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.
GESTAR Scientists Receive GMAO Peer Awards
Amatya, Emberson, and Stanley (Code 617) combined their expertise to generate landslide products used by various agencies in Central America, summarized in EO item on Landslide Hazards.
Jethva contributes to EO feature on Crop Fires in India
Keller and Knowland discuss their research on deviating COVID-related pollution levels in Goddard feature (see corresponding visualization)
Strahan contributes to EO item on Antarctic Ozone Hole
2021 USRA IRAD Awardees Announced
2020 USRA Manager Awards