Topic: GRACE

UT Austin Names New Director of Center for Space Research

April 21, 2015

The Cockrell School of Engineering has selected Michael Watkins, a UT Austin alumnus and longtime NASA leader, to be the next director of the Center for Space Research (CSR). Watkins will be the second director in CSR’s history. 

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West Antarctic Ice Sheet May Not Be Losing Ice As Fast As Once Thought

Oct. 19, 2009

New ground measurements made by the West Antarctic GPS Network (WAGN) project, composed of researchers from The University of Texas at Austin, The Ohio State University, and The University of Memphis, suggest the rate of ice loss of the West Antarctic ice sheet has been slightly overestimated.

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Global Satellite Mission Recognized for Improving Understanding of Earth's Water Changes

Dec. 18, 2007

The Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) mission operated by the Center for Space Research at The University of Texas at Austin has received the prestigious William T. Pecora Award for outstanding contributions toward understanding the Earth through remote sensing.

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