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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.

Fall 2022 GSICS Quarterly Newsletter
Volume 16, Number 3

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Successful Launch of JPSS-2 Ushers in another Decade of Dedicated Earth Observations with NOAA-21
By Changyong Cao (NOAA/NESDIS/STAR) and Ivan Csiszar (NOAA/NESDIS/STAR)

ESA Calibration/Validation Strategy for Optical Land Imaging Satellites and Pathway towards Interoperability
By Fabrizio Niro (Serco/ESA), Philippe Goryl (ESA), Steffen Dransfeld (ESA), Valentina Boccia (ESA), Ferran Gascon (ESA), Silvia Scifoni (Serco/ESA) and Georgia Doxani (Serco/ESA)

The Value of Spaceborne Radars to Monitor Operational Ground Based Weather Radar Networks
By Alain Protat, Australian Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Australia

JPSS-2 VIIRS Pre-Launch Polarization Sensitivity Assessment
By David Moyer (The Aerospace Corporation), Jeff McIntire (SSAI) and Xiaoxiong Xiong (NASA)

News in This Quarter

Highlights of the 51st Meeting of the CEOS Working Group on Calibration and Validation
By Philippe Goryl, ESA

STOP PRESS! Meteosat Third Generation Imager-1 (MTG- I1) launched from European Space Centre in Kourou
By Tim Hewison, EUMETSAT


GSICS Annual Meeting to be held 27 Feb 2022-4 March 2023 in hybrid mode
By Lawrence E. Flynn, NOAA

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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