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Science Paper Accepted for Publication [January 20, 2015]
The Earth Observation Group (EOG) within the NOAA National Geophysical Data Center has been notified that their paper titled, DMSP-OLS Radiance Calibrated Nighttime Lights Time Series with Inter-Calibration, has been accepted for publication in the journal Remote Sensing.
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Site Survey of NGDC NOAA5011 System [January 20, 2015]
The NESDIS CIO IT Administrative LAN Team will be conducting a site survey of the NGDC NOAA5011 System in Boulder from February 3-5, 2015. The team which includes Joe Mani, John Unekis, Chad Hamrlik, Tom Carey and Marcus Ertle will discuss system interface performance and security requirements as well as space and power requirements for the IT Admin LAN equipment stack that will eventually reside in Boulder.
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National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) Participates in Arctic Task Force Meeting [January 16, 2015]
Susan McLean, Chief of NGDC's Marine Geophysics Division, participated in the Arctic Task Force meeting in Seattle, WA January 15-16, 2015. The goal of the meeting was to strengthen Arctic coordination and planning across NOAA over the next two years. Key areas of emphasis were energy development, transportation and economic development, and climate change impacts. NGDC and the NOAA-University of Colorado National Snow and Ice Data Center in Boulder, CO provide data stewardship and scientific product development related to seafloor mapping, navigation, coastal flooding, sea ice extents and maxima.
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