6 JPSS Maps to Shape Your World
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Ten years ago the Atlantic Basin, and the United States, experienced a record shattering Atlantic hurricane season.
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NOAA gets a better view of our coast

NOAA is developing an innovative method for building and rapidly updating high-resolution digital elevation models of our U.S. coast. Read More »

Forecasting a Storm: Understanding Hurricane Intensification

Hurricane Katrina went from a category 1 to a category 5 hurricane in just 48 hours.
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10 Years After Katrina: Reflecting on Remarkable Advancements in Weather Satellites

Operating from two primary locations, GOES-East and Goes-West, Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES) have been providing continuous imagery and data on atmospheric conditions, solar activity, and Earth’s weather systems for nearly 40 years. Read more »

Windy Conditions, Low Visibility? Helping Pilots since the Wright Brothers

August 19th marks National Aviation Day, which was established in 1939 by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in honor of Orville Wright’s birthday. Read more »

Image of the Day

Typhoon Kilo, Tropical Storm Ignacio, Hurricane Jimena in the Pacific Ocean