Six ERT Staff Present, Chair Sessions at STAR JPSS Science Team Meeting

ERT is pleased to announce that five of its scientific personnel have authored papers and are presenting them at this week’s 2015 Annual Science Team Meeting, organized by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR). In addition, Ken Carey, ERT’s Vice President, Science and Engineering Business Units, is a member of the organizing committee who will serve as a session co-chair.

Scheduled for August 24-28, 2015 at the NOAA Center for Weather and Climate Prediction (NCWCP) in College Park, MD, the goals of this event are to present the past year’s accomplishments and highlight the progress made toward next year’s launch of Joint Polar Satellite System-1, or JPSS-1.

Carey, one of two speakers who will handle questions and answers in the opening session, is co-chairing Session 2: Sensor Data Record (SDR) Overviews.

Presentation topics and authors include:

  • Integrated Calibration/Validation SystemNinghai Sun
  • J1 VIIRS Waiver MitigationsWenhui Wang
  • ICVS Readiness for J1 VIIRSJason Choi
  • Cal/Val Plan and Field Campaign PreparationWenhui Wang (co-author)
  • ICVS Preparation for J1Ding Liang
  • ATMS Geolocation Validation and TrendingNinghai Sun
  • Working to Improve Fisheries Production Estimates by Applying Satellite Data to an Ecosystem Modeling ApproachTom Idhe

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