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2012 STAR News & Events

John Kaplan (OAR), Dr. Jane Lubchenco and John Knaff of STAR

2012 News Briefs

STAR LSA Publishes First Assessment of IceBridge Snow and Ice Data

IEEE cover imageMay 21, 2012 - This study, led by Dr. Sinéad Farrell and co-authored by Dr. Dave McAdoo and Dr. Larry Connor, shows the utility of the suite of instruments carried by the NASA Operation IceBridge Mission to determine Arctic snow and sea ice thickness. Manuscript results were featured on the front cover of the June 2012 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. See the full article.

VIIRS and Forest Fires

June 12, 2012 - The JPSS and NASA Active Fire team at STAR and the University of Maryland, in cooperation with NASA and the US Forest Service have produced a fascinating set of preliminary views of recent forest fires.

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