The committee held four meetings in 2012, and a draft report was completed in the first quarter of 2013. The prepublication report was delivered to the sponsor on July 30 and released on August 8. The report, Landsat and Beyond: Sustaining and Enhancing the Nation’s Land Imaging Program, was printed in December. The Summary of the report is reprinted in Chapter 5.


Jeff Dozier, University of California, Santa Barbara (chair)

Carlos E. Del Castillo, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Jack D. Fellows, EnviroGen International Foundation and G2Groups, Inc.

Kathleen O. Green, Kass Green & Associates

John R. Jensen, University of South Carolina

Dennis P. Lettenmaier, University of Washington

Berrien Moore III, University of Oklahoma

Diane E. Pataki, University of Utah

David S. Schimel, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Walter S. Scott, Digital Globe, Inc.

William F. Townsend, Independent Aerospace Consultant

Howard A. Zebker, Stanford University

Mary Lou Zoback, Stanford University


Abigail A. Sheffer, Associate Program Officer, SSB (study director)

Arthur A. Charo, Senior Program Officer, SSB

Joseph K. Alexander, Jr., Senior Program Officer, SSB

Linda M. Walker, Senior Program Assistant, SSB

3 All terms ended on August 31, 2013.

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