Dr. Roy and research group attend Summer 2017 Landsat Science Team Meeting

Drs. David Roy, Haiyan Huang, Jian Li, Zhongbin Li, Lin Yan, and Hankui Zhang, attended the USGS-NASA Summer Landsat Science Team held at the USGS EROS Center, Sioux Falls, SD, July 11-13, 2017.

The meeting objectives were to:
1. Identify priorities for future Landsat measurements and technologies.
2. Review Landsat Science Team member research and applications activities.
3. Celebrate the contributions of the 2012-2017 Landsat Science Team

In addition the following presentation was given:
Roy, D.P., Zhang, H.K., Yan, L., Huang, H., Li, Z., Li, J., Votava, P., Dosch, A., Big data is not important unless it is processed correctly, USGS-NASA Summer Landsat Science Team Meeting, USGS EROS Center, Sioux Falls, SD, 11-13 July 2017.

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Jul 11, 2017 to Jul 13, 2017

Dr. Xiaoyang Zhang attends the 2017 Interdisciplinary Biomass Burning Initiative (IBBI) workshop

Dr. Xiaoyang Zhang attended the 2017 Interdisciplinary Biomass Burning Initiative (IBBI) workshop from July 10-11 in Boulder, CO.

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Jul 10, 2017

Dr. Mark Cochrane departs after 12 years at the GSCE

Dr. Mark Cochrane was in the original cohort of faculty hires for the Geographic Information Science Center of Excellence back in 2005. In August Mark will become a Professor at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's Appalachian Laboratory ( in Frostburg, MD. Thanks for all your service at the GSCE and fare well!

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Jun 21, 2017

Henebry participates in NASA/NSF Synthesis Workshop in Mongolia

Geoff Henebry traveled to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia in early June to participate in an invitation-only science synthesis workshop sponsored by NASA and NSF and co-organized by the Center for Global Change and Earth Observations at Michigan State University and the Institute of Geography-Geo-ecology of the Mongolian Academy of Science. Henebry's presentation was "Ties that Bind: Dynamics of Remittance Networks in Central Asia".

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Jun 02, 2017 to Jun 05, 2017

Dr. Roy attends the Summer 2017 NASA US Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center User Working Group

Dr. Roy attended as a User Working Group (UWG) member the U.S. Land Processes (LP) Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) UWG. The LP DAAC UWG is responsible for representing the interests of the land remote sensing community and for providing consultation and recommendations covering a broad range of topics related to NASA LP DAAC systems, services, and capabilities. The meeting was held at the USGS Fort Collins Science Center, Fort Collins, CO, May 31 - June 1 2017.

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May 31, 2017 to Jun 01, 2017