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Mob Cancels Unidata Python Workshop

Mongooses
A mob of mongooses

A Unidata Python training workshop scheduled for Thursday and Friday March 14-15, 2019 at Valparaiso University was unexpectedly cancelled when 63 mongooses escaped from a nearby animal sanctuary and made their way to the university's Kallay-Christopher Hall. By Wednesday, March 13th, the mob of mongooses had burrowed into the building's basement and made their way to Room 210, where the workshop was to be held.

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Next Week is Love Data Week

Love Data Week

Love Data Week (LDW) event is to raise awareness and build a community to engage on topics related to research data management, sharing, preservation, reuse, and library-based research data services. Participants will share practical tips, resources, and stories to help researchers at any stage in their career use good data practices. Love Data Week 2019 is scheduled for February 11-15, 2019. (Generally, it takes place the week of Valentine’s Day.)

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NOAA-NASA Satellite Meteorology Summer School

Colorado State University

The NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) and the NASA Earth Sciences Division are pleased to announce a Satellite Meteorology Summer School on the theory and use of Satellite Data to engage graduate students and individuals with early postdoctoral appointments in the science of developing and using satellite data for the atmosphere, land, oceans, and cryosphere. The program will include internationally recognized experts in radiative transfer theory, satellite meteorology, numerical weather prediction at both the global scale and mesoscale, along with opportunities for students to interact with the lecturers in an informal setting. The objective of the program is to foster the education of the next generation of satellite meteorologists and promote the use of observations from the latest operational and research satellite missions.

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Call for Abstracts: 11th Annual International Symposium on Digital Earth

The 11th Annual International Symposium on Digital Earth (ISDE 11) will take place 24-27 September, 2019, in Florence, Italy. The conference will include a scientific program with technical paper sessions, invited talks, joint sessions with sister organizations, panels, an exhibition, and social events. The theme of the 2019 event is “Digital Earth in a Transformed Society,” celebrating and investigating the virtual representation of our planet as a multidisciplinary collaborative effort that engages different sciences (e.g. Earth, Space, Information, and Human sciences) to monitor and forecast natural and human phenomena.

The Call for Abstracts is in progress. Submitters have until 31 January 2019 to submit papers and posters for consideration.

AMS 2019 Conference Highlights from the Unidata Staff

At Unidata's AMS booth
Unidata's AMS booth

This year's annual American Meteorological Society meeting, was held January 6-10 in Phoenix, Arizona. While we missed interacting with those in our community who could not attend due to the shutdown of the Federal government, we were happy to see many others participating in the meeting and at our booth in the exhibit hall. As always, we were also glad to meet so many prospective community members at the AMS Student Conference.

With so much going on at the conference, we can't cover everything here. Instead, we present some highlights as recalled by UPC staff members who attended.

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