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Issue 167: iSGTW 24 Month 2010

Ecological forecasting in NEON

Massive independent networks of environmental and ecological data stations distributed across the globe could launch environmental science into the petascale era, transforming the way scientists look at our planet.

In the United States, the National Ecological Observatory Network is poised to begin construction later this year.

“What NEON is about is measuring the effects of climate change, land use change, and invasive species on continental scale ecology. And we’re doing that in order to enable ecological forecasting,” said Michael Keller, the chief of science at NEON.

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Grant ensures sustainable future for software

The UK’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council recently established an institute dedicated to achieving sustainability for research software. From nuclear fusion to medical imaging, find out how science will benefit.

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Q&A: Grid Colombia warms up

With a little help from colleagues at Open Science Grid and EGEE (via EELA), Colombia is on the cusp of launching its first national grid infrastructure. iSGTW caught up with Jose Caballero to learn more about the present and future of this promising project.

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Blogs of the week

LHC event displays: not just pretty pictures

The event displays particle physics experiments proudly show off are impressively esoteric to the uninitiated. But they’re not just pretty pictures! Read our blog posts of the week to decode two different event displays.

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Video of the week

RHIC's hot quark soup

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Feature – Army of Women allies with CaBIG for online longitudinal studies

Special Announcement - iSGTW on Holiday

Video of the Week - Learn about LiDAR


NeHC launches social media

PRACE announces third Tier-0 machine

iRODS 2011 User Group Meeting

Jobs in distributed computing


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December 2010

13-18, AGU Fall Meeting

14-16, UCC 2010

17, ICETI 2011 and ICSIT 2011

24, Abstract Submission deadline, EGI User Forum


January 2011

11, HPCS 2011 Submission Deadline

11, SPCloud 2011

22, ALENEX11

30 Jan – 3 Feb, ESCC/Internet2


February 2011

1 - 4, GlobusWorld '11

2, Lift 11

15 - 16, Cloudscape III

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