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ESPIn - Earth Surface Processes Modeling Summer Institute


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an IBP member program

Academic Level:
Undergraduates - Senior
Post-Baccalaureate
Graduate Students (Masters)
Graduate Students (PhD)
Postdoc & Early Career

Description:
ESPIn is a 10-day immersive training experience for 25 graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and/or early career faculty taking place in mid-August at the CSDMS Integration Facility at the University of Colorado in Boulder. ESPIn is designed to allow participants to make advances on critical earth surface processes research questions by teaching cyberinfrastructure skills. ESPIn will offer hands-on training in numerical modeling, best programming practices, open source software development, collaborative coding and version control systems, High Performance Computing and model uncertainty quantification. Several days will be dedicated to working in small teams on authentic research, data analysis and coding projects. Participants can also work on developing their own research codes. In addition, there will be dedicated time for a local fieldtrip, networking, and professional development. A mix of experienced scientists, visiting faculty, software engineers and research computing experts provide instruction.

Participant costs (enrollment, accommodations, breakfast and lunch on teaching days) are supported for 20 participants by ESPIn. However, applicants are responsible for the cost of transportation to and from Boulder, Colorado, for dinners, and all other incidental expenses.


Application Deadline: 4/1/2020

Program Dates: 8/13/2020 - 8/21/2020

Participating Institution(s):
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University of Colorado, Boulder (Lead)
Tulane University

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Applied Mathematics
Computational Sciences
Computer Sciences
Environmental Sciences
Geological Sciences
Hydrology
Marine Sciences & Oceanography
Spatial/Geographic Information Systems
STEM Fields

Keywords:
Computational Modeling
Computer Modeling
Cyber Infrastructure
Fluvial Geomorphology
Geodynamics
Geosciences
Geospatial Modeling
High Performance Computing
Landscape Modeling
Mathematical Modelling

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)


Page last updated 11/13/2019
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