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The Earth Observer: Jan - Feb, 2018

Volume 30, Issue 1

In This Issue

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  • Editor's CornerFront Cover
  • Summary of 2017 Earth Science Senior Review Findings4
  • Feature Articles
  • NASA's Outreach Activities at AGU5
  • Meeting Summaries
  • Interagency Workshop on Societal Applications of Satellite Data for Ocean Health and Fisheries9
  • 2017 Landsat Science Team Summer Meeting Summary21
  • 2017 GRACE Science Team Meeting Summary26
  • Summary of the GOFC-GOLD Twentieth-Anniversary Regional Networks Summit29
  • 2017 CLARREO Science Definition Team Meeting Summary36
  • In The News
  • Prototype Space Sensors Take Test Ride on NASA ER-240
  • NASA-Led Study Solves a Methane Puzzle42
  • NASA Study: First Direct Proof of Ozone Hole Recovery Due to Chemicals Ban43
  • Announcements
  • Paul Newman Receives Award During Montreal Protocol 30th Anniversary Awards8
  • Regular Features
  • NASA Earth Science in the News45
  • Science Calendars47

Editor's Corner

Steve Platnick EOS Senior Project Scientist

NASA will commemorate the 60th anniversary of its establishment later this year, with various milestones being celebrated throughout the year. For example, January 31, 2018, marked the 60th anniversary of the launch of Explorer 1, the first U.S. space satellite.1 In this year of milestones, it seems fitting that the first editorial of 2018 highlights results from an assessment of missions in extended operations, provides a status on...