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Instrument Calibration/Validation and Imagery/Visualization

One of the missions of the RAMMB is to create image products, including true-color/RGB images. Imagery/visualization activities include:

GOES-R ABI Synthetic-RGB Imagery:

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Another mission of the RAMMB is to help assess Suomi NPP VIIRS and GOES Imager and Sounder data quality. Calibration/validation activities include:

Suomi NPP VIIRS Imagery Checkout:

GOES-15 Science Test:

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  • The GOES-15 Science Test was conducted 11 August through 22 September 2010. The GOES-15 Imager and Sounder were put into storage mode on 25 October 2010, but were brought into operational service on 6 December 2011.
  • GOES-15 NOAA/Science Post Launch Test (PLT)

GOES-14 Science Test:

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GOES-13 Science Test:

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  • The GOES-13 Science Test was conducted 7 through 28 December 2006. GOES-13 Imager and Sounder were put into storage mode on 5 January 2007, but were brought into operational service in 2010.
  • GOES-13 NOAA/Science Post Launch Test (PLT)

GOES Image Display Information:

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