2016 IEEE 12th International Conference on eScience recognizes the following four papers as among the best of the conference:

Conducting Reproducible Research with Umbrella: Tracking, Creating, and Preserving Execution Environments
Haiyan Meng*, University of Notre Dame; Alexander Vyushkov, University of Notre Dame; Matthias Wolf, University of Notre Dame; Anna Woodard, University of Notre Dame ; Douglas Thain, University of Notre Dame

A Framework for Scientific Workflow Reproducibility in the Cloud
Rawaa Qasha*, Newcastle University; Jacek Cala, Newcastle University; Paul Watson, Newcastle University

Developing a Citizen Science Web Portal for Manual and Automated Ecological Image Detection
Marshall Mattingly*, University of North Dakota; Travis Desell, University of North Dakota

Globus Auth: A Research Identity and Access Management Platform
Steven Tuecke, Computation Institute; Rachana Ananthakrishnan, Computation Institute; Kyle Chard*, Computation Institute; Mattias Lidman, Computation Institute; Brendan McCollam, Computation Institute; Stephen Rosen, Computation Institute; Ian Foster, Computation Institute