About the Earth Observatory

Mission

The Earth Observatory’s mission is to share with the public the images, stories, and discoveries about climate and the environment that emerge from NASA research, including its satellite missions, in-the-field research, and climate models.

Staff

Kevin Ward (Sigma Space Corporation): team leader, technical/development lead
Michael Carlowicz (Sigma Space Corporation): chief editor
Robert Simmon (Sigma Space Corporation): art director
Jesse Allen (Sigma Space Corporation): data visualizer
Paul Przyborski (Sigma Space Corporation): programmer/dba/designer
Holli Riebeek (Sigma Space Corporation): senior writer, outreach
Adam Voiland (Sigma Space Corporation): writer, social media
Vipool Rathod (ADNET): system administration
Charles Ichoku (NASA): program manager

The Earth Observatory staff is supported by the Climate and Radiation Laboratory, and the Hydrospheric and Biospheric Sciences Laboratory located at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

Contributors

Vanessa Thomas, Jeff Schmaltz and the MODIS Rapid Response Team at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, Will Stefanov and the Image Science and Analysis Group at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, and the NASA Earth Science Data Centers Communications Team

Science Advisory Board

Bin Tan (GSFC), Bob Cahalan (GSFC), Bryan Franz (GSFC), Cristina Milesi (ARC), Dorothy Hall (GSFC), Eric Brown de Colstoun (GSFC), Florence Fetterer (NSIDC), Fred Huemmrich (GSFC), George Huffman (GSFC), Jim Acker (GSFC), Josh Willis (JPL), Lin Chambers (LaRC), Linda Sohl (Columbia University, GISS), Lorraine Remer (GSFC), Michael King (University of Colorado, NASA Emeritus), Molly Brown (GSFC), Norman Loeb (LaRC), Patricia Quigley (LaRC), Peter Colarco (GSFC), Petya Cambpell (GSFC), Ralph Kahn (GSFC), Ramakrishna Nemani (ARC), Rich Cebula (GSFC), Rob Levy (GSFC), Ron Kwok (JPL), Sarith Mahanama (GSFC), Steve Platnick (GSFC), Ted Scambos (NSIDC), Tony Del Genio (GISS), Walt Meier (GSFC), Warren Wiscombe (GSFC).

Affiliations: Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), Ames Research Center (ARC), Langley Research Center (LaRC), Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC).

Acknowledgments

David Herring, Rebecca Lindsey, 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, Laura Rocchio, Jeannie Allen, Charlotte Griner, Kathryn Hansen

 

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