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Kathryn Sullivan, Lawrence Strickling: Agencies Look to Satellites for Weather Forecasts

Developments in satellite technology have helped bolster the accuracy of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s weather forecasting capabilities, said NOAA Administrator Kathryn Sullivan and National Telecommunications and Information Administration Administrator Lawrence Strickling. Sullivan and Strickling wrote in a guest post published Friday the agencies have sought to support government response efforts for natural disasters in the …

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NASA, NOAA to Fly Global Hawk for Hurricane Research Mission

A NASA-owned unmanned aircraft system will fly above hurricanes and other severe storms for studies through the end of September in an effort to help the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration improve forecasts on course and intensity. NASA said Tuesday it will operate the Global Hawk aircraft from its ground control station …

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Manson Brown: NOAA to Issue Commercial Data Standards in Late 2015

Manson Brown, deputy administrator at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, has detailed NOAA’s plan to release standards that regulate the use of commercial data in late 2015, FCW reported Wednesday. Brown told the House Science, Space and Technology Committee’s environment subcommittee that NOAA aims to use private-sector satellite technologies in …

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Report: GSA, NOAA Seek to Move Forward on Agency Acquisition Reform with Upcoming Solicitations

The General Services Administration and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are due to solicit proposals in the summer that would move forward efforts to reform the government acquisition process, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jason Miller writes that the changes center on facilitating agility and efficiency in the purchase of commodity products and …

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NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory Takes Off

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has launched a solar monitoring satellite into space to measure solar wind conditions and monitor solar activity. NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory took off from Cape Canaveral in Florida and is scheduled to reach its final destination nearly 110 days from launch, the Commerce …

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Profile: Ron Bewtra, NOAA CTO

Ron Bewtra is the chief technology officer of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Bewtra is currently responsible for NOAA’s big data partnership initiative with the goal of seeking collaborators to extract value from data, launch new businesses and create jobs. He also works to lead the agency’s high-performance computing integrated …

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