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The Earth Observer: Mar - Apr, 2014

Volume 26, Issue 2

In This Issue

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  • Editor’s Corner Front Cover
  • Feature Articles
  • The Earth Observer: Twenty-Five Years Telling NASA’s Earth Science Story4
  • Meeting/Workshop Summaries
  • NASA LCLUC Science Team Meeting on Land Use and Water Resources in Central Asia14
  • Ocean Surface Topography Science Team Meeting20
  • Landsat Science Team Meeting: First Landsat 8 Evaluations24
  • 2013 GRACE Science Team Meeting29
  • ESIP Federation’s 2014 Winter Meeting: Celebrating 15 Years of Activity34
  • SORCE Science Team Meeting36
  • In The News
  • Warm Rivers Play Role in Arctic Sea Ice Melt43
  • NASA Radar Demonstrates Ability to Foresee Sinkholes44
  • NASA and JAXA Launch New Satellite to Measure Global Rain and Snow46
  • Regular Features
  • NASA Earth Science in the News 48
  • NASA Science Mission Directorate – Science Education and Public Outreach Update 50
  • Science Calendars 51

Editor’s Corner

Steve Platnick, EOS Senior Project Scientist

We are delighted to announce that this issue of The Earth Observer marks our 25th anniversary. In honor of this milestone, a special printed version of this anniversary issue is presented in full-color. (Note that all electronic issues have been available in color since 2011, see Our first issue came out in March 1989—the same month and year that a distributed information system, which came to be called the World Wide Web, was proposed at CERN. At that time...