Tag Archives: National Weather Service

Travis Hartman: Maxar-AWS Partnership Helps NOAA Build Cloud-Based Computing Tech

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Maxar Technologies collaborated with Amazon Web Services to build a cloud-based computing technology designed to accelerate processing of global weather data at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, SiliconANGLE reported Tuesday. “We knew NOAA had capabilities of weather prediction models in traditional on-premises, big beefy high-performance supercomputers, but we wanted to do it in the cloud; we wanted to use AWS as a key partner,” said Travis Hartman, director of analytics and weather at Maxar.

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Raytheon-Built Ground System for Joint Polar Satellite Program Becomes Operational

Raytheon has powered up a new Common Ground System the company built to support an upcoming launch of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Joint Polar Satellite System. Version 2 of JPSS CGS is designed to transmit observations from 11 future polar-orbiting satellites to NOAA’s National Weather Service agency at a rate 50 percent faster …

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Earth Networks to Provide Lightning Data Support for NOAA’s National Weather Service

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded Earth Networks a five-year, $2.5 million contract to provide the National Weather Service access to a lightning data. NWS will use the company’s Total Lightning Network in efforts to identify weather conditions, increase weather warning lead times and help forecasters gain situational awareness, Earth Networks said Thursday. The network is …

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Harris-Built GOES-16 Satellite Camera Captures Image of Earth’s Full Western Hemisphere

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has unveiled the first image taken by a Harris-built high-resolution digital camera onboard a weather monitoring satellite. Harris said Monday its Advanced Baseline Imager took a picture of Earth’s full western hemisphere with detailed cloud and water features from the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-16. NASA and NOAA launched the Lockheed …

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SGT Subcontracts Earth Networks to Support NOAA Weather Data Acquisition Program

SGT has awarded Earth Networks a subcontract to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s efforts to gather meteorological observational data from non-federal observing networks. NOAA awarded SGT a potential three-year, $45 million contract earlier this month to supply meteorological observational data to the agency and its National Weather Service organization. Earth …

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NOAA-NASA Team’s Ball Aerospace-Built Environmental Satellite Marks 5 Years in Orbit; Rob Strain Comments

A satellite that Ball Aerospace built for NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration marked five years in orbit on Oct. 28. Ball Aerospace partnered with NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center to design and develop the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership satellite that works to provide three-dimensional humidity and temperature …

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Esri Designated Ambassador of NOAA, NWS Weather Preparedness Program

Esri will participate in a program that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and National Weather Service aim to prepare U.S. citizens and bolster infrastructure against extreme weather threats. Esri said Tuesday the Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador program collaborates with various organizations in an effort to establish preparedness for scenarios during extreme weather. “Our goal is to work with WRN …

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