Open Position: Project Data Officer at SIOS Knowledge Centre!

SIOS is looking for a scientific programmer for its office in Longyearbyen, Svalbard!

If you have a background in e.g. geophysics and are up for an adventure close to the North pole you should apply for this 3-years’ position!

You would be part of an international team at the SIOS Knowledge Centre, work with scientific data management across distributed data centres, rich scientific data documentation and publishing and outreach activities related to the above mentioned.

The position offers you an unforgettable experience on a remote island with stunning nature, yet rich cultural and re-creative life in town. You will work in a highly international environment and connect to SIOS partners in 10 countries.

Application deadline: 30 October 2023

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Open position: Scientific researcher (m/f/x) assessing the risk of Amazon rainforest dieback in models, Physical Geography and Land Use Systems, LMU’s Department of Geography, Germany

LMU’s Department of Geography investigates vegetation-climate interactions. The group develops and applies the latest generation of land and Earth system models and integrates them with observations. Key research questions are the fate of ecosystems under the pressures of land use and climate change, Earth system feedbacks via energy, water and biogeochemical cycles, and the role of vegetation for greenhouse gas emissions reduction and CO2 removals in support of the Paris Agreement. The team is strongly involved in large international collaborations such as the Global Carbon Project, CMIP and IPCC.

The scientific researcher will be part of the Horizon Europe project “ClimTip”. Large-scale Earth system tipping events could have severe consequences for climate, ecosystems and society. ClimTip combines paleoclimate, observational and model data to identify tipping elements and early-warning signals. In close collaboration with Prof. Niklas Boers (ClimTip lead, Technical University Munich) LMU leads the assessment of the risk of Amazon forest dieback. The scientific researcher will

  • coordinate a comparison across international Earth system modeling groups to assess the non-linearity of the response of the Amazon rainforest to combined land-use and climate change
  • contribute and analyze own simulations with the ICON Earth System Model
  • take a leading role in the development of scientific publications.

Deadline for applications is 10th November 2023. Read more and apply here:

Open position: Funded PhD opportunity in ocean carbon observing technologies, National Oceanography Centre (NOC), Southamption, UK

NOC are seeking a PhD candidate who will lead the optimisation of novel autonomous sensor and sampler technologies through laboratory tests and field trials, integrated on autonomous platforms such as the Autosub Long Range and gliders (e.g. SEAEXPLORER). The successful candidate will demonstrate these technologies and develop new autonomous observing strategies during planned and funded sea trials to the North and mid-latitude Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea.

The candidate will collaborate with the wider European ocean carbon observing community and observing technology developers through project GEORGE and will join new deployment opportunities (e.g. Liguria Sea, Porcupine Abyssal Plane) as they become available, collecting data which will improve our understanding of ocean acidification and carbon dynamics. The potential of these new technologies for citizen science and capacity building applications in developing countries will also be addressed.

Deadline for applications is 3rd January 2024. Read more and apply here:

Open and FAIR environmental data for societal benefits, an ENVRI-FAIR policy event

June 20 @ 2:45 pm – 4:45 pm


The ENVRI-FAIR project (2019–2023) is coming to an end, and the achieved results are impressive. In a community effort, the European environmental Research Infrastructures have converged towards the provision of fully open and FAIR data and services that are crucial to provide solutions for the major challenges of our planet: climate change and its impacts on the Earth system, our ability to respond to and predict natural hazards, and our understanding and prevention of ecosystem loss. This event will highlight the main achievements of the ENVRI Community and their concrete applications to benefit our societies. It will open up for future ways to increase the societal impact of the European environmental cluster.

The event will take place on 20.6.2023, from 14:45-16:45 CEST, online and at Lund University, room Lux Aula, Helgonavägen 3 223 62 Lund, Sweden.


Welcome to the European Community of Environmental RIs, ENVRI
Andreas Petzold Coordinator of the ENVRI-FAIR project
Werner Kutsch Chair of the Board of European Environmental Research Infrastructures

ENVRI enables open science
Anca Hienola Co-Coordinator of the ENVRI-FAIR project
All environmental data and services provided by the ENVRI Community are ready to be integrated into the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC).

ENVRI makes cross-disciplinarity a reality
Niklas Blomberg Director of the European life sciences infrastructure, ELIXIR
Rory Fitzgerald Director of the European Social Survey, ESS
Breaking silos is a major achievement, not only inside the ENVRI Community, but beyond the environmental cluster.

