12 August 2009 Improved observations of Earth and space weather from GOES-R
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The next-generation Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES), designated the GOES-R Series, will provide continuity and improvement of remotely-sensed environmental data from a geosynchronous orbit in the 2015- 2028 era. The GOES-R Ground Segment (GS) Project will acquire the integrated, distributed GS that will conduct satellite operations and product generation and distribution. This paper describes improvements in GOES-R sensors and measurements over previous GOES satellites and facets of the product generation subsystem capabilities. The GS will be capable of producing several key environmental products at low latency on a continuous basis.
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S. Kalluri, S. Kalluri, J. Gurka, J. Gurka, R. Race, R. Race, "Improved observations of Earth and space weather from GOES-R", Proc. SPIE 7456, Atmospheric and Environmental Remote Sensing Data Processing and Utilization V: Readiness for GEOSS III, 74560M (12 August 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.828151; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.828151
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