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Erick Shephard finished a successful summer intern at NASA

September 7, 2018 8:17 AM
Erick Shepard, a senior undergraduate student, just finished a successful summer internship at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. Working with NASA scientist Dr. Hongbin Yu and physics professor Dr. Zhibo Zhang, Erick used a new lidar system onboard the International Space Station to study the transport of smoke and dust from mid-latitude to the polar region. His research will help us understand how anthropogenic aerosols contaminate the snow and ice in the polar regions and thereby affect our climate.