About the Earth Observatory
The Earth Observatory’s mission is to share with the public the images, stories, and discoveries about the environment, Earth systems, and climate that emerge from NASA research, including its satellite missions, in-the-field research, and models.
Kevin Ward (Science Systems and Applications, Inc.): team leader
Michael Carlowicz (Science Systems and Applications, Inc.): chief editor
Jesse Allen (Science Systems and Applications, Inc.): data visualizer
Paul Przyborski (Science Systems and Applications, Inc.): programmer/dba/designer
Kathryn Hansen (Science Systems and Applications, Inc.): writer
Adam Voiland (Science Systems and Applications, Inc.): writer, social media
Josh Stevens (Science Systems and Applications, Inc.): data visualizer
Vipool Rathod (ADNET): system administration
Charles Ichoku (NASA): program manager
Vanessa Thomas, Laura Rocchio, Jeff Schmaltz and the MODIS Rapid Response Team at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, the Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, the NASA Earth Science News Team.
Science Advisory Board
Bin Tan (GSFC), Bob Cahalan (GSFC), Bryan Franz (GSFC), Cristina Milesi (ARC), Dorothy Hall (GSFC), Eric Brown de Colstoun (GSFC), Florence Fetterer (NSIDC), Fred Huemmrich (GSFC), George Huffman (GSFC), Jim Acker (GSFC), Josh Willis (JPL), Lin Chambers (LaRC), Linda Sohl (Columbia University, GISS), Lorraine Remer (GSFC), Michael King (University of Colorado, NASA Emeritus), Norman Loeb (LaRC), Patricia Quigley (LaRC), Peter Colarco (GSFC), Petya Cambpell (GSFC), Ralph Kahn (GSFC), Ramakrishna Nemani (ARC), Rich Cebula (GSFC), Rob Levy (GSFC), Ron Kwok (JPL), Sarith Mahanama (GSFC), Steve Platnick (GSFC), Ted Scambos (NSIDC), Tony Del Genio (GISS), Walt Meier (GSFC).
Affiliations: Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), Ames Research Center (ARC), Langley Research Center (LaRC), Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC).
David Herring, Robert Simmon, Rebecca Lindsey, Holli Riebeek, Michon Scott, Reto Stöckli, Goran Halusa, Dan Singhal, Tara Hess, John Weier, Steve Graham, Dave Olsen, Krishna Ramanujan, Alex McClung, Stephen Cole, Mike Heney, Craig Mayhew, Greg Shirah, Ereni Gleason, Kelly An, Barbara Schoeberl, Marit Jentoft-Nilsen, Lori Perkins, Tom Bridgman, Stuart Snodgrass, Alex Kekesi, Jacqueline Anderson, Teresita Metzbower, Diane Musick, Hailey King, Melanie Flanagan, Nina Hoffman, Jessica Phelan, Donald Walker, William Bandeen, Annette Langley, Laurie Schmidt, Jennifer Bohlander, Laura Naranjo, Rachel Hauser, Robin Williams, Clare Averil, Mike Bettwy, Alan Ward, Jeannie Allen, Charlotte Griner
2014 NASA Group Achievement Award
2001 NASA Group Achievement Award
2001 Goddard Public Service Group Achievement Award