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Seminar on High-resolution mapping in the Pacific

Date: September 30, 2022 Time: 2- 4 pm Location: Keller 102 and Zoom Register for the Seminar: https://ci.its.hawaii.edu/portal/seminars/hidsi-seminar-series/fall-semester-2022/high-resolution-mapping-in-the-pacific/ Seminar Abstract: Current and detailed geospatial data are necessary for addressing a variety of important issues and tasks facing Hawaiʻi and neighboring Pacific Island nations. Examples include invasive species detection, quantification and prediction of the impacts of …

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Water Resilience in Hawai‘i

A UH Innovation ConferenceOctober 28, 2022 Water has always been our most precious resource and recent events have highlighted how fragile this lifeline can be. Combined with Hawai‘i’s geographic isolation, it is especially important to develop resilient and sustainable practices to ensure that future generations can safely live, work and play in the islands. As the …

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NSF EPSCoR Workshop 2022 🗓

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has incredible potential to improve modern life by addressing many of society’s major challenges related to human health, economic stability, and food security. This workshop will bring researchers together to discuss current frontier AI research, as well as potential applications and limitations of AI in addressing science challenges from other domains in STEM, …

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Cloud Water Interception in Hawaii: Observations and Modeling 🗓

SPEAKER:  Han TsengDATE AND TIME:  Friday, 4 March 2022, 2 pm (HST) Cloud water interception (CWI), the passive capturing of fog water by plants, is a unique ecohydrological process in tropical montane cloud forests that has long been believed to increase water supply. By gaining extra water from the passing clouds, vegetation in the cloud zone on …

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Data Visualization 🗓

Registration: http://go.hawaii.edu/PsV Workshop Description Vision is the primary channel through which humans interpret most of the information in the world. So it isn’t surprising that half of the human brain is dedicated to processing visual imagery. Visualization is particularly important in the age of Big Data, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, as it enables humans to …

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JEDI Training for Data Science 🗓

Registration: http://go.hawaii.edu/Vsf Workshop Description Justice, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (JEDI) are challenges across STEM and in the emerging field of data science. In this workshop a panel will discuss these issues, covering topics ranging from inclusion and allyship to algorithmic bias and data feminism, and how justice-oriented approaches to data science teaching and learning may …

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FAIR Data Management, Security and Ethics 🗓

Registration: http://go.hawaii.edu/3sV Workshop Description This workshop focuses on introducing FAIR data management practices — FAIR stands for Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability, and Reusability. Prerequisites: Modern web browser HydroShare account Learning Objectives: Attendees will learn how to incorporate these concepts into data management, additionally, the seminar will address data security and ethics. Tools used in this workshop: Modern …

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