PACE Pre-launch Science Briefing

  • Released Wednesday, January 31st, 2024
  • Updated Wednesday, January 31st, 2024 at 9:14PM

Speaker 1: Kate Calvin, chief scientist and senior climate advisor, NASA

Remarks on how NASA studies our home planet, including changes in a warming climate, for the benefit of humanity.

Speaker 2: Karen St. Germain, Earth Science Division director, NASARemarks on NASA’s fleet of Earth-observing satellite, monitoring our system of systems. How PACE will fit in with the fleet, adding to and complementing what’s already in orbit.

Speaker 2: Karen St. Germain, Earth Science Division director, NASA

Remarks on NASA’s fleet of Earth-observing satellite, monitoring our system of systems. How PACE will fit in with the fleet, adding to and complementing what’s already in orbit.

Speaker 3: Jeremy Werdell, PACE project scientist, NASA

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Meet PACE! 20 years of development, two days til launch. Introduce ocean color and how studying it and phytoplankton will lead to discoveries in ocean health and climate impacts.

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Speaker 4: Andy Sayer, PACE atmospheric scientist, NASA

PACE will track aerosols and clouds – turning modelled data into observational maps. Tracking air quality, answering questions about cloud formation and the connections between ocean and atmosphere.

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