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Dr. N. Christina Hsu
Deputy Suomi NPP/JPSS Project Scientist

Mailing Address: 

Code 613
Goddard Space Flight Center
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Greenbelt, MD 20771


Dr. N. Christina Hsu received the B.S. degree from the National Taiwan University, Taipei, R.O.C., in Taipei, Taiwan in 1984, and the Ph.D. degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, in 1991, both in atmospheric sciences. She joined Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), Greenbelt, MD, as a Physical Scientist in the Climate and Radiation Branch, Laboratory for Atmospheres, in February 2005. From 2001 to 2005 she was an Associate Research Scientist in the Goddard Earth Sciences and Technology Center, University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She is a member of the EOS MODIS, CERES, TOMS, Aura, and NPP Science Teams, where her focus is on the properties of aerosols in both the UV and visible spectra and determination of the radiative forcing due to tropospheric aerosols. She is also the PI responsible for the operational MODIS Deep Blue aerosol products. Her research experience includes aerosol-climate interaction studies and development of near-real-time satellite retrieval of aerosols using SeaWiFS and MODIS measurements over ocean and over land including bright-reflecting dust source regions for field campaigns.