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GOES-R The Future of Forecasting

January 26, 2016
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GOES-R The Future of Forecasting

3 Times More Channels

Improves every product from current GOES Imager and will offer new products for severe weather forecasting, fire and smoke monitoring, volcanic ash advisories, and more.

4 Times Better Resolution

The GOES-R series of satellites will offer images with greater clarity and 4 times better resolution than easier GOES satellites.

5 Times Faster Scans

Faster scans every 30 seconds of severe weather events and can scan the entire full disk of the Earth five times faster than before.