The Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) team was selected by the Council of the AMS for a Special Award this year. The citation reads “For providing a stellar example of international collaboration to produce novel satellite observations that have transformed atmospheric chemistry research, especially air quality and health applications.” This is a team award for the entire OMI team. GESTAR members who are part of the OMI team include Hiren Jethva, Lok Lamsal, and Fei Liu. To learn more about the OMI, visit https://aura.gsfc.nasa.gov/omi.html.
The formal presentation of these awards will occur in conjunction with the 101st AMS Annual Meeting scheduled to be held January 10-14, 2021 in New Orleans, LA; due to the global pandemic, further information on the presentations is not available at this time.
Badger's research featured in EO IOTD on Drought Conditions in the US in Spring 2021
Abed-Elmdoust featured in the latest GDAPS Early Career Scientist Spotlights
Wright part of Apollo Project that wins a CA Award of Excellence
Jethva Featured in Earth Observatory Item on Dust Storms in Beijing
Resende de Sousa's research with colleagues at NASA and Conservation International highlights the value of Liberia's ecosystems (see related video under Science Highlights)
Landslide Detection System (SALaD) Running on NCCS (Feature written by J. Cohen (GESTAR/GST); includes link to paper by Amatya, Kirschbaum, Stanley, and Taynas)
2021 Code 130 Peer Awards Ceremony