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Masek Discusses Landsat on PBS Podcast

Jeffrey Masek (618) discussed satellite technologies and the Landsat Program on the PBS podcast “NovaNow.” The episode is titled “How the future of satellites might affect life on Earth” and also features Dr. Danielle Wood (MIT), who was formerly of NASA Goddard.

New Version of Global Chikungunya Risk Mapping and Forecasting Application Released

Vector-borne disease (VBD) team, A. Anyamba (618/USRA) B. Bishnoi (618/USRA), H. Tubbs (618/USRA), R. Damoah (618/MSU), and J. Small (618/USRA), have released a new version of the Global Chikungunya Risk Mapping and Forecasting Application (CHIKRisk App). The application supports Department of Defense global disease surveillance efforts for force health protection and Pan-American Health Organization's public health early warning.

2020 Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers

Several 610 researchers were named to the annual list identifying scientists and social scientists who produced multiple papers ranking in the top 1% of citations for their field and year of publication. Congratulations to Matthew Rodell (610), Gregory Faluvegi (611/CU), Alexei Lyapustin (613), Joanna Joiner (614), Jeffrey Masek (618), Douglas Morton (618), Benjamin Poulter (618), and Eric Vermote (619) for being named to this year's list.
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