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GOES-R Preview for Broadcast Meteorologists

In conjunction with the conference, the GOES-R program offered a short course on June 9, “GOES-R Preview for Broadcasters,” designed to increase awareness of GOES-R capabilities and how the new satellite data can benefit the viewing public.
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NOAA Experiments Help Build a Better Forecast

NOAA satellite experts and weather forecasters are working together at the Hazardous Weather Testbed (HWT) in Norman, Oklahoma, to prepare to use data from the GOES-R satellite to improve short-range hazardous weather forecasts and warning decision-making. Read more »

Bringing Balance to Earth’s Atmosphere in a Flash

On average, more people are killed by lightning in the U.S. every year than by tornadoes. In the U.S., lightning is most prevalent in the summer months. Read more »

How JPSS Data Support Ocean Ecosystem Health

Covering 70 percent of the earth surface, the ocean plays a critical role in shaping our weather patterns and climate, as well as providing vital food resources and global transportation. Read more »
The solar panel array on NOAA's Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) – R spacecraft has been successfully deployed in a test conducted at Lockheed Martin Corporation in Littleton, Colorado. Read more »

Nation’s first operational satellite in deep space reaches final orbit

More than 100 days after it launched, NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite has reached its orbit position about one million miles from Earth. Read more »

New data-processing method keeps ocean color data in view

This month, NOAA’s Satellite and Information Service has introduced a new data-processing method that will sharpen the color picture from satellites. Read more »