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Posts by: Antonio Abellan

2018.05 | MSc Project | Enjoying the journey

  As you set out for Ithaka hope the voyage is a long one, full of adventure, full of discovery. Laistrygonians and Cyclops, angry Poseidon—don’t be afraid of them: you’ll never find things like that on your way as long as you keep your thoughts raised high, as long as a rare excitement stirs your spirit and your body. Laistrygonians…

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2018.03 | Virtual Geoscience Conference (August 2018)

Hi, just a gently reminder that the abstract submission deadline for the 3rd Virtual Geoscience Conference is approaching very fast… have you submitted your abstract yet? The 3rd Virtual Geoscience Conference (VGC) provides a meeting place for researchers and industry members at the forefront of technological developments and latest applications of geomatics and visualization tools in the geosciences. This year,…

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2018.01 | ERC-Responder project | New website

I would like to share with you the new website of the RESPONDER project, a five years ERC grant (2017-2021) leaded by Dr. Poul Christoffersen and prof. Bryn Hubbard. The project is aiming to resolve subglacial properties, hydrological networks and dynamic evolution of ice flow on the Greenland Ice Sheet and I am contributing on tasks related with the acquisition…

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2017.12 | New policy on open source code [Computers & Geosciences]

As a recently appointed member of the editorial board of Computers and Geosciences journal, I would like to share with you the new open-source policy that I totally support: Computer code availability: For each software-accompanied submission, a compulsory software availability section is requested. Open-source code is both a way of ensuring reproducibility and an incentive for the distribution and re-use…

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2017.10 | RockModels project | new website

I would like to share with you the new website of the RockModels project,  a three years project (2017-2019) lead by profs. Jordi Corominas and Nieves Lantada from the Technical school of Catalonia (UPC). This new scientific journey, as the logical continuation of the RockRisk project (2014-2016), will provide more effective tools and algorithms for predict and prevent rockfalls. Interestingly,…

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2017.10 | Are we ready for sharing data in public repositories?

Dear colleagues, More and more journals are now inviting authors to deposit their data to data repositories as part of the manuscript submission process (see for instance the editorial and policy of Nature on this respect and the interesting story of the editor in chief of the Journal of Geophysical Research). In this line, Mendeley has recently launched Mendeley Data,…

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2017.09 | Short courses – GSA Annual Meeting in Seattle

Are you a PhD student / Early Stage Researcher looking into 3D? Then, don’t miss out this opportunity to attend to the following short courses during the Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting, Oct.2017    🙂  . 502. High Resolution Topography & 3D Imaging 1: Introduction to Terrestrial Lidar Scanning Fri. 20 Oct., 8am – 5pm Co-Sponsor: UNAVCO Abstract: This…

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