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Elvia Thompson/Etta Pagani
Headquarters, Washington
(Phone: 202/358-1696/1034)

July 21, 2003
NASA Earth Science Update Time Change
NASA's contribution to fire management is the topic of the next Earth Science Update (ESU). The ESU has been rescheduled for Tuesday, July 22, at 2 p.m. EDT in NASA's James Webb Auditorium, 300 E Street S.W., Washington.

Panelists include:

Tom Bobbe, center manager, USDA Forest Service Remote Sensing Applications Center, Salt Lake City

Dr. Chris Justice, professor, Department of Geography, University of Maryland, College Park, Md.

Dr. Vince Salomonson, MODIS science team lead, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, (GSFC) Greenbelt, Md.

Dr. J. Marshall Shepherd, GSFC, is moderator.

The ESU will be carried live on NASA Television with two-way question-and-answer capability for reporters covering the event from participating agency centers. NASA TV is broadcast on AMC-9, transponder 9C, C-band, located at 85 degrees west longitude. The frequency is 3880.0 MHz. Polarization is vertical, and audio is monaural at 6.80 MHz. Audio of the broadcast will be available on voice circuit at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., by calling: 321/867-1220/1240/1260.

Click the "Watch NASA TV Now!" link for live Web cast at:

For information about NASA's Earth Science Enterprise on the Internet, visit:


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