TITLE: Chesapeake Bay from Space: New Views of a National Treasure
SPEAKER: Eric Brown de Colstoun
EVENT DATE: 06/22/2010
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 59 minutes
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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) studies Earth from space, and the Chesapeake Bay is an important part of NASA research. Changes in the waters of the bay and on the land nearby are generating questions about the sustainability of current land-use practices. NASA scientist Eric Brown de Colstoun discusses this research.
Speaker Biography: Eric Brown de Colstoun is the coordinator of Earth Science Education and Public Outreach in the Earth Sciences Division of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. He has been working in the Biospheric Sciences Branch at Goddard since 1999. He received his Ph.D. and M.A. in geography from the University of Maryland at College Park.