The 2010 Earth Science Technology Forum (ESTF2010) was held June 22-24, 2010, at the Sheraton Crystal City in Arlington, VA, and showcased a wide array of technology research and development related to NASA's Earth science endeavors. Over 50 presentations were given on latest advances in NASA-funded technology for Earth science observations – remote sensing instruments, platforms, components, advanced information systems, sensor web technologies, communications, automation, and modeling – within two parallel tracks of sessions.

This website archives the full proceedings from the conference, including abstracts, papers, and presentations as well as an author / co-author index. Visit the SESSIONS and AUTHOR INDEX pages to access these documents.

ESTF2010 also featured plenary talks by Michael Freilich, Director of the NASA Earth Science Division, and Robert Braun, NASA’s Chief Technologist. ESTF2010 will also include a town hall on "Future Directions for NASA Earth Science Technology" led by George Komar, Associate Director of the Earth Science Technology Office.  Select the links below to download these presentations:

• June 22 Plenary Address by Michael Freilich (PDF, 13.6MB)
• June 23 Plenary Address by Robert Braun (PDF, 6.4MB)
+ Listen (MP3, 49:17, 30MB)
• June 22 Town Hall Presentation by George Komar (PDF, 11.7MB)

The total registration for ESTF2010 was well over 200 and included a cross-section of representation from various NASA centers, industry, academia, and Federal laboratories. Additional information about ESTF2010 and other activities of the NASA Earth Science Technology Office (ESTO) may be found on the ESTO website: http://esto.nasa.gov