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The Earth Observer: Sep - Oct, 2002

Volume 14, Issue 5

In This Issue

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  • Editor's CornerFront Cover
  • Reports from the MODIS Science Team Meeting
  • Overview of Meeting and Summary of Data Access Panel Discussion3
  • Atmospheres Discipline Summary9
  • Oceans Discipline Summary11
  • Land Discipline Summary12
  • Other Items of Interest
  • Kudos: SeaWiFS Team Wins Pecora Award2
  • Image: MODIS Captures First Snowfall of the Season8
  • MODIS Vegetation Retrieval Workshop Summary14
  • Summary of the Third International Workshop on Multiangular Measurements and Models16
  • Report From a Workshop on Global-to-Regional Pollution20
  • Kudos: EOS Colleagues Named Senior Fellows22
  • Summary of Earth Science Enterprise Outreach Workshop23
  • EOS Clearinghouse (ECHO) is Open for Limited Release31
  • Regular Features
  • EOS Scientists in the News35
  • Earth Science Education Program Update37
  • Science Calendars39
  • The Earth Observer Information/InquiriesBack cover

Editor's Corner

Michael King, EOS Senior Project Scientist

The agenda has been set for the upcoming EOS Investigators Working Group (IWG), scheduled for November 18-20 at the Turf Valley Resort and Conference Center in Ellicott City, MD. The IWG is the primary forum for sharing information on the latest EOS program and science activities, typically attracting around 150 attendees.

The science portion of the agenda deviates slightly from the last meeting, where the meeting was divided into sessions following the ESE science research strategy (variability, forcing, response, consequence, prediction) rather than science themes (e.g., atmosphere, ocean, etc.). This year, we are focusing on new science results from Aqua and other recently launched missions, including Jason-1, GRACE, and SAGE III. Aqua Project Scientist Claire Parkinson will chair a session on...