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: December
Douglas Morton1, Marcos Longo2, Michael Keller2,3, Maiza Nara dos-Santos2, Veronika Leitold1, Mateus Batistella2 (1: Biospheric Sciences Laboratory, NASA GSFC, 2: Embrapa Informatics, 3: USDA Forest Service)
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: Nov. 1st
Published or Accepted Papers:
Bounoua. Mohammad Al-Hamdan*, Dale Quattrochi*, Lahouari Bounoua, Asia Lachir, Ping Zhang (2016) Using Landsat, MODIS and a biophysical model to evaluate LST in Urban Centers. Remote Sens. 2016, 8. *Earth Science Office at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, National Space Science and Technology Center, Huntsville, AL 35805, USA.
Middleton. E.M. Middleton, K.F. Huemmrich, D.R. Landis, T.A. Black, A.G. Barr, and J.H. McCaughey (2016). Photosynthetic efficiency of northern forest ecosystems using a MODIS-derived Photochemical Reflectance Index (PRI). Remote Sensing of Environment 187:345-366.
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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: Batuhan Osmanoglu & David Lagomasino, Thursday, December 08th, 2016
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.