BigSkyEarth Conference: AstroGeoInformatics

BigSkyEarth Conference: AstroGeoInformatics

BigSkyEarth is organizing the conference AstroGeoInformatics – Knowledge Discovery in Big Data from Astronomy and Earth Observation in Tenerife, Spain, on December 17-19, 2018. The conference is hosted by Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias and Universidad de La Laguna. The BigSkyEarth book of the same topic will be presented at the conference! Conference contributions will be published as proceedings on zenodo.org.

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WGs meeting in Skopje

WGs meeting in Skopje

BigSkyEarth COST Action organizes its next WGs meeting in Skopje, fYR Macedonia, on July 13-14, 2018, at the Faculty of Computer Science and Enginee¸ring (FCSE), Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje. The meeting aims and facilitating joint research efforts and finalizing the work on BigSkyEarth book. The workshop will be an opportunity to discuss possibilities for the continuation of BigSkyEarth network collaboration after the end of COST funding.

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The last call for Conference Grant Applications

The last call for Conference Grant Applications

The is the last call for Conference Grants that are aimed at supporting PhD students and ECI researchers from Participating ITC to attend international science and technology related conferences not specifically organised by the COST Action. NOTE: The call is closed as of October 10, 2018.

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The last call for Short Term Scientific Missions

The last call for Short Term Scientific Missions

This is the last call for Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM) within BigSkyEarth COST Action. Short Term Scientific Missions (STSM) are exchange visits aimed at supporting individual mobility, strengthening existing networks and fostering collaboration between researchers. A STSM should specifically contribute to the scientific objectives of the COST Action, whilst at the same time allowing those partaking in the missions to learn new techniques, gain access to specific data, instruments and/or methods not available in their own institutions/organisations.
STSM applicants must be engaged in an official research programme as a PhD Student or postdoctoral fellow or can be employed by, or affiliated to, an Institution or legal entity which has within its remit a clear association with performing research. The institutions/organisations where applicants pursue their main strand of research are considered as Home institutions. The Host institution is the institution/organisation that will host the successful applicant.

NOTE: The call is closed as of October 10, 2018

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Presentations from the BigSkyEarth workshop

Presentations from the BigSkyEarth workshop

BigSkyEarth COST Action organized its third workshop, with the topic “Big Data processing in the forthcoming era of ultra-high resolutions“, in Novi Sad, Serbia, on February 26-27, 2018. The workshop participants discussed the challenges that arise with the expansion of remote sensing market using UAVs and with the expansion of astronomical sky surveys and airborne astronomy. Here you can find some of the presentations given at the workshop.

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