Sustaining Earth from Space: DSL Speaker, Dr. Ellen Stofan

Thursday, April 4, 2024 7pm to 8:30pm

One Trinity Place, San Antonio, Texas 78212

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Dr. Ellen Stofan, Under Secretary for Science and Research at the Smithsonian:

Dr. Stofan will be presenting Thursday evening, 4 April, at 7:00 PM in Laurie Auditorium as part of our spring Space Week activities. 

Dr. Ellen Stofan, Smithsonian Under Secretary for Science and Research, will discuss current efforts to create a more sustainable planet and how space data are critical to the effort.  Smithsonian scientists are on the forefront of conservation research, tying ground-based observations to critical observations from space. Come learn about the Smithsonian’s work monitoring real-time air pollution over the United States, tracking animal movement and vegetation in Africa, and more.