Summer Institute for Geoscientists

5.02.2005 -- This institute, hosted by the GEON project, will held July 18-22 at the San Diego Supercomputer Center, UCSD.  This week-long, hands-on course will introduce geoscientists to commonly used and emergent information technology tools.

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Topics to be covered include data modeling, Web Services, and geographic information systems. A brief introduction will also be provided to key concepts in grid computing, parallel programming, and scientific workflows. While the institute is open to everyone, graduate students and postdocs are especially encouraged to apply.

This workshop is made possible through funding provided by the National Science Foundation. Participants' local expenses (on-campus accommodations and meals) will be paid for, as well as all CSIG-related materials.  Travel arrangements and expenses will be the responsibility of each participant.

Further information and online registration can be accessed via the GEON website at  The application deadline is June 13, 2005.

Questions can be sent to Margaret Banton, GEON Project Coordinator,, 858-534-5070.