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GSICS Quarterly Newsletters

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 2023 GSICS Quarterly Newsletter
Volume 17, Number 2

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Simulation of CrIS Radiances Accounting for Realistic Properties of the Instrument Responsivity that Result in Spectral Ringing Features
By Lori Borg (CIMSS/SSEC UW-Madison), Michelle Loveless (CIMSS/SSEC UW-Madison), Robert Knuteson (CIMSS/SSEC UW-Madison), Hank Revercomb (CIMSS/SSEC UW-Madison), Joe Taylor (CIMSS/SSEC UW-Madison), Yong Chen (NOAA NESDIS), Flavio Iturbide-Sanchez (NOAA NESDIS) and David Tobin (CIMSS/SSEC UW-Madison).

Review of the Ground to Space CALibration Experiment (G-SCALE): Simultaneous Validation of UAV, Airborne, and Satellite Imagers for Earth Observation Using Specular Targets
By Brandon J. Russell (Labsphere, Inc.), Raymond J. Soffer (National Research Council of Canada), Emmett J. Ientilucci (Rochester Institute of Technology), Michele A. Kuester (Maxar Technologies), David N. Conran (Rochester Institute of Technology), Juan Pablo Arroyo-Mora (National Research Council of Canada), Tina Ochoa (Maxar Technologies), Chris Durel (Labsphere, Inc.) and Jeff Holt (Labsphere, Inc.)

Characterization of East-West Spatial Uniformity for the GOES-16/17 ABI VNIR Bands Using the Moon
By Fangfang Yu (UMD), Xiangqian Wu (NOAA), Xi Shao (UMD) and Haifeng Qian (GST)

A Lunar Eclipse Observation with AMSU-B
By Martin Burgdorf (Universität Hamburg), Niutao Liu (Fudan University), Stefan Buehler (Universität Hamburg), Ya-Qiu Jin (Fudan University) and Marc Prange (Universität Hamburg)

News in This Quarter

23rd GSICS Executive Panel Meeting (GSICS-EP-23) held from 29–30 June 2023 in Tokyo, Japan
By Heikki Pohjola (WMO), Mitch Goldberg (CCNY for EUMETSAT, NOAA ret.), Bojan Bojkov (EUMETSAT)), Lawrence Flynn (NOAA), Manik Bali (UMD), Kamaljit Ray (IMD) and Fangfang Yu (UMD)

Summary of the CEOS WGCV-52 Meeting
By Philippe Goryl (ESA) and Paolo Castracane (Rhea System for ESA)

Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution (TEMPO) sends first light images of NO2 concentrations
By Manik Bali (UMD) and Larry Flynn (NOAA)


AOMSUC-13 to be held as an in-person event 3-10 November 2023
By Allen Huang, SSEC, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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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