Accession Number:

ADA165072

Title:

The U.S. Weather Watch: A Composite System.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL SATELLITE DATA AND INFORMATION SERVICE WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1985-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

The observing system is a key element in monitoring local and global weather, and is essential to the provision of forecasts and services to the Nation. It has changed greatly over the past century, and its evolution over the next 15 years is expected to be even more rapid. This paper reviews those expected changes and other key NOAA programs. Keywords Environmental Satellites, Weather Satellites, Weather Observations Weather Radar POES, GOES, AFOS, AWIPS-90, NASA, NOAA, NEXRAD, PROFS, Environment.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE