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The NPOESS data exploitation project and how it will serve the civilian user community
Author(s): James Silva; Tom Schott; Stacy Bunin; Stan Cutler
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Paper Abstract

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) is responsible for receiving and processing environmental satellite observations and disseminating the products to NOAA's user community. NOAA's NPOESS Data Exploitation (NDE) Project will link the civilian environmental satellite information users to NPOESS data. NDE enables essential system upgrades to prepare NESDIS for NPOESS and provide a continuing capability throughout the NPOESS life cycle. NDE will employ an enterprise project approach, developing functionality to be shared across NOAA systems to reduce costs, risks, and to minimize redundancy. NDE will use the latest proven methods, tools and techniques to establish key elements of NOAA's 21st Century satellite data management capability. NDE activities include plans to serve the user community through the delivery of tailored products, NOAA-Unique products, and training.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 September 2006
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6296, Earth Observing Systems XI, 62960T (7 September 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.679583
Show Author Affiliations
James Silva, NOAA/NESDIS (United States)
Tom Schott, NOAA/NESDIS (United States)
Stacy Bunin, Mitretek Systems (United States)
Stan Cutler, Mitretek Systems (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6296:
Earth Observing Systems XI
James J. Butler, Editor(s)

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