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July and August 2015 issues of The Giovanni News are online

July issue features summaries of six research papers using Giovanni; August issue discusses dust & color palettes

July and August 2015 issues of The Giovanni News are online

MODIS image of the tropical Atlantic Ocean, June 24, 2009. Saharan dust and the ITCZ cause hemispheric asymmetry for aerosols and clouds, as described by Kishcha et al. Gray areas are gaps between observational swaths.

July and August 2015 issues of The Giovanni News are online


The July 2015 and August 2015 issues of The Giovanni News are now available online.


July 2015


The July 2015 issue has summaries of six research papers which were published (either in print or online) during the first six months of 2015.    The summarized papers are listed below.

♦ Mantas, V.M., Liu, Z., and Pereira, A.J.S.C. (2015) A Web service and Android application for the distribution of rainfall estimates and Earth observation data. Computers & Geosciences, 77, 66-76, doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2015.01.011.

♦ Barrett, P.M., Resing, J.A., Buck, N.J., Landing, W.M., Morton, P.L., and Shelley, R.U. (2015) Changes in the distribution of Al and particulate Fe along A16N in the eastern North Atlantic Ocean between 2003 and 2013: Implications for changes in dust deposition. Marine Chemistry, available online 21 February 2015, doi:10.1016/j.marchem.2015.02.009.

♦ Jury, M.R. (2015) Coastal climate and beach dynamics at Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique. Scientific Research and Essays, 10(1), 1-13, doi:10.5897/SRE2014.6061.

♦ VanReken, T.M., Mwaniki, G.R., Wallace, H.W., Pressley, S.N., Erickson, M.H., Jobson, B.T., and Lamb, B.K. (2015) Influence of air mass origin on aerosol properties at a remote Michigan forest site. Atmospheric Environment, 107, 35-43, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.02.027.

♦ Kocak, M. (2015) Solubility of atmospheric nutrients over the eastern Mediterranean: comparison between pure-water and sea-water, implications regarding marine production. Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 15, 59-71, doi:10.4194/1303-2712-v15_1_07.

♦ Allen, S.K., Rastner, P., Arora, M., Huggel, C., and Stoffel, M. (2015) Lake outburst and debris flow disaster at Kedarnath, June 2013: hydrometeorological triggering and topographic predisposition. Landslides, doi:10.1007/s10346-015-0584-3.


Read the July 2015 issue of The Giovanni News (PDF).


August 2015


In the August 2015 issue:

Featured paper:  Saharan dust as a causal factor of hemispheric asymmetry in aerosols and cloud cover over the tropical Atlantic Ocean. Pavel Kishcha, Arlindo da Silva, Boris Starobinets, Charles Long, Olga Kalashnikova, and Pinhas Alpert (2015), International Journal of Remote Sensing, 36:13, 3423-3445, DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2015.1060646.

New in Giovanni-4: many more color palettes! — The Giovanni-4 system has made it possible to use many useful color palettes.  An image of Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) for Europe demonstrates several of them.


Read the August 2015 issue of The Giovanni News (PDF).


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