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FY16 budget priorities: Solar panels at sunset
The OMB and Office of Science & Technology Policy have released a memorandum unveiling the Administration’s science and technology priorities for the Fiscal Year 2016 federal budget. New this year: Earth observation data.
First-ever National Plan for Civil Earth Observation: Satellite view of Hurricane Katrina
The Plan is an overarching federal approach to prioritizing and coordinating the nation's federally funded surface, atmospheric, and satellite Earth observation missions.
Vice Admiral Manson K. Brown
Vice Admiral Manson K. Brown has been nominated to be the next Assistant Secretary for Observations and Prediction at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The position serves as NOAA's second-in-command on weather and satellite matters.
National Science Foundation headquarters
Paul Shepson will be the new Director of AGS. Patrick Harr is coming on board as AGS Section Head for Atmosphere.
Cora Marrett
Cora Marrett will leave her position as Deputy Director of the National Science Foundation, effective August 24. Richard Buckius will serve as acting Chief Operations Officer of NSF following Marrett's departure.

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