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June 2012 issue of The Giovanni News available online

Newsletter includes articles on the life of Gregory Leptoukh, Aerostat, and agriculture in Jamaica

June 2012 issue of The Giovanni News available online

SeaWiFS Deep Blue aerosol data allow research into dust transport over bright land areas, such as in the case of this December 15, 2008 dust storm in the western Sahara Desert. (MODIS image from the NASA Earth Observatory)

June 2012 issue of The Giovanni News available online


The June 2012 issue of The Giovanni News newsletter is now available online from the Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC).  The newsletter can be downloaded as a PDF document.   The nine-page issue has seven articles on the following topics:
·         A brief biographical tribute to Gregory L. Leptoukh
·         Description of the research conducted by Jamaica's Donovan Campbell, described in the 2011 Sensing Our Planet annual 
·         An introduction to the first Giovanni-4 data portal, Aerostat
·         Summaries of some of the research papers that were part of the record number of Giovanni publications in 2011 
·         New long-term aerosol data products, the SeaWiFS Deep Blue aerosol data
·         Description and examples of new high spatial resolution land surface data added to Giovanni
·         Announcement: The Gregory L. Leptoukh Online Giovanni Workshop
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The Giovanni News is written and edited by James Acker and Wainie Youn.  Online article by James Acker.

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