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Volume 1—2008 Newsletters
Release 188.8.131.52—Rain in Maryland; South China Sea paper; meeting presentations
Release 184.108.40.206—Aerosols over India; Olympic air quality; citizen science workshop
Release 3.0.7—Papers in IEEE journal; new Giovanni brochure; Fall AGU meeting presentations; AMS short course; recent volcanic activity
Volume 2—2009 Newsletters
Release 3.0.8—New published papers; exploring the MERRA instance; reduced rainfall in mid-Atlantic states; CARSON Project kickoff event; MODIS Aqua Collection 5.0.1 data; using alternate palettes
Release 220.127.116.11—Fetcher upgrade, changes to instances; What's a fetcher?; Sarychev Peak eruption; summer in southern Greenland; remote sensing training in Costa Rica; rain in Spain trends
Global Land Data Assimilation System; Monsoon Asia Integrated Regional Study; new publications; updated GPCP data; teacher workshop; fires in California
Special issue with short summaries of 2009 AGU Fall Meeting presentations related to Giovanni and the GES DISC
Volume 3—2010 Newsletters
GES DISC presentations at GISS; More followers (and more fun!) on Twitter; ESSEA annual meeting enhances educational module collaboration; In the classroom: visualizing tropical storm tracks; Featured Giovanni interface: OMI; 2010 Giovanni publication count update; The eruption of Kasatochi: Giovanni used to observe effects on phytoplankton, marine birds
Volume 4—2011 Newsletters
Preview the next-generation Giovanni in YOTC; Early returns on 2011 publications; Ocean Color Radiometry updates data products; DICCE gets rollin'; Using Giovanni to monitor the world’s coffee growing regions; Giovanni set to music; April 2011 storms cause record flooding, tragic tornadoes; Bridging the gap between NASA hydrological data and the geospatial community
New Giovanni home page; Namibia coastal sulfur plumes; 8-day ocean data; Giovanni publication count growing; Portrait of a heat wave; Selected @nasa_giovanni tweets; Giovanni in Puerto Rico; OMI NO2 shows fires & pollution
Editor's Note; Autumn rush for Giovanni articles; summaries of GES DISC presentations at 2011 AGU Fall Meeting
Volume 5—2012 Newsletters
June 2012 (PDF)
Editor's Note; Greg Leptoukh: Looking back at his life, looking forward with Giovanni; Jamaica's Donovan Campbell in the 2011 Sensing Our Planet annual; The First G4: Aerostat; Another record number of Giovanni publications in 2011; SeaWiFS Deep Blue aerosol data in Giovanni; High spatial resolution land surface data in Giovanni; Announcement: The Gregory L. Leptoukh Online Giovanni Workshop
December 2012 (PDF) (2nd December 2012 issue)
Proceedings of the 2012 Gregory G. Leptoukh Online Giovanni Workshop are online; post-Christmas Giovanni publication count established new annual record (again); Aerosol Express release lets researchers try out Giovanni-4; MODIS-Aqua 10-year ocean color climatology enables anomaly analysis
Volume 6—2013 Newsletters (new monthly format)
July 2013 (PDF)
Editor's Note; Research Highlight - Study of Lake Manyara; DUST workshop in the Shenandoah mountains; OMI NO2 image of wildfires in Colorado; monthly graphic.
August 2013 (PDF)
Editor's Note; Research Highlight - Window of Opportunity to Eliminate Cholera in Haiti; Sea Ice Decline in the Bering Sea; Giovanni-4 Development Update; monthly graphic.
September 2013 (PDF)
Editor's Note; Research Highlight - Ultrafine Particle Concentrations; Workshop on Giovanni and Public Health; Giovanni-4 Development Update; Rim Fire smoke plume and U.S. Census population map; monthly graphic.
October-November 2013 (PDF)
Editor's Note; Research Highlight - Galapagos Indicator of El Niño; Overlay of Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Multi-satellite Precipitation Analysis – Real Time (TMPA-RT) Precipitation Data on a MODIS true-color image of Super Typhoon Haiyan; Giovanni-4 Development Update; monthly graphic.
December 2013 (PDF)
Editor's Note; Day-by-day schedule of presentations given by GES DISC staff at the AGU 2013 Fall Meeting, with short summaries of presentations in which Giovanni is featured.
Volume 7—2014 Newsletters
Volume 8 — 2015 Newsletters
March 2015 (PDF)
From the Editor; Did You Know... ; Six Interesting Journal Papers from the Latter Half of 2014; Monthly Slogan
April 2015 (PDF)
From the Editor; Selected Research Papers; Twitter icon; Giovanni-4 Release Note Update; Shapefile Analysis Example; Monthly Slogan
May-June 2015 (PDF)
From the Editor; The Crab Plover and the Ostrich; A Lesser-Known Hazard of Marine Commerce: Sun Exposure; Monthly Slogan; Looking at MERRA Wind Data Over the Southern Ocean with Giovanni-4; How to Get ASCII Time-Series Data from Giovanni-4
August 2015 (PDF)
From the Editor; Featured Paper on Saharan Dust by Kishcha et al.; More Color Palettes!; Monthly Slogan
From the Editor; Featured Paper on Urban Heat Island in Delhi, India; Giovanni 4.16 Release Notes; Example of the Cross-Map Service; Update on the Federated Giovanni Project; Monthly Slogan
Volume 9 - 2016 Newsletters
- April 2016
Editor's Note; Giovanni Version 4.19 is Released; Four Selected Publications from the Latter Half of 2015; Monthly Slogan; Sea Cucumbers in Grist, Researched with Giovanni; Why We Like This Color Palette