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For over 20 years, ESIP meetings have brought together the most innovative thinkers and leaders around Earth observation data, thus forming a community dedicated to making Earth observations more discoverable, accessible and useful to researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and the public. The theme of this year’s meeting is Leading Innovation in Earth Science Data Frontiers.
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Friday, July 23 • 11:00am - 1:00pm
FUNding Friday & Awards Celebration
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Did you know we hold a mini-grant competition DURING the Summer Meeting? It’s called FUNding Friday and we award three $5000 awards to ESIP members and three $3000 awards to students/teachers. It is collaborative, FUN, and uniquely ESIP.

In addition to celebrating FUNding Friday ideas, this session will also feature:
  • Using Remote Sensing & GIS to Identify Magmatic Strain Accommodation: Marsabit Volcano, Kenya
    Speaker: Cora Van Hazinga (Graduate Student at Salem State University & 2021 Robert G. Raskin Scholarship Recipient)
  • New NASA Tech for our Solar System’s Oceans
    Speaker: Ved Chirayath (Director of the NASA Laboratory for Advanced Sensing at Ames Research Center & 2021 Charles S. Falkenberg Award Recipient)

Organizers & Speakers
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Ved Chirayath

Director, Laboratory for Advanced Sensing, NASA Ames Research Center
Dr. Ved Chirayath is the director of the NASA Laboratory for Advanced Sensing at Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. After earning his Ph.D. from Stanford University, Chirayath began inventing next-generation sensing technologies for NASA. His inventions are used to study and... Read More →
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Cora Van Hazinga

Graduate Student, Salem State University
Cora Van Hazinga GIS graduate student at Salem State University. Her background is in Geology (Salem State University) and Computer Science (Bunker Hill Community College). Cora is passionate about furthering our understanding of geological processes using GIS and data science tools... Read More →
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Annie Burgess

Lab Director, ESIP

Friday July 23, 2021 11:00am - 1:00pm EDT