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The Earth Observer: Jan - Feb, 2019

Volume 31, Issue 1

In This Issue

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  • Editor’s CornerFront Cover
  • Feature Article
  • NASA’s Outreach Activities at the 2018 AGU Fall Meeting in Our Nation’s Capital4
  • Meeting Summaries
  • The Continuity Quest Continues: Summary of the 2018 MODIS–VIIRS Science Team Meeting7
  • Summary of First Joint GRACE and GRACE Follow-On Science Team Meeting17
  • In The News
  • Huge Cavity in Antarctic Glacier Signals Rapid Decay22
  • 2018 Fourth Warmest Year in Continued Warming Trend, According to NASA, NOAA24
  • Regular Features
  • NASA Earth Science in the News25
  • Science Calendars27

Editor’s Corner
Steve Platnick
EOS Senior Project Scientist

The new year got off to a challenging start for many of us when much of the U.S. Government—including NASA—shut down from December 23, 2018 to January 25, 2019. Fortunately, The Earth Observer contractor staff was able to continue working. While the specific plans for this issue had to be tweaked and the production schedule inevitably slipped, the publication before you is a testament to the resiliency of the team. For hardcopy subscribers to the newsletter, the previous issue of the newsletter (November–December 2018) likely only recently found its way to your mailbox due to furlough-induced printing delays...