A satellite image of a swirling hurricane Men with gas masks and protective suits on The planetary rover Sojourner A large group of refugees huddled together





 Jake Perez

Executive Producer
 Michael Heasley

 Donald Smith

Design and Development

Satellite Timeline Designer
 Christian Cabrera

Satellite Timeline Programmer
 Mia Eaton

Satellite Timeline Writer
 Larry O’Hanlon

Text Editors
 Nancy Gupton
 Ted Chamberlain

 Margie DeLaine
 Jennifer Mapes

Video Producer
 Kristin Holodak

Asset Acquisition
 Maureen Dilg
 Katel LeDu
 Jaime Gettle

Rights Clearance
 Katy Wogec
 Desiree Martin

Quality Assurance
 Linda Rinkinen
 Derek Fetsch
 Helen Harris
 Alivia Muller

Asset Research
 Russ Oates

Special Thanks to:

Mark Thiessen, Photographer, National Geographic

Laura Weinstein, Producer, National Geographic Television

Courtie Bassarab, National Geographic Channel

Paula Willard & Bella Desai, nationalgeographic.com

Lisa R. Ritter, Senior Remote Sensing Researcher-Editor, National Geographic Maps

Matthew Kingsley, Talent Representative, Ken Lindner and Associates, Inc.

Roland Rodriguez Steadham, Chief Meteorologist, WTVJ-TV NBC 6, Hollywood, Florida

Gary England, Chief Meteorologist, KWTV CBS 9, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Norm Possiel, EPA Stratospheric Protection Division, Analysis and Review Branch: Model Predictions - Ground Level Ozone

Chet Wayland, EPA Group Leader, Realtime Modeling

Lee Ellis, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Environmental Information

Dennis Doll, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air and Radiation, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards Emissions, Monitoring and Analysis Division

Wade E. Sisler, Executive TV Producer, NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center

Robbie Hood, Lead Mission Scientist, NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, (NASA/MSFC), Global Hydrology and Climate Center (GHCC)

Anthony Guillory, Multispectral Atmospheric Mapping Sensor (MAMS), MODIS Airborne Simulator (MAS), NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center (NASA/MSFC), Global Hydrology and Climate Center (GHCC)

Mark Brender, Amy Opperman, Gary Napier, Space Imaging, Inc.

Tamar Charry,
Assistant Executive Director,

Tim Schlitzer,
Executive Director/Executive Producer,

Rocky Mountain Research Station - Fire Sciences Laboratory

North Carolina Division for Air Quality Awareness Program and WPTF AM - Raleigh, NC

Jessica Goldstein,
National Public Radio

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