- Press Release
- Oct 5, 2022
NASA Notes Presentations for 2004 Joint Assembly
NASA researchers will present findings on a variety of
Earth science topics at the 2004 Joint Assembly Science
meeting at the Palais des Congres de Montreal, at Viger
Avenue West, Montreal, May 17-21.
PRESS CONFERENCE: MARS ROVERS: THE VERY LATEST NEWS
In mid-April, NASA approved a five-month extension for the
Mars Exploration Rover’s (MER) Mission. Steven W. Squyres,
Professor of Astronomy at Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.,
and Principal Investigator for MER science Instruments,
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena, Calif.,
will present latest findings. Today, 2:00 p.m. EDT, Room
522A; related session U15A, today at 7:15 p.m. EDT, Room
PRESS CONFERENCE: EARTH ABOUT TO GAIN A NEW AURA
NASA’s next generation Earth-observing satellite, Aura, will
supply the most complete information yet on the health of
Earth’s atmosphere. Aura will help scientists understand how
climate is affected by changes in the atmosphere, and the
processes that control air quality. Panelists: Philip DeCola
(Program Scientist) and Mike Tanner (Aura Program Executive),
NASA Headquarters, Washington; and Rick Pickering (Aura GSFC
Project Manager) and Mark Schoeberl (Aura Project Scientist)
of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC), Greenbelt, Md.
Today, 4:00 p.m. EDT, Room 522A.
FREE WORKSHOP: AURA SCIENCE WRITER WORKSHOP
Science writer’s workshop conducted by Aura scientists is an
“Atmospheric Chemistry 101” crash course, to better
understand the atmospheric chemistry and processes it will
study. Today, 5:00 p.m. EDT, Room 522A.
PRESENTATION: ICE SHEET MAPS FROM THE ICESAT SATELLITE
NASA’s Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite (ICESat)
mission was developed to precisely measure changes in
elevation of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets. This
poster session will present the most detailed look at the ice
sheets from ICESat’s first year (2003-2004) of observations.
Thursday, 10:30 a.m. EDT, Session C42A-01; related session
C43A-20, Thursday, 3:00 p.m. EDT.
PRESS CONFERENCE: VIOLENT SOLAR EVENTS OF FALL 2003
The sun unleashed a series of storms for a two-week period
from October 22 to November 4, 2003, producing some of the
most extreme events on record. GSFC’s Dr. Nat Gopalswamy and
four panelists present findings about the events. Tuesday,
3:00 p.m. EDT, Room 522A; related sessions Wednesday, room
CC518: SH31B, 8:30 a.m. EDT; SH32A, 10:30 a.m. EDT; and
SH33A, 3:30 p.m. EDT. Thursday session SH41B is at 8:30 a.m.
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