ESSIC Researchers travel to Cairo for Workshop

ESSIC researchers Amy McNally (NASA / GSFC 617), Hiroko Beaudoing (NASA / GSFC 617) and Augusto Getirana (NASA / GSFC 617) traveled to Cairo, Egypt for “NASA Land Information System workshop for Egyptian applications” along with collaborators Ben Zaitchik and Hamada Badr from Johns Hopkins University.  The workshop was hosted by the National Administration for Remote Sensing and Space (NARSS) and participants included the Arab Water Council, and Egyptian Meteorological Agency.The workshop was a combination of hands-on training with the LIS software framework–(LDT, LIS, LVT;–as well as discussion on the issues, data and models most relevant to Egypt’s water resource managers.