vegetation Characterization Program

Hello Challenge Supporters,

It is with great pleasure that we are announcing the next in our twice weekly 30 minute webinar series providing a more in-depth look at each of the datasets.

Join us on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 for a webinar about the Vegetation Characterization Program (VCP) datasets – what questions can they answer and how you can access the data.

The Vegetation Characterization Program (VCP) is an important part of the National Park Service (NPS) Inventory and Monitoring Program, a long-term effort to develop baseline data for the natural resources under NPS stewardship.  VCP’s goal is to classify,…

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almost 5 years ago

USGS Challenge Webinar Series

Hello Challenge Supporters,

We are excited to announce that we be will hosting a twice weekly 30 minute webinar series providing a more in-depth look at each of the datasets.

Join us on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 3 pm Eastern / 1 pm Mountain for the first in this series: Gap Analysis Program (GAP) datasets – what questions can they answer and how you can access the data.

Endangered species get much attention from the news media and government agencies these days.  But…how well are we protecting common plants and animals that are not considered endangered species?  Gap Analysis…

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almost 5 years ago

Please Register for Tomorrow's Webinar

Hello,

We would like you to register for the webinar tomorrow. Please see the instructions below. Once you are registered I will approve you and you will be able to join the meeting.

Thank you!

Abby

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To register for this meeting 
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1. Go to https://usgs.webex.com/usgs/j.php?ED=191956457&RG=1&UID=0&RT=MiM2 
2. Register for the meeting. 

Once the host approves your request, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the meeting.

Note: If you already registered for this meeting, you do not need to register again. 

To view in other time zones or languages, please click the link: 
https://usgs.webex.com/usgs/j.php?ED=191956457&RG=1&UID=0&ORT=MiM2


almost 5 years ago

Access Instructions for Challenge Datasets Overview

Hello,

We are excited to offer a webinar tomorrow, January 23, at 1:00 pm EST/ 11:00 am MST providing you an overview of the datasets participating in this challenge. We will explain what each dataset is and how to access them. We will also leave a significant portion of time for questions.

You will need to call the teleconference line for audio and access the visual using WebEx. Please see the access instructions below for attending this webinar. If you have any questions please email us at csas@usgs.gov.

Cheers!

Abby

Teleconference 

Dial: (855) 547-8255

Enter Access Code: 58632#

WebEx Access Instructions

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almost 5 years ago

Challenge Datasets Overview

Hello Challenge Supporters,

We will be hosting a webinar on January 23, 2013 at 1:00 pm Eastern / 11:00 am Mountain providing you an overview of the datasets for the challenge. In order to gauge interest for this webinar, please send an email to csas@usgs.gov letting us know you plan to attend.

Look for a follow up message next week with access instructions.

Cheers,

Abby