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Research Frontiers in Earth System Science: Media Briefing
 
WASHINGTON – NASA will hold a media briefing at 12:30 p.m. on June 24 to present new developments in research made possible by the Earth system science approach pioneered by the NASA over the last 20 years.

The briefing will take place at the National Academy of Sciences building, 21st Street and Constitution Avenue N.W., Washington as part of a symposium, "NASA Earth System Science at 20: Accomplishments, Plans and Challenges," sponsored by NASA’s Earth Science Division. NASA embarked on a revolutionary new mission for its Earth science program twenty years ago: to study our planet from space as an inter-related whole. Briefing information and visuals are listed below.


Presentations:

Where Deserts and Mountains Collide: Snowmelt and Disturbed Desert Dust

Presented by Tom Painter


A New View of Arctic Haze

Presented by Jim Crawford


Rethinking What Causes Spring Phytoplankton Blooms

Presented by Michael Behrenfeld


New Tools for Carbon Detectives: Tracking Carbon Emissions and Sequestration

Presented by Anna Michalak