TeachMeFinance.com - explain Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES)
Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) The term 'Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES)' as it applies to the area of Earth observation can be defined as ' NASA-developed, NOAA-operated series of satellites that: provide continuous day and night weather observations; monitor severe weather events such as hurricanes, thunderstorms, and flash floods; relay environmental data from surface collection platforms to a processing center; perform facsimile transmissions of processed weather data to low-cost receiving stations; monitor the Earth's magnetic field, the energetic particle flux in the satellite's vicinity, and x-ray emissions from the sun; detect '.
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