OSGS: NESDIS Office of Satellite Ground Services
NESDIS Ground Enterprise delivers observational satellite data for environmental intelligence – from weather forecasting to climate research.
NESDIS Ground System-Mission Line of Sight
Science - to understand and predict changes in climate, weather, oceans and coasts.
Service - to share that knowledge and information with others.
Stewardship - to conserve and manage costal and marine ecosystems and resources.
Resilient ecosystems, communities and economies.
Environmental intelligence is critical to achieving the objective of all of NOAA's goals. NOAA is, at its foundation an environmental information generating organization.
To acquire and manage the Nation's operational environmental satellites.
To operate the NOAA National Data Centers.
To provide data and information services including Earth system monitoring.
To perform official assessments of the environment.
To conduct related research.
NEDIS is the world's most comprehensive source and recognized authority for satellite products, environmental information, and official assessments of the environmental information, and official assessments of the environment in support of societal and economic decisions.
Sustain - Sustain NESDIS legacy ground systems and develop early, enterprise elements.
Enable - Transition and sustain next generation ground segments for JPSS and GOES-R.
Create - Develop and deploy common Ground Enterprise Architecture Services.