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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: National Weather Service Modernization and Weather Satellite Program

T-AIMD-00-86 Published: Mar 29, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 29, 2000.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the status of the National Weather Service (NWS) systems modernization and the National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service's Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) program.

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Earth resources satellitesGeosynchronous satellitesInformation resources managementMeteorological researchStrategic information systems planningSystems conversionsWeather forecastingSatellitesSystems designGeostationary operational environmental satellites