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GOES-15 Becomes GOES-West

Ross Van Til and Brian Motta - Forecast Decision Training Branch


On December 6, 2011, the GOES-15 Satellite replaces GOES-11 as the operational GOES-West Satellite covering Western North America and the Eastern Pacific. This short training session will highlight the primary operationally significant changes associated with this transition.

Learning Objectives:


This is a basic course. There are no prerequisites.

Training Session Options

NOAA/NWS students - to begin the training, use the web-based video, YouTube video, or audio playback options below (if present for this session). Certificates of completion for NOAA/NWS employees can be obtained by accessing the session via the Commerce Learn Center

  1. Web-based video that can be taken at anytime (streamed, not recommended for low-bandwidth users). Be sure to have your speakers on and the volume loud enough to hear the presentation. Also be sure that you are using a flash enabled browser.

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