2018 AHM Preview: Welcoming new community members

D. Sarah Stamps is Assistant Professor at Virginia Tech, and leader of the Geodesy and Tectonophysics Laboratory.

If you are attending the AHM next month as a new – or a veteran – member of the EarthCube community, don’t miss the Early Career Scientist Breakfast Wednesday morning. Leadership Council representative D. Sarah Stamps and Science Committee co-Chair Kristen Rasmussen will be leading the event this year, and it is sure to be a great icebreaker before the opening plenary begins.

Like last year’s “101” sessions, the breakfast will familiarize newcomers with EarthCube’s mission, structure, and goals, giving fuller context to meeting objectives.

Veterans will welcome new members

Though billed as a breakfast for “Early Career Scientists,” AHM organizers want to provide ample opportunity for networking, and have invited veteran members to welcome early career participants. “I’m excited to provide an introduction to our community,” said Stamps. “EarthCube is crucial to advancing the geosciences. Communicating this to early career scientists will hopefully inspire them to make use of new and existing EarthCube cybertools.”

New cybertools mean next-level geoscience research

Stamps is passionate about modernizing geosciences for our cyber-connected society and advancing geoscience technical expertise in developing countries. “EarthCube is coming upon a time when cybertools are mature enough to be used and take geoscience to the next level,” she said. “I hope participants will leave the meeting understanding fully the value of EarthCube for the geoscience community.”


  • D. Sarah Stamps (Twitter)
  • Kristen Rasmussen

Register for the All Hands Meeting

The 2018 All Hands Meeting is just around the corner! This year’s theme, “Platform for Integration” addresses a wide variety of topics, from hands-on demo of the P418 pilot project on EarthCube-related use cases, to audience engagement. Reserve your spot today!

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