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A New Heat Record for Alaska

NOAA's GOES-R Satellite Begins Environmental Testing

The GOES-R satellite, slated to launch in 2016, is ready for environmental testing. Environmental testing simulates the harsh conditions of launch and the space environment once the satellite is in orbit.

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Top 10 Costliest Hurricanes to Hit the U.S. (1980–2014)

Though the Atlantic has already seen its first tropical storm of the season with Tropical Storm Ana (May 8–11), Atlantic hurricane season officially starts on June 1 (read the Atlantic Hurricane Outlook here). Read more »

Submit Your Data with Send2NCEI

Send2NCEI (S2N) is web-based tool that allows data producers to easily submit their data files and related documentation to the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) for long-term preservation, stewardship and access. Read more »

The Jason-3 satellite, set to launch in July 2015, will collect highly accurate sea surface height data, continuing a satellite data record going back to 1992. This critical information is used in hurricane intensity forecasting and in tracking long-term changes in sea level.

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On April 27‒May 1, 2015, the NOAA Satellite Conference brought together over 600 scientists, climate experts, congressional staff, and members of the local press from 40 countries to discuss Preparing for the Future of Environmental Satellites.

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Preserving Our Coral Reefs

How NOAA’s Polar-orbiting Satellite Data are used to Help Reef Conservation Around the World. Read more »
NESDIS Global Data
This data portal provides access to global maps representing a variety of observations from satellites, ground stations and historical collections. In the dropdown menu are four sample datasets out of the many you can access on the full version of NOAA View. After choosing your dataset, scroll back to see how that dataset has changed over time. Open the menu (Menu +) and use the back button to go to the top level and load more datasets.
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