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CREST-NESDIS Technical Meeting
SSMC3 Room 4527
7-8 December 2009

A two day CREST-NESDIS Technical meeting will be held on 7-8 December 2009 at Silver Spring, MD on the theme "Decadal Environmental Remote Sensing Science & Technology: NESDIS & CREST Visions".

The goals and objectives of the meeting are:

Discuss and expand the long existing partnership between NOAA/NESDIS/STAR and CREST, and review NESDIS' research and applications, future satellites, science goals, and the CREST program and its accomplishments since its inception in 2001.

  • Leverage and explore new opportunities
  • Expansion of existing NESDIS-CREST research collaborations
  • CREST Students' Mentoring by NOAA/NESDIS/STAR scientists
  • Enhance/explore NOAA/NESDIS Scientists visits/exchange to CREST
  • Joint seminars/webinars; short-course teaching/training

About 60 members (30 each from CREST and NOAA) are expected to attend the 2-day meeting. Day one will be dedicated to the overview presentations by CREST and NESDIS/STAR members followed by concurrent breakout sessions on day-two. The meeting will end with a joint action- item planning session to be chaired by Dr. Al Powell. Director of NESDIS/STAR.

CREST-NESDIS Technical Meeting Notice

There will be 5 technical sessions:

  • THEME I:
    Climate and Air Quality
    Coastal Remote Sensing
    Land/Terrestrial Precipitation, Soil Moisture & Water Resources
  • Theme IV:
    Severe Weather and Hazards
  • THEME V:
    Education; Outreach and Professional Development

For more information or to attend please contact: