About the Earth Observatory
The Earth Observatory’s mission is to share with the public the images, stories, and discoveries about the environment, Earth systems, and climate that emerge from NASA research, including its satellite missions, in-the-field research, and models.
Kevin Ward (Science Systems and Applications, Inc.): team leader
Michael Carlowicz (Science Systems and Applications, Inc.): managing editor
Jesse Allen (Science Systems and Applications, Inc.): data visualizer
Paul Przyborski (Science Systems and Applications, Inc.): programmer/dba/designer
Kathryn Hansen (Science Systems and Applications, Inc.): science writer
Adam Voiland (Science Systems and Applications, Inc.): science writer, social media editor
Josh Stevens (Science Systems and Applications, Inc.): data visualizer
Vipool Rathod (ADNET): system administration
Charles Ichoku (NASA): program manager
Vanessa Thomas, Laura Rocchio, Jeff Schmaltz and the MODIS Rapid Response Team at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, the Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, the NASA Earth Science News Team.
Science Advisory Board
Jim Acker (GSFC), Bob Cahalan (GSFC), Lin Chambers (LaRC), Tony Del Genio (GISS), Santiago Gasso (GSFC), Dorothy Hall (GSFC), George Huffman (GSFC), Charles Ichoku (GSFC), Jim Irons (GSFC), Ralph Kahn (GSFC), Jack Kaye (HQ), Michael King (University of Colorado, NASA Emeritus), Ron Kwok (JPL), Norman Kuring (GSFC), Rob Levy (GSFC), Norman Loeb (LaRC), Walt Meier (GSFC), Ramakrishna Nemani (ARC), Paul Newman (GSFC), Claire Parkinson (GSFC), Bill Patzert (JPL), Steve Platnick (GSFC), Lorraine Remer (GSFC), Ted Scambos (NSIDC), Jeff Schmaltz (GSFC), Colin Seftor (GSFC), Josh Willis (JPL).
Affiliations: Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), Ames Research Center (ARC), Langley Research Center (LaRC), Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), NASA Headquarters (HQ), National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC).
David Herring, Robert Simmon, Rebecca Lindsey, Holli Riebeek, Michon Scott, Reto Stöckli, Goran Halusa, Dan Singhal, Tara Hess, John Weier, Steve Graham, Dave Olsen, Krishna Ramanujan, Alex McClung, Stephen Cole, Mike Heney, Craig Mayhew, Greg Shirah, Ereni Gleason, Kelly An, Barbara Schoeberl, Marit Jentoft-Nilsen, Lori Perkins, Tom Bridgman, Stuart Snodgrass, Alex Kekesi, Jacqueline Anderson, Teresita Metzbower, Diane Musick, Hailey King, Melanie Flanagan, Nina Hoffman, Jessica Phelan, Donald Walker, William Bandeen, Annette Langley, Laurie Schmidt, Jennifer Bohlander, Laura Naranjo, Rachel Hauser, Robin Williams, Clare Averil, Mike Bettwy, Alan Ward, Jeannie Allen, Charlotte Griner
2014 NASA Group Achievement Award
2001 NASA Group Achievement Award
2001 Goddard Public Service Group Achievement Award