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NASA Releases New Visualization of Space Environment at Pluto

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Groups

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606.1 -The Networks and Information Technology (IT) Security Group provides strategic network planning, services, and capabilities to meet the research and mission requirements of the Sciences and Exploration Directorate (SED) now and in the future.
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606.2 -The High-Performance Computing Group manages and operates the NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS), one of the world's most powerful supercomputer and data storage centers.
606.3 -The Information Science and Technology Research Group performs strategic planning to prioritize information technology advances needed to enable science investigations and missions.
606.4 - The Scientific Visualization Studio facilitates scientific inquiry and outreach within NASA programs through visualization, such as videos and animation. The SVS collaborates with scientists to create visualization products, systems, and processes to promote a greater understanding of Earth and Space Science research activities at Goddard.

Office News

Scientists featured in NPR piece on Climate Warming

12.02.2015
Gavin Schmidt, Dan Duffy, and Phil Webster are all featured in the NPR story "Big Data Predicts Centuries Of Harm If Climate Warming Goes Unchecked". Read the article or listen to the audio at the link.
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Overview

The Computational and Information Sciences and Technology Office (CISTO) provides Information Technology (IT) and computational services, as well as applied information system research and services, to support the research programs of the Science and Exploration Directorate (SED). The office provides high performance computing and networking, mass storage and information systems technologies, computational science expertise, software engineering and performance optimization services, information technology (IT) security services, scientific visualization services, research in information science and technology, and educational and outreach programs. CISTO is SED's interface with Goddard's Chief Information Officer and IT organizations in Code 700 regarding IT security policy, implementation, and services, Enterprise Architecture development and compliance, strategic IT investment planning and management, and implementing NASA and Goddard IT policies and initiatives to ensure compliance. CISTO also develops strategies to optimize cost-effective use of information technologies in support of the Directorate's mission.

Contact Us

Dr. W. Phil Webster
301.286.9535
Chief [606]
Nancy A Laubenthal
301.286.5778
Deputy Chief [606]
Acting
Lead [606.1]
Acting
Lead [606.3]
Daniel Q Duffy
301.286.8830
Lead [606.2]
Dr. Horace G Mitchell
301.286.4030
Lead [606.4]
Heidi M Dewan
301.286.9426
Office Coordinator [606]

General inquiries about the scientific programs at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center may be directed to the Center Public Affairs office at 1.301.286.8955.

                                                                                                                                                                                        
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