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2013-08-01 23:03:20

Advantage Design Group introduces its interactive trade show video displaying over multiple screens to create a massive and unique visual impact at events. A video production for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) government agency has been used at conferences to represent NOAA’s 5 line offices while simultaneously providing an updatable conference schedule viewable throughout the presentation. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Advantage Design Group...

GOES-R Satellite Magnetometer Boom Deployment Test Successful
2013-07-30 10:33:57

NASA [ Watch the Video GOES-R Magnetometer Boom Deployment] The GOES-R Magnetometer Engineering Development Unit made an important development in the construction of the spacecraft recently after completing a successful boom deployment test at an ATK facility in Goleta, Calif. The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite -- R Series advanced spacecraft and instrument technology will result in more timely and accurate weather forecasts. It will improve support for the...

New GOES Satellite Will Provide Better, Faster Data To Forecasters
2013-07-16 15:21:42

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The next generation of GOES satellites will have the ability to take full-disk images of Earth at five-minute intervals. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) GOES-R satellite will be able to snap images of everything it can see in the same length of time it takes the current Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) series to capture a small image of a stormy region. NASA says this upgrade will...

2013-07-05 23:03:48

Smith Monitoring is a home security company based in Dallas, Texas. With recent severe weather incidents in North Texas, they have responded by providing users with real time severe weather updates to help increase the safety of their communities. (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 In order to give back to the communities they serve, Smith Monitoring has responded to the recent tornado activity in north Texas. They proudly showcase their enhanced home security systems that provide users with severe...

National Weather Service Getting Supercomputer Upgrade
2013-05-17 13:39:59

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The weather remains one of those things in life that can´t actually be changed, but being able to predict and track weather is the next best thing. By being able to improve forecasting and storm tracking abilities are just two ways that the United States National Weather Service (NWS) can help better protect the country from severe weather. The U.S. economy remains vulnerable to severe weather events, which can cost...

2013-05-13 23:03:50

NCAR is launching a major field campaign this week with collaborators to better predict where and when spring thunderstorms will hit the Rockies and Plains. The project, featuring research aircraft and cutting-edge computer simulations, will point the way toward major improvements in 6- to 24-hour forecasts of severe weather. BOULDER, CO (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 To help better predict where and when spring thunderstorms will rip across Colorado´s Front Range and the adjacent High Plains,...

Satellite Instrument Package To Assess Space Weather Ready For Delivery
2013-05-02 15:25:32

University of Colorado Boulder A multimillion dollar University of Colorado Boulder instrument package to study space weather has passed its pre-installation testing and is ready to be incorporated onto a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration satellite for a 2015 launch. Designed and built by CU´s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, the instrument suite known as the Extreme Ultraviolet and X-ray Irradiance Sensors, or EXIS, is the first of four identical...


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Weather Pack For July 30, 2012
2012-08-01 12:22:59

Weather Pack is our way to envision what is happening with the weather and create a weather forecast for a certain area of the United States. Today’s focus is on Southwest Mississippi along the Mississippi River. On the left side we have a Skew-T which is used to help us determine what is happening in the upper levels at our forecast location. On the right side is our morning satellite image; both of these features are important to creating an accurate forecast. The Skew-T will show...

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