GOES-16 is now operational at GOES-East


We are very pleased that the GOES-16 satellite is now in operational orbit in its eastern location.

The GOES-16 is now at the GOES-East location and has officially joined NOAA’s operational observation network, providing forecasters with sharper, more defined images of severe storms, hurricanes, wildfires and other weather hazards in near real-time 24/7.

To read the complete news release, vist NOAA.

Recently, Nathaniel Lash and Neil Bedi leveraged the GOES-16 data and tools hosted by the OCC in a data driven journalism piece on Hurricane Irma featured in the Tampa Bay Times. Learn more about using the GOES-16 data and community tools on the Environmental Data Commons website.

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