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GSICS Quarterly Newsletters

Mitch Goldberg (GSICS Executive Panel Chair), Larry Flynn (GCC Director), Lori Brown, and the press crew at the GCC proudly present the GSICS Quarterly. GSICS Quarterly is a newsletter designed to communicate GSICS activities to all GSICS members and partners, as well as to satellite data users and policy makers.

Winter 2020 GSICS Quarterly Newsletter
Volume 13, Number 4

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Using ScaRaB on board Megha-Tropiques to investigate the calibration of geostationary thermal infrared channels for cold cloud studies
By Thomas Fiolleau and Rémy Roca, Laboratoire d'Etudes en Géophysique et Océanographie Spatiales/CNRS, Toulouse, France

The Copernicus Imaging Microwave Radiometer Mission (CIMR)
By C. Donlon, ESA/ESTEC

Py4CAtS: PYthon for Computational ATmospheric Spectroscopy
By Franz Schreier and Philipp Hochstaffl, DLR

GOES Calibration and Operation
By Xiangqian Wu, Fangfang Yu and Vladimir Kondratovich, NOAA

News in This Quarter

Summary of the First ISCCP-NG Workshop
By Andrew Heidinger, NOAA

Geostationary Satellite for Monitoring Asian Air Quality and Ocean Environment (GeoKOMPSAT-2B) Launched on 19 February 2020
By Won-Jun Choi, National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER)


Third Joint GSICS/IVOS Lunar Calibration Workshop – Darmstadt, Germany, 16-19 November 2020
By S. Wagner (EUMETSAT), T. Stone (USGS), X. Hu (CMA), X. Wu (NOAA) and V. Mattioli (EUMETSAT)

GSICS-Related Publications

Article citation format example:

Chen, Yong, Likun Wang, Fuzhong Weng, and Changyong Cao. "Reprocessing of S-NPP CrIS Sensor Data Records and Impacts on Radiometric and Spectral Long- term Accuracy and Stability." GSICS Quarterly Newsletter, Vol. 11, No. 2 (Sept. 2017): 10-12. DOI: 10.7289/V5R78CFR.

Newsletter Reviewers:

Newsletter editorial team:

  • Manik Bali, Editor
  • Lawrence E. Flynn, Reviewer
  • Lori K. Brown, Tech Support
  • FangFang Yu, US Correspondent
  • Tim Hewison, European Correspondent
  • Yuan Li, Asian Correspondent

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