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The 2016-17 Independent Review Team report provides expert analysis of how NESDIS has addressed recent challenges and opportunities and its strategic path forward. This marks the third such review we've commissioned since 2012. We welcome you to read the NESDIS overview (PDF) and the full report (PDF).

Members of the news media may contact NESDIS by reaching out to our office of public affairs:

John Leslie
Phone: 301-713-0214



A Note to the Weather Community about Using GOES-16 Data

NOAA Scientist Receives Prestigious Space Science Award (PDF)

Flashy First Images Arrive from NOAA’s GOES-16 Lightning Mapper

NOAA’s GOES-16 Satellite Sends First Images to Earth (PDF)

NOAA satellites helped save 307 lives in 2016

NOAA’s GOES-R satellite heads to orbit, will improve weather forecasting

NOAA’s GOES-R weather satellite readies for historic launch (PDF)


NOAA Satellites in the Media

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