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AGU Meets in D.C., SIS Faculty and Students Participate

Josh Borycz at AGUSeveral faculty and students attended the 2018 fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union in Washington, D.C. this past week.

SIS Associate Professor Wade Bishop and master’s student Rose Borden gathered information for the Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) project, “Informing Science Data Help Desk

Staffing through Transaction Analysis,” which is based on research supported by ESIP to observe how scientists interact with the data helpdesk. Bishop also presented, “Bouncing the FAIR data principles off of seismic reflection geologists,” at the meeting.

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