Earth Science Informatics: A Discipline in the Making

Earth Science Informatics: A Discipline in the Making

In a recent
blog post
, I wrote:

Perhaps two years ago, it was a challenge to find appropriate sessions
at the American Geophysical Union [AGU] Fall Meeting for submissions that
addressed the intersection between geophysics and knowledge
representation.

A year ago, there were quite a few to choose from.

This year, I was almost overwhelmed by choice.

There’s a very good reason for this sea change.

A critical mass of like-minded researchers is working hard to raise
awareness through tangible outcomes. Some recent outcomes include:

In short, it’s rapidly becoming an exciting time to be involved in the
emergence of this fledgling discipline.

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