10.5 GOES-R Product Readiness: Post-Launch Product Testing Status of the L2+ Algorithms

Wednesday, 25 January 2017: 5:00 PM
620 (Washington State Convention Center )
Wayne M. MacKenzie Jr., NOAA/NESDIS, Greenbelt, MD; and M. Seybold, K. Mozer, E. J. McMichael, J. Fulbright, and J. Daniels

GOES-R will provide enhanced spectral, temporal, and spatial information and with deployment of a new system with new capabilities, user readiness becomes an increasingly important activity. The GOES-R Product Readiness and Operations (PRO) team is tasked to work with our partners at the National Weather Service and within NESDIS to ensure that the products (both Level 1 and Level 2) are ready for operations and the user community is ready to receive and disseminate the various products to serve their needs and requirements.

With the launch of GOES-R, the GOES-R PRO team has been working with our partners to develop comprehensive plans for testing before launch and during Post Launch Product Testing (PLPT) for Level 2 products. This includes participation with the pre-launch Data Operations Exercises (DOE), ensuring data formats are correct, and planning the various validation events that will be conducted during PLPT. This presentation will discuss the above activities as well as our collaborations with our different partners to ensure all users are ready for GOES-R operations.

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