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The Earth Observer: Nov - Dec, 2016

Volume 28, Issue 6

In This Issue

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  • Editor’s CornerFront Cover
  • Feature Article
  • Eight Microsatellites, One Mission: CYGNSS4
  • Addressing Environmental Issues in America’s National Parks: A Collaboration Between NASA DEVELOP and the National Park Service14
  • Meeting/Workshop Summaries
  • Enabling Real-Time Earth Observations for Societal Benefits: The NASA Direct Readout Conference 201622
  • Summary of the Second GEDI Science Team Meeting31
  • 2016 Aura Science Team Meeting Summary37
  • Landsat Science Team: 2016 Summer Meeting Summary45
  • In The News
  • New, Space-Based View of Human-Made Carbon Dioxide51
  • See How Arctic Sea Ice Is Losing Its Bulwark Against Warming Summers52
  • 2016 Antarctic Ozone Hole Attains Moderate Size, Consistent With Scientific Expectations54
  • Kudos and Announcement
  • Congratulations to AGU and AMS Award Winners!13
  • Storytelling and More: NASA Science at the 2016 AGU Fall Meeting44
  • Congratulations William T. Pecora Award Winners50
  • Regular Features
  • NASA Earth Science in the News56
  • NASA Science Mission Directorate – Science Education and Public Outreach Update58
  • Science Calendars59

Editor’s Corner
Steve Platnick
EOS Senior Project Scientist

On November 19, 2016, NOAA’s GOES-R weather satellite (now known as GOES-16) was launched from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket. This is the first in a series of U.S. satellites that will extend the availability of...