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Irwin Selected for Falkenberg Award
07.16.08
Jennifer Morcone
Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala.
256-544-0034
Jennifer.J.Morcone@nasa.gov

Peter Weiss
American Geophysical Union (AGU)
202-777-7507
pweiss@agu.org

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NASA scientist and SERVIR project manager Daniel Irwin unveils the NASA-NSSTC laboratory where he and his partners developed the environmental monitoring system. The facility is identical to a new research center NASA will open Thursday in Panama with its partner organizations. > Large (586 x 435, 72 ppi)
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Daniel E. Irwin, an Earth scientist from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. is this year's Charles S. Falkenberg award winner. The Falkenberg Award, given jointly by ESIP and the American Geophysical Union (AGU), honors "a scientist under 45 years of age who has contributed to the quality of life, economic opportunities, and stewardship of the planet through the use of Earth science information and to the public awareness of the importance of understanding our planet." (NASA/MSFC)


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