Early Adopters Call - Earth System Data Lab (ESDL)

Earth System Data Lab (ESDL)

This call is directed at early career researchers to co-shape the development of the ESDL. If you are a researcher at an early stage of your career, you are cordially invited submit a concise proposal for a self-contained project to showcase the potential and the limitations of the ESDL and help shaping it’s future way. Please read on to find out how to apply and the timeline.




· 15th September: Submit a mini-proposal – 1000 words or less – explaining your intended project. The mini-proposals should clarify your scientific idea, question or application. Please specify which data streams you intent to use (from the ones already listed on the website, but feel free to request others), and in which context the research can be realized (your master thesis, your PhD thesis, your night time hobby, …). Please submit the mini-proposal together with a short CV that clarifies your scientific background and preparedness by clicking on the button below!

· October: Response by the ESDL if your project has been accepted."

· November: Participation in an online training and access to the cloud computation facilities of the ESDL.

· December-March: Realization of your project with a short written statement, and a fully reproducible workflow as a jupyter notebook which will be openly shared online and assessed by your peers.

· April: Assessing at least one other project submitted by someone else.

· April/May: Participation in a meeting at the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry showing your results, discussing the emerging problems, providing the development team with clear tasks for future developments.

· June: Selected proposal will be granted with 3000 Euros to support the participation to the Workshop in Germany and other conferences or paper publication costs.

To apply please click here www.earthsystemdatalab.net/index.php/open-call