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Proceedings of the 2012 Gregory G. Leptoukh Online Giovanni Workshop

Presentations and accompanying chat log transcripts from the global workshop


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The presentations are listed below in chronological order as they were given during the workshop.

Authors and Abstracts (PDF)

Day 1:  September 25, 2012


Day 2:  September 26, 2012


Day 3:  September 27, 2012




September 25, 2012


Opening Session

  Greg Leptoukh

Dedicated to Dr. Gregory G. Leptoukh:  October 13, 1953 - January 12, 2012


Opening Session

Hello and Welcome to the 2012 Gregory G. Leptoukh Online Giovanni Workshop



Steve Kempler    Steve Kempler

Opening Remarks


James Acker   Picture of James Acker

What's New with Giovanni


James Acker   Picture of James Acker

Highlights of Giovanni Research in 2012


Christopher Lynnes   Picture of Chris Lynnes

Development of Giovanni-4 (G4)


James Acker    Picture of James Acker

Interacting with Giovanni and the Giovanni Community (Social Media)


Session 1

Rachel Pinker (3rd from right)   Picture of Rachel Pinker

Use of MODIS Data for Inferring Radiative Fluxes and Applications


Radina Soebiyanto   Radina Soebiyanto

Use of Giovanni System in Public Health Application


 Michael Wimberly   Picture of Michael Wimberly

Satellite Remote Sensing for Malaria Epidemic Early Warning in a Highland Region of Ethiopia


David Mocko   Picture of David Mocko

Hydrology Research with the North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS) Data Sets at the NASA GES DISC Using Giovanni


Amita Mehta   Amita Mehta

Monitoring Extreme Rain Events using Giovanni


Session 3

Paul Adams   Picture of Paul Adams

Utilizing Giovanni in Earth System Science Education Alliance (ESSEA) Learning Modules


Suhung Shen   Suhung Shen

Exploring Land Processes and Climate Variations through Giovanni



September 26, 2012

Session 4

Jan Verbesselt     Picture of Jan Verbesselt

Near real-time disturbance monitoring using satellite images: Severe drought in Somalia


Maksym Petrenko   Picture of Maksym Petrenko

MAPSS and AeroStat: integrated analysis of aerosol measurements using Level 2 Data and Point Data in Giovanni


Sarah Strode   Sarah Strode

Emission and Transport of 137Cs from Boreal Biomass Burning


Richard Hansell   Picture of Richard Hansell

Exploring the Longwave Radiative Effects of Dust Aerosols


Session 6



Eurico D'Sa   Picture of Eurico D’Sa

Chlorophyll variability along the Louisiana-Texas coast from satellite wind and ocean color data


James Acker    Picture of James Acker

Examining Lake Michigan Spring Euphotic Depth (Zeu) Anomalies


Tracy van Holt   Picture of Tracy van Holt

Fisher success and adaptation to plantation systems in Chile


Cecile Rousseaux  Picture of Cecile Rousseaux

Climate Variability and Phytoplankton Composition in the Pacific Ocean


Zhen Liu   Picture of Zhen Liu

Characterizing the Photochemical Environment over China


September 27, 2012


Session 8

Dimitris Kaskaoutis   Picture of Dimitris Kaskoutis

Atmospheric Research over Indian sub-continent using GIOVANNI data


Sergey Piontkovski   Picture of Sergey Piontkovski
GIOVANNI in the Arabian Sea


Sergei Sitnov   Picture of Sergei Sitnov
Weekly Cycles in Tropospheric NO2 Over Largest Urban Agglomerations Inferred From OMI Data


Pavel Kishcha   Picture of Pavel Kishcha
Relationship between aerosol optical thickness trends and population growth in the Indian subcontinent


Natalia Chubarova   Picture of Natalia Chubarova

Giovanni in Russia at Moscow State University: aerosol studies and educational process


Session 9

Leonard Druyan   Picture of Leonard Druyan

Propagation of Convective Complexes Monitored by Giovanni TRMM Imagery over the Eastern Tropical Atlantic


Charles Ichoku  Charles Ichoku

Using Giovanni in Investigating the Links between Environmental Processes and Drought in Northern sub-Saharan Africa


Richard Kleidman   Picture of Richard Kleidman

Giovanni as a Tool for Teaching Remote Sensing Applications



DICCE Project and Education Roundtable Discussion


Daniel Zalles  Picture of Daniel Zalles

Data-enhanced Investigations for Climate Change Education (DICCE)


Education Roundtable Panelists:

James Acker          Picture of James Acker

Amanda Truett       Picture of Amanda Truett

Ruth Krumhansl   Ruth Krumhansl

Robert Myers         Robert Myers

Daniel Zalles        Picture of Daniel Zalles


DICCE Presentation (PDF)

DICCE Presentation (Powerpoint)


DICCE Presentation and Education Roundtable Discussion  (text)

DICCE Presentation and Education Roundtable Discussion  (PDF)





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