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Pahlevan Interviewd by la Republica

Nima Pahlevan (619/SSAI) was interviewed by la Republica, a major Italian newspaper. The interview focused on the utility of satellite data in identifying changes in surface water quality conditions induced by 2020's COVID-19 lockdown. Pahlevan discussed Goddard’s contribution to the tri-agency’s COVID-19 Dashboard and how changes in water quality conditions could be discerned from space via Landsat-8 and Sentinel-2 data. The news article titled “The lockdown seen from the satellite, from Venice to New York: thus nature has recovered its spaces” was published on January 3, 2021.

Pahlevan Discussed Covid-19 Impacts on Environment with NPR

Nima Pahlevan (619/SSAI) participated in an American Geophysical Union (AGU) press conference and panel discussion titled “Impacts of Covid-19 on People and the Environment, as Seen From Space." National Public Radio's Morning Edition interviewed Pahlevan about this research.

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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The Terrestrial Information Systems Laboratory produces stable, well calibrated, and scientifically validated products from Earth observing satellites. These products fill the needs of researchers at Goddard Space Flight Center working to advance understanding of the atmosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere on a global scale. The Laboratory partners with other federal agencies to develop and operate computing systems that provide custom products in near real-time for applied research and applications.

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