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GeoOptics Awarded First Government Commercial Weather Satellite Data Purchase Contract

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  Pasadena, CA –Satellite environmental data pioneer GeoOptics has been awarded a data purchase contract from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) under its Commercial Weather Data Pilot program. This is the first time NOAA has contracted to purchase satellite weather data from a commercial provider. “We are thrilled to partner with NOAA on […]

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Commercial Weather Satellites Go To Washington

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Decision-makers in Washington have recently been faced with a dilemma. Our fast changing climate and development around the world have created increasing demand for high-quality weather and climate data. Unfortunately, at the same time, traditional weather satellites have become more expensive. Luckily, the small satellite revolution has offered an answer–constellations of small satellites, cooperating to produce the most precise, abundant and timely […]

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Severe Weather Study Shows Potential of GNSS-RO

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In a novel application of space-based atmospheric measurements, Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER), leading advisors on weather and climate risk to large enterprises, in collaboration with GeoOptics, has investigated the use of radio occultation measurements to improve severe weather forecasting. Pairing state-of-the-art, high-fidelity weather models with the rapidly evolving technology of miniaturized satellites provides a […]