Hack Weeks Gaining Ground in the Earth and Space Sciences

Published on Eos.org

Workshops that fuse traditional learning with Silicon Valley–inspired “hack sessions” are giving scientists a new venue to build community and sharpen their skills.

This week in Seattle, geoscientists from around the world are crowding in front of laptops in a classroom at the University of Washington to discuss code.

The reason? It’s the 2018 Geohackweek, an interactive workshop focused on helping geoscientists push the boundaries of geospatial research by teaching them open-source software and data analysis tools.

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