The Party of the Year!
The DCSWA Holiday Party!
The evening of Tuesday, Dec. 17 DCSWA will take over the Koshland Science Museum, 525 E St., NW, Washington, DC 20001 from 6:30 pm until 10 pm for food, drinks and science.
You'll be able to try out the Koshland's interactive exhibits while enjoying hors d-oeuvres and drinks. (We're pleased to announce that drink tickets will not be necessary this year, Thanks to the tireless efforts of the DCSWA board, our holiday party will be open bar for beer, wine and soft drinks.)
We've got partying down to a science. Discount early registration is open NOW. This is DCSWA's one big social event of the year. This event WILL sell out, so sign up early!
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God’s Eye View: Overhead Spying for Environmentalism
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Satellites provide a privileged perch for visualizing the big, dramatic, and societally consequential pictures unfolding underneath. Driven initially by Cold War angst and meteorological forecasting in the early 1960s, satellite imagery has since become a staple of modernity. In the past decade or so, imagery from a variety of overhead and other high-tech sensors has become available to non-government end users. And some, including John Amos and Paul Woods, partners in their nonprofit firm SkyTruth, have turned to these sources as tools for increasing transparency.
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