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Briefing Materials: NASA Field Campaign to Probe Ocean Ecology, Carbon Cycle

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 17, to discuss new fieldwork using coordinated ship and aircraft observations aimed at advancing the technology needed to measure microscopic plankton in the ocean from space.

Press release:

Briefing Speakers

Introduction 1: Paula Bontempi, ocean biology and biogeochemistry program scientist, NASA Headquarters, Washington

Introduction 2: Michael Behrenfeld, ocean plant ecologist, Oregon State University, Corvallis

Chris Hostetler, atmospheric scientist, NASA's Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia

Jacek Chowdhary, research scientist, Columbia University, New York

Alex Gilerson, ocean imager, City College of New York

Ivona Cetinic, ocean ecologist, University of Maine, Walpole

Presenter 1: Paula Bontempi

Presenter 2: Mike Behrenfeld

Presenter 3: Chris Hostetler

Presenter 4: Jacek Chowdhary

Presenter 5: Alex Gilerson

Presenter 6: Ivona Cetinic

Presenter 7: Mike Behrenfeld


Kayvon Sharghi (USRA): Producer
Aaron E. Lepsch (ADNET): Project Support
Kathryn Hansen (Wyle Information Systems): Writer
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