NEWS AN D Notes NOAA-16 Replaces Older Environmental two polar-orbiting satellites and GOES-8 and GOES- Satellite 10 are the two geostationary satellites. NOAA also operates satellites in the Defense Meteorological Sat- The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminis- ellite Program. tration (NOAA) announced that the environmental NOA A and the National Aeronautics and Space satellite NOAA-16, featuring improved imaging and Administration (NASA) work together to develop and sounding capabilities, replaced NOAA-14 on 20 March launch NOAA's environmental satellites. NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, NOAA-16, which successfully completed engineer- is responsible for the construction, integration, and ing and instrument calibration, is a Polar-Orbiting verification testing of the satellite, instruments, and Operational Environmental Satellite (POES). The sec- ond in a series of five POES satellites, it was launched ground equipment. NASA also arranges launch of the 21 September 2000, and will operate over the next 10 satellites with the U.S. Air Force. years . The satellite it replaces, NOAA-14, was Tsunami Education a Priority in Hawaii and launched in December 1994. Like other NOAA satel- West Coast States lites, NOAA-16 collects meteorological data and trans- mits the information to users around the world to The recent earthquake in Seattle
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society – American Meteorological Society
Published: Jun 1, 2001
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.
Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.
It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera