Tag Archives: NWS

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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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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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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Hughes to Help NWS Backup Comm Satellite System

Hughes Network Systems will provide technical support to the National Weather Service for a communications system that delivers information to forecast offices. NWS intends for Hughes to backup and help maintain performance of 63 satellite terminals that work to interpret and transmit data from an operational systems network, Hughes said Monday. …

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