ESSIC Scientist Santiago Gassó participated as speaker in and chaired several sessions during the Surface-Ocean Lower Atmosphere Study (SOLAS) Summer virtual school, which was held June 13-17,2022. He taught a remote sensing module on June 13, chaired the Atmospheric deposition and ocean biogeochemistry session, and co hosted the Science Writing and Social media Workshop on June 14. He was also a judge for all poster sessions and a photography competition held throughout the week.
In addition to his role at ESSIC, Gassó is also a research associate at NASA Goddard. He specializes in observational studies of aerosols, clouds, and their interactions using a combination of satellite detectors. He has published several journal articles on the subject of dust transport at high latitudes as characterized by satellite, model, and surface observations.