Data Science and Agriculture - Webinar
Tuesday, May 22 @ 1:00 PM -2:00 PM EDT

This webinar's original air date has passed, but you may view a recording - enter password mShjCGm7 for access. Please forgive the echo during the introduction - we got it under control before the first presentation began!

Join us for our next webinar where University of Maryland iSchool Fellows Shivam Saith and Akshat Pant discuss applications and aspects of data science as it relates to agriculture.

  • Shivam will present "An analysis of the trends in nutrient sentiments across the years (1980-Present)," where he discusses creating visualizations to display trends in sentiments for the 6 essential nutrients in official USDA Dietary Guidelines.

  • Akshat will present "Analysis of the Global Biodiversity Information Facility and the NAL Thesaurus," where he discusses how he sought to analyze the agriculturally relevant data in GBIF using information from the NAL Thesaurus.


Each month we offer a webinar with topics ranging from introduction for new users to topics with a more targeted focus. We also leave time for organized question and answer periods. To join us for any of the upcoming webinars, you can:

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If there are any topics you want to see covered, please let us know. We may be able to incorporate them into upcoming webinars.

Upcoming Webinar Schedule:

Tuesday, May 22 @ 1:00 PM -2:00 PM EDT - Data Science and Agriculture
Tuesday, June 26 @ 1:00 PM -2:00 PM EDT- Creating Data Dictionaries
Tuesday, July 24 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT - What's New? Updated Features in the Ag Data Commons