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The Earth Observer: Nov - Dec, 2003

Volume 15, Issue 6

In This Issue

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  • Editor's CornerFront Cover
  • Meeting/Workshop Summaries
  • CERES Science Team Meeting3
  • Minutes from the September Aura Meeting8
  • Minutes from the HDF/HDF-EOS Workshop VII12
  • Summary of the Alaska Satellite Facility User Working Group Meeting20
  • Other Items of Interest
  • Introducing the MODIS Atmosphere Level 2 Joint Product16
  • MODIS Monitors Florida’s Ocean Dispersal of the Piney Point Phosphate Treated Wastewater21
  • Landsat Anomaly24
  • Black Soot and Snow: A Warmer Combination26
  • Regular Features
  • EOS Scientists in the News28
  • Earth Science Education Program Update30
  • Science Calendars31
  • The Earth Observer Information/InquiriesBack cover

Editor's Corner

Michael King, EOS Senior Project Scientist

I just returned from the American Geophysical Union‘s (AGU) Annual Conference in San Francisco where there were approximately 9,000 attendees. NASA’s Earth Science Enterprise was well represented with numerous posters and sessions chaired by representatives of the SORCE, ICESat, Aqua and Aura teams. There were three NASA Earth Science Press Conferences that were well attended: ICESat Findings; 25 years of TOMS: Season of an Ozone Hole; and Urbanization’s Climate Effects. This was an outstanding venue for showcasing ESE’s research during 2003. Thanks to the Earth Science News Team and Public Affairs for...