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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.

Summer 2020 GSICS Quarterly Newsletter
Volume 14, Number 2

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Development of the Chinese Space-based Radiometric Benchmark Mission, LIBRA
By Peng Zhang (CMA), Naimeng Lu (CMA), Chuanrong Li (CAS), Lei Ding (CAS), Xiaobing Zheng (CAS), Xuejun Zhang (CAS), Xiuqing Hu (CMA), Xin Ye (CAS), Lingling Ma (CAS), Na Xu (CMA), Lin Chen (CMA) and Johannes Schmetz (Retired from EUMETSAT)

Bias-aware optimal estimation
By Christopher J. Merchant (University of Reading, UK)

The moon as a diagnostic tool for the High-resolution Infra-Red Sounder
By Martin Burgdorf (Universität Hamburg, Hamburg), T. Müller (Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, Garching), S. A. Buehler and M. Prange (Universität Hamburg, Hamburg)

Radiometric Cross-Calibration for Multiple Sensors with the Moon as an Intermediate Reference
By Lu Zhang (CMA), Peng Zhang (CMA), Xiuqing Hu (CMA), Lin Chen (CMA), Min Min (SYSU), Na Xu (CMA) and Ronghua Wu (CMA)

News in This Quarter

21st GSICS Executive Panel Meeting (GSICS-EP-21) held via web
By Mitch Goldberg (NOAA), Kenneth Holmlund (EUMETSAT), Werner Balogh (WMO), Lawrence Flynn (NOAA), Manik Bali (NOAA), Kamaljit Ray (IMD) and Dohyeong Kim (KMA)


Microrad, IGARSS, AGU and AMS conferences go online; AOMSUC and Lunar Workshop postponed until 2021
By Vinia Mattioli (EUMETSAT) and Manik Bali (NOAA)

2020 IASI Conference Cancelled
By Tim Hewison, 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
  • Paolo Cornacchia, Tech Support
  • FangFang Yu, US Correspondent
  • Tim Hewison, European Correspondent
  • Yuan Li, Asian Correspondent

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