As part of a NSF-funded Research Coordination Networking project, the Resource Discovery Initiative for Field Stations, one to two weeks of “free” hands-on training in information management and/or GIS will be offered for 20 OBFS individuals.
Location: La Selva, Costa Rica
Costs: The NSF support will be targeted to covering airfare (50-100% of the airfare depending on length of stay or budgetary constraints), lodging and per diem. See attached form for more details
Course space: Up to 20 participants will be selected (criteria include date of application and diversity, including ethnicity, race, gender and geographic diversity). Preference will also be given to filled stations that have not had prior participation in these training workshops.
Who should attend: Those personnel who are or will be active in developing, implementing, or expanding information management and/or capabilities at a field station or marine laboratory.
Forms and Information:
Items to bring:
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under award 0225676. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recomendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation (NSF).
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