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The Giovanni News NEWSLETTER

The Giovanni News is an email newsletter sent approximately every quarter month to members of the Giovanni News mailing list. The newsletter reports on events of interest, new Giovanni features, and other news relevant to the Earth science community and Giovanni users. We welcome your suggestions!

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All issues of The Giovanni News are in PDF format.

Volume 1—2008 Newsletters

    Release 3.0.6.1Rain in Maryland; South China Sea paper; meeting presentations

    Release 3.0.6.2—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 3.0.8.1—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

    Release 3.1.0;   Facebook Giovanni group;   Most Unusual Use of Giovanni in Research 2009 awards;   New SeaWiFS ocean color radiometry parameters;   Aircraft icing event analyzed with Giovanni;    Giovanni anomaly analysis

    Giovanni user images page;   Record-setting publication pace;   Giovanni brochure online;   Applied Remote Sensing Education and Training (ARSET) Web site;   Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer (TES) Giovanni;    Educator presentations at GSFC;   nasa_gesdisc and nasa_giovanni on Twitter;    Back story on volcanic cloud image

    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

    MAIRS 8-day, 1 km MODIS land surface temperatures released in Giovanni;   Giovanni publication count goes over 100 in 2010;  GES DISC presentations at the American Geophysical Union 2010 Fall Meeting

 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

  •    October 2012 (PDF)

  • SPECIAL RESEARCH ISSUE:  Editor's Note;  tracking leatherback turtles; long-range transport of aerosols over India;  optical properties and radiative forcing of volcanic ash;  physical oceanographic influences on the central Benguela;  tracing dust storms in the Mediterranean Sea region; cyanobacterial blooms in Lake Erie; winds over the Indian Ocean summer monsoon region;  black carbon deposition on Himalayan glaciers.

  •    December 2012 (PDF)

  • SPECIAL AGU Fall Meeting Issue:  summaries of GES DISC presentations at the 2012 AGU Fall Meeting, including the inaugural Leptoukh Lecture in honor of Gregory G. Leptoukh

  •    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

     

  •   January 2014 Giovanni Image Hall of Fame Issue (PDF)

  • Editor's Note;   the Inaugural Class of Giovanni Hall of Fame images, 12 images with historical significance and scientific impact. 

  •   February 2014 (PDF)

  • Editor's Note;   Research Highlight - Pollution and Rain in Europe;  New additions to Giovanni publications list, September-December 2013;  Giovanni-4 Development Update featuring Seasonal Time-Series
     
  •   March 2014 (PDF)

  • Editor's Note;   Research Highlight - Effect of aerosols on evapo-transpiration; Update on the Data-enhanced Investigations for Climate Change Education (DICCE) Project;  Giovanni-4 Development Update featuring Quasi-Climatology
     
  •   April 2014 (PDF)

  • Editor's Note;   Research Highlight - Summertime lightning and relationship to precipitation amount and location;  The Hovmöller Diagram;   Giovanni-4 Development Update featuring Image Download Capability
     
  •   May 2014 (PDF)

  • Editor's Note;   Research Highlight - Lightning and NO2;  April Rain Floods Florida Panhandle;  Snow Mass in the Sierra Nevada Mountains has Good Years and Bad Years; Giovanni-4 Development Update 

  •   June 2014 (PDF)

  • Editor's Note;   Time-series of flooding rain in Bosnia-Herzegovina;  Research Highlight - Multi-temporal analysis of vegetation reflectance using MERIS data in the Czech Republic;   Giovanni-4 Development: Stepping Forward

  •   July-August 2014 (PDF)

  • From the Editors;  The seven "most interesting" papers from the first half of 2014; Call for Presentations - The 2nd Gregory G. Leptoukh Online Giovanni Workshop. 

  •   September 2014 (PDF)

  • From the Editor;  Noteworthy Publications from July and August 2014; Agenda – The 2nd Gregory G. Leptoukh Online Giovanni Workshop;  Smoothed and Unsmoothed.  


 

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