Source: The Earth Observer
Jeff Masek has been named the NASA Landsat Project Scientist—replacing Darrel Wiliams who recently retired from NASA—he had been serving as Deputy Project Scientist for LDCM since 2002. Masek is a Research Scientist in the Biospheric Sciences Branch at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center whose research interests include mapping land-cover change in temperate environments, application of advanced computing to remote sensing, and satellite remote sensing techniques.
International Relations: Landsat on the Agenda
Strengthened cooperation between the United States and the Philippines to include bilateral cooperation on the Landsat Program, according to White House fact sheet.