NOROCK EcoLunch Seminar Series
NOROCK EcoLunch is a forum for students, researchers, visiting scientists and collaborators in the environmental sciences to present their current and past work. Presentations will range from brown bag discussions of ongoing projects to more formal seminar presentations.
Date: Tuesday, November 6
Time: 12 p.m. Mountain Time
Presenters: Courtney Owens, Dionne Zoanni, and Eric Larson - CHS Service Management
Title: USGS Cloud Hosting Solutions Services
Abstract: Cloud Hosting Solutions (CHS) is the required, supported, secure Cloud offering for USGS Science Centers and mission programs. Available since 2015, CHS provides on-demand computing resources and services in the Cloud through Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Learn about current and future CHS service offerings that are of interest to researchers. The presentation will highlight recent pilots demonstrating the capabilities of our future Sensor Processing and Data Visualization services.
Location: First Floor Conference Room, "Madison Room", 2327 University Way, Suite 2. (Click HERE for directions)
Meeting passcode: 59098744
Video: Join Hangout
November 20th - available
December 4th - Peter Billman: Pikas & Climate Change in the N. Rockies
December 18th - Kimberly Szcodronski: TBD
Mountain ecosystems are expected to change with continued reductions in annual snowpack that have been observed worldwide over the past half-century. Recent snow droughts in North America have been attributed to unusually warm temperatures that cause winter precipitation to fall as rain, rather than snow. Many species of alpine wildlife depend on snowpack for insulation from extreme cold and...