This memorandum of understanding formalizes the interface between Educational Outreach Project of James E. Tillman, Research Professor, University of Washington and Ari-Matti Harri, Leader of the ( NetLander proposal's ) ATMIS Team, Finnish Meteorological Institute regarding the exchange of meteorological data from the Mars Express Mission.
In conjunction with institutional, corporate, public and private collabotation and support for this Educational program, Tillman will:
1. Obtain collaboration and support to develop Mars based educational modules, resources and information
2. Incorporate current resources into this program, in a carefully integrated educational context
3. Develop new resources and materials
4. Produce descriptive reports of the program and mission
5. Process data as received on Earth
6. Extract and display representative components in as near real time as possible like the Pathfinder "Live from Mars" program
7. Disseminate them via web, and other media, to collaborating and interested educational institutions, museums and the public
8. Interact with other components of the program, to expedite mutually beneficial exchanges of background information, experience and resources.
In conjunction with the Mars Express program, Ari-Matti Harri will provide, within the available resources:
1. Meteorological, science, engineering and ancillary data as it arrives on Earth
2. Copies of project software and ancillary information, so that data reduction can be performed in real or near real time by Tillman
3. Engineering information, as produced for the project, to allow development and interpretation of the meteorology results
4. For Interaction with instrument, spacecraft and mission personnel.
|Signed 4 Feb. 1998||Helsinki, Finland|
|Ari-Matti Harri||James E. Tillman|
|Finnish Meteorology Institute||University of Washington|