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Karen St. Germain on NASA’s Earth Science Decadal Survey Implementation

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Karen St. Germain, director of NASA’s Earth Science division, said her top priority will be finding ways to implement the Earth science decadal survey. St. Germain, who joined the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in early June 2020, said she would use her experience at NOAA to help improve collaboration with NASA in the field of Earth observation.

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NOAA Deploys COSMIC-2 Smallsats

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has fielded six small satellites in efforts to optimize the accuracy of weather forecasts and space weather monitoring.

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NOAA Awards $150M for Continued UW–Madison Meteorology Research Partnership

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will extend its partnership with the University of Wisconsin–Madison to study satellite meteorology under a $150 million award. The renewal extends an existing 40-year-old research partnership between NOAA and UW–Madison's Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies, the university said Friday.

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NOAA Official Karen St. Germain Tapped to Lead NASA Earth Science Division

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Karen St. Germain, deputy assistant administrator for systems at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) satellite and information service, will formally join NASA on June 8 as director of the Earth science division within the space agency's science mission directorate.

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NOAA Picks California-Based Univ to Develop Solar Ion Measurement Tool

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has issued a $7.5 million award for the design and development of a sensor that would quantify solar ions or energy particles, Space News reported Friday. The University of California, Berkeley's Space Sciences Laboratory will produce and test the Supra Thermal Ion Sensor that would measure solar ions and notify if these particles generate a shockwave targeting Earth.

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KBR Receives $128M NOAA Contract to Provide Weather Data Services; Byron Bright Quoted

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KBR has been awarded a five-year, $128 million contract by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Weather Service (NWS) to provide key weather data services through the National Mesonet Program, the company announced on Tuesday. This firm-fixed-price contract is a recompete of a contract the company previously won in 2017.

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NOAA to Expand Use of Unmanned Platforms for Environment Data Collection

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has unveiled an effort to increase agencywide adoption of unmanned airborne and maritime platforms designed to collect environmental data. NOAA said Tuesday it will establish the Unmanned Systems Operations Program within the agency's marine and aviation operations office.

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