Biospheric Sciences - 618
Biospheric Sciences is a part of the Hydrospheric and Biospheric Sciences located at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Biospheric Sciences studies terrestrial ecosystems and their interactions with the atmosphere using multiscale remote sensing, modeling, and advanced analytical techniques.
Research Highlights: February
Kurt Thome1, Brian Wenny2, Nik Anderson3 and Jeff Czapla-Myers3 (1: Biospheric Sciences Lab, NASA GSFC , 2: SSAI, 3: University of Arizona)
Latest News: Brent Holben returned from a trip to Namibia to check on and maintain sun photometers installed for the AERONET project. The project and trip are highlighted in a NASA Earth Expeditions article titled "Into Africa Seeking the Desert Sun".
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Weekly Highlights: Jan. 30th
Published or Accepted Papers:
Poulter. Arneth, A, S Sitch, J Pongratz, BD Stocker, P Ciais, B Poulter (618), AD Bayer, A Bondeau, L Calle, LP Chini, T Gasser, M Fader, P Friedlingstein, E Kato, W Li, M Lindeskog, JEMS Nabel, TAM Pugh, E Robertson, N Viovy, C Yue, and S Zaehle. 2017. Historical carbon dioxide emissions caused by land-use changes are possibly larger than assumed. Nature Geoscience.
Delgado. On January 23, 2017, Sabrina Delgado Arias (618) presented, on behalf of the ICESat-2 applications team, an overview of the ICESat-2 Applications Program initiatives and the Early Adopter research in the context of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. This is part of the Uses of Earth Observations and Geospatial Information to Support Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals session chaired by Lawrence Friedl (NASA ESD, Washington DC) for the 12th Symposium on Societal Applications: Policy, Research and Practice hosted during the 97th American Meteorological Society annual meeting. More information.
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Brown Bag Seminars
Brown Bag Seminars are initiated as an informal forum to present your new work or updates to your 618 colleagues.
Seminars are typically held on Thursdays between 12:00 and 1:00 PM.
Next Seminar: Tomomichi Kato, Wednesday, March 01st, 2017
Please check the calendar for a list of past and upcoming seminars.
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Contact information for scientists can be found in the personnel list.