Surviving the Precipitation Whiplash

DS421 students Kendall Calhoun and Sol Kim co-wrote an article “How to Start Adapting to California’s ‘Precipitation Whiplash‘” for Bay Nature Magazine. Kendall and Sol met journalist Eric Simons when he visited our Science Communication Workshop to discuss long-form science … Continued

Data Sonification

Data visualization is an art and a science data as far back as astral maps drawn in the Pleistocene in the Lascaux caves in France. Data sonification is a relatively new concept which leverages human perception to make connections to … Continued

DS421 Welcome 2016 Social

Welcome back students and faculty! DS421 students, faculty and advisors are¬†welcome to join us on August 29th from 5-7pm in the Valley Life Sciences Bldg Courtyard. Enter through VSLB 2063. This year, the first cohort of students enters year two … Continued

DS421 Annual Report

The DS421 program has submitted our annual report to our External Advisory Committee, the Deans and Vice Chancellor of Research, Department Chairs and faculty advisors. Annual_Report_2016_DS421

Research Partners Invited!

Data Science for the 21st Century – External Partners¬†Invited! Developing data-driven solutions in the face of rapid global change Global environmental change poses critical environmental and societal needs, and the next generation of students are part of the future solutions. … Continued

DS421 Announces NSF-Funded Evaluator Workshop

The Data Sciences for the 21st Century: Environment and Society (DS421) program will host an evaluator workshop at UC Berkeley in spring 2016. Program evaluators will be invited from the 18 funded NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) programs located across the … Continued