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The Earth Observer: Jul - Aug, 2019

In This Issue

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  • Editor’s CornerFront Cover
  • Feature Article
  • The Living Legacy of Landsat 7: Still Going Strong after 20 Years in Orbit4
  • Meeting Summaries
  • ECOSTRESS 2019 Workshop Summary: Science, Applications, and Hands-On Training15
  • Summary of the 2019 ABoVE Science Team Meeting19
  • Summary of the Thirty-First CERES Science Team Meeting23
  • In The News
  • When Drought Threatens Crops: NASA’s Role in Famine Warnings27
  • NASA Helps Warn of Harmful Algal Blooms in Lakes, Reservoirs29
  • NASA's ECOSTRESS Maps European Heat Wave from Space31
  • Regular Features
  • NASA Earth Science in the News33
  • Earth Science Meeting and Workshop Calendars35

Editor’s Corner
Steve Platnick
EOS Senior Project Scientist

The International Space Station (ISS) is currently hosting six NASA Earth Science instruments. This editorial provides an update on several of these ongoing observations. From its perch on the Japanese Experiment Module–Exposed Facility (JEM-EF), NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-3 (OCO-3) captured its first observations of reflected sunlight on June 25, 2019. Just weeks later, the OCO-3 team made its first determinations of…