Intelligent systems for geosciences: An essential research agenda

Yolanda Gil, Suzanne A. Pierce, Hassan Babaie, Arindam Banerjee, Kirk Borne, Gary Bust, Michelle Cheatham, Imme Ebert-Uphoff, Carla Gomes, Mary Hill, John Horel, Leslie Hsu, Jim Kinter, Craig Knoblock, David Krum, Vipin Kumar, Pierre Lermusiaux, Yan Liu, Chris North, Victor PankratiusShanan Peters, Beth Plale, Allen Pope, Sai Ravela, Juan Restrepo, Aaron Ridley, Hanan Samet, Shashi Shekhar

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A research agenda for intelligent systems that will result in fundamental new capabilities for understanding the Earth system.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)76-84
Number of pages9
JournalCommunications of the ACM
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2019

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Funding Information:
This work was sponsored in part by the Directorate for Computer and In formation Science and Engineering (CISE) and the Directorate for Geosciences (GEO) of the U.S. National Science Foundation under awards IIS-1533930 and ICER-1632211. We thank NSF CISE and GEO program directors for their guidance and suggestions, in particular Hector Muñoz-Avila and Eva Zanzerkia for their guidance, and Todd Leen, Frank Olken, Sylvia Spengler, Amy Walton, and Maria Ze-mankova for suggestions and feedback. We also thank all the participants in the Research Coordination Network on Intelligent Systems for Geosciences for creating the intellectual space for productive discussions across these disciplines.

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