Friday, June 11, 2010

7th Cyberinfrastructure Summer Institute for Geoscientists

This announcement in from Chaitan Baru at SDSC:

We are pleased to announce the 7th Cyberinfrastructure Summer Institute for Geoscientists (CSIG) to be held August 9-13 at the San Diego Supercomputer Center on the University of California, San Diego campus. [right, attendees at the 2009 CSIG]

General and program information, as well as online registration is available at

The broad theme for CSIG‘10 will be emergent Geoinformatics approaches to 3D and 4D integration of geoscience data. Given the diverse interests of past CSIG participants, and based on feedback that they have provided, CSIG’10 will feature two “tracks” of instruction:

1. Build Track: technologies related to building Geoinformatics systems; and
2. Education Track: use of Geoinformatics resources in education

Interested applicants at all levels are encouraged to apply, including graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and professionals in earth science and related disciplines. You will have the option to choose the track of interest at the time of application.

Course registration and accommodations are paid for with support received from the National Science Foundation ( However, please note that participants will be responsible for funding their own travel to San Diego for the Institute.

The Registration Deadline for CSIG ’10 has been extended to June 14th. The registration form can be found at

Questions should be directed to ‘