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Data Science for USGS Minerals Big Data

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Note: Pizza and bottled water are provided.

6:30 p.m. Welcome and Introduction (New Tutorial and Mentoring) Slides ( EarthCube ( Key Documents (, EarthCube Data Science Publications ( and Key Documents (

6:45 p.m. Brief Member Introductions

7:00 p.m. Dr. Sophia B. Liu (, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Mendenhall Postdoc Fellow, Slides (; USGS Civic Hacking Challenges on Hackpad ( and Slack (

7:15 p.m. Brief Comments from Subject Matter Experts in the USGS Energy, Minerals, and Environmental Health Programs (invited)

7:30 p.m.​ Brand Niemann, Data Science for USGS Minerals Big Data (

7:45 p.m. Open Discussion: Opportunity to show and tell proof-of-concepts, provide recommendations, and discuss opportunities and challenges with producing data science publications at USGS

8:45 p.m. Networking

9:00 p.m. Depart

Example Dynamically Linked Interactive Visualization: 2014 US Net Import Reliance