General News and an announcements

2016 Annual Meeting

2016 meeting will be small (IMC only), held at a UCSB, hosted by SBC and MCR.

Dates: August 16-18 (Tu-Th)
Please plan on traveling Monday and Friday (Aug 15 and 19)
sessions to be held at both MSI (UCSB) and NCO (NCEAS, downtown)

local contact: Margaret. Gastil

GCE Data Toolbox source code now available under GPLv3 license

Source code for the GCE Data Toolbox, a MATLAB software library for metadata-based analysis, visualization, transformation and management of ecological data sets, is now publicly available under a GPLv3 license. Source code can be modified, used for other projects and re-distributed as long as the derived work is also released under a GPLv3 or equivalent license.

IMC comments for the Operational Plan

Please find attached the work document. We have tried to integrate all written comments and discussion items from the two VTCs. If you see something glaringly missing please e-mail to Corinna, Don and Margaret. We will need your feedback by today, Friday December 11th at 5 pm EST, 4 pm CST, 3 pm MST, 2 pm PST.

Databit Submissions for Fall 2009

Attention All,

The Fall 2009 issue of Databits is now open for submissions! I know that everyone has been busy and there are lots of topics and articles that each of us could contribute so I encourage everyone to submit something. Also, this is a great opportunity to reach out to some LTER affiliates for collaborations and have them contribute as well. Thanks in advance for the plethora of submissions that I know are forthcoming.

To make a submission, just go to the the following link:

Interesting Publication

Articles in Nature about data archiving and data sharing:

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