The IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (J-STARS) special issue on Fostering Applications of Earth Observation of the Atmosphere is just being published. This issue fosters the ability of researchers to identify critical environmental areas, promote understanding of how satellite data and research are used in management and decision making, and encourage adoption of successful applications by environmental protection organizations. This J-STARS special issue is published in two parts. The first part (see Front Cover and Table of Content) includes 7 articles. The Guest Editors are Diego G. Loyola R. from German Aerospace Center, Ernest Hilsenrath from NASA Headquarters, Jeffrey S. Reid from Naval Research Laboratory and Geir Braathen from World Meteorological Organization.
Twenty Years of Ozone Decline Book
This book includes articles presented by leading scientists in the ozone field at the Symposium for the 20th Anniversary of the Montreal Protocol, jointly organized by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the International Ozone Commission (IO3C), the Academy of Athens and the Mariolopoulos-Kanaginis Foundation. This book includes the history, science and lessons learned by the application of the Montreal Protocol over the past twenty years. Expressed views come from three Nobel laureates, sixty scientists and representatives of international organizations and industry. The Editors are Christos Zerefos, Georgios Contopoulos and Gregory Skalkeas.