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  • LAGEOS - 40 Years of Reflection

    Space Geodesy Project hosts anniversary event
    Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR) is the most accurate geodetic distance-measuring technique developed in the 60’s. The travel time of ultra short laser pulses (few picoseconds), from a ground-based...
    Posted: May 18, 2016 9:21 AM
  • Dr. Shuman presents Antarctic Peninsula Research

    More about NASA and Earth Day
    Dr. Christopher Shuman presented ongoing change studies from the Antarctic Peninsula at the Spring Research Forum. Learn more about how NASA is celebrating Earth Day! 
    Posted: April 18, 2016 2:49 PM
  • Undergrad Researchers take a Sustainability Focus at URCAD

    Does Canada's Wildfire Smoke Affect Baltimore Air Quality?
    Shelbi Tippett Remote Sensing Monitoring of Canadian Wildfire Smoke and its Impact on Baltimore Air Quality Mentor: Ruben Delgado Presentation: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 UC 310 | 2:00 p.m....
    Posted: April 15, 2016 1:17 PM
  • Margo Young wins Employee of the Quarter Award

    UMBC Recognizes Outstanding JCET Staff Member
    I started with UMBC over 8 years ago as a Business Specialist with the GEST and JCET Centers, promoted to Business Manager 3 years later.  I now manage all of GPHI and some of the JCET faculty...
    Posted: April 13, 2016 2:33 PM
  • Eclipse as Seen from DSCOVR

    See this unique view!
    Dr. Jay R. Herman made this movie from the still images obtained by the spacecraft DSCOVR.  The view is unique to DSCOVR. The dark region is the shadow of the Moon on the surface of the earth a...
    Posted: March 18, 2016 1:50 PM
  • UMBC at the 2016 Ocean Sciences mtg in New Orleans, LA

    At the biannual Ocean Science meeting, this year in New Orleans, Louisiana, Dr. Kevin Turpie hosted a community-wide Town Hall on Tues, Feb 23 regarding coastal and inland aquatic remote sensing...
    Posted: March 9, 2016 3:58 PM
  • Change is the only Constant!

    Dr. Susan Hoban of JCET, spoke to students at Ferris State University. Dr. Hoban urged the audience to stay informed and pay attention to developments in the world of earth climate, cognizant of...
    Posted: February 16, 2016 12:22 PM
  • Seeing Science: Photography, Science and Visual Culture

    Spring Research Forum, April 8, 2016
    Seeing Science, a campus-wide, interdisciplinary project, will take place over the course of a full year. Its goal is to bring together the UMBC’s science, humanities, and art communities to...
    Posted: February 12, 2016 11:51 AM
  • Jay Herman presents scientific results at Fall AGU meeting

    Researchers, including Jay Herman of the Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology, presented the first scientific results from these images captured by NASA’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera...
    Posted: February 8, 2016 12:05 PM
  • NASA confirms observations of ice shelf collapse

    NASA’s Operation IceBridge, a survey of polar ice, carried out parallel flights in the north and south poles for the first time in seven years. The mission to the Antarctic Peninsula recorded a...
    Posted: December 1, 2015 12:27 PM