NOAA and NASA Continue Collaboration on one of NOAA's weather satellites, GOES-9, was Environmental Programs failing as it reached the end of its planned life. The The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin- GOES weather satellite data and imagery seen daily istration (NOAA) and the National Aeronautics and on television forecasts, however, continued to flow Space Administration (NASA) have signed an without a break. The smooth transmission was due agreement that enables the agencies to continue to a decision to store a backup weather satellite in collaborating on environmental programs, includ- orbit to quickly replace the failing one. ing environmental satellite programs. GOES satellite images are best known to televi- This is the third agreement that the agencies sion viewers as the cloud images that are shown have signed since 1964. Continuing the history of on weather forecasts. GOES-IO was launched on interagency cooperation, the agreement reaffirms 15 April 1997 and was stored in orbit in prepara- the need for specialized technical, scientific, and tion to replace GOES-8 or -9 when one of them operational expertise of both agencies to enhance failed. GOES-IO was activated on 9 July in its po- the country's capabilities to forecast environmen- sition over the
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society – American Meteorological Society
Published: Aug 1, 1998
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
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