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The Earth Observer: Jan - Feb, 2001

Volume 13, Issue 1

In This Issue

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  • Editor's CornerFront Cover
  • Science Team Meetings
  • Minutes of the Seventeenth Earth Observing System (EOS) Investigators Working Group (IWG) Meeting3
  • Clouds and the Earth’s Radiant Energy System (CERES) Science Team Meeting10
  • Report on Landsat Science Team Meeting15
  • Summary of the Third Joint TOPEX/Poseidon and Jason-1 Science Working Team Meeting17
  • Goddard Earth Science (GES) Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) User Working Group (UWG)19
  • Science Articles
  • Africa’s Lake Chad Shrinks By 20 Times Due To Irrigation Demands26
  • Announcements
  • Dr. Jim Hansen Wins Heinz Award2
  • EOS Scientists in the News24
  • Earth Science Education Update25
  • EOS Science Calendar27
  • Global Science Calendar27
  • Information/InquiriesBack cover

Editor's Corner

Michael King, EOS Senior Project Scientist

The Office of Earth Science has now finalized the selection of proposals arising from the NASA Research Announcement (NRA) for validation studies for data products from the EOS Aqua platform and EOS-related spectroscopic studies. NASA received 84 proposals in response to this announcement, 27 of which have been selected. The final selection results can be summarized as follows...