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The Earth Observer

The Earth Observer newsletter is a bi-monthly publication that consolidates NASA Earth Science news. The newsletter is published by the Science Support Office, Code 610, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland 20771, telephone (301) 614-5561, FAX (301) 614-6530.

Submission Guidelines

Articles, contributions to the meeting calendar, and suggestions are welcomed. Contributions to the calendars should contain location, person to contact, telephone number, and e-mail address. Newsletter content is due on the weekday closest to the 15th of the month preceding the publication—e.g., December 15 for the January–February issue ; February 15 for March–April, and so on.

The Earth Observer Index

Special Publications


To Subscribe

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The Earth Observer Staff

Executive Editor: Alan Ward
Assistant/Technical Editors: Heather Hanson
Mitchell K. Hobish
Doug Bennett
Technical Editor: Ernest Hilsenrath
Design, Production: Deborah McLean