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Where Have All the Forests Gone? - 2006 Exploring Space Lecture

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum 2006 Exploring Space Lecture: "Where Have All the Forests Gone?: Monitoring the Earth's Vegetation with Remote Sensing". Presented by guest speaker Dr. John Townshend, member of the Department of Geography and Institute for Advanced Computing Studies at the University of Maryland, specializing in landcover dynamics and remote sensing. Lecture took place Tuesday, March 14, 2006 from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the Lockheed Martin Imax Theater of the Museum's National Mall Building in downtown Washington, DC. The 2006 Exploring Space Lecture Series theme was "This Island Earth" and featured four world-class scholars discussing the dramatic changes the Earth is undergoing and their work to try and explain such changes and the damage that may result, relying on the data gathered from space to better understand our small, fragile planet. The 2006 Exploring Space Lectures were made possible by the generous support of NASA and Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. For more about the annual Exploring Space Lecture Series, see http://www.nasm.si.edu/events/lectures/esls/
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