ENVRI supports the work with FAIR data and services in the cloud
Peter Thijsse Project Manager at MARIS
Blue-Cloud is an example of advanced services (harmonised data access, Virtual Research Environments…) using FAIR data in the cloud that support the research community and businesses.

Questions and answers

ENVRI gives access to Europe’s environmental data
Ulrich Bundke Data Manager of ENVRI-FAIR
Angeliki Adamaki Project Manager at Lund University-ICOS Carbon Portal
The ENVRI-Hub demonstrator is the major achievement of ENVRI-FAIR and represents a crucial step in making European data from the environmental cluster accessible to all.

Questions and answers

Together towards higher societal impact: the future of ENVRI
Andreas Petzold Coordinator of the ENVRI-FAIR project

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EOSC Future Train-the-Trainer Active Learning Course

June 26 @ 10:00 am – June 29 @ 12:00 pm

The EOSC Future project is excited to announce its Train-the-Trainer Active Learning Course online June 26-29 2023, 10.00 – 12:00 CEST. This four-day online course covers four different modules for trainers to enhance their understanding of EOSC and various related topics alongside their ability to integrate it into their training activities.

The first module, Preparing to Train about EOSC, will provide trainers with an overview of EOSC, its role in enabling open science, and its main components. The second module, Using the EOSC Portal, will delve into the various services and functionalities available on the EOSC Portal and how trainers can utilise them in their training activities. The third module, Addressing Legal and Ethical Issues relating to EOSC Use, will cover the legal and ethical issues involved in EOSC use, and the ways in which trainers can address these issues in their training activities. Finally, the fourth module, Crafting your own Training using the EOSC Knowledge Hub and Other Resources, will provide trainers with hands-on experience in creating their own training using EOSC resources and the EOSC Knowledge Hub.

Trainers can sign up for one, all, or a combination of the modules, depending on their interests and needs. The course will be delivered online via Zoom from 26-29 June 2023.

Registration is open until 19 June 2023 on the event page. As there is limited space for participants, registration may close early when the maximum attendance list is reached. Should you not be available on these dates, look forward to a repeat of this course from 11-16 September 2023!

Start: June 26 @ 10:00 am
End: June 29 @ 12:00 pm

EOSC Symposium 2023

September 20 – September 22

We are pleased to inform you that the dates and location are set for this year’s EOSC Symposium. From 20-22 September 2023, the extended EOSC community will come together in Madrid, Spain.

EOSC Symposium 2023 will be organised by EOSC Future, together with the EOSC Tripartite collaboration (the EOSC Association, the EOSC Steering Board and the European Commission), in the context of the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union.


Last year’s event, which took place in Prague on 14-17 November 2022, marked the EOSC Symposium’s return as an in-person event, with over 400 participants. This year, the event will be fully hybrid, facilitating broader exchanges – in person and online – between stakeholders from ministries, policy makers, research organisations, service providers, research e-infrastructures and research communities from across Europe and beyond.

You can get a glimpse of discussions from EOSC Symposium 2022 in the event recap video here.


A call for applications will open in April. In the meantime, you can sign up for the event waiting list via the #EOSCsymposium23 website.

Start: September 20
End: September 22

Innovation in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques virtual workshop

(Past Event) Innovation in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques virtual workshop

June 8 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This workshop is aimed at all industry professionals, researchers, and students interested in innovation in atmospheric measurement techniques, including:

Research Organizations operating European Research Infrastructure (RI) or interested in RI data and services

Private Companies offering scientific instrumentation or services in the field of atmospheric measurement

Industrial End-Users looking for new technologies/services

Air Quality Networks interested in enhancing their monitoring capacities

Policy-makers and other responsible bodies, interested in enhancing their capacity to inform, monitor and report on national and international (EU, UNFCCC) environmental directive.

The workshop is hosted by three EU RIs working in the Atmospheric Measurements remit, ACTRIS, ICOS and IAGOS, together with the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East Climate and Atmosphere Research Center (EMME-CARE). It is organized by the Climate and Atmosphere Research Center (CARE-C) of the Cyprus Institute with the support of the University of Helsinki, the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Mainz (MPIC), the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA).

Date: June 8
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm