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MODIS Team Lead Selected as 2015 AAAS Fellow

Michael King (500x500)

Washington D.C.—Michael King, Team Leader of the MODIS science team on the Terra and Aqua satellites, of the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP), University of Colorado Boulder, was selected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). King was elected as an AAAS Fellow for distinguished contributions to the remote sensing and analysis of clouds and aerosols, and for years of distinguished scientific leadership of the multi-satellite Earth Observing System, which includes Terra.

Read the full release by LASP.

Read more about Dr. Michael King.

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