Thursday, September 14, 2006

The Report on the Hungarian Space Research Activities submitted to the host institutions at the 22nd CEOS WGISS Meeting

The meeting was opened by Dr. Bryant Cramer, Acting Director of NASA's Earth Science Division. Image: HUNAGI Visuals Resource, 2006

The latest Report on the Hungarian Space Research were submitted to Earth Observation experts of ESA, NASA GSFC, NOAA, USGS EROS and GEO Secretariat during the CEOS WGISS-22 Meeting held in Annapolis between 11-15 September

Limited number of available copies of the brand new just published booklet of the Hungarian Space Research Office on the Hungarian Space Research 2004-2005 was disseminated for representatives of the meeting's host institutions. The chapter dedicated to Space Earth Sciences highligts the activities of leading institutions such as Space Research Group of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Geophysical and Geodetic Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Science, Eotvos Lorant University of Sciences, the Remote Sensing Center and the Satellite Geodetic Observatory of the Institute of Geodesy and Cartography as well as the Hungarian Meteorological Service.
The book was submitted to and acknowledged by:

Ivan Petiteville of ESA, Chair, CEOS WGISS (ESA)
Bruce R. Barkstrom (NOAA)
Lyndon Oleson (USGS EROS Data Center)
Kathy Fontaine (NASA GSFC)
Ken McDonald (NASA ESDIS), Co-Chair of CEOS WGISS
as well as
Osamu Ochiai of the GEO Secretariat, Geneva
The Hungarian participant was representing the GSDI Association appointed as liasion by the Board of Directors to CEOS WGISS. Report on the meeting with emphasis on the SDI aspects will follow soon.


